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Sen. Warner knocks ‘wacky’ tea party candidate Mourdock

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) described Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, a tea party favorite, as having “wacky” ideas on bipartisanship. Mourdock, who recently defeated six term Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar (R) in a primary race, said in May that he wanted bipartisanship to mean Democrats going along with Republicans. “I…

Shrum: ‘There’s nothing wrong’ with Obama holding Romney accountable

Democratic strategist Bob Shrum pushed back against the notion that negative campaigning can be detrimental to a candidate Sunday morning, encouraging President Barack Obama to make as many ads about Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Shrum highlighted the successes that various presidents throughout the years, from Franklin Roosevelt to Obama himself,…

Barrett: Walker campaigning to be ‘poster boy’ for the tea party

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) on Sunday ripped his opponent, Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, for campaigning to be “the rockstar of the far right.” In an interview on CNN, Barrett told host Candy Crowley that he expected to defeat Walker in Tuesday’s recall election. “People [are] saying to me…

Romney adviser dismisses women’s issues as ‘shiny objects’

Mitt Romney’s senior campaign adviser, Eric Fehrnstrom, on Sunday said that social issues important to women, like contraception coverage and abortion rights, were “shiny objects” that were being used to distract voters. David Plouffe, one of President Barack Obama’s top aides, last week told New York Magazine that Democrats needed…

Krugman slams Romney advisor: Truth on Ryan’s ‘fraud’ plan is ‘anti-bipartisan’

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman once again slammed Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R) budget Sunday morning, chastising Mitt Romney’s advisor Eric Fehrnstrom for firmly standing behind it. “The plan’s a fraud,” Krugman said. “The plan is a big bunch of tax cuts, some specified spending cuts, basically for poor people,…

George Will uses Bloomberg’s soda ban to blast climate change laws

Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday used outrage over New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on large sugary drinks to slam attempts to curb climate change. “That’s modern liberalism: They delight in bossing people around,” Will complained to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “What Bloomberg is saying [is] the government helps…

Romney adviser: Walker victory would mean unions can’t be ‘too greedy’

Ed Gillespie, an adviser to GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, on Sunday said that a loss for Gov. Scott Walker (R) in Wisconsin’s recall election would not “factor into November,” but a win would mean that labor unions shouldn’t be “too greedy.” “I think this recall is about Wisconsin and…

Musicians rock out against Gov. Walker at get-out-the-vote rally

Thousands of people gathered at the Madison Labor Temple on Friday to participate in a get-out-the-vote rally targeting Republican Gov. Scott Walker, according to The Daily Page. The rally was headlined by Grammy Award-winning guitarist Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine, singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, Tim McIlrath of the punk…

Scahill: Obama has ‘murdered’ people with drone strikes

Upset over President Barack Obama’s “kill list” and continued usage of drone striking throughout his administration, The Nation‘s national security correspondent Jeremy Scahill called the commander-in-chief’s actions “murderous.” Appearing on MSNBC’s Up with Chris Hayes, Scahill argued for the justification of labeling President Obama’s decisions to authorize the strikes as…

Elizabeth Warren: I’m ‘not scared’ and I’m ready for this fight

On Saturday morning, Massachusetts Democratic candidate for Senate Elizabeth Warren addressed a breakfast meeting of labor leaders in Boston. The Harvard professor acknowledged that the Brown campaign has shown that they are willing to get “nasty,” but said that she is ready to fight for the Democratic Party and for…

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