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Palin: Walker win proves austerity ‘will help our nation’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) says that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Tuesday win is proof that austerity measures “will help our nation” and that “thugs” in union leadership were the ones that really needed to be recalled. “It’s good and encouraging news,” Palin told Fox News host Greta Van…

Woman slaps Barrett over concession to Walker

A woman was caught on video slapping Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) on Tuesday night because she felt that he was too quick to concede to Gov. Scott Walker (R). The woman asked Barrett if she could slap him because she was upset that he conceded while she still believed…

Wisconsin Democrat on recall loss: Money makes a difference

Reacting to news that Republican Gov. Scott Walker had won the recall election, Wisconsin State Senator Jon Erpenbach told MSNBC host Rachel Maddow that “money makes a huge difference.” “Scott Walker was running ads against Tom Barrett even before Tom Barrett was actually in the primary race,” he said Tuesday…

Barbara Mikulski calls for ‘new American revolution’

In this video posted at Think Progress, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) delivered a passionate appeal to women in the wake of the defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act Tuesday. The bill was defeated 52-47, falling eight votes short of passing, with every Republican senator voting against it. It would have…

Miami reporter: Hispanics and independents targeted by Florida’s voter purge

In an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell today, Miami Herald reporter Marc Caputo offered more details as to who is being targeted in Florida Governor Rick Scott’s attempt to purge “non-citizens” from the state’s voter rolls. Out of about 2,600 people identified by the Scott administration as non-citizens, Caputo said,…

Tom Barrett: I don’t want Wisconsin to be right-wing experiment

Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett, who is challenging Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Tuesday’s recall election, said he does not feel ignored by President Barack Obama. “This started as a citizens movement,” the Democratic candidate explained Tuesday on CNN. “There were literally close to a million people who signed their name…

Reid to Romney: Tell Republicans that opposing fair pay is ‘shameful’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Tuesday called out presumptive Republican presidential nominee for refusing to support the Paycheck Fairness Act, a measure that Republicans eventually blocked by filibuster. “For many families in Nevada and across the country, a woman is the only income generator in that family,” Reid…

Mika Brzezinksi to Michael Steele on equal pay for women: ‘You got nothin’!’

Tuesday morning on “Morning Joe,” Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) joined a panel including co-host Mika Brzezinski, NBC’s Chuck Todd and former head of the RNC, Michael Steele. The discussion turned to the fact that the Senate is set to vote Tuesday on the Paycheck Fairness Act, which aims to close…

Republican candidate’s machine gun video vows to ‘take Linda Sanchez out’

A Republican candidate and law enforcement officer in California is promising to “take Linda Sanchez out” in a campaign ad against the incumbent Democratic representative that features an animated machine gun. In the 5-minute commercial posted to YouTube on Monday, a machine is seen blasting away at a wall to…

Gay-baiting author tells Fox Radio: Hillary Clinton ‘overweight’ and ‘not looking good’

A controversial author, who once insinuated that Hillary Clinton was a lesbian, on Tuesday said that the current secretary of state wasn’t fit for another White House run because she was “looking overweight.” “At this very moment that we’re speaking right now, Brian, [the Clintons] are already thinking seriously about…

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