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Nevada Republican: 2014 will be great for us because ‘minorities’ won’t vote

In a radio interview on Tuesday, Nevada Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey (R) told conservative host Dan Mason that the Republican Party “has some great opportunities” in 2014 because “a lot of minorities, a lot of young people” will not turn out to vote. Think Progress reported that Hickey’s party…

Carly Fiorina: Texas abortion law ‘not particularly extreme’

Former Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina says that an abortion law that is expected to close all but five of the 42 abortion clinics in Texas is “not a particularly extreme” position. During a Sunday panel discussion about how to attract more voters to the Republican Party, ABC News host…

Rick Santorum tells Republicans to stop being the party of the 1 percent

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (PA) on Saturday castigated his fellow Republicans for representing only “job creators” and ignoring American workers. “There’s a group of folks, interestingly enough, from those on the right of the Republican Party joining those on the left of the Republican Party saying we need to talk…

Rush Limbaugh Still Controls A Major Political Party

Very few people bother to vote in primaries. This is true even in contentious presidential elections where there are ton of nominees to choose from, such as the Obama vs. Clinton stand-off in 2008 or the Romney vs. A Cast of Clowns stand-off in 2012. For instance, only 9.4 million…

Raw Story on Thom Hartmann’s show: Are Republicans just rebranding?

Raw Story’s managing editor Kay Steiger appeared on the Thom Hartmann Show on Tuesday to discuss whether the Republican party is going to change or just rebrand in the light of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus’ distancing the party from the word “tolerance.” Watch the videos, uploaded to YouTube…

Republicans’ latest abortion ban is staggeringly stupid

The white male-dominated Republican party is still living in the stone age on social issues. It just goes from bad to worse It’s a truism verging on dogma that history favors steady progress toward equal rights for gays. The last election cycle saw incredible gains for marriage equality and representation…

Jon Stewart mocks conservatives’ obsession with ‘animal f*cking’

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked the Republican Party’s attempt to rebrand itself as more tolerant and accepting. He observed that prominent conservative figures such as Dr. Ben Carson and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) had recently compared same sex marriage to bestiality, causing him…

Republican congressman refers to Latino workers as ‘wetbacks’

Update (below): House Speaker condemns ‘wetbacks’ remark Republican Rep. Don Young of Alaska on Thursday used a racial slur during an interview with a local radio station. “My father had a ranch. We used to hire 50 or 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes,” Young said in the interview with KRBD.…

House passes GOP budget proposal that slashes taxes for the rich

The US House of Representatives approved on Thursday a contentious Republican budget proposal for fiscal year 2013 that would slash trillions in federal spending, revamp Medicare and reduce taxes for wealthy Americans. The spending plan, unveiled last week by Representative Paul Ryan, is unlikely to become policy, but it frames…

Dan Rather: Republicans turning against Citizens United ruling

Dan Rather, host of Dan Rather Reports on HDNet, said Monday that Republicans and conservatives were beginning to re-think their support for the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling in Citizens United v. FEC. “When the decision first came through, I think it was practically unanimous thinking among Republicans and self-described conservatives,…

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