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Elderly People Shouldn’t Vote — Eric Hovde

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NEW REPORT: Bankruptcy documents detail how GOP NC governor nominee Mark Robinson failed to file federal income taxes for 5 years

News Sunday, Jun 19 2011

Real Clear Politics: Heller has changed abortion stance in Congress

On June 18, 2011, Real Clear Politics reported:

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller's stance on abortion would appear to have changed completely from the congressional candidate who stated five years ago that he supported a woman's right to have an abortion.

AB Leadership Wednesday, Jun 15 2011

AP: Huntsman Company Pays $33M To Settle Lawsuit

On June 15, 2011, the Associated Press reported:

"Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman was a top executive of a large chemical conglomerate that is paying $33 million to settle a lawsuit alleging price-fixing."

More from the Associated Press after the jump

AB Leadership Wednesday, Jun 15 2011

Mother Jones: Was Huntsman Involved in His Family Firm's Price-Fixing Case?

"In the early going, Jon Huntsman's soon-to-be-official presidential campaign has been characterized chiefly by a couple notable no-shows: his decisions not to compete in the uber-conservative Iowa caucus or take part in Monday's GOP presidential debate in New Hampshire. But despite his best efforts to sidestep scrutiny, the opposition research squad at American Bridge 21st Century—a new Democratic political action group, which was profiled by Andy Kroll last month—has uncovered this gem: Huntsman International—a multinational plastics company founded by Huntsman's father—recently agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging that it broke antitrust laws by fixing the price of urethane chemicals from 1999 to 2004. The suit was filed in by several of Huntsman's competitors, reports the Associated Press."

News Energy Taxes Sunday, Jun 12 2011

Huntsman Refuses To Sign Pledges…Except When He Signs Pledges

Huntsman: “I Don't Sign Pledges -- Other Than The Pledge Of Allegiance And A Pledge To My Wife.” According to The Hill, "Jon Huntsman explain[ed] why he won't sign any of the growing number of pledges; 'I don't sign pledges -- other than the Pledge of Allegiance and a pledge to my wife.' Huntsman said. He says he told [South Carolina Senator Jim] DeMint 'You just have to understand that's where I come down.'" [The Hill, 7/12/11] More research after the jump

News Health Care Tuesday, Jun 7 2011

The Hill: FDA slams Republican 'hard science' amendment

On June 6, 2011, The Hill's Healthwatch reported:

A Republican amendment adopted last week by House appropriators could weaken efforts to protect the public from unsafe drugs, tobacco, lead-filled candy and even tainted blood, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday in several documents. The amendment, from Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.), would restrict the kind of information regulators use when making their decisions. The amendment cleared the Appropriations Committee last week.

AB Leadership Friday, Jun 3 2011

Think Progress: Romney Proposed Jail For Abortion Providers, Now Says No One Ever Talked About Criminal Sanctions

On June 3, 2011, Think Progress reported:

"With each step in this campaign, repeat GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney walks further away from the principles he once held. Quickly joining climate change, immigration, and health carein the grave on his progressive principles is his pro-choice stance.

News Taxes Friday, Jun 3 2011

The Hill: Sen. Lugar calls for 'fair tax' in web video

On June 2, 2011, The Hill reported:

Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar (R) said outlined his support for the so-called fair tax in a web video released to supporters on Thursday. Lugar said he'd support tax reforms that abolish the IRS and replace the federal income tax with a national retail sales tax. There is currently legislation based on the fair tax plan pending in Congress, but observers say it has little chance of becoming law.

News Friday, Jun 3 2011

POLITICO: Akin invokes Joplin tornado to attack McCaskill

On June 2, 2011, POLITICO reported:

You'd think of all things, the Joplin, Mo. tornado that took 134 lives might be spared from partisan politics. But Rep. Todd Akin is invoking the historic twister in a fundraising email against Democrat Claire McCaskill -- a eye-raising move that is making even some Republicans uncomfortable as the clean-up continues in southwest Missouri.

News Wednesday, Jun 1 2011

Boston Globe: Small-scale donations dwindling for Brown

On may 31, 2011, the Boston Globe reported:

The torrent of small campaign contributions from around the country that flooded GOP Senator Scott Brown’s campaign coffers ahead of his special election last year has all but dried up, as the excitement generated by his campaign has faded and some of his votes have disillusioned rank-and-file conservatives.

News Tuesday, May 31 2011

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Todd Akin votes in Town and Country, but does he live there?

On May 31, 2011, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported: Akin's office says he lives in Wildwood. Tax documents show Akin…

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