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Today, the MinnPost reported that U.S. Steel will “idle parts of its Minntac taconite plant,” leaving 700 workers without jobs. Last week, Rick Nolan unbelievably piled on the already struggling steel industry by voting in favor of a carbon tax that experts agree would devastate steel producers. At a time when the steel industry is ...
steel worker
Today, Rick Nolan set the standard for political doublespeak when he published an op-ed trumpeting his “support” of US steel manufacturers while just last week voting for a carbon tax that would devastate the steel industry. “Make no mistake – we intend to fight for our workers.” Nolan needs to explain to these very workers ...
NV01 Addy
In a blast from the past, state Sen. Ruben Kihuen announced he will continue his unending bid for higher office by running in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District in 2016. In 2012, Kihuen ran for Congress in the 1st Congressional District, but had to drop out because he was badly outmatched by Dina Titus. Problematically, Kihuen ...
bera budget
Ami Bera has spent nearly his entire Congressional career promoting his support of “no budget, no pay” legislation that would prevent lawmakers from receiving their paychecks until Congress passes a budget. Coincidentally, Bera has never voted for a House budget resolution since coming to Congress, including the seven House budgets he opposed yesterday. How important ...
no budget no pay
If you were conscious during the 2014 election cycle, you likely heard Scott Peters touting his support for “no budget, no pay” legislation that would prevent lawmakers from receiving their paychecks until Congress passes a budget. Since Peters voted against every one of the seven budgets considered by the House of Representatives last night, will ...
make a difference
As you may recall, Gwen Graham said that if Congress fails to pass a budget that she would not accept her paycheck.  Since Graham voted against every one of the seven budgets considered by the House of Representatives last night, even a budget that balances, will she now return her paycheck back to the treasury? ...
balanced budget
Yesterday, Brad Ashford hypocritically voted against a balanced budget, despite making that very issue a central part of his 2014 campaign. Unbelievably, Ashford also voted against every other budget proposal, leaving his constituents completely voiceless in the budgeting process. Instead of taking a stand, Ashford chose to play politics and endorse the status quo. Ashford ...
easy street
Tomorrow is budget day in the House of Representatives, which means that five different budgets will be considered.  This will give Gwen Graham five separate opportunities to demonstrate to her constituents what exactly her spending priorities are. So which one of these budgets will Gwen Graham choose?  Is it the House Republican Budget?  Maybe it’s ...