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vulnerable
Ever gaffe-prone DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz strikes again, this time telling the audience at the DNC summer meeting in Minneapolis that Rick Nolan and the 8th District were “quite vulnerable” to a Republican takeover. While those of us at the NRCC certainly agree, it probably wasn’t what Nolan was hoping DWS would focus on. ...
Forget letting the voters decide: today House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi formally endorsed Salud Carbajal in the CA-24 Democrat primary. Never mind that the race has just begun, Pelosi is more concerned with handpicking a candidate who will be a reliable “yes” vote for her in Washington. Instead of letting the primary play out, ...
Scott Peters
The National Republican Congressional Committee is launching a paid digital campaign in California’s 52nd Congressional District highlighting Scott Peters’ votes to close GITMO. This ad is part of a month-long digital effort to highlight how Peters’ extreme votes impact the heavily military district. “With more than 40,000 thousand San Diegans actively serving in the armed ...

Ami Bera: batting .000
| August 13th, 2015

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Here’s your number for the day: 0%. That’s Ami Bera’s effectiveness ranking, according to a new study by InsideGov that looked at how many bills Bera has had passed out committee since being elected. Bera’s dismal 0% ranking puts him at the bottom of the Congressional class and earns him the dubious honor as one ...
cowardly lion
According to PoliticsPA, PA state representative and PA-08 candidate Steve Santarsiero has gotten himself worked up into a tizzy over a campaign staffer of Shaughnessy Naughton.  Santarsiero alleges that the staffer was an accomplice in Attorney General Kathleen Kane breaking the law and the fact that Naughton would hire this staffer is telling on how ...
It’s official!  Seven term Congressman Steve Israel has been ranked the least effective Member of Congress in New York State, according to InsideGov.  Israel’s “effectiveness score” is a whopping 1%, which is based on the amount of bills he has had passed out of committee since being elected to Congress in 2001. This shouldn’t come ...