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Author : David Weigel

Conservative donors see latest RNC scandal as ‘nail in the coffin’

Conservative donors see latest RNC scandal as ‘nail in the coffin’

The “suggested amount” portion of the donation form is crossed out. There isn’t a box to check for no donation, so the would-be donor has simply drawn and filled in a new bubble and scrawled “NO.”

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April 2, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Conservative Heritage Foundation to Obama: Stop blaming us for health reform

Conservative Heritage Foundation to Obama: Stop blaming us for health reform

If you missed it yesterday, Heritage Foundation’s president Ed Feulner’s pushback on President Obama — who gave the conservative think tank credit for developing the […]...

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March 31, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
Concerned Women for America lashes RNC’s Steele and Obama’s gays

Concerned Women for America lashes RNC’s Steele and Obama’s gays

Based on their media releases over the past 24 hours, it’s clear the conservative Concerned Women for America find two things to be absolutely beyond […]...

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March 30, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Repeal pledge latest Republican litmus test

Repeal pledge latest Republican litmus test

Top Colorado Republican candidates running for seats in Washington have all pledged to repeal health care reform, even though practical chances of repeal are thin and the bill is growing more popular by the day. Senate candidates Ken Buck, Tom...

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March 29, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Breitbart offers $10,000 to Lewis for evidence tea partiers called out ‘n-word’

Breitbart offers $10,000 to Lewis for evidence tea partiers called out ‘n-word’

My story today focuses on the pushback from conservatives who have issued apologies for some far-out behavior by a few activists last weekend. Andrew Breitbart […]...

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March 26, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Conservatives attack ‘double standard’ on health care threats

Conservatives attack ‘double standard’ on health care threats

Brendan Steinhauser, the director of campaigns for FreedomWorks, helped put together two days of rallies against health care legislation on Capitol Hill. Much of the coverage of those rallies focused on alleged incidents of racial and sexual slurs against Democratic...

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March 26, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Anti-health care reform suits face steep hurdles

Anti-health care reform suits face steep hurdles

The moment that the House of Representatives passed the health care reform bill, 10 Republican state attorneys general were ready for it. Early Monday morning, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced plans to sue on the...

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March 23, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Through tears, Tea Party activists vow to keep fighting health care reform

Through tears, Tea Party activists vow to keep fighting health care reform

WASHINGTON-- The Tea Party activists huddled on the south lawn of the Capitol got the news of health care reform’s passage in the cruelest way. As their enthusiasm had flagged, a small group of pro-health care reform ...

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March 22, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
GOP Whip Cantor’s office pushes phony ‘New England Journal of Medicine Report’

GOP Whip Cantor’s office pushes phony ‘New England Journal of Medicine Report’

From yesterday’s Twitter feed of Brad Dayspring, spokesman for the GOP whip’s office:...

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March 19, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
Tea Partiers reckon with likely passage of health reform

Tea Partiers reckon with likely passage of health reform

WASHINGTON-- “Might as well not even be here,” grumbled Georgia Holliday. “I can’t believe that Dick Armey screwed up like this!”

Holliday was not alone. Having traveled into the city from the suburbs for the > read more

March 17, 2010 Center Well, Politics

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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