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Daily Archives: October 6th, 2013

New set of polls shows Republicans could lose the U.S. House of Representatives

Excerpt: Ever since the conclusion of vote-counting in last year’s presidential election, the number seventeen has taken on a special meaning to Democrats. That’s the number of seats Democrats need to win next year to get back the United States House of Representatives and relegate the Tea Party extremists who control the House Republican caucus to […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Outside right wing groups playing outsize role in Republican government shutdown

Excerpt: The New York Times has a great article today that delves into the origins of the House Republicans’ government shutdown. It turns out that powerful right wing groups, including the vast political machinery assembled and funded by the Koch brothers, have been agitating for a shutdown for a long time, and were finally able, with […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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