Billionaire political donor Steyer addresses conference, media not allowed in

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Tom Steyer, billionaire environmental and political activist, told members of the Green Alliance here Friday he planned to remain involved in politics for years to come.

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Will minimum wage hike help sweep Nebraska Democrats into offices?

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Some Nebraska Democrats think the $1.4 million campaign to increase the state’s minimum wage could help sweep a Democrat into statewide office for the first time in years.

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Democratic candidate John Lewis’ gun rights rating not as he claims

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Congress, Elections, Montana, Politics & Elections, State Politics, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Lewis campaign shown ready, willing and able to blur the truth and hope voters won’t both with the simple research needed to verify claims.

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Ohio’s press eager to help Gov. Kasich enshrine Obamacare

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Elections, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Gov. John Kasich’s expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare has Ohio newspaper editors excited for his all-but-certain reelection next Tuesday.

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Voter fraud could play a huge role in narrow elections, expert says

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org

MADISON, Wis. – The mid-term elections are right around the corner, and that means one thing: It’s fraud season.

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On Election Eve, voters snooze through duopoly game

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  National, New Hampshire, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

HEY, LOOK AT ME! Joe Biden whistles for attention at a political rally. A Pew study found that 41 percent of surveyed Americans could not identify the current vice president.

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
In their ignorance, voters this Tuesday will make a case for smaller government, a George Mason University law professor predicts.
Ilya Somin, author of “Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government Is Smarter,” says most voters put more time into researching the type of TV they buy than into the political candidates they [...]

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