Jun 29, 2012: SIX Health Care Questions the GOP Must Answer
GOP in Disarray After Obamacare Ruling Aside from launching a new false attack on the law (which also happens to be an attack on Mitt Romney) and promising to vote one more time on repealing the law, Republicans don’t quite know what to do. Some of them even openly admit that the GOP has no [...]
Jun 28, 2012: We LOVE Obamacare!
Constitutional! In celebration of today’s landmark Supreme Court decision declaring Obamacare constitutional, here are a few snaps from today’s festivities outside the High Court. And What Do Republicans Think? Do you love Obamacare? Click HERE to tell Congress that you stand with Obamacare.
Jun 27, 2012: Obamacare Decision Day
Will the Supreme Court Rule Based on Law or Politics? Based on the text of the Constitution and 200 years of precedent, it’s crystal clear that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional. That notwithstanding, tomorrow morning the Supreme Court is set to rule on the partisan legal attacks on Obamacare. Here’s the rundown on what [...]
Jun 26, 2012: GOP Keeps Digging on Immigration
GOP Responses on Immigration Growing Even More Extreme The GOP would be well-served to remember the first rule of holes: When you’re in one, stop digging. It was clear that Republicans sensed political danger in attacking the president’s new immigration policy, at least initially. Many top Republicans had no response at all when the news [...]
Jun 25, 2012: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
What You Need to Know About Today’s Supreme Court Rulings Today, the Supreme Court issued three very important rulings: Arizona v. United States: A case on the constitutionality of Arizona’s SB1070 “papers please” anti-immigrant law. American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock: A case about Montana’s century-old ban on corporate money in elections. Miller v. Alabama: [...]
Jun 22, 2012: An Outsourcer-in-Chief in the Oval Office?
The Washington Post has a blockbuster, must-read story today detailing how Mitt Romney and Bain Capital were “pioneers in the practice of shipping work from the United States” to countries like India, China, and elsewhere. ThinkProgress’ Pat Garofalo gets to the heart of it: Bain “invested in a series of firms that specialized in relocating jobs [...]
Jun 21, 2012: Who Supports Obama’s New Immigration Policy?
Republicans Keep Digging On Immigration Republicans have been thrown into disarray by the president’s very popular announcement on immigration, with Mitt Romney and others simply refusing to say where they stand. Well, we wanted to know where they stand so that you could know too. So ThinkProgress called the offices of every single Republican in [...]
Jun 20, 2012: Do You Want to Pay for a Tax Break for Millionaires?
GOP Plan: Raise Your Taxes, Slash Them for Millionaires As we’ve been discussing for months, the core of the Romney-Ryan budget plan is massive tax cuts for wealthy paid for by increasing taxes on the middle class and slashing funding for Medicare, Medicaid, and basically everything else the government does — including programs that benefit [...]
Jun 19, 2012: GOP Backup Plan on Immigration: Deceive Latinos
GOP Trying to Etch A Sketch Away Its Record on Immigration Two new polls out this week show the peril of the Republican Party’s vehemently anti-immigrant policies. First, Gallup reported that anti-immigration sentiment is at a historic low, with 66 percent of Americans saying immigration is a “good thing.” And then just today a Bloomberg [...]
Jun 18, 2012: SEVEN Issues Mitt Romney Won’t Take a Position On
What Is Mitt Romney Hiding? Mitt Romney’s campaign is well-versed in the art of secrecy. Hard drives from state-owned computers while he was governor of Massachusetts? Purchased by his staffers and erased. The 23 years of tax returns he provided to the McCain campaign in 2008 while being vetted (and passed over) for vice president? [...]