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On WV Mountaintop Removal in 2010, there’s still a Choice

If you live in West Virginia, you’ll be voting for a new U.S. Senator this fall. Republican Party candidate John Raese supports mountaintop removal, the mining process that buries mountain streams in toxic debris and leaves mountains looking like barren moonscapes. Democratic Party candidate Joe

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National Organization for Marriage: 100% Funded by Mexicans

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM), famous for its secretive anti-gay campaign carried out across America without any disclosure of its donors, has finally revealed the identity of its donors this week. According to FEC records, the National Organization for Marriage paid $172,188.70 this month

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Paladino, Kids Don’t Need Brainwashing To Be Decent

I worry about the strange social world that Carl Paladino has isolated himself in, not to experience firsthand the absolute normalcy of homosexual couples. He’s running for Governor of New York State, not Governor of Alabama.

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Maine Republicans Spout B.S. In Quest for Victory

B.S. stands for Bull Semen. What news could help Republican candidate for Governor of Maine Paul LePage get it back up? His poll numbers have been falling after he was exposed: * threatening to punch a reporter, * declaring, then retracting, then declaring all over

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The Lone Wolf Campaign Predators of 2010

The election season of 2010 has seen an explosion of independent expenditures for and against congressional candidates, and the donors to the groups that mount these independent expenditures are largely invisible thanks to recent campaign finance deregulation. Tracking and comparing donors between groups is the

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What Sets The Vulnerable Democrats Apart?

This year’s vulnerable House Democrats are not very progressive. Only one has a progressive rating above 50, Carol Shea Porter, and she’s only barely above that mark, at 53.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?