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Today, Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-CA) announced her retirement after only one term in Congress. Her 2012 opponent, former Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA), who is now running for Congress in California’s 31st Congressional district, didn’t wait too long to hurl a parting insult to not only his “longtime foe,” but to national Democrats who lined up behind McLeod’s candidacy. As The Hill’s Ballot Box blog reports:
"[Baca] slammed both Bloomberg and DCCC Chairman Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) for meddling in California politics, and said they’d work against him no matter where he ran - and took a final shot at McLeod, his longtime foe, calling her a ‘bimbo.’"
'What's the difference? They've conspired to work against me in one, they'd turn around and do the same in the other, right? Would you roll the dice and hope they wouldn't?' he asked rhetorically.
'Look at what we wound up with: Some bimbo who decided not to run again. … Here we go again now with another New Yorker trying to tell us who's going to be the representative of the 31st. It's up to the people to decide.'”
These Endangered House Dems Can Run, But They Can't Hide From Supporting The Stimulus
Today is the five-year anniversary of President Obama signing his stimulus package into law. President Obama promised that the stimulus would “save or create” jobs, but five years later, the country still struggles with high unemployment and record numbers of Americans dropping out of the labor force. The latest cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office says the stimulus added $830 billion to the spiraling out-of-control national debt.
Many vulnerable Democrats are trying to distance themselves from Obama, hoping the voters will forget they supported the first of Obama’s major policies. Among the endangered House Democrats who voted for the stimulus bill not once, but twice, are Reps. John Barrow (D-GA), Tim Bishop (D-NY), Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ), Nick Rahall (D-WV), Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH), John Tierney (D-MA), and Tim Walz (D-MN).
These members can run, but they can’t hide from the fact that many still vote for Obama’s agenda the majority of the time, and they should be held responsible for the failed policies that they helped advance.
Today Is The Five-Year Stimulus Anniversary For Vulnerable Senate Democrats
Today marks the five-year anniversary of President Obama’s stimulus package becoming public law. President Obama promised that the stimulus would “save or create” jobs, but five years later, the country still struggles with high unemployment and record numbers of Americans dropping out of the labor force. At the same time, the stimulus added nearly a trillion to the country’s spiraling out-of-control national debt.
Mark Pryor (D-AR), Kay Hagan (D-NC), Mark Begich (D-AK), and Mary Landrieu (D-LA), President Obama’s yes-Senators running for re-election, all voted for the stimulus and to add to the nation’s debt. Their vote for the stimulus is just one of many yes votes for the Obama agenda that they can’t run away from.
Whenever President Obama needed a vote for his liberal agenda, he could always count on Pryor, Hagan, Begich, and Landrieu. All of these Senators have voted for his agenda over 90 percent of the time, and they should be held responsible for the failed policies that they helped advance.
The Anchorage Daily News reported today that Shell’s decision to put its plans to drill in the Arctic on hold has dealt a political blow to Mark Begich, who had a lot riding on the company starting to drill in the Arctic this year. Begich even had to take down a radio ad where he bragged about how Shell was going to be drilling in the Arctic.
Here’s a portion of the radio ad Begich released earlier this year where he mentions his efforts expand drilling and mining in the Arctic.
BEGICH: “And next year, Shell Oil is coming back to the Arctic Ocean, bringing new and upgraded drill ships so we can finally start drilling after decades of waiting.”
Just earlier this week in a telephone town hall on February 11, 2014, Begich claimed that Shell was still moving forward in the Arctic.
BEGICH: “The issue about ANWR or oil and gas exploration. You know, we’ve been aggressive about getting the Arctic open. Now I tell you, five years ago, people told me it’d never happen, Begich don’t waste your time, the Obama administration is going to lock us up tighter than a drum. And I said well, we’ll see about that. What’s happening now? Even though Shell had a setback earlier this year, they are moving forward. The Arctic is going to be drilled in. There’s an enormous amount of oil and gas there that’s going to come through our pipeline and start filling the pipeline. Matter of fact, it’s federal lands that’s going to be filling that pipeline versus the state because I don’t know what the state is doing, they seem to not be able to get moving on any project when it comes to oil and gas. But we are moving forward on the Shell development in the Arctic. Along with that we resolved the longstanding issues on what they call CD-5 in the National Petroleum Reserve. This is the first, they are mobilizing this year, ConocoPhillips, to start the first production. We are now working with them to get two more wells in development, which will produce, I think around the three of them, 47,000 barrels give or take there, of oil a day to the pipeline. So we’re moving forward, those are creating some jobs. They don’t get a lot of highlight out there because the press is always out there looking for the big home run. Well we’re getting base hits to complete the game and win the game, that’s what we’re doing. I see some great progress there.”
Sink: Americans Working Fewer Hours Because Of ObamaCare An "Exciting Prospect"
Seriously?!? This morning, Tampa Bay Times’ The Buzz previewed Alex Sink’s (D-FL) appearance on Bay News 9’s “Political Connections.” During the interview, she was asked about the CBO’s latest report that projects that ObamaCare will cause many Americans to work fewer hours in order to qualify for a greater government subsidy of their health care. Sink’s response? Americans working fewer hours because of ObamaCare is actually an “exciting prospect.”
Can't You Just Feel The Enthusiasm Among These House Democrats
The Washington Postreported this morning that about 100 House Democrats will be skipping an annual three-day meeting where they’ll be discussing strategy for the upcoming midterm election. Among those who will be absent are vulnerable Reps. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) and Joe Garcia (D-FL), as well as Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and Rep. Pete Gallego (D-TX).
Not only are they running from Pelosi and House Democrat leadership, but they’ll also skipping out on a private meeting with President Obama, as the article notes:
The no-shows will miss President Obama, who is planning to visit the Hyatt resort here for his third face-to-face encounters with House Democrats in three weeks.
If one thing is clear, it’s that these endangered Democrats would rather be anywhere else than at a secluded resort with Pelosi and Obama.
NYT Scrutinizes Ukrainian Clinton Foundation Donor In "Frequent Contact" With Hillary's State Dept. Ahead Of Trade Dispute
The New York Times reports on Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian oligarch with extensive ties to the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton’s State Department, as he tries to curry favor to win an anti-dumping dispute with American steel companies. Pinchuk’s Clinton ties won’t look good to steelworkers in critical states like Pennsylvania and Ohio, where Clinton did well with during the 2008 Democratic primaries:
Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton have built a sprawling network of powerful friends around the globe, one that could aid Mrs. Clinton’s chances were she to seek the presidency. But those relationships often come with intersecting interests and political complications; few people illustrate that more vividly than the Ukrainian oligarch Victor Pinchuk.
A steel magnate and major contributor to the former president’s foundation, Mr. Pinchuk was in frequent contact with Mrs. Clinton’s State Department, at meetings arranged by a Clinton political operative turned lobbyist, Douglas E. Schoen.
And now Mr. Pinchuk is at the center of a trade dispute that places him at odds with steelworkers in Pennsylvania and Ohio, precisely the kind of union workers Mrs. Clinton would need to appeal to in a presidential campaign.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Accused Republicans Of Wanting 'People To Starve'
Yesterday, The Washington Postreported that Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) went extreme, saying that Republicans “just want people to starve, and it’s disgusting.” Nadler was criticizing the passage of the Farm Bill, which included a 1% reduction in SNAP benefits. What’s odd is that Nadler must also believe that the 89 House Democrats, the Democrat Senate, and Democrat President who supported the Farm Bill must also want “people to starve.”
In more fallout from the Blair Papers first reported by the Washington Free Beacon, there is increased scrutiny on the motivation Hillary Clinton cited for wanting her best friend to keep a diary of what happened in the White House: revenge.
According to CNN’s analysis of the documents the desire for revenge “was especially strong because Clinton seemed to harbor a deep distrust of the media.”
This revelation comes on the heels of a new book HRC that reveals “Hillary’s Hit List" which aides were paid to compile after the campaign. The hit list ranked her enemies from the 2008 campaign on a "revenge score card."
It seems like Hillary’s penchant for revenge didn’t dissipate over the years.
Alex Sink Is "Embarrassed" By Joe Biden, But Not His Campaign Cash
CNN reported last week that Alex Sink will be attending a fundraiser with Joe Biden this evening in Coral Gables, Florida, about 280 miles away from the Pinellas County Congressional District she now considers a rental destination.
However, as the Tampa Bay Times reports, it is pretty astounding that Sink would appear with Biden, given her treatment of the Vice President in when she ran for governor in 2010:
That she would go that far to be with Biden stands in stark contrast to her last run for political office. In 2010, Sink wanted little to do with him.
In the heated gubernatorial race with Rick Scott, she was the only statewide Democratic candidate to skip a Biden appearance in Hollywood.
"My focus has to be on Florida, on shaking lots of hands of Florida voters. And Vice President Biden is not a Florida voter," Sink said then. "I know him. I can talk to him just about any time I need to speak with him."
Yesterday, House Majority PAC released an ad defending Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL), saying he “took the White House to task for the disastrous healthcare website.” Don’t forget, this is the same group that released an ad defending Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ), who “blew the whistle on the disastrous health care website.” Obama doesn’t need enemies. He has the House Majority PAC.
Don’t think Democrats will be able to run from the ObamaCare stench this easily.
The Obama administration has once again rained on Landrieu’s parade by announcing Monday it’s delaying part of the same employer mandate for a second year, exempting mid-size businesses until 2016 and giving large businesses more time to ramp up to full coverage. Politico notes that it’s “the latest move to counter a torrent of criticism from the business community about the health law’s impact on employers.”
That’s the same employer mandate that Landrieu repeatedly said didn’t exist.
The Washington Free Beacon reports on the private papers of Hillary Clinton’s now deceased Arkansas friend Diane Blair, whose files were made public at the University of Arkansas library. During the 2008 campaign, questions were raised regarding the decision to delay making Blair’s collection public until after the 2008 election. Among the top finding from the Blair documents were:
Hillary Clinton attempted to pass her own health care legislation in 1993 through the budget reconciliation process to avoid a Senate filibuster, just as the final Obamacare bill was passed through the Senate:
March 9 – HC absolutely exhausted after another day on the Hill. She’s working hard to get Byrd to let them put health care into budget reconciliation.
According to a polling memo from Bill Clinton’s first presidential campaign in 1992, voters found Hillary Clinton to be “ruthless”:
On May 12, 1992, Stan Greenberg and Celinda Lake, top pollsters for Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign, issued a confidential memo. The memo’s subject was “Research on Hillary Clinton.”
Voters admired the strength of the Arkansas first couple, the pollsters wrote. However, “they also fear that only someone too politically ambitious, too strong, and too ruthless could survive such controversy so well.”
Their conclusion: “What voters find slick in Bill Clinton, they find ruthless in Hillary.”
Hillary Clinton originally called a single-payer health care system a necessity, a position she later denied ever having:
“At dinner, [Hillary] to [Bill] at length on the complexities of health care—thinks managed competition a crock; single-payer necessary; maybe add to Medicare,” Blair wrote.
The account is at odds with public statements by the former First Lady that she never supported the single-payer option.
In an interview with the New York Times as she ran for president in 2008, Hillary Clinton said she had never seriously considered adopting a single-payer system, in which the government, using funds appropriated from taxpayers, pays for all health care expenses.
The papers portray “a cutthroat strategist who relished revenge against her adversaries and complained in private that nobody in the White House was “tough and mean enough”:
The records paint a complex portrait of Hillary Clinton, revealing her to be a loyal friend, devoted mother, and a cutthroat strategist who relished revenge against her adversaries and complained in private that nobody in the White House was “tough and mean enough.”
America Rising Tracker's Mere Presence At Louisiana Democrat Meeting Causes Ruckus
This past Saturday, an America Rising tracker attended a Democrat State Central Committee meeting in the Louisiana State Capitol because vulnerable Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu was speaking via Skype (she was too busy raising money from trial lawyers). Democrats were so flustered by the tracker’s presence, they disrupted their own meeting with a standing ovation for absolutely nothing.
This Democrat Lied In A Fundraising Email And Now Everyone Knows It
Just a few days ago, FEC reports revealed Martha Robertson’s campaign had not in fact hired a cyber-security firm to investigate claims of her website being hacked, despite saying it would. Now, WETM reports that Robertson’s campaign manager confirms they never hired a firm and have no plans to do so.
John Walsh - the handpicked candidate of the D.C. establishment Democrats - has been appointed to replace Sen. Max Baucus. Montanans might be surprised to find out that Walsh has already gone Washington on them. Don’t take our word for it, make sure to watch what the Montanan at the end of the video has to say to Walsh.
"This bill is their remedy," said Shea-Porter on the House floor in 2010, extolling the benefits of ObamaCare for small businesses.
Fast forward: according to a new survey by the National Small Business Association, small business healthcare costs for employees have nearly doubled in the past five years. This has led them to either lay off employees or hold back hiring altogether.
We’re no doctors, but usually a remedy is not supposed make a condition worse.
Hillary Clinton's Obamacare Support “Pivotal” Within Cabinet
According to H.R.C., a new book by political reporters Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, it was Hillary Clinton’s strong defense of Obamacare before wavering cabinet members that proved “pivotal” in winning their support according to a Washington Postpreview:
She defended the president’s health plan against doubting Cabinet colleagues, a moment the authors describe as “pivotal, if underappreciated.”
This shouldn’t be surprising, after-all Clinton is the “Mother of Obamacare" since the bill mimicked much of what Clinton had promised during her losing 2008 presidential campaign.
Hillary Clinton went on a private shopping spree at Bergdorf Goodman early Tuesday morning …
Hillary was spotted entering the posh department store by a side entrance at 9 a.m., with a small entourage of security and assistants.
Bergdorf Goodman, which opens to the public at 10 a.m., is famed for its personal shoppers, particularly Betty Halbreich, who was the breakout star of the 2013 documentary “Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s.” …
Remember When Kay Hagan Said Voting With The President 92% Of The Time 'Doesn't Work Here In North Carolina'
Earlier this week, CQ Roll Call released their vote studies for 2013 and found that Kay Hagan (D-NC) voted for President Obama’s liberal agenda 96percent of the time.
Well, back in 2008, Hagan attacked Sen. Dole for voting with President Bush only 92 percent of the time, stating, “voting 92% of time with the President, whether you support him or not, doesn’t work here in North Carolina.”
HAGAN: “It is time for someone to reach across party lines and finally get something done in this country. Voting 92% of time with the president, whether you support him or not, doesn’t work here in North Carolina.”
Hagan’s blatant hypocrisy is indefensible. She will say whatever is necessary to get elected and then turn on her constituents to be a rubber stamp for President Obama’s liberal agenda.
Flashback: Mark Pryor Said ObamaCare Wasn't Killing Jobs
In August 2013, Mark Pryor (D-AR) said that ObamaCare “isn’t killing jobs, this bill is creating jobs.”
PRYOR: “People talk about job killers, you know I just went through a list – 1,000 new jobs at Serco, 150 new jobs at Fidelity, 200 new jobs at Sites Call Center, etc., etc., 100 new jobs at Mercy Hospital. This bill isn’t killing jobs, this bill is creating jobs.”
The Congressional Budget Office announced today that due to ObamaCare, there will be 2 million fewer full-time equivalent workers by 2017.
It’s no surprise that Pryor is out of touch with the pain inflicted by ObamaCare, he did, after all, call the law “an amazing success story.”
Latest CBO Report Confirms Negative Impact Of ObamaCare And Long-Term Debt Woes
Today, another government agency run by Obama issued a rebuke of one of his policy stances. Last week, it was the State Department giving the green (get it?) light for Keystone XL. Today, it’s the Congressional Budget Office asserting that Obama’s signature accomplishment, ObamaCare, will result in 2 million fewer full-time equivalent workers by 2017. Remember when Pelosi said the law would create 4 million jobs? We now know, with all due respect, that’s a bunch of malarkey. The CBO indicated further that ObamaCare would decrease labor force participation, which is already its lowest since 1978, and increase spending on our entitlement programs that are already considered unsustainable. 2014 is off to a great start for the Democrats.
Obama Aides Whack Clinton ‘Inevitability’ Strategy
Following a week where Iowa activists expressed reservations about a top-down “ordained” candidacy, and a Clinton ally saying she’s already “earned” the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination before a single vote has been cast, BuzzFeed reports that top Obama aides have gone on the record to deliver tough criticism of Hillary’s budding inevitability strategy that failed her in 2008:
Top advisers and former aides to Barack Obama say Hillary Clinton is repeating the mistakes she made in 2008, building a machine in lieu of a message and lumbering toward the Democratic nomination with the same deep vulnerabilities that cost her the nomination eight years earlier.
The former secretary of state has offered her tacit blessing to a series of Democratic organizations, including a draft group, Ready for Hillary, which was recently taken over by a former Clinton aide; and Priorities USA Action, the Obama super PAC repositioning itself to raise huge sums for Clinton. …
“I just don’t see any strategic value in stories positioning her as inevitable or the pre-emptive nominee, and I don’t think people who are out there talking about this help her, and I think she should make that clear,” said Joel Benenson, Obama’s chief campaign pollster and now the top White House pollster. “She doesn’t need this. If she decides to run for president, everybody knows she’s going to be able to raise money, everybody knows she’s going to be extremely formidable, that she’s going to have a significant network of supporters around the country — so what’s the value of all this in 2014?” …
“The further out front the effort to elect Sec. Clinton is three years before election day, the greater the incentive is for the press, prospective opponents, and adversarial groups to scrutinize and attack her every move,” said Ben LaBolt, the national press secretary for the 2012 Obama campaign.
Sink Twice Dodges Question On Pinellas County Residency
Tonight, Alex Sink, who only decided to move into Pinellas County to run for Congress just a few months ago (and she’s only renting), twice dodged the question during a candidates’ forum of whether or not she would stay in the county after the special election.
Robertson Hacking Investigation As Real As Her Claims Of Hacking
According to her year-end FEC filing, there is no evidence that Robertson’s campaign hired a cyber security firm that they promised would investigate their claims that Republican operatives had tried to hack her website.
Back on September 30, 2013, Robertson sent a fundraising email pleading for donations by claiming that GOP operatives were attempting to shutdown her website. In an October Roll Callinterview when asked about her website being hacked Robertson said,
"We’re working to hire a cyber-security firm to take a serious look at that and investigate everything that happened. Beyond that it’s really better to leave it up to them."
Her campaign has consistently dodged requests for updates regarding the investigation. If she’s willing to accuse others of criminal activity and deceive her own supporters in order to fundraise, what else will she do to win office?
Kay Hagan Still Afraid Of Saying Whether Obama Will Help Or Hurt Her Campaign
Yesterday, Kay Hagan (D-NC) gave an interview with Greensboro’s WXII where she spent over 45 seconds not answering a question on whether President Obama will help or hurt her re-election.
WXII’S BILL O’NEIL: “Senator, I have to ask you, do you think the president, at the end of this campaign, will he help or hurt your chances of re-election?” HAGAN: “You know, I think this issue on my race is about who is going to speak for North Carolinians. This seat is not for sale.” WXII’S BILL O’NEIL: “Senator Hagan’s reply went on for another 45-seconds, talking about constituent services, job creation, and the need for both parties to work together. But she never once answered the question, will the president help or hurt her campaign?”
If Hagan is this concerned about being tied to President Obama, she shouldn’t have consistently voted for his liberal agenda.
Today the State Department issued its third environmental impact assessment on the Keystone XL Pipeline, which happens to reinforce the conclusions of the first and second. Now that State has indicated three separate times it has no major environmental objection to the pipeline, Obama may have to heed his own promise to move forward on the project given its environmentally neutral impact. It remains to be seen whether Democrats in the House and Senate will follow such an example, despite the Department of State’s findings, American public opinion, and union support for the project.
Yesterday evening it was reported that former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg “has been tapped to be U.N. special envoy for cities and climate change.”
To those close to Bloomberg, this may come as no surprise. Joyce Purnick writes in Mike Bloomberg: Money, Power, Politics about Bloomberg’s infatuation with powerful positions:
“Mike’s List: President of the United States. Secretary general of the United Nations. Head of the World Bank. Those were the three jobs Mike Bloomberg coveted as far back as college. He talked about them so often that friends were convinced that he wasn’t fantasizing the way young people do, but actually planning ahead.”
However, while Bloomberg is quick to claim he is a vocal leader on climate change there are multiple levels of hypocrisy in his daily habits.
Bloomberg is known to fly “everywhere on private jets, the least carbon-efficient form of transportation on or above the earth.”
And after Bloomberg began receiving flack for keeping his SUV’s engine idle to power the air conditioning system, Bloomberg had his aides attach “a home air conditioner to the car’s front window.”
A local CBS anchor mocked Bloomberg’s solution, saying “it’s a stunt that could have easily been labeled a stupid-people trick on late night television.”
Even CNN anchor Piers Morgan joined NYC residents in criticizing the air conditioning system:
Hoboken Mayor's Outlandish Anti-Christie Claims Blown Up By ABC, AP
Democrat groups American Bridge and the DNC and liberal media outlets like MSNBC were quick to jump on some outlandish claims by Democrat Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer regarding the Christie Administration threatening to withhold Sandy funds from her city.
The problem? This partisan Democrat’s story just isn’t standing up to scrutiny.
Today, ABC News has a copy of a deposition from July 2013 that “calls into question” the central evidence she cites defending her claims. In the deposition Zimmer says she doesn’t keep any personal record of meetings. Yet the main piece of evidence in her attacks on Christie is a “diary” of events that was said to be written two months before that deposition.
Mary Landrieu is trying to run from Obama and his health care bill that she voted for (and would vote for again tomorrow), but as NBC’s David Gregory points out:
You know, you can run, but you can’t hide in a lot of cases. Look at Mary Landrieu, she voted for health care and now she is out there, you know, beating the drum saying, ‘no I want to rewrite this law and I want to work on it,’ and she still voted for it and she is still going to be seen as a loyal Democrat to the President and his agenda. So you’re right.
Even Landrieu’s father thinks she’s been in Washington too long and, thanks to her ObamaCare vote, is facing a campaign she probably can’t win:
It is the Senate race that most concerns Moon Landrieu, especially the onslaught of health-law-themed negative television ads underwritten by outside groups, a daunting development even for an old pro who has seen so much.
"I have at times said, ‘Mary, come on home, girl. There’s another life out here,’ " he said.
Another Clinton Ally Given Special Arrangement At State Department
After months of stonewalling, the State Department finally released a list of employees that were granted a special arrangement to have private clients while working for the State Department. ProPublica noted that Clinton ally Caitlin Klevorick, whose private consulting firm advised governments and corporate clients, was among the State Department employees that had such a special arrangement. Klevorick worked for Bill Clinton and The Clinton Foundation before she was hired to work at the State Department led by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
“Now, after a six-month delay, the department has given us the names. The list suggests that the status is mostly used for its intended purpose: to allow outside experts to consult or work for the government on a temporary basis. But at least one person on the list appears to have had an arrangement similar to Abedin’s. Caitlin Klevorick received two one-year appointments as a special government employee beginning in January 2012. During that time, online listings show she had a private consulting firm, CBK Strategies, which advises government and corporate clients on communication and policy.”
“There is a very high potential for actual conflicts of interest in this case, and there is certainly every appearance of conflicts of interest,” said Craig Holman of the ethics watchdog Public Citizen.”
NEW America Rising Graphic: Look Where Obama Is NOT Going
President Obama embarks on his post-State of the Union tour across the country today. What’s notable on the president’s itinerary are the states he’s avoiding at all costs: any that have an incumbent U.S. Senator facing reelection or those challenger races touted by national Democrats.
Check out our new graphic that highlights how Obama hopscotches over these competitive Senate states.
It’s no surprise that Democrats up in 2014 are avoiding Obama. We already saw Kay Hagan ditch Obama earlier this month. And last night there was this painfully awkward Mark Udall interview where he dodges whether he’d want Obama to campaign for him.
Democrats can try to pretend that they aren’t in line with Obama, but what they can’t run away from is every vulnerable Democrat Senator voted at least 90 percent of the time to support the president’s agenda.
Tonight, Obama called on Congress to end efforts to repeal the disastrous ObamaCare law. Looks like Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL) really, really loved the idea, even though 300,000 Floridians are losing their health insurance.
Alison Lundergan Grimes Cringing At ObamaCare KY Shoutout
Tonight, Barack Obama praised the implementation of ObamaCare in Kentucky bringing to the forefront a topic that ObamaCare supporter Alison Lundergan Grimes is desperately trying to avoid. Question, does Grimes agree with Obama?
Kay Hagan Claps For Manufacturing Hub She Skipped To Avoid Obama
Earlier this month, Kay Hagan (D-NC) refused to attend an event with President Obama, in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he delivered a major economic policy speech and announced a new high-tech manufacturing hub.
However, during tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama specifically praised the Raleigh manufacturing program that Hagan skipped.
Hagan was seen clapping for the manufacturing hub, but remember, she was too afraid of President Obama to join him.
Out Of Touch? Hillary Hasn’t Driven A Car Since 1996
Speaking at the National Automobile Dealers Association in New Orleans today, Hillary Clinton showed just how Washington she’s gone over the past two decades, jokingly telling the audience about the fact that she hasn’t driven a car in over 17 years.
Maybe she put in a tape of The Macarena (which was on top of the charts) during her last time behind the wheel?