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From Emily’s List
Did the GOP declare women “nonessential” in the government shutdown?
John Boehner and the House Republicans have picked eight men to “negotiate” with the Senate on a budget resolution.
That’s right: the same men who spent all week trying to deny healthcare to women and families — and all weekend trying to limit your access to birth control — aren’t giving women a single seat at the table.
There’s a problem with this picture. Join EMILY’s List and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in speaking out against the GOP’s anti-woman antics.Read More »
Yesterday, Virginia Republicans took the first step to move a GOP plan to rig the Electoral College forward in that state. Similar plans are under consideration in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
The Republican election rigging plan targets blue states that President Obama won in 2008 and 2012, and changes the way they allocate electoral votes to give many of these votes away for free to the Republican candidate for president. Under the Republican Plan, most electoral votes will be allocated to the winner of individual Congressional …Read More »
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The international terror group known as Al Qaeda announced its dissolution today, saying that “our mission of destroying the American economy is now in the capable hands of the U.S. Congress.”
In an official statement published on the group’s website, the current leader of Al Qaeda said that Congress’s conduct during the so-called “fiscal-cliff” showdown convinced the terrorists that they had been outdone.
“We’ve been working overtime trying to come up with ways to terrorize the American people and wreck their economy,” said the …Read More »