The 2014 primary election season came to an end yesterday with the former Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown winning the GOP primary in New Hampshire.
"Their whole legislative agenda revolves around this one central idea: Weaken unions and increase profits for big corporations."
The labor-backed campaign to raise the minimum wage resumed as the "Raise The Wage" bus headed for more states, while Maryland became the second state to enact a multi-year hike of the wage to $10.10 an hour.
"Voter suppression is an attempt to deny people's influence, and it is sinful. I appeal to all those legislators who have a conscience to immediately repeal these acts."
The campaign is raffling off an AR-15 semiautomatic assault rifle as a way to build a list of conservative supporters.
Senate Dems were unable to get cloture on a bill to extend unemployment benefits for people who have run out of eligibility without having been able to find work.
The all-powerful Texas GOP has resorted to apologetics to explain the emergence of Democrat State Sen. Wendy Davis.
One survivor calls the legislation "one-sided, unfair and unnecessary."
Virginia held state elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state attorney general, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, and some local offices.
Shimkus and Kinzinger are only two of many Republicans who ahave already declared the enrollment of people in the health care exchanges a "failure."