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Oct 12, 2012

Pants on Fire: Jason Plummer Still Lying About TV Ads

 Unexplained millionaire Jason Plummer is still lying about Democratic TV ads being pulled down. The reality is that Plummer has a problem with the truth and can’t face tough questions about his so-called business and policy experience and his support for plans that end the Medicare guarantee just to give tax breaks to millionaires like himself and companies that outsource jobs. Cap Fax first caught Plummer in the lie about TV ads and …

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Oct 12, 2012

New DCCC Ad Exposes Congressman Lungren’s Extreme Views on Choice

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched its second Independent Expenditure ad exposing Congressman Dan Lungren’s (CA-07) extreme views on a woman’s right to choose and how out of step his views are with the Seventh District. Congressman Lungren has a long record of voting to deny California women control over their own reproductive health. In Washington, Congressman Lungren co-sponsored “human life” constitutional amendments five times that would have outlawed abortion - even …

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Oct 12, 2012

New DCCC Ad Exposes Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack For Siding With Special Interests Over Seniors

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee continued its offense on Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack with a new Independent Expenditure ad reminding voters that she has sided with special interests instead of California seniors. Congresswoman Bono Mack, who has taken $125,850 from the insurance industry, voted to turn Medicare into a voucher system, leaving seniors at the whims of her private insurance company contributors. Script of “Holding” (CA-36) Robotic voice:  You have reached the …

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Oct 12, 2012

Who represents Speaker Boehner and House Republicans today?

YESTERDAY: “Mitt Romney's campaign has quietly removed the endorsement by Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) from its website in the wake of revelations that the congressman pushed his mistress and patient to have an abortion.” [Huffington Post, 10/11/12]   TODAY: “Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) is in the speaker's chair in House pro forma session.” [Politico’s Seung Min Kim on Twitter, 10/12/12]

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Oct 12, 2012

New TV Ad: Paul Ryan and Congresswoman Buerkle Voted to End Medicare, Raise Taxes on Middle Class

 The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today launched its fifth Independent Expenditure campaign TV ad in NY-24 following the Vice Presidential debate, criticizing Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle for voting the party line and supporting Congressman Paul Ryan’s plan to end guaranteed Medicare benefits and force seniors to negotiate with insurance companies while paying thousands more for care. The Ryan-Buerkle Plan would also raise taxes on middle class families while giving massive new tax breaks …

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Oct 11, 2012

Congressman Bobby Schilling Flops in First Debate

On the anniversary of his support for unfair trade deals that undercut Illinois workers, Congressman Bobby Schilling failed to make his case for re-election in the first Illinois 17th Congressional debate. Congressman Bobby Schilling votes with the Tea Party Majority in Congress more than 90 percent of the time even when the agenda hurts Illinois middle class families and seniors.  He voted twice for extreme budgets that gutted Medicare just to …

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Oct 11, 2012

The Story of This Election in Photos

If you want this to happen again: Or this: Then we need to get more Democrats elected here: And it starts with electing this Police chief: This astronaut: This doctor: And a bunch of other great Democratic candidates for Congress: But we’re being outspent by these guys: And this guy isn’t going to go down without a fight: So we need you to give us $3 or whatever you can: So on November 6th …

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Oct 11, 2012

Breaking: Jason Plummer Admits He Lied in Last Night’s Debate

 Unexplained millionaire Jason Plummer just admitted today he lied in last night’s when he claimed Democratic TV ads had been pulled down. Cap Fax first caught Plummer in the lie about TV ads and pointed out Plummer lied about his business experience last night as well. In fact, Plummer lied about a series of issues in last night’s debate that ranged from claiming that he doesn’t support plans to end the Medicare guarantee …

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Oct 11, 2012

Desperate Washington Republicans Race to Help Failing Doherty Campaign

With Republican candidate Brendan Doherty and his potential to add another vote in Congress for the extreme Tea Party agenda fading in the polls, Washington Republicans are getting desperate.  Today’s flailing attempt to spread wild accusations is a desperate move to try to change the subject from the sharp contrast between Doherty’s support of the national Republican agenda and David Cicilline’s pro-middle class record.  “National Republicans see Brendan Doherty’s failed …

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Oct 11, 2012

How You Know You’ve Been in Politics Too Long: Congresswoman Biggert Edition

After spending the last 30 years in politics, Congresswoman Judy Biggert has determined who is the enemy – AARP - America’s largest seniors organization. Congresswoman Biggert is attacking AARP for being “unfair” in their opposition to the Republican plan to end the Medicare guarantee and refuses to participate in an AARP sponsored debate. The reality is that AARP is a well-respected non-partisan organization for seniors and Congresswoman Biggert can’t …

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Oct 11, 2012

DCCC Releases Web Video Exposing The Truth Behind Congressman Ryan’s Plan to End Medicare

With the Vice Presidential debate hours away the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee released a new web video with media reports exposing Congressman Paul Ryan’s Tea Party plan to end Medicare and force seniors to pay more for health care.  The Ryan budget is now the ticket mate with every House Republican running for office and is a down ballot drag on their prospects. AARP has warned that the …

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Oct 11, 2012

Asian American Candidates Part of Diverse Dem Candidates Leading the Charge in the “Drive to 25”

House Democrats have the most diverse class of candidates in history and Asian American candidates are helping lead the charge in our “Drive for 25” to win the Majority. CNN highlighted that 23 Asian Americans are running for national office, 20 of whom are Democrats. Watch for yourself.

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Oct 11, 2012

DCCC Releases First TV Ad Targeting Congressman Webster’s Record of Serving Special Interests

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching the first Independent Expenditure campaign TV ad exposing career politician Dan Webster’s (FL-10) record of cozying up to special interests and lobbyists, rather than standing up for Florida’s middle class and seniors. As Speaker of the state House in Florida, career politician Dan Webster spent $100,000 renovating his office including building a lounge for lobbyists and special interests. In Congress, Congressman Webster has repeatedly …

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Oct 11, 2012

Unexplained Millionaire Jason Plummer: Out for Himself While Undercutting Southern Illinois Women

In tonight’s debate, unexplained millionaire Jason Plummer revealed how his campaign would undercut Southern Illinois women. Plummer expressed disdain for equal pay statistics that show women are routinely underpaid for the same jobs as their male counterparts. The reality is that women face pay discrimination regardless of race and the disparity only worsens with age, but Plummer doesn’t even support equal pay legislation to help address the problem. Worse, Plummer’s denial is …

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Oct 11, 2012

Schreibman, Gibson in Statistical Tie in New NY-19 Poll

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today released a new Grove Insight poll that shows Julian Schreibman polling inside the margin of error, of Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19).  Schreibman currently receives 41 percent to Gibson’s 43 percent with 16 percent undecided.   Voters are more likely to give Congressman Gibson negative reviews (44%) than offer a positive evaluation (36%) of his work in Congress. A majority (51%) have …

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