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Rep. John Kline, MN-2, whose student loan bill addresses the debt problem by jackingup interest rates. I rarely offer advice to the Republicans. I have better things to do than play concern-troll. ...
by ericf
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 02:04 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Jim Matheson (UT-04), most vulnerable Democrat Over the last couple weeks, we've been talking about the 2014 House election, and in particular, which members might be especially vulnerable. First, ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 150 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 01:29 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
To all Kossacks: Please take note that these Congressional District Information Diaries are not meant to evaluate whether or not the districts are beatable. They are meant for Kossacks and others ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 05:54 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
In 1973, as a high school drop out, I was earning $7.50 an hour as an unskilled union worker in a sheet metal factory in Massachusetts. Now 40 years later in 2013 the minimum wage is still less --- ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 200 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 11:32 AM PDT with 355 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
No surprise that Democrats would be focusing 2014 efforts on Michele Bachmann. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 06:45 AM PST with 43 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
It's a slow Senate news day today but PPP's latest poll shows U.S. Senator Al Franken (D. MN) in great shape for re-election: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2013/01/al-franken-in-good-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 01:45 PM PST with 33 Recommends
The National Journal, preeminent RWNJ magazine and website, thinks that Al Franken may not have a strong challenger when he runs for reelection in 2014. They may have a point. The MNGOP is in ...
by The Big E
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST with 15 Recommends
We are seeing a measurable fracture, a two-part breakage to the Republican Party. This results from infiltration of the GOP based on contributions from the same families and sources of money that ...
by bontemps2012
Comment Count 425 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 08:59 PM PST with 417 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us I received an e-mail from Senator Al Franken (D. MN) and his wife Franni that inspired me to write a Thanksgiving themed diary. Franken is a very influential figure for ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 01:14 PM PST with 19 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 199 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 107 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
I finally saw my first John Kline ad on Tuesday Oct 16th. I saw it repeated on a couple of the local TV stations. I get the sense that Representative Kline is 3 weeks away from the election and he ...
by Intheknow
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 01:57 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Republican leadership endorses gutting welfare reform. You know how Mitt Romney and Paul ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 08:47 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 127 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
If Congress doesn't act soon, interest rates on federal student loans will double in July. The interest rates were cut from 6.8 percent to 3.4 percent in 2007, but will revert to their original ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 74 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 06:49 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 111 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends