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In 2011, Mitch McConnell bragged on Meet the Press, “I voted for the Ryan Budget.” He called the plan to kill Medicare as we know it “a serious, good-faith effort to do something good.”

But now, McConnell is trying to hide his support for the extreme Tea Party budget.

He’s not alone. Tea Party Republicans across the country are depending on a barrage of ads, paid for by the Koch brothers and others, to hide their extremist views.

It’s a cornerstone of their strategy to seize control of the Senate. We can, and must, stop it. Chip in now to make sure we don’t let Tea Party Republicans hide their extreme records.

Here’s the truth about the five extreme Tea Party Republicans we must defeat to hold the Senate.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and the Senate GOP leadership,listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, following a Republican strategy session. At left is Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Mitch McConnell in Kentucky did support Paul Ryan’s plan to throw seniors, working people and the poor under the bus.
Cory Gardner in Colorado is running from his extreme anti-woman record - despite supporting radical personhood bills that would drastically restrict abortion access, and even being an original co-sponsor of the bill to redefine rape.
Thom Tillis has led the Tea Party takeover of the North Carolina legislature, and pushed through the worst pro-fracking bill in the nation, the most extreme attack on voting rights, and even hijacked a motorcycle safety bill to launch a radical attack on women’s health.
Terri Lynn Land is trying to hide her extreme record in Michigan with a page from Clarence Thomas’ book: saying nothing at all. But the truth is that she opposes abortion even in cases of rape or incest, opposes equal pay for women and raising the minimum wage, and as Michigan’s Secretary of State, purged voters from the state rolls in violation of federal law.
UNITED STATES - Dec 12: Rep. Jack Kingston, R-GA., address the media during a press conference in the House Studio B in the U.S. Capitol on December 12, 2013.  (Photo By Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)
Jack Kingston, the frontrunner in the Republican runoff in Georgia, has voted in lockstep with House Tea Party Republican attacks on women, seniors, the environment and working families. Those are the values he wants to bring to the Senate.

Our organizers are on the ground in these states, mobilizing volunteers who have already started calling voters and knocking on doors.

This is the most effective way to fight back against Koch-funded memory loss, and Tea Party Republicans’ attempt to hide their real records. But it only works with your support.

Thanks for all you do.

Becky Bond, President

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Originally posted to pdc on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 04:23 PM PDT.

Also republished by My Old Kentucky Kos, Colorado COmmunity, North Carolina BLUE, Kos Georgia, The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, Motor City Kossacks, and Michigan, My Michigan.

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