PolitiFact’s decision to wholesale discount a sizable portion of Feingold’s voting record may be a creative way to reach their preferred outcome, but it is at best an uninformed – and at worst dishonest – way to hold elected officials accountable.
A would-be vendor could pay up to $425 to the City of Milwaukee just to have a small stand at a farmer’s market. GOP halts more regulation like that.
While Schweitzer is now slamming opponents of Medicaid expansion, back when he was governor in 2011, Schweitzer expressed a certain amount of skepticism about expansion, even worrying — similar to AFP’s current claims — that it would “run the risk of bankrupting” the state.
“Montanans for Liberty and Justice,” (MLJ) a political action committee with direct ties to the Montana Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA), disclosed spending in excess of $250,000 for the election of Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat between June 19 and October 18.
Facts matter little to James B. Nelson and his editors at the Wisconsin affiliate of PolitiFact, an opinion and editorial feature that recently reviewed mining in Wisconsin.
Youngstown Vindicator Managing Editor Mark Sweetwood suggested in a June 6 Twitter post that Charles and David Koch donate millions to United Negro College Fund (UNCF) because they are racists.
Republican lobbyist Steve LaTourette celebrated the defeat of conservative primary challengers in North Carolina, Indiana, and Ohio in a May 7 release from Main Street Advocacy.
Opponents of Franklin County Issue 6, a permanent levy doubling the property taxes county residents pay to support the Columbus Zoo, successfully defended a campaign mailer against an Ohio Elections Commission complaint this week.
Congressman Dave Joyce has responded to a primary challenge from Ohio Rep. Matt Lynch by recycling Democrat talking points the Ohio Republican Party slammed as “gutter politics” in 2012.
A Town Hall hosted by Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania Monday night dissolved into a shouting match when union supporters tried dominate the discussion and local police were called to diffuse the situation.