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Anti-Choice Groups Gearing Up for Red State Battles

The Next State-Level Fights Over Abortion Are Already Brewing… Last week, voters in Albuquerque rejected a ballot initiative that would have imposed the first city-level ban on later abortions. It was a closely-watched campaign — largely because a 20-week abortion [...]

November 26, 2013 Red State Dems Network

A Twitter War That Says Everything About How Fox News Despises Journalism

The Progressive Populist blog reported a story about Fox News Business Reporter Charlie Gasparino’s ugly Twitter war last Friday night. Charlie has been in these sorts of bullying wars before, so it came as no surprise. His war, however, was [...]

November 4, 2013 Red State Dems Network

Toxic Tea Film Festival – Week 2 – “The Billionaires’ Tea Party”

Welcome to the second installment in our 10-week series titled “Toxic Tea Film Festival – Exposing the Agenda.” This is a joint project of Red State Dems and The Everlasting GOP Stoppers. The Billionaires’ Tea Party The Tea Party movement [...]

October 18, 2013 Red State Dems Network

Toxic Tea Film Festival – Exposing the Agenda – “Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism”

Welcome to the first installment in our 10-week series titled “Toxic Tea Film Festival – Exposing the Agenda.”This is a joint project of Red State Dems and The Everlasting GOP Stoppers. As the very foundation of our democracy continues to [...]

October 11, 2013 Red State Dems Network

D’Oh! ‘America Is Not Stupid’ Wins IRS Recognition as Tax-Exempt Nonprofit

by Kim Barker, ProPublica Smart move? The IRS has granted nonprofit status to America Is Not Stupid – a so-called dark money group best known for a 2012 election ad featuring a talking baby who compared the smell of his [...]

October 9, 2013 Red State Dems Network

Public Universities Ramp Up Aid for the Wealthy, Leaving the Poor Behind

by Marian Wang, ProPublica This story was co-published with The Chronicle of Higher Education. Shauniqua Epps was the sort of student that so many colleges say they want. She was a high achiever, graduating from high school with a 3.8 [...]

September 11, 2013 Red State Dems Network

To Dodge Law, High-Cost Lender Offers Cash for Free

by Paul Kiel, ProPublica Alarmed by the explosion of high-cost lending in the state, cities across Texas have passed ordinances to prevent the cycle of debt that short-term, high-cost loans can create. But some big lenders are finding clever ways [...]

September 3, 2013 Red State Dems Network