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<a href="/pressrelease/final-debate-cements-gabriel-gomez-s-embrace-national-republican-policies">Final Debate Cements Gabriel Gomez’s Embrace Of National Republican Policies</a>
Justin Barasky, National Press Secretary for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, issued the following statement on tonight’s final Massachusetts Senate debate that cemented Gabriel Gomez’s embrace of national Republicans:
<a href="/pressrelease/phil-gingrey-jack-kingston-and-paul-broun-side-against-georgia-s-students-middle-class">Phil Gingrey, Jack Kingston and Paul Broun Side Against Georgia’s Students & Middle Class Families, Choose To Make College More Expensive</a
***Similar statements will be sent today targeting House Republicans running or considering running for Senate including Tom Cotton in Arkansas, Bill Cassidy in Louisiana, Renee Ellmers in North Carolina, Justin Amash in Michigan, Steve Daines in Montana and Shelley Moore Capito in West Virginia ***
<a href="/pressrelease/trey-grayson-says-support-mitch-mcconnell-hurt-grayson-primary">Trey Grayson Says Support From Mitch McConnell Hurt Grayson In Primary</a>
In Interview With The New Republic, Grayson Says Ad With McConnell Led To Rand Paul Victory
<a href="/dailybriefing/friday-takeaways-gop-still-struggling-learn-2012-major-gop-recruiting-failure-misen">FRIDAY TAKEAWAYS: GOP STILL STRUGGLING TO LEARN FROM 2012 – MAJOR GOP RECRUITING FAILURE IN #MISEN – MARKEY MOMENTUM IN #MASEN – WAR ON WOMEN CONT
REPUBLICAN PARTY STILL STRUGGLING TO LEARN LESSONS FROM 2012. Three months ago, with great fanfare, the RNC released the so-called “autopsy,” a multitude of recommendations for how the Republican party would soon become the hippest, smartest thing around. Republicans promised GOP donors they would handpick stronger candidates, implement all the coolest technologies, embrace Latinos and never ever talk about rape again. That was three months ago…
<a href="/pressrelease/national-republicans-suffer-major-recruiting-loss-mike-rogers-says-no-michigan-senate">National Republicans Suffer Major Recruiting Loss – Mike Rogers Says No To Michigan Senate Bid</a>
Latest Failure Follows Major Disappointments In Alaska, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota and More
<a href="/pressrelease/third-north-carolina-legislator-quits-accusing-thom-tillis-selling-out-special">Third North Carolina Legislator Quits, Accusing Thom Tillis Of Selling Out To Special Interests </a>
Thom Tillis: Great For His Special Interest Friends, Disaster For North Carolina
Tea Party SuperPAC With Close Ties To Michele Bachmann Backs Gomez, New Report Reveals Gomez Helped Send Jobs To China
<a href="/pressrelease/massachusetts-national-media-reports-ed-markey-won-defeats-woefully-underprepared-gabe">Massachusetts & National Media Reports Ed Markey “Won,” Defeats “Woefully Underprepared” Gabe Gomez In Second #MASEN Debate</a>
From the first question last night, it was clear Ed Markey was the decisive winner in the second Massachusetts Senate debate. “If you look closely, Gomez's hands are shaking,” said WGGB’s Stephanie Officer, “The Gomez I saw tonight did not look like a guy fighting to win in the final two weeks of a campaign.
<a href="/pressrelease/gabriel-gomez-continues-embrace-national-republican-policies-during-tonight-s-debate"> Gabriel Gomez Continues Embrace Of National Republican Policies During Tonight’s Debate</a>
Justin Barasky, National Press Secretary for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, issued the following statement on Gabriel Gomez’s continued embrace of national Republican policies in tonight’s debate:
<a href="/pressrelease/michigan-senate-candidate-terri-lynn-land-promises-promote-extreme-gop-platform">Michigan Senate Candidate Terri Lynn Land Promises To Promote Extreme GOP Platform</a>
Terri Lynn Land is making it crystal clear to Michiganders that if she was elected to the Senate, she would put the priorities of the national Republican Party above the interests of middle class families. Land, who already has a record of failing Michigan’s middle class families, announced she will continue to serve as National Committeewoman for the National Republican Party while running for Senate.
<a href="/pressrelease/gop-war-women-continues-50th-anniversary-equal-pay-act-mitch-mcconnell-continues-oppo-0">GOP War on Women Continues - On 50th Anniversary of Equal Pay Act, Mitch McConnell Continues To Oppose Equal Pay For Equal Work</a>
The Republican War on Women is taking center stage again with Republican leaders making offensive comments about women in the military and in the work place. This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, one of the first federal anti-discrimination laws enacted to address gender-based pay disparity. Yet Republican opposition to paycheck fairness continues.
<a href="/pressrelease/gop-war-women-continues-50th-anniversary-equal-pay-act-mitch-mcconnell-continues-oppose"> GOP War on Women Continues - On 50th Anniversary of Equal Pay Act, Mitch McConnell Continues To Oppose Equal Pay For Equal Work</a>
***Similar statements will be sent today targeting Republicans potentially running for Senate in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina and West Virginia ***
<a href="/pressrelease/seven-days-and-counting-cassidy-continues-silence-flat-tax-position">Seven Days and Counting, Cassidy Continues Silence on Flat Tax Position</a>
Last week, Bill Cassidy signed onto Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz’s petition calling for a flat tax, which would hike taxes on Louisiana middle class families and cut taxes for millionaires and billionaires. But now, a full week later, Cassidy refuses to take a position on the flat tax—claiming he’s still researching and can’t decide whether or not he supports it.
<a href="/dailybriefing/friday-takeaways-gop-brings-back-war-women-markey-momentum-masen-nj-safe-dems-peters">FRIDAY TAKEAWAYS: GOP BRINGS BACK WAR ON WOMEN - MARKEY MOMENTUM IN #MASEN - NJ SAFE FOR DEMS - PETERS LEADS GOP FIELD IN MICHIGAN</a>
DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN: GOP BRINGS BACK WAR ON WOMEN. POLITICO reports this week that the Republican War on Women is back. In the last week alone, Saxby Chambliss blamed sexual assaults in the military on hormones and Erick Erickson suggested that women who are breadwinners challenge the very laws of nature.
<a href="/pressrelease/new-dscc-ad-multi-millionaire-gabe-gomez-would-champion-national-gop-agenda-not">NEW DSCC AD: Multi-Millionaire Gabe Gomez Would Champion National GOP Agenda, Not Massachusetts Families</a>
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee released a new ad today in Massachusetts that highlights Republican Gabe Gomez’s support for the national Republican agenda, which would help his own bank account but hurt Massachusetts families. The ad, titled “Break,” notes that Gomez supports cutting Medicare, eliminating coverage of mammograms and cancer screenings, and raising the retirement age, while protecting special tax breaks for corporations and multi-millionaires like himself.
<a href="/pressrelease/ncsen-hopeful-s-right-hand-man-facing-90-years-prison-stealing-taxpayer-money">#NCSEN Hopeful’s “Right Hand Man” Facing 90 Years In Prison For Stealing Taxpayer Money</a>
This week, North Carolina Republican Senate hopeful Thom Tillis’ “right hand man” is defending himself in a criminal trial for stealing hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars to finance his exorbitant lifestyle. This marks the latest episode in Tillis’ long history of inappropriate relationships with lobbyists, corporations, and shady characters. First, Tillis gave taxpayer-funded funded golden parachutes to top staffers who had inappropriate relationships with lobbyists.
<a href="/pressrelease/dscc-tom-cotton-must-condemn-anti-women-comments-gop-leaders">DSCC: TOM COTTON MUST CONDEMN ANTI-WOMEN COMMENTS FROM GOP LEADERS</a>
Does Tom Cotton stand with Republican leaders who are making Todd Akin look moderate? In the last week, Republican leaders have made offensive comments that show they fully intend to alienate women voters once again in 2014. Last week, Republican radio host Erick Erickson suggested that women who are breadwinners challenge the very laws of nature.
<a href="/pressrelease/mitch-mcconnell-sides-against-middle-class-families-votes-make-college-more-expensive">Mitch McConnell Sides Against Middle Class Families, Votes To Make College More Expensive</a>
Today Mitch McConnell put special interests ahead of Kentucky’s students and middle class families when he voted to charge more for college loans. The champion of obstruction and gridlock in Washington, Mitch McConnell chose to block a bill that that would stop student loan rates from doubling, making college more expensive for more than seven million students. Once again, Mitch McConnell proved himself to be the walking, talking embodiment of everything that’s wrong with Washington.
<a href="/pressrelease/reviews-are-markey-clear-win-debate-gomez-trouble-massachusetts-voters">REVIEWS ARE IN: Markey With “Clear Win” In Debate, “Gomez In Trouble” With Massachusetts Voters</a>
“Uh-oh. Gomez in trouble.” That’s how Boston Magazine’s David Bernstein put it. Gabe Gomez is definitely in trouble with Massachusetts voters after last night’s debate because he not only failed to move away from the national GOP but reaffirmed his full embrace of their extreme agenda, moving even further to the right on choice.
<a href="/pressrelease/dscc-statement-gabriel-gomez-s-failed-effort-tonight-s-debate-distance-himself-national">DSCC Statement On Gabriel Gomez’s Failed Effort In Tonight’s Debate To Distance Himself From National Republican Party Platform</a>
Justin Barasky, National Press Secretary for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, issued the following statement on Gabriel Gomez’s failure in tonight’s Massachusetts Senate debate to distance himself from the national Republican party platform he champions: