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Pawlenty Brags About Government Shutdown In Latest TV Spot

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, whose campaign remains mired in the single digits as the charismatic congresswoman from the Minneapolis suburbs continues to suck up all the air in the room, released a new TV spot yesterday continuing his contrast of “rhetoric” (Bachmann) with “results” (him). He also bragged about shutting down his state’s government: […]

July 21, 2011

Bachmann Doubles Down on Default Amidst Migraine Revelations and Bodyguards Attacking Journalist

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann continues her push for the “default now!” vote with a second Iowa TV spot touting her opposition to the U.S. remaining creditworthy, repeating her signature “I.will.not.vote.to.increase.the.debt.ceiling,” line. It will be interesting to see how this affects her numbers when we do either a) default or b) raise the debt limit (marginalizing […]

July 20, 2011

New RNC Ad Attempts To Use Obama’s Words Against Him

The Republican National Committee is out with its latest national TV spot, hanging the economy around Obama’s neck in the context of promises made during his acceptance speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver: Only problem here is that most Americans, according to polls–even if they disapprove of the president’s handling of the […]

July 13, 2011

Debt Talks Hindered By GOP Anti-Tax Hysteria, With Michele Bachmann Leading The Way

The top players in debt ceiling discussions met at the White House yesterday to try to hash out a deal. The president stepped into the White House briefing room after the meeting concluded and said the talks were “very constructive” and that “[e]verybody acknowledged that there’s going to be pain involved politically on all sides,” […]

July 7, 2011