Since I’ve been focusing on the Clinton 2016 campaign, I’d like to write about a couple of the comments that were made in the Republican debate last Thursday which mention her.
First, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida discounted her qualifications with this statement:
“I would add to that that this election cannot be a resume competition. – Read the full article
It has been 50 years since the Voting Rights Act was signed into law. The progress made in the years since its passage has recently come under assault. Conservatives fear the voters who are most likely to vote against them. Instead of rethinking their policy decisions and priorities, they simply attempt to eliminate the right to vote by restricting eligibility. – Read the full article
The first of Hillary’s 2016 TV ads are here! Check out this tribute to her mom, Dorothy:
We still have over a year to go until Election Day 2016 – let’s win this!
– Read the full article
♀When Bernie met Hillary
They got their meeting at the White House that month, and the two doctors laid out the case for single-payer to the first lady. “She said, ‘You make a convincing case, but is there any force on the face of the earth that could counter the hundreds of millions of the dollars the insurance industry would spend fighting that?’” recalled Himmelstein. – Read the full article
As voters, its important to know where a candidate stands on the issues. Today I’ll start a series of posts on Hillary Clinton’s stance on various issues that affect all Americans.
This week’s topic: Minimum wage. Should Congress raise it? Candidate Clinton says the following:
A higher minimum wage doesn’t just help those at the bottom of the pay scale, it has a ripple effect across the economy and helps millions of American workers afford basic necessities. – Read the full article
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that will allow millions of Americans who have health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act to remain covered. Health insurance is a necessity for many Americans with pre-existing conditions. But for these same Americans, purchasing health care insurance without assistance is impossible. – Read the full article
Abortion & Reproductive Rights
♀House GOP Tries to Eliminate Public Funding for Family Planning
♀We Must Remain Vigilant, Even Fifty Years Later
One of the more obvious examples that comes to mind is last year’s Hobby Lobby ruling. This ruling essentially valued corporations over women. – Read the full article
This week Hillary for America announced the first official campaign rally for Hillary’s 2016 campaign for president – to be held on New York City’s Roosevelt Island on June 13, 2015. A year and a half before the 2016 presidential election and we are gearing up, and ready to win. – Read the full article
♀ The number of Fortune 500 companies led by women is at an all-time high: 5 percent
But there’s a less charitable way to look at this new. The number of female CEOs of America’s most influential companies is stuck at a 5 percent, as it was the year before. – Read the full article
Good news for near future elections – Gallup reports on social attitudes, the percentage of Americans describing themselves as liberal equals the polar opposite of self-described conservatives, both hovering at 31.
Since 1992, the country has trended increasingly left, (despite not feeling like it). – Read the full article
♀How Republicans hope to turn Islamic State into a problem for Democrats
The political endgame for Republicans is a general election where Clinton can be portrayed as someone who initially backed the U.S. mission but did not see it through. – Read the full article