Claims of lies and counter-lies dominate campaign rhetoric + Obama reflects on first term: Mistake to put policy before story of hope, change
Posted at: 07/13/2012 7:54 AM
By: Ken Preston | WHEC.com
Claims of lies and counter-lies dominate campaign rhetoric
Oh boy let the craziness begin. Accusations of lies and counter-lies dominated the intensifying November election campaign Thursday, with surrogates and spokespeople for President Barack Obama and certain Republican nominee Mitt Romney trying to cast the other as dishonest and secretive. http://bit.ly/PRkCXH
Obama reflects on first term: Mistake to put policy before story of hope, change
Reflecting on his first term in office Thursday, President Obama said the biggest gaffe he's made was in putting policy before giving Americans a sense of "unity and purpose and optimism." http://bit.ly/MkNEP6
House Democratic PAC pulls in $3M
House Majority PAC, a super PAC supporting Democratic House candidates, pulled in nearly $3 million in late May and June, its best fundraising period ever, according to federal campaign filings. The PAC’s haul came primarily from contributions from labor unions and wealthy Democratic financiers.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0712/78465.html#ixzz20V6Rv7u1
Obamacare Now OK in Some Franked Mailings
Although I personally hate the term “Obamacare” folks in congress are using the term to their ends. Positive and negative. Now, however, Members can use the unofficial moniker for the Affordable Care Act in taxpayer-financed mailings, but only if it’s in the context of the title of the bill the House passed today. That measure includes the following as its Section 1: “This Act may be cited as the ‘Repeal of Obamacare Act.’” http://bit.ly/N9lk1q
Time to step up for Louise
Below are some volunteer opportunities to help re-elect Congresswoman Slaughter.
Did you know that Louise's new congressional district NY-25 now includes, City of Rochester
Clarkson, Sweden,Riga, Parma,Ogden,Chili, Greece, Gates, Irondequoit,
Brighton, Henrietta, Webster, Penfield, City of East Rochester, Pittsford, Perinton
The starting point for the activities below is: MCDC 1150 University Ave. bldg. 5.
Phone Banking from MCDC 11-2 and 5:30-8:30 Monday through Friday
Canvassing from MCDC on Saturday from 10-1 and 2-5 and Sunday from 12-3 and 4-7.
Signup online too: http://www.votelouise.com/crmapi/volunteer