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  • DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz’s Response to Breitbart News’ Offensive Ad

    In response to Breitbart News’ offensive characterization of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement:

    “To say the least, the Breitbart News ad is foul, offensive, and disrespectful to all women. It is a disgusting new low and would be reprehensible against any woman – regardless of party. It’s no wonder the Republicans are having problems appealing to women. If GOP leaders are serious about their rebrand, then both their elected and Party leadership should condemn this outrageous behavior, call on Breitbart News to immediately remove the ad, and not continue to use this website as a forum for their views.”

  • DNC Response to Governor Christie at RNC Meeting

    Earlier today, Governor Christie spoke at a closed-press RNC meeting in Boston. While the theme of the RNC meeting is “Making it Happen” it’s clear that what Christie’s doing in New Jersey it isn’t working. “From economic growth to education funding and supporting women’s health programs, Chris Christie doesn’t have a record to run on – it’s a record to run from,” said DNC National Press Secretary Michael Czin. “The RNC wants to talk about ‘Making it Happen’ but at every level of government their policies are failing middle class Americans. From Republicans in Congress’ unwillingness to support commonsense immigration reform with a path to citizenship to Governor Christie’s abysmal record of job creation – the Republican Party is failing to lay out a positive vision that will help ensure a better bargain for middle class Americans.

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  • GOP’s Outreach to Women in the Month of July - Another Month, Same Old Party

    Since their electoral defeats at the national and state level last November, the GOP has spent a lot of time talking about rebranding their party and expanding their base to constituencies like women, who fled their party in droves. However, a quick look at Republican statehouses nationwide and the GOP in Washington shows that is not what’s happening on the ground—it’s still the same old GOP.

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  • This Week in the GOP’s Outreach to Women

    Earlier this year, the RNC released an Autopsy Report on the party’s failings in 2012 where they pledged to change their ways and reach out to groups, like women, that they had alienated by the party’s rhetoric and policies. Their report stated that the Party needs to develop “a forward-leaning vision for voting Republican that appeals to women [and demonstrate] that our policies, principles and vision address the concerns of female voters.” How’s that effort coming?

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