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2012-08-22 06:23:08

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique gathering of advocacy groups urged the Republican Party Committee on Resolutions (the platform committee) to consider all faith viewpoints when it comes the country's most pressing social issues--including access to reproductive healthcare and the freedom to marry. In response to increasingly heated rhetoric about religious freedom, leaders of Republicans for Choice, Catholics for Choice and the National Council of Jewish Women,...

2012-06-17 06:21:12

TULSA, Okla., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Conservative Action Fund began running a radio ad entitled STRENGTH in support of Republican Markwayne Mullin, candidate for Congress in Oklahoma, District 2. "Markwayne Mullin is a true conservative and the type of individual we need to fight for us in Washington," said Shaun McCutcheon, Chairman of Conservative Action Fund. Mullin is a small business owner, rancher and father. At the age of 19, he took over his family's...

2012-06-06 06:25:22

MANASSAS, Va., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ConservativeHQ.com Chairman Richard A. Viguerie issued the following statement suggesting that, after his victory in the recall election, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is now the de facto leader of the conservative movement: "Since Ronald Reagan left the national stage, many have auditioned for the role of leader of the conservative movement, but no one filled the Gipper's shoes until Scott Walker came on the scene....

Study Finds Conservative Trust In Science Declining
2012-04-01 06:11:11

Conservative voters say that they have less confidence in the institution of science now than they did during the mid-1970s, claims a study published last Thursday in the American Sociological Review. According to USNews.com reporter Jason Koebler, the study, which was conducted by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sociologist Gordon Gauchat, found that just 35% said that they had a "great deal of trust in science" in 2010. In comparison, in 1974, 48% said that they trusted the...

2012-01-27 14:19:06

Republicans and Democrats are less divided in their attitudes than popularly believed, according to new research. It is exactly those perceptions of polarization, however, that help drive political engagement, researchers say. "American polarization is largely exaggerated," says Leaf Van Boven of the University of Colorado Boulder, especially by people who adopt strong political stances. And when people perceive a large gap between political parties, they may be more motivated to vote....

2012-01-26 15:21:00

IN MICHIGAN CHRONICLE, Weiner and Ravenet Document "Voting to Make Top 1% Rich But No One Else Gets There" WASHINGTON and DETROIT, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Weiner, a former Clinton White House spokesman, and Jaime Ravenet, Senior Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, respond to Michigan Congressman/Congressional Black Caucus Dean John Conyers' "compelling question to us in a conversation, 'Why do conservatives vote against their own interests?'" "If we can answer...

2011-10-18 05:20:00

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kansas, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KMT Waterjet Systems, Inc. (KMT), a leading global manufacturer of ultra-high pressure waterjet pumps and related components, and who first commercialized waterjet cutting technology 40 years ago, has successfully resolved a patent infringement challenge from Flow International Corporation (Flow) on their U.S. Patent No. 6,802,541 (the 541 patent), pertaining to gasketless sealing of high pressure cylinders. KMT management and its...

2011-10-13 12:14:00

"Republicans are shopping for a candidate very unlike Obama" WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters all across the country are cautiously weighing their options for the next GOP candidate, pollster Dr. Ron Faucheux, president of the Clarus Research Group, said yesterday. Faucheux discussed the importance of the future GOP candidate having a business background. "People would rather have a business executive or governor than they would rather have a legislator as...

2011-09-08 11:34:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Senator Dick Durbin will chair a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing entitled "New State Voting Laws: Barriers to the Ballot?" A misleading press release on Senator Durbin's website states that "The overwhelming evidence, however, indicates that voter impersonation fraud is virtually non-existent and these new laws will make it harder for hundreds of thousands of elderly, disabled, minority, young, rural, and low income Americans to exercise...

2011-08-10 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday's historic Wisconsin recall elections showed just how vulnerable Republicans are in the November 2012 elections - and how vulnerable Gov. Walker is to a recall election himself. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) Consider some of the significant Republican advantage in these recalls, and how rare recall elections are overall: Never in the history of Wisconsin -- or the nation -- has a recall effort of...