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DAILY GRINDER: Koch Brothers Group May Pull PA Ads After Low Romney Polling

Chuck Todd of MSNBC—or NBC News?—tweeted yesterday that Americans for Prosperity, a Koch Brothers-funded right-wing group, was pulling out of Pennsylvania after a series of bad polls for Mitt Romney’s campaign. Both an AFL-CIO and Inquirer poll showed Romney down by almost 10 points. Polls have consistently shown Pennsylvanians don’t care much for the...

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Talks Voter ID Education on MSNBC

DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Talks Voter ID Education on MSNBC

Mayor Nutter went on Hardball with Chris Matthews last night to talk Voter ID. Specifically, the education and get-out-the-vote effort surrounding the issue now that a judge has held up the law. “My focus, our focus here in the city, city government: Utilizing every resource we can for all voters, is to make sure every eligible voter has the information...

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DAILY GRINDER: Black Madam Charged

The so-called Black Madam, Padge Windslow, has been charged with third-degree murder, conspiracy, reckless endangerment and other violations. Padge got into trouble when her butt injection serum (meant to make for a bigger butt) allegedly killed an aspiring British dancer. She faces up to 88 years in prison. “Padge Windslowe’s arrogance and blatant...

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DAILY GRINDER: Sen. Casey Joins in Anti-Obama Smear

DAILY GRINDER: Sen. Casey Joins in Anti-Obama Smear

Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey, a so-called “moderate” in the U.S. Senate, has voted with the President Obama over 90 percent of the time, but he regularly goes out of his way to pretend he doesn’t. He’s sort of like Joe Lieberman or Ben Nelson, except without the whole “Holding votes hostage” thing and with a penchant for trying to outlaw...

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DAILY GRINDER: Ramsey Wants New Gun Laws in Wake of “Dark Knight Rises” Shooting

DAILY GRINDER: Ramsey Wants New Gun Laws in Wake of “Dark Knight Rises” Shooting

Like Mayor Nutter, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey believes The Dark Knight Rises massacre should prompt more gun-control measures—but says politicians won’t do anything about it, because they are cowards. And he said all this, and more, on ABC’s This Week yesterday. “Many of our legislators unfortunately on the federal level lack the courage...

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Mayor Nutter Calls For Strengthened Gun Laws in Wake of Colorado Movie Theater Shooting

Mayor Nutter Calls For Strengthened Gun Laws in Wake of Colorado Movie Theater Shooting

After a shooting that took place early this morning in Aurora, Colo., in which a gunman killed 12 people in a movie theater, Mayor Nutter has released a statement calling for stronger gun laws. “My most heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims of this terrible act of violence,” begins the statement, which was sent out to media...

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DAILY GRINDER: New State Voter ID Card Coming?

Pennsylvania officials said they will soon unveil a new state identification card which will make it easier to vote. (?) It will be “formerly announced” in the next few weeks. (?) “If you can’t meet the PennDot requirements for a non-driving ID because you are having trouble getting the necessary documentation together, there will be a way for...

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DAILY GRINDER: City Council Raise Kindly Being Donated—to President Obama

City Council is up for a payraise. Six members—Mark Squilla, Curtis Jones, Darrell Clarke, Bobby Henon, Jim Kenny and David Oh—have announced they’d be either rejecting the raise or giving it away. Kenyatta Johnson, Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, Blondell Reynolds Brown and Bill Green are taking it. But not all those under the “rejecting/giving it away”...

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DAILY GRINDER: PA Atheist to Desecrate Quran if ‘Year of Religious Diversity’ Resolution Passed

DAILY GRINDER: PA Atheist to Desecrate Quran if ‘Year of Religious Diversity’ Resolution Passed

Image: American Atheists Ernest Pearce V, the director of the state chapter of the American Atheists (the same group that put up the “Slaves, Obey Your Masters” billboard in Harrisburg) says if the House passes a new resolution in the fall, which would hilariously call 2012 the “Year of Religious Diversity” in addition to “Year of the Bible,”...

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Nutter Calls Romney ‘A Joke’

Nutter Calls Romney ‘A Joke’

Lots of pixilated ink has been spilled over Mitt Romney’s speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People yesterday, in which he was maybe cheered, maybe booed, maybe both—but definitely not neither. Almost immediately after the speech, in which the presidential candidate told the mostly-black audience, “If you knew my heart, I...

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