DNC Infographic: Stop The Sequester

Just days before $85 billion in deep federal budget cuts are to take effect, the Democratic National Committee is circulating a new online infographic aimed at pressuring Republicans to back President Obama’s plan to avoid the so-called sequester. “If Republicans in Congress don’t act by Friday to stop the so-called sequester, there will be far-reaching consequences on our economy. These disastrous consequences are completely avoidable, and the President has a balanced plan to stop the sequester,” says DNC Executive Director Patrick Gaspard says in an email with the infographic. Gaspard asks supporters to share the infographic via Twitter, Facebook and other online tools. President Obama warned of the consequences of the sequester in his recent State of the Union address. The … Continue reading

Top Dem Calls Mitt Romney’s Meager Iowa Win ‘An Indictment’

Mitt Romney’s paltry 8-vote win Tuesday in the Iowa caucuses is “an indictment” against the Republican presidential hopeful, a top Democratic operative says. Romney barely squeaked past the late-surging Rick Santorum in the nation’s first 2012 presidential race, reportedly the closest margin in Iowa history. He won with barely 25 percent of the vote. The former Massachusetts governor also received fewer votes this year than he did back in his first White House run in 2008. Following Romney’s seeming Pyrrhic victory of sorts, the executive director of the Democratic Party tweeted: “despite millions of dollars spent in a state where he’s been campaigning for 5 years, 76% of republicans dont want romney. an indictment.” Democrats also touted a variety of … Continue reading