“I am extremely disappointed that you sided with big polluters, and I will not forget this vote against the Clean Air Act and my health. I hope you will reverse this astonishing position, and oppose all future efforts to undermine clean air protections.”
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“That’s enough to air it quite a bit in Wisconsin, and a sign that the Democratic base is pretty intensely engaged in the state fight,” Politico reported …. through gritted teeth.
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Greg Sargent: National liberal money flows into Wisconsin fight: Yesterday I first reported on a new ad being aired by progressive groups featuring ordinary Wisconsites making the case against Scott Walker, and in the 24 hours since, the spot has now pulled in more than $200,000 in contributions to keep it on the air.
The influx of cash — which will enable the ad to run widely — is a measure of how high the stakes have become in Wisconsin for Dems and liberals around the country, and the degree to which they view the standoff as one chapter in a national war with implications that go well beyond the particulars of this one battle.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talk before the start of the Kennedy Center Honors at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)