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Accountability | Michigan

James Questions Women’s Capacity for Leadership at Men-Only Gathering

By on September 13, 2018.

Speaking at a men’s-only event earlier this year, Michigan Republican John James questioned women's capacity for leadership, alleging that “women want men who have been tested” and that men had a “charge to lead.”

Accountability

Kavanaugh Represented Company Accused of Mistreating HIV-Positive Prisoners

By on September 12, 2018.

As an attorney in the late 1990s, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh defended a company accused of failing to provide treatment and adequate care to inmates dying of HIV and AIDS in Alabama prisons.

Accountability | California

Woof: Rohrabacher Launches Into Bizarre Comments About Chinese People Eating Dogs When Asked About Chinese New Year

By on September 12, 2018.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher had an odd message for the Chinese people when asked about Chinese New Year: It’s OK that you eat dogs.

Accountability | Florida

DeSantis’s Father Spread Racist, Misogynistic Rhetoric on Social Media

By on September 11, 2018.

Ron DeSantis’s father shared a Facebook post that called then-President Barack Obama a “cop-hating terrorist,” one of several racially tinged posts he shared on social media in recent years before he turned his attention to his son’s campaign for governor.

Accountability | Virginia

On 9/11 Anniversary, Rep. Scott Taylor Invited Another Terrorist Attack in Social Media Post

By on September 11, 2018.

Three years ago, on the 14th anniversary of 9/11, Rep. Scott Taylor was on a flight from Boston to Washington when he when he posted a selfie on Instagram suggesting he would be able to stop a terrorist attempting to hijack the plane.

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Woodward: Pruitt Bypassed Protocol, Legal Review in Failed Coup Against Paris Agreement

By on September 10, 2018.

Scott Pruitt once let himself into the Oval Office and asked President Donald Trump to sign off on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement on the spot, according to a new book by Bob Woodward detailing the inner workings of the Trump White House.

Accountability | Arizona

McSally’s New TV Ad Includes False Attack Questioning Sinema’s Patriotism

By on September 10, 2018.

Independent fact-checkers declared Rep. Martha McSally’s new ad attacking her opponent’s patriotism to be false. PolitiFact Arizona rated McSally’s attack ad “mostly false” on Monday, saying McSally’s ad “ignores critical facts that would give a different impression.”

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