Occupy Wall Street protesters said Bachmann’s stances “capitalize on dividing Americans” by claiming that people who disagree with her are “unpatriotic socialists.”
Two polls show that the amendment might get defeated while two others show a slight lead for anti-gay marriage activists.
Bachmann said the solution to Michigan’s unemployment was to make it a right to work state, which would allow companies to cut back wages and benefits.
Franken says repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act won’t make straight people gay, but that DOMA will continue to harm LGBT couples if it isn’t repealed.
The Office of the Legislative auditor found that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency had an accounts receivable balance of $8.2 million in the final quarter of 2010, with errors of $6.2 million.
The Human Rights Campaign said the law firm has “established a clear pattern of knowingly taking on anti-LGBT organizations as clients, even after we and others in the community expressed concerns.”
Super PACs have been pushing the boundaries of election law this year, with many of the Federal Election Commission members unwilling to enforce regulations.
After voters felled Ohio Governor John Kasich’s signature anti-collective bargaining law yesterday, he responded with an assurance that the state wasn’t going to pony up any new cash to help struggling cities. Cities like Columbus, Ohio, are facing huge cuts from the state and working with unions to lower costs.
If the International Workers of the World and Jimmy John’s don’t reach a settlement, the case will go to an administrative judge in January 2012.
The White House congratulated Ohioans for “standing up for workers and defeating efforts to strip away collective bargaining rights.”