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Remember back in May when Republican candidate Steve Stivers attempted to walk back his response on a 9/12 Tea Party group’s questionnaire that asked if Steve Stivers would support repealing the 17th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution that allows for the direct election of the Senate by the people? (If not, click on the link.)

Well, what about the rest of that questionnaire?

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So, in order to deflect from John Boehner crying over the evil Democrats’ plan to regulate the helpless ant in Washington that is the major Wall Street financial industries, bank lobbyist Steve Stivers attacked Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy over comments that Speaker Pelosi made about GOP efforts to filibuster unemployment extension.

The Columbus Dispatch’s Daily Briefing covers the Stivers attack, the Kilroy counter-attack, followed by the Stivers surrender.

Here’s the Stivers attack:

The Stivers campaign called on Kilroy, D-Columbus, to defend or disavow comments by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., that unemployment checks are the […]

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So, remember just a few days ago we were talking about how bank lobbyist Steve Stivers told a 9/12/Tea Party group that he supported repealing the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that calls for the direct election of U.S. Senators?

Well, Stivers is now claiming to the Columbus Dispatch, he apparently is just too incompetent to check the right box, even with a campaign office of seasoned hired Republican campaign operatives helping him in what is supposed to be one of the most important races for the Republicans nationally this year.? This, of course, makes him a […]

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Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy knows that the national Republicans have painted a big target on her back.? She knows she’s likely facing a rematch from her ’08 opponent in which she narrowly won thanks, in part, to a high youth turnout fueled by the presidential election that is unlikely to materialize in ’10.

And yet, she not only voted for the House health insurance reform bill, but she also voted against the Stupak anti-choice amendment.

If you’ve got some spare change, give Kilroy some coin.? If you live in the area and have some spare time, then give […]

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Steve Stivers was at the Dublin St. Pat’s Day parade with his supporters today. Here’s their group photo…

Notice anything interesting?

Ok- sure. they are all wearing blue t-shirts. Anything else?

Ding! you are right- they are all white. And mostly men. Also in attendance: 4 kids, 5 babies and 1 dog.

And, if I was a betting man, I’d wager that around 10% of these people are relatives of Mr. Stivers.

The rest, of course, are still a bunch of white people- about 40 of them actually. Not really a big turnout given there are about […]

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