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Alt-Right Torch-Wielders Protest at Robert E. Lee Statue

To chants of 'You will not replace us,' 'Russia is our friend'

(Newser) - "What brings us together is that we are white, we are a people, we will not be replaced," intoned Richard Spencer, the man who coined the term "alt-right," at rallies Saturday near a contentious statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va. As the Daily Progress... More »

Buffett Rule 'Scares Conservatives'

Chris Hayes hosts discussion on President Obama's tax plan

(Newser) - Chris Hayes hosted a feisty roundtable discussion today on MSNBC about the Buffet Rule, asking whether President Obama's attempt to tax the rich at 30% is just a "gimmick"—or, as Mitt Romney has warned, a needless "source of division."
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9 House Races to Watch

Alan Grayson, Tom Perriello, Joseph Cao among those fighting for their job

(Newser) - Polling guru Nate Silver used his highly sophisticated model to predict that the GOP could pick up anywhere from 23 to 81 seats . They need to pick up 39 in order to grab a 218-vote House majority. We boiled it down to the 9 that you should keep an eye... More »

GOP Tweets Democratic Staffers' Home Addresses

Perriello-Hurt race in Virginia takes nasty turn

(Newser) - A nasty congressional race in Virginia has gotten a little nastier, via Twitter. A National Republican Congressional Committee spokesman tweeted the home addresses of several Democratic campaign staffers, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. He posted the addresses of staffers working for Rep. Tom Perriello's campaign after the Perriello camp called his... More »

House Dems Get Extra Security

Capitol police on case after post-health-vote threats

(Newser) - The rising threats against a number of House Democrats in the wake of Sunday’s health-reform vote has authorities beefing up security for them, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says. Capitol Police and the FBI are looking at at least 10 representatives, the Huffington Post reports; Reps. Bart Stupak (Mich.),... More »

Dem Rep's Brother Has Propane Gas Line Cut

FBI investigates incident in Virginia

(Newser) - Things continue to get nasty for lawmakers who backed health care reform. Someone apparently cut a propane gas line outside the home of the brother of a Democratic congressman in Virginia. The FBI tells Politico it is investigating. The incident occurred near Charlottesville at the home of Thomas Perriello's brother;... More »

Death Threats Made to Stupak, Others, Their Kids

Dems: Threatening our families is going too far

(Newser) - As angry opponents of health care reform smash legislators' office windows, make death threats against Bart Stupak and Louise Slaughter, and vow to send snipers to "kill the children of the members who voted yes,” Democrats are protesting that the rage in the health care debate has gotten... More »

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