Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), one of the wealthiest members on Capitol Hill, has benefitted from federal low-income housing subsidies, according to the Associated Press.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Advisory Board, which meets Thursday for the first time in St. Louis, contains numerous Democratic donors, including a member of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
Democrats have seized on Rep. Todd Akin’s (R., Mo.) incendiary remarks about “legitimate rape” in an effort to paint Republicans as “extreme” when it comes to abortion and, by extension, all social issues.
Vice President Joe Biden has a history of falsely and maliciously accusing Republicans of being to blame for rape.
Despite the Obama campaign’s stated desire to run a positive campaign focused on economic issues in the midst of the worst recovery in American history, Democrats and their allies began attacking GOP nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan on abortion weeks before Akin made his inflammatory comments.
Democratic Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has been outmaneuvered by her opponent in recent weeks, as she has struggled to recover from a series of gaffes and mini-scandals.