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GOP Senate Candidate Wants The Media To Stop Covering ‘Sob Stories’ About Low-Income Americans

At a recent event, Republican Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde said that he is exasperated with media coverage of “sad personal stories” about Americans who have been affected by the Great Recession. Evidently tired of reading about low-income or homeless individuals unable to access basic needs, Hovde expressed his disdain for such “sob stories,” [...]
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Ho Sit Down: GOP Senate Candidate Says He’s Tired Of Hearing Sob Stories About The Recession Struggle…..And Foodstamps

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip (3 years ago)

GOP Senate Candidate Says He’s Tired Of Sob Stories From Struggling Americans GOP Senate hopeful Eric Hovde wants struggling Americans to stop getting so much shine in the media. Hmmm. wonder how the citizens of this largely republi... Read Post

Eric Hovde (R) surges in both primary and general in Wisconsin Senate race

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Eric Hovde, Madison East HS yearbook photo, 1982 Public Policy Polling (pdf). 7/5-8. Wisconsin voters. MoE ±2.9% (4.1% for Republican primary sample). (4/13-15 results in parentheses, 2/23-26 in brackets): Eric Hovde (R): 31 [--] To... Read Post

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Supports Closing Tax Loophole For Wealthy Investors

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Wisconsin Senate candidate Eric Hovde (R) has been a staunch opponent of the Buffett Rule, the minimum tax on millionaires co-sponsored by likely Democratic Senate nominee Rep. Tammy Baldwin, since beginning his campaign. Sticking w... Read Post

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