Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee National Press Secretary Justin Barasky issued the following statement responding to the latest round of attack ads funded by the Koch brothers against Jeanne Shaheen, Mark Udall, Gary Peters, and Mary Landrieu.
Today Terri Lynn Land released a new video she hopes will distract from her record of being on the wrong side of issues important to Michigan women. Terri Lynn Land opposes equal pay protections, supports Personhood, and backs a plan that would take us back to a time when women would pay more for critical preventative care like mammograms.
SENATE LANDSCAPE A RACE TO DEFINE THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES. The most significant open question on the senate landscape is not turnout. Our data can forecast turnout almost to the voter. The biggest question is how these unknown Republican candidates are introduced to voters. Who gets to define Thom Tillis and Bill Cassidy?
Today, after voting against paycheck fairness, GOP Senate candidates overwhelmingly voted for the reckless and irresponsible GOP budget that is bought and paid for by Charles and David Koch that jeopardizes economic security and health care rights for women while providing tax breaks for billionaires.
The GOP’s “Koch Budget” Would Hurt Women:
GOP Claim: Democrats’ Assertions That Women Earn 77 Cents For Every Dollar A Man Earns Are Inaccurate.
FACT: According To The Latest Census Statistics, On Average, Full-Time Working Women Earn 77 Cents To Every Dollar Earned By Men. Republicans Are Pointing To Other Data Sources To Claim That The Wage Gap Is Smaller, But Other Measures Fail To Fully Account For Factors Contributing To Earnings Differences.
Republican Opposition To Equal Pay For Equal Work Insures That 23% Wage Gap Continues For Women
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DSCC: Republican Budget is Bought & Paid For By Charles & David Koch