Digby: Republicans are starting to lose the senior vote and maybe their hold on Congress in 2014.
Echidne of the Snakes: The New York Times’ profile of career women who “opted out” now wanting back in leaves a lot out.
Plunderbund: A new attempt to bring creationism into Ohio schools.
Keystone Politics: Democratic Attorney General Kathleen Kane will not defend Pennsylvania’s marriage equality ban in court, but the state’s draconian Voter ID law is another matter.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day: “Think about this, we cut Obama by five percent, which was big. A lot of people lost sight of that. He won, he beat McCain by 10 percent, he only beat Romney by five percent. I think that probably voter ID helped a bit in that.” (Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Rob Gleason, July, 2013.)
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