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  • Feingold gets an earful at Oshkosh mtg

    01/07/2010 8:58:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies · 1,152+ views
    fox 11 ^ | 1/7/10 | Lindsay Veremis
    OSHKOSH - Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold got an earful at his town hall meeting in Winnebago County on Thursday. "The majority of senior people feel that they are getting screwed pardon my French," Pat Braasch of Oshkosh said during the one-and-a-half hour session. While all topics were on the table, healthcare dominated the discussion. Some expressed concerns about cuts to Medicare. Others asked why a plan that's expected to extend coverage to more than 30 million of the uninsured, would be negotiated behind closed doors.
  • CA: Schwarzenegger gets earful on immigration, crime

    07/25/2006 5:06:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 714+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 7/25/06 | Kate Folmar
    LA MESA - A heavily Republican crowd grilled Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger during a campaign appearance in Southern California today, barraging him with questions about immigration and crime. --snip-- Then Sally, who later identified herself as a volunteer with the Minuteman Project border patrol, stood up. She wanted to know where the National Guard members were on the border. ``I voted for you,'' she said. ``And right now, I don't see much difference between you and Phil Angelines,'' she said, mispronouncing the name of the governor's Democratic challenger. ``I don't see that you're standing up for the citizens of California,'' she...
  • President Bush Urges Haste on Social Security Reform (voters give lawmakers earful back home)

    02/26/2005 4:17:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 47 replies · 1,374+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/26/05 | DEB RIECHMANN
    Bush Urges Haste on Social Security Reform 33 minutes ago White House - AP By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - Back from stroking U.S. allies in Europe, President Bush now is lobbying a home-front target: wary lawmakers returning from a long congressional break, where they heard their constituents' concerns about Social Security overhaul. The lawmakers got an earful from voters back home. Now, Bush wants them to listen to him. "We need to act now to fix Social Security permanently," he said Saturday in a radio address aimed at Congress. The president is making a fresh push for...