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As Senate offices are overwhelmed with calls against DeVos, supporters resort to shady tactics

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Wait you’re telling me someone other then a Liberal group pays folks to support their cause and even us trickery to get their point across. Blasphemy! – PB/TK 

As Senate offices are overwhelmed with calls against DeVos, supporters resort to shady tactics – Casey Quinlan Policy reporter at ThinkProgress 

As opposition to Betsy DeVos’ nomination for education secretary grows, DeVos’ supporters are reportedly resorting to shady tactics, such as paying people to support her. After DeVos’ confirmation hearing — during which she showed a deep lack of knowledge on major education policy issues — thousands of people called their senators’ offices, asking them not to support DeVos.

Teachers, students, and parents held hundreds of protests across the country opposing her nomination. Democratic senators have been particularly vocal in their opposition to DeVos — Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) explained her staunch opposition in the New York Times. And on Wednesday, two Republican senators, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), and Sen. Lisa Ann Murkowski (R-AK), said they would not vote for DeVos to become the next education secretary. Only one more Republican senator would need to vote against DeVos to break a tie, with the final Senate vote expected Tuesday.

Continue to thinkprogress.org article: https://thinkprogress.org/as-senate-offices-are-overwhelmed-with-calls-against-devos-supporters-resort-to-shady-tactics-1996fe2549f8#.732adwoe5

 

 

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