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GOP watch: No means no

The Washington Post: “Emboldened by sagging approval ratings of the Democratic-controlled Congress, Republicans almost unanimously opposed a bill to overhaul the financial regulatory system that President Obama signed into law; they are against a measure to increase the disclosure of campaign spending by corporations; and they've largely eliminated the chance of passing a series of measures Democrats say could help the economy. Their opposition turned unemployment benefits, usually an issue with little political controversy, into an intense clash between the parties.”

The AFSCME union is running a print advertising campaign in conjunction with Mitch McConnell’s appearance in Louisville addressing the National Conference of State Legislatures.