Duff: “For more years than I can remember, the Republicans have been voting against the interests of poor people.”

“The Republicans’ sudden interest in the needs of poor people is heartwarming. It’s also absurd. Where was this concern when they voted against the Earned Income Tax Credit, maybe the single most effective way to help lift people out of poverty? What about when they voted all those times against increasing the minimum wage—another effective…

Duff: Republican Hypocrisy is Mind-Boggling

“The level of hypocrisy here is mind-boggling. If you cut down all the trees in all the forests of our beautiful state you still wouldn’t have enough paper to list all the times Republican legislators voted to cut various types of local funding—oftentimes for education—and services for the poor, including health care. For them to…