Daily Clips: September 22nd, 2015

Jeb! hates net neutrality: Today, Jeb! unveiled policy proposals which would call for rolling back many of Obama’s actions, including net neutrality. The Hill reports, “Bush’s proposal laments the rules for subjecting Internet service providers — such as Verizon, AT&T or Comcast — to “antiquated ‘common carrier’ regulations.” There Jeb! goes again, siding with the little guy…

Senator Warren standing up for women’s reproductive choices: Why isn’t she running again?

Government shutdown looking more and more likely: Lawmakers (from both sides) are using the budget process to push forward their own individual agendas and predictably, that isn’t good for the nation. Washington Post gathered the opinions of congressional budget experts to hear what they had to say about the chances of a government shutdown. The results were not good. Here is an excerpt from an expert (try saying that ten times) who believes there is a 75 percent chance of a shutdown:

To recap, we have the Planned Parenthood debate, the Export-Import Bank, debates over ending automatic budget cuts and the Iran nuclear deal all threatening to play a part in at least a temporary government shutdown. Oh yeah, and Congress still has to okay a fund by Oct. 29 to help pay for highways and bridges (known as the Highway Trust Fund).

SCOTT WALKER IS OUT-OF-HERE! To celebrate Governor Walker’s exit from the GOP primary, here are 7 gaffes that helped doom his candidacy. One down, 15 to go. 

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.