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Posted at 3:25 p.m. on June 23, 2014
There are just two chances left to nominate House GOP lawmakers for ousting at the hands of HBO’s Bill Maher.
The political comedian announced during the June 20 “Real Time With Bill Maher” that he has added Republican Reps. Tim Walberg of Michigan and freshman Jackie Walorski of Indiana to his list of incumbents who might be vulnerable in the November midterm elections.
Maher called Walberg a “birther” who recently said Americans were “slaves to humanism, pleasure, sexual perversion, drugs and drunkenness.”
He noted that Walorski lost her election bid in 2010 and suggested she only won her seat in 2012 because of redistricting.
“She is the gerrymandering queen,” Maher proclaimed, “and don’t forget this is what we are fighting against.”
Over the past several months, Maher has been soliciting viewers to use Twitter to suggest candidates to target for the Nov. 4 midterm elections. Maher said he will narrow down the field, bracket-style, and then support that Republican’s Democratic challenger.
Here are the members currently on Maher’s chopping block, and what Maher had to say about them:
Christina Bellantoni contributed to this report.
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