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Climate talkathon passes 12-hour mark
Sens. Brian Schatz , Sheldon Whitehouse and Barbara Boxer are leading the charge and more than 20 other Democrats participated, including members of leadership, in the Senate's 35th all-night session.
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Overnight Energy: Republicans push natural gas exports
FINDING DEMS WEAK SPOT: Republicans are pushing more natural gas exports, and in doing so could find a weak spot to hit the administration and fellow Democrats on when it comes to foreign policy and energy.
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Sen. James Inhofe , ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Wednesday at a hearing on the Defense Department's Fiscal Year 2015 budget that President Barack Obama has wasted $120 billion on global warming over the past five years - money that would be better spent on the military.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Inhofe: Obama Wasted $120 Billionon Global Warming Which CouldBuy 1400 F-35s
Inhofe: Obama Wasted $120 Billion on Global Warming Which Could Buy 1400 F-35s Cybercast News Service, by Melanie Hunter Sen. James Inhofe , ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Wednesday at a hearing on the Defense Department's Fiscal Year 2015 budget that President Barack Obama has wasted $120 billion on global warming over ... (more)
Release Apache Helicopters to Egypt
Who would have thought that, three years after the Arab Spring uprisings, the only two countries friendly to the Muslim Brotherhood would have been U.S. 'allies' Qatar and Turkey? In its year in power in Egypt, the only thing the Muslim Brotherhood accomplished was to turn the vast majority of the Egyptian people against it.
The Washington Post
A brief history of Senate Democrats talkathons
The Senate Democrats plan to stage a through-the-night "talkathon" to educate insomniacs everywhere on the perils of climate change.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Senate to vote on Gillibrand's military sexual assault bill
The fate of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's proposal to have military lawyers decide whether to prosecute sexual assault cases in the armed forces comes down to nine undecided members of the U.S. Senate heading into today's vote.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Hagel outlines steps to bolster defences of European allies after Russia's Ukraine incursion
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., questions Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing focusing on the Defense Department's budget request for fiscal year 2015.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The GOP's unregulated business-climate nirvana, in China
The measure, sponsored by Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield , would strike down EPA's proposed mandate that new coal-fired power plants use carbon capture and storage technology to limit their emissions.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Inhofe: Putin's action due to 'President Obama's disarming of America'
Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., ripped President Barack Obama's military policy monday, saying it's emboldened Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Motley Fool
Natural Gas Vehicles to Boom Over Next Decade
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
US Senate resolution supporting Sri Lanka calls Obama to adopt a...
Mar 01, Colombo: A bipartisan resolution introduced in support of Sri Lanka by eleven senators of the United States call on US President to develop a comprehensive and well balanced policy towards Sri Lanka that reflects US interests, including respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law, as well as economic and security interests.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Belleville News Democrat
Shimkus asks Homeland Security about ammo purchases
U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsivlle, has added his voice to the chorus of federal lawmakers raising questions with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over its purchase of 141,161 rounds of ammunition for high-powered rifles.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
About the Koch brothers and cancer victims
The most egregious of the Koch brothers anti-Obamacare ads has been the one featuring Julie Boonstra , a leukemia patient who made a lot of vague and easily disproved assertions about how Obamacare was hurting her.
Key lawmaker: Don't try to hash out pay reform this year
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee wants to delay any major military retirement and compensation debate until next year, instead focusing on other areas of potential savings for the fiscal 2015 defense budget.
Mann Misrepresents Noaa Oig
In today's post, I'll consider a fifth investigation - by the NOAA Office of the Inspector General OIG here- and show that, like the other four considered so far, Mann's claims that it either "investigated" or "exonerated" Mann himself were untrue.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Senate Republicans vow to block Chuck Hagel's military cuts
Republican lawmakers say they intend to use their legislative powers to try to block Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's plan to significantly shrink the size and power of the military .
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Uganda, Obama And 'The Family'
The evangelical organization that describes itself as a Christian mafia has been the hidden hand behind Uganda's anti-gay bill, along with Rick Warren, the gay-bashing pastor who presided at Obama's first inauguration.
Climate warrior ramps it up
It's personal, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said. The impact of climate change on homes in the Rhode Island Democrat's state gives his fight increasing urgency.
Who lobbyists for Ukraine leader courted
The release from prison of former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko over the weekend was preceded by a two-year lobbying campaign that reached the highest levels of the Obama administration, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.