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  1. We should cheer the boos: Sandernista passion is the party's cure, not a curseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salon

    ... pulpit, however, to publicly warn President Obama against pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership through a lame-duck Congress. Monday's populist speeches weren't what the Democratic Party elites likely had in mind at first. Those speeches happened, ...


  2. Muslim lawmaker tells Democrats to vote against Trump's 'anti-Muslim' messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yahoo!

    The first Muslim elected to Congress warned Democrats on Monday that staying home in November would amount to a "surrender" to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his discriminatory agenda. Rep. Keith Ellison's remarks came as he introduced Sen. Bernie Sanders here at the Democratic National Convention, a gathering marred by intra-party divisions between the unconventional Vermonter's supporters and backers of the presumptive nominee, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.


  3. Should we all share Senator Grassley's optimism about federal...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    Long time readers know my hopefulnessabout significant federal sentencing reform movingthrough the current Congress has waxed and waned, especially as key leaders and members of both houses of Congress have expressed more or less optimism about the prospects for draft legislation getting full votes. And, as this post a few weeks ago revealed , I have lately beengespecially pessimistic about theprospects forCongress to summonthe spirit or find the time to get any reform bill to President Obama's desk.


  4. Chris Christie Lays Out The Case Against HillaryRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the United States someone who has risked America's secrets and lied about this to Congress and the American people. (snip) We know exactly what four years of Hillary Clinton will bring: all the failures of the Obama ...


  5. Monday's Morning Email: The Aftermath Of The Baton Rouge Shooting That Left Three Officers DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Switched

    ... ever done or will ever do will be more important to me than being a Dad." [ Daily Beast ] ~ In case you missed it, Congress released the long-awaited "28 pages" regarding the alleged Saudi ties to 9/11. , Trump's ghostwriter has some remorse about ...


  6. Does Mike Pence give Donald Trump the credibility among Christians he craves?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Los Angeles Times

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joins Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally in Westfield, Ind., on July 12. Campaign-trail citations of "Two Corinthians" and the Bible as his favorite book notwithstanding, something about Donald Trump's professed Christianity strikes many people as less than authentic. Can Mike Pence change that? Early reviews from readers on the presumptive Republican Party nominee's pick of the Indiana governor and former member of Congress as his running mate suggest Trump might have overdone it.


  7. A guide to the Philadelphia DNC that media won't show you, from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Salon

    ... we flew a bunch of women from around the country to Washington who were losing their homes to foreclosure to tell Congress their stories they got a bunch of empty promises," recalls Honkula. "Every single one of them, including my sister, went on to ...


  8. District 9 race by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Robesonian

    Analysis of the recent special congressional election had to wait until after the official recount. Now the numbers can be examined that resulted in Congressman Robert Pittenger becoming the GOP nominee for re-election to Congress.


  9. 7/01/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Digby

    ... just get rosier. But as I said last September , so long as the T-party controls state legislatures and the Congress, who Democrats elect as president won't much matter. From where many of us sit, the presidential race is a distraction unless the ...


  10. Workers stage picket over concern that Congress will close VA hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... care to the private sector. The proposal was considered and rejected in March by the Commission on Care, the group Congress charged with examining flaws to the Veterans Health Administration uncovered during the 2014 scandals. The commission's draft ...


  11. Baba Jamal Insults HairdressersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 |

    Political tension is currently mounting at the Akwatia Constituency - one of the flash points in the Eastern Region - as Mohammed Baba Jamal, the incumbent National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament for the area and the New Patriotic Party parliamentary candidate, Ama Sey, have verbally been attacking each other. DAILY GUIDE learnt that Baba Jamal, who apparently finds Ms Ama Sey to be a threat to him, had started attacking her personality, describing her as a hairdresser and illiterate who might not be able to speak on behalf of the constituents in parliament when she is voted for.


  12. Child-Murdering Mom: Don't Take My GunsBy Cliff SchecterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Daily Beast

    ... before she herself was shot and killed by police. It's the kind of thing that would lead to emergency hearings in Congress-if the GOP were not a corrupt, decaying edifice, only interested in political contributions and appeasing its most hardcore ...


  13. Congressional Candidate's 'Make America White Again' Billboard Sparks FuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | News Max

    An independent candidate for Congress is under fire for a campaign billboard declaring his hope of making "America White Again." The sign, which appeared over Highway 411 near Benton, Tenn., was put up by Rick Tyler, who's running for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district seat.


  14. 'Make America White'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    An independent candidate for Congress has been swept up in a wave of criticism for his campaign billboard vowing to " Make American White Again ." Rick Tyler, who is running for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district , put up the billboard alongside Highway 411 in Polk County to make a point, he said, that "the 'Leave It to Beaver, Ozzie and Harriet, Mayberry' America of old was vastly superior to what we are experiencing today."


  15. Bernie-backing activists to 'crash' Democratic conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WMDT

    ... on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. More than 1,400 people were arrested, but not before nearly 100 members of Congress called for hearings on the campaign finance reform and voting rights measures lobbied for by protesters. The group, one of dozens ...


  16. Protests erupt over dropping Ministers from CabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Star of Mysore

    ... At Bengaluru: Similar protest was also held at Bengaluru this morning, where hundreds of supporters of Vijayanagar Congress MLA M. Krishnappa staged a massive demonstration in protest against the party's last minute decision not to induct the MLA ...


  17. Ishrat Jahan case: Chidambaram says NDA creating controversy, Rijiju hits backRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 |

    New Delhi, June 16 : Former Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, accusing the NDA government of creating a "fake controversy" around the affidavits in Ishrat Jahan case, on Thursday said that news report published in an English daily "completely vindicates" the position he had taken but Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju hit back, saying "unfortunate steps" were taken then. Home Ministry official B.K. Prasad, who was probing the missing documents in the Ishrat Jahan case, however, dismissed the charge that he tutored a witness as was claimed by the Indian Express news report that Chidambaram cited, but the Congress supported Chidambaram, saying the one-man committee report that has come in public domain was a "farce".


  18. JharkhandRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Telegraph

    ... who had fled the Chaibasa jail in December 2014, was arrested from a construction site in Visakhapatnam of... State Congress chief Sukhdeo Bhagat has written a three-page letter to party president Sonia Gandhi, recommending action against Panki MLA ...


  19. Trump ally: Is Clinton aide a 'terrorist agent'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Hill

    ... to ask: Do we have a Saudi spy in our midst? Do we have a terrorist agent?" "When anyone, not least a member of Congress, launches specious and degrading attacks against fellow Americans on the basis of nothing more than fear of who they are and ...


  20. Five burning post-primary questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Hill

    Hillary Rodham Clinton Tim Kaine: I don't think Hillary will pick me for VP Five burning post-primary questions FBI: Everything on Clinton is 'evidence' or possible evidence MORE Donald Trump Five burning post-primary questions Conservative magazine begs Romney to run for president Indian leader touts US relations in Congress speech MORE will be the next president of the United States, and the fight between them will dominate the political landscape for the next five months. Bernie Sanders Five burning post-primary questions Schumer: Dems on 'path to unity' MoveOn says Clinton should be nominee MORE , Clinton closed out the campaign in emphatic fashion on Tuesday, winning the two biggest states of the day, New Jersey and California.