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Caught on Tape: What Mitch McConnell Complained About to a Roomful of Billionaires(Exclusive) - The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, americans, constitution, candidates, ethics, elections, economy, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, politics, media, republicans, democrats, freedoms )

Wild
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills.
'The Congress Shall Have Power ... to Declare War'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, government, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 5 days ago - theatlantic.com
Absent a declaration of war or a statutory authorization from Congress, the president can't introduce the U.S. Armed Forces into hostilities save in "a national emergency created by attack upon the United States."
Anti-Occupation Activists in New York Blast United Jewish Appeal for Supporting Attacks on Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BDS, JVP. freedoms, end all US aid to ISRAEL, END THE OCCUPATION-WAR ON gAZA-SIEGE 201, death, children, laws of war violations, BDS, Americans, constitution, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, news, propaganda, war, congress, terrorism )

Jess
- 9 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Members of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) gathered outside the offices of the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies in New York today, criticizing the group's support for Israel's policy towards Gaza, including the blockade
Do Your Job Congress - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, Petition, Do Your Job, hurt economy, do nothing, work for the people )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Republican Congress has vowed to do nothing every since President Obama was elected. Their tactics have shut down the government, delayed the return of a strong economy, and hurt the American people.
Republicans Don't Gut The School Lunches - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michele Obama, obesity, nutrition, Congress, school lunches, cutbacks )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - credomobilize.com
Our children deserve healthy food at school, not junk food filled with salt, sugar, and empty calories. We urge you reject any attempts to roll back healthy school nutrition standards.
Stop Attacking Social Security Disability
Health & Wellness  (tags: Social Security Disability, Congress, NCPSSM, disability, benefits, die yearly )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - capwiz.com
Some members of Congress have started attacking Americans with disabilities who receive Social Security benefits. It's incredibly difficult for applicants to qualify for disability benefits thousands die each year waiting for these benefits.
Innocent Before Proven Guilty? The Bizarre Bipartisan Rush to Clear Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, congress, americans, politics, usa, media )

Cal
- 10 days ago - theweek.com
Even if Perry gets off scot-free -- which is far from inevitable -- that shouldn't erase a long history of dubious quid pro quos
McConnell's Plan to Shut Down Obama (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, elections, ethics, dishonesty, Obama, obstructionism, government shutdown, corruption, government, politics, propaganda, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - politico.com
Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown.
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Koch Brothers, elections, congress, ethics, government, politics, tea party, republicans, SupremeCourt, freedoms, corruption, dishonesty, candidates )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - dccc.org
Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.For decades, our democracy was shielded from the corrosive influence of big money.The Supreme Court and Citizen's United has...
HAVE YOU READ: Rick Perry's Guide to Abusing Gubernatorial Power?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, news, media, lies, republicans, usa )

David
- 15 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
The grand jury found Perry on several counts of abuse of power. The first count highlighted Perry's abuse of official capacity; "with intent to harm another, to-wit, Rosemary Lehmberg, and the PUI of Travis County District Attorney's Office" misused gov..
"How America's Police Became An Army"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, freedoms )

Mitchell
- 16 days ago - newsweek.com
This "Newsweek" story describes how our Federal Government, in the 1990's, paved the way for the police in Ferguson, Mo., to present like an armed forces division.
OP-ED: Paul Ryan's Welfare Reform Ideas Are Even Worse Than You Think
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: welfare reform, Paul Ryan's plan, politics, government, dishonesty, ethics, congress, usa )

Cal
- 16 days ago - thenation.com
New research shows us that the plan would deepen the damage already inflicted by eighteen years of reforming welfare out of existence.
America's New War in Iraq Quietly Escalating Without Congress
World  (tags: Rachel Maddow, Iraqi, Yazidis, ISIS, Congress, President Obama, military, constitutional autopilot, boots on the ground )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - msnbc.com
Rachel Maddow reports on progress toward the goal of deterring ISIS and aiding Iraqi Yazidis as the U.S. military presence in Iraq grows and Congress shows no sign of asserting itself, leaving the process on "constitutional autopilot."
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, democrats, republicans, ethics, elections, government, news, propaganda, politics, money, society, humans )

Robert
- 19 days ago - dccc.org
The Koch brothers spent over $400 million in 2012--and they've pledged to spend over $300 million this year. Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.
 

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