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WHOA: Dem. Senator Rips GOP for Turning AG Confirmation Into a 'Soundbite Factory for Fox News' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, congress, Confirmation Hearing, Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder, Attorney General, ethics, government, politics, republicans, propaganda, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) attempted to shame Senate Republicans on Thursday, saying that they had turned confirmation hearings for the next attorney general into a "soundbite factory for Fox News."
John McCain to Anti-War Protesters: 'Get Out of Here, You Low-Life Scum'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, protesters, Henry Kissinger, John McCain, congress, government, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, military, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
As the hearing started, several protesters approached the table holding signs and shouting at 91-year-old Henry Kissinger, who was on hand for a hearing on global security challenges, CNN reported.
Senate Approves Keystone XL Bill; White House Reaffirms Veto Threat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, Obama, veto, Keystone XL Pipeline, government, ethics, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Following the vote, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) praised the passage, calling it a victory "for jobs in this country, for energy security, for good trade relationships with our neighbor in Canada."
Tell President Obama: Reject the Keystone Pipeline ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, congress, President Obama, environment, government, ethics, news, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - action.citizen.org
We the undersigned call on President Obama to immediately declare the Keystone XL pipeline is not in our national interest. The pipeline would transport the dirtiest oil in the world across AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest freshwater aquifer,risking a major oil spill.
Congress: Please Extend Key Clean Energy Tax Incentives - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: EXPIRE Act, Congress, clean energy technologies, tax incentives, pew petition, wind, waste heat to power )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - advocacy.pewenvironment.org
By strengthening the Expiring Provisions Improvement Report and Efficiency Act, or EXPIRE Act, to include an extension of key wind, efficiency, and waste-heat-to-power provisions, Congress can give clean energy technologies a boost encourage investment.
Menendez Bags on Iran Sanctions, and Congressman Says AIPAC Demands Deference to Israel Over US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AIPAC, congress, abuse, Americans, Iran, Israel, ethics, government, republicans, democrats, corruption, politics, news, freedoms, dishonesty, lies, war )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
John Yarmuth describes the power of AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, in Congress: Unfortunately, I think, some of the demands that are made of members by AIPAC and some strong Jewish supporters are that we pay more attention ...
Congressman Attacks GOP CongresswomenâEUR(TM)s Stand On Abortion: âEUR~It Sent The Entirely Wrong MessageâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abortion rights, rape victims, congress, government, women, republicans, politics, ethics, news, healthcare, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Last week, a proposed 20-week abortion ban didnâEUR(TM)t get a vote in the House after a group of Republican women expressed concerns about its narrow exception for rape victims.
OMG! Republicans Have a Change of Heart!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, congress, abuse, americans, ethics, elections, propaganda, politics, supremecourt, terrorism )

Jason
- 2 days ago - jimhightower.com
an official document of the National Republican Party. And âEUR" wow! âEUR" the policy positions it contains show that party leaders really are serious about coming to their senses and rejecting the plutocratic extremism and far-right
Support BIG Investment in Infrastructure Jobs ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: infrastructure, Bernie Sanders, American Society of Civil Engineers, AFL-CIO, congress, constitution, jobs, labor )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Senator Bernie Sanders is proposing a huge, $1 trillion infrastructure program -- which would create jobs repairing crumbling bridges and roads, expanding high-speed Internet, and increasing access to clean energy.
Tell Senate Democrats: Dont Let The Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Congress, Dodd-Frank Act, reforms, economy )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
If Wall Street succeeds in rolling back the reforms put in place after the 2008 financial crash, we will all pay the catastrophic price. Congress should be building on Dodd-Frank not ripping it to shreds.
Tell Congress: Drop the Forced Ultrasound Bill ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abuse, health care, forced ultrasounds, government, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, news, congress )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last Thursday, House Republicans introduced legislation to require forced vaginal ultrasounds before receiving an abortion--or what many consider to be state-sponsored rape.This unacceptable intrusion into a woman's health decisions is offensive and ...
The Netanyahu Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Israel, Netanyahu, Iran, nuclear weapns, congress, Boehner, elections, obama, politics, republicans )

Lynn
- 3 days ago - theatlantic.com
Benjamin Netanyahu believes he has just one job, and that is to stop Iran from getting hold of nuclear weapons. âEUR¦[Israel]âEUR¦is predicated on stopping Iran, a country ruled by a regime that seeks both IsraelâEUR(TM)s annihilation and the means to carry it out
Tell U.S. Congress Not to Attend Netanyahu's Speech ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Netanyahu, U.S., congress, government, ethics, war, Israel, Iran, diplomacy, abuse, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Instead of letting diplomacy work, Netanyahu wants the U.S. to impose harsher sanctions on Iran, all but ensuring that talks collapse and increasing the risk of war. Please sign the petition.
Boycott Bibi's Bluster ~ MoveOn.Org PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, ethics, government, politics, Netanyahu, Boehner, republicans, corruption )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Urge Members of Congress to call for NetanyahuâEUR(TM)s talk to be cancelled, and to pledge not to attend the talk if it is not cancelled, by signing our petition.
 

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