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House Passes Payment Fix For Medicare Docs, But At What Cost?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, government, congress, republicans, democrats, obama, ethics, healthcare )

- 572 days ago -
Bipartisan support dissolved this week for compromise legislation that would have fixed a longstanding problem with the way Medicare pays physicians.
When Hope Turns Rancid: LBJ and Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, housing, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

- 572 days ago -
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

- 575 days ago -
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Headline Writers Must Have Worked Overtime On New ABC News/Washington Post Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, polls, media, elections, candidates, congress, government, propaganda, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, economy, politics, democrats )

Carrie No
- 577 days ago -
James Carville called me early this morning to talk about the new ABC News/Washington Post poll, reported under the banner, "Poll: Democrats' advantage on key issues is not translating to a midterm-election edge."
How Republicans Lost Their Minds, Democrats Lost Their Souls and Washington Lost Its Appeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Washington DC, Washington Post, Robert G. Kaiser, government, politics, corruption, ethics, republicans, democrats, media, propaganda )

Carrie No
- 585 days ago -
Robert G. Kaiser, a native Washingtonian, joined The Washington Post as a summer intern in 1963. After working as a local reporter, a foreign correspondent, an editor and, from 1991 to 1998, the paper's managing editor, he retired in February.
Federal Deficit Falls to Smallest Level Since 2008
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, government, politics, Obama, Americans, budget deficit, news, democrats, republicans )

Carrie No
- 589 days ago -
The federal budget deficit fell precipitously to $680 billion in the 2013 fiscal year from about $1.1 trillion the year before, the Treasury Department said Thursday. That is the smallest deficit since 2008, and marks the end of a five-year stretch.
Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., usa, americans, U.S.A., ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, democrats, republicans, dishonesty, elections, corruption, freedoms, healthcare, supremecourt, candidates, cover-up, propaganda, constitution, congress, representatives, president, lies )

- 590 days ago -
"The proposed 875-mile Keystone XL pipeline will bring massive industrial pollution and waste to fragile wildlife habitats from Canada to the Gulf. The majestic Whooping Crane, with fewer than 500 surviving in the wild, is at particular risk."PLEASE SIGN
Voter Warns Mary Landrieu on Obama: 'I Don't Vote for Black People...They Got Their Place' (TEXT and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama, Mary Landrieu, racism, ethics, healthcare, government, politics, republicans, democrats, economy )

Carrie No
- 591 days ago -
An article published by NPR on Tuesday indicated that Sen. Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) tough re-election battle in Louisiana could be less about her vote for health care reform, and more about her decision to support the country's first black president.
The Republican Party's Talent Gap
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, talent, intelligence, politics, government, democrats, republicans, elections, candidates )

Carrie No
- 593 days ago -
The GOP doesn't have enough smart people working on its campaigns, and those who do are playing out of position. Republicans who run campaigns gripe they lose races because of candidates and ideology.
Louisiana Congressional Candidate Said Viagra Is Made From His Blood (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Louisiana, Edwin Edwards, corruption, government, politics, democrats, republicans, ethics, elections, crime )

Carrie No
- 596 days ago -
He's back. On Wednesday, less than three years after being released from federal prison, Louisiana Democrat Edwin Edwards told Bloomberg's Al Hunt he intends to run for the House seat being vacated by Rep. Bill Cassidy, who is running for Senate.
If Hillary Is 'Ruthless,' We Could Use More Like Her
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, government, politics, democrats, media )

Carrie No
- 597 days ago -
Back in 1993, a Washington Post reporter asked me which Clinton was smarter, Bill or Hillary. As a magazine journalist long resident in Arkansas, I'd never covered state government and would have described the president and first lady as friendly...
2016 Election: Joe Biden Can't Think of Reason Not to Run
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Joe biden, Elections, usa, elections, democrats, government, news, politics )

- 609 days ago -
He will make his final decision in summer 2015 based on whether he is the "best qualified" person to focus on two things: "giving ordinary people a fighting change to make it" and a "sound foreign policy."
The Sugar Makes the Poison Taste Sweet -- William Rivers Pitt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, media, military, obama, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

- 616 days ago -
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) stormed out of the chamber before the speech was finished. Rep. Randy Weber (R-Also TX) sent out a Tweet calling Mr. Obama the "Kommandant-In-Chef" before the speech even began.
Support the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, americans, ethics, finance, government, law, money, news, politics, society, safety, republicans, democrats )

- 616 days ago -
The aptly named Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act (HR 3970) would end subsidies that enrich CEO pay at the taxpayers' expense.
Groups the United States Has Ridiculously Labeled "Terrorists"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, Govtfearmongering, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, ethics, government, candidates, usa, propaganda, media, democrats, republicans, terrorism )

- 618 days ago -
In the United States government's quest to uncover terrorist threats, fingers get pointed in a lot of directions and things that shouldn't be that suspicious are turned into full-blown "warning signs." Here are four groups MisLabled!

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