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US Politics & Gov't

12 Facts You Need to Know About Our Retirement Crisis as the Battle Over Social Security Is Far From Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, socialsecurity, obama, usa, politics, news, u.s. )

Cal
- 475 days ago - alternet.org
Obama's reversal on Social Security cutbacks isn't the major victory it appears to be. Here's why.
House Passes Payment Fix For Medicare Docs, But At What Cost?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, government, congress, republicans, democrats, obama, ethics, healthcare )

Cal
- 476 days ago - npr.org
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 )

Kit
- 476 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
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 )

Robert
- 479 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Inside Alaska's New "War on Women"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, obama, usa, news, ethics, women's rights, u.s. )

Cal
- 482 days ago - motherjones.com
"No one is prohibited from having birth control because of economic reasons," says an Alaska state senator.
Mr. Obama, Tear Down This Wall of Hypocrisy on International Law - SIGN PLEASE!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, international law, international law violation, drone strikes, assassinations, Kill List, killing civilians, invasions, constitution, abuse )

Angelika
- 485 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Mr. Obama, if int'l law is so damn crucial.., then stop violating it. The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let's be clear. The message from the White House is: Do as we say, not as we do.
Report: Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut Food Stamp Spending By $4.6 Billion a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, minimum wage, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 487 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would reduce federal food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the liberal-leaning Center for American Progress.
Duelling U.S. Budgets Herald Showdown Over Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, congress, u.s., poverty, war on poverty, news, elections, ethics )

Cal
- 487 days ago - ipsnews.net
U.S. President Barack Obama released a 3.9-trillion-dollar budget proposal for the coming fiscal year, shaping an ideological battle over the role of government in reducing poverty that will likely define the coming election year.
Federal Deficit Falls to Smallest Level Since 2008
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, government, politics, Obama, Americans, budget deficit, news, democrats, republicans )

Carrie
- 492 days ago - nytimes.com
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.
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
- 494 days ago - rawstory.com
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.
Obama Appears to Have Abandoned the Idea of Cutting Social Security--For Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, politics, news, obama, ethics, americans, usa, government )

Cal
- 499 days ago - alternet.org
Progressive victory over the austerity agenda could start a larger and needed conversation.
Secretary of State Kerry: Reinstate Edward Snowden's Passport! - SIGN PLEASE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Edward Snowden, Obama, Sec. Kerry, reinstating passport, ethics, cover-up, DOS, government, lies, politics, NSA, Whistleblower protection )

Angelika
- 505 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
The U.S. State Department revoked the passport of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, whose "crime" was to educate Americans and the world about the dangerous growth of the U.S. surveillance state. * 2nd PETITION IN COMMENTS ! *
The Shameless Politics of ObamaCare's Latest Delay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, obama, obamacare, usa, government, healthcare, congress )

Cal
- 508 days ago - theweek.com
Once again, President Obama is playing politics with his signature policy
71 % of Obama's Judicial Nominees Are Corporate Attorneys - Sen. Elizabeth Warren Is Not Happy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corproate lawyers, judicial apointees, obama, power elite, power, politics, media, news, government, ethics, usa )

Cal
- 508 days ago - dailykos.com
It is truly alarming to learn that when it comes to judicial nominees of a Democratic president, "corporate attorneys outnumber all other kinds of attorneys by three to one," as reported by the Huffingon Post
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Transparency From the NSA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA, surveillance, privacy rights, politics, news, obama, government, ethics, media, usa, war )

Cal
- 509 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The USA Freedom Act, introduced by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., would limit the NSA's ability to collect data on individuals unless they're involved in a criminal enterprise.
 

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