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US Politics & Gov't

The 1 Percent Played Tea Party for Suckers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Books, Tea Party, Editor's Picks, 1 percent, Koch Brothers, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 376 days ago - salon.com
When the super-rich feel threatened, they foment grass-roots uprising on their behalf. Here's why it always works
Shocker: GOP Small Government Fetish Is Selective Garbage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Immigration, Immigration Reform, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Bob Corker, Chuck Schumer, Border, Border Security, Politics News )

Judy
- 441 days ago - salon.com
Basically the "border surge" is a very expensive new expansion of a massive government program, only it's the sort that conservatives like because it involves detaining people instead of giving them healthcare or something.
Why Let a Bank Write U.S. Financial Reform Legislation?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign Finance, Financial Reform, Banks, Citibank, Congress, Financial Crisis, Foreclosure Crisis, Taxes, Politics News )

Judy
- 459 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Particularly when that bank has a history of involvement with fraud and mismanagement.
Will a GOP Aide Be Fired Over Benghazi Email Changes?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Benghazi, Scandal, Darrell Issa, Investigation, Bill Clinton, Politics News )

Judy
- 488 days ago - salon.com
Now that we know a GOP congressional aide misleadingly edited -- intentionally or not -- Obama administration emails on the Benghazi attack, one wonders if he or she will face repercussions.
Can the Supreme Court Hike Drug Prices?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: : Supreme Court, FTC, Drugs, Prescription Medicine, Patent Law, John Roberts, Lobbying, Antonin Scalia, Consumer, Editor's Picks, Technology News, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 538 days ago - salon.com
How the industry uses the high court to allow bribery, evade the FDA, and boost medicine prices 5 times their cost.
Health Care : Obama Is Right, His Critics (Right and Left) Are Wrong
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Barack Obama, Far Right, Obama Critics On The Left, Politics, Republicans, Senator Edward Kennedy, healthcare, health care, health care reform, public option, Politics News )

Blue
- 1843 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Where Obama offers bipartisanship the right only knows hate, pure and simple. To the right the truly insane, the armed, the deluded and the outright liars dwell. To the left the impatient and jaded dwell. What will President Obama do? Appease neither.
Republican Chairman Michael Steele: Meet Amanda Duzak Whose Mother Died From Cancer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, Republican Party, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Health Care, Healthcare, Howard University, Michael Steele, Prescription Drugs, RNC Chair Michael Steele, Townhall Meetings, Towson University, Politics News )

Blue
- 1844 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
At a student dialogue Tuesday, recent grad Amanda Duzak told Steele that her mother was unable to afford medication, and died recently of cancer. Steele turned his back on her, and th
Heritage Foundation Slams Anti-Child Rape Bill As "Overcriminalization"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Child Pornography, Child Prostitution, H.R. 3513, Heritage Foundation, Overcriminalization, Prevention And Deterrence Of Crimes Agai, Rape, Sex Trafficking, Conservatives, pedophilia, Radical Republicans, Politics News )

Blue
- 1864 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
...by harsh penalties on child sex offenders is an example of Big Government overreaching its authority in order to punish "trivial conduct," the Heritage Foundation reveals just how much the conservative movement has lost touch with American families.
Republican Party Has Become "Cash for Clunkers" : GOP TRAILING IN 42 STATES!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cash For Clunkers, Corporations, Demographics, Gallup Poll, Healthcare Reform, Lobbyists, Republican Party, Wealthy, racism, Radical Republicans, Neocons, hate groups, hate speech, Michael Steele, Politics News )

Blue
- 1871 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Republican Party is disintegrating in front of our eyes. The latest Gallup Poll has them leading in party identification in six states and tied in two. That means they're trailing in 42 states!
13 Republicans Voted To Allow Single-Payer Health Care In States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Education And Labor, Gop Single Payer, Government Health Care, Republicans, Republicans Health Care, Republicans Single Payer, Single Payer System, Politics News )

Blue
- 1876 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
13 Republicans on the House Education and Labor Committee offered their support for an amendment, offered by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), that allowed states to set up single-payer health care systems.
Ted Kennedy Speaks Out On Health Care Reform: "The Cause Of My Life"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Health Care Reform, Newsweek, Ted Kennedy, Ted Kennedy Health Care, Ted Kennedy Health Care Reform, public option, Democrats, Politics News )

Blue
- 1889 days ago - newsweek.com
Timeline : A Lifelong Passion : A look at Ted Kennedy's legislative--and personal--health-care battles
PALIN CAUGHT REPEATEDLY LIFTING QUOTES FROM NEWT
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Economic Stimulus Package, Michael Reagan, Newt Gingrich, Obama Palin, Obama Stimulus Plan, Palin Stimulus, Palin Veto Override, Politics News, Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin, Sarah Palin Plagiarism, Sarah Palin )

Blue
- 1930 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Palin's speech in Anchorage on Wednesday repeatedly lifted from an article written four years ago by Newt Gingrich and Craig Shirley without attribution.
New York Times Calls For Impeachment Of Torture Memo Author
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bybee Impeachment, Bybee Judge, Claire McCaskill, Impeach Jay Bybee, Impeachment Judge, Jay Bybee, Jay Bybee Impeachment, Mccaskill, Mccaskill Jay Bybee, New York Times, Torture, Torture Memo, Politics News )

Blue
- 1980 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Sunday's NYTimes called on Congress to impeach federal judge Jay Bybee over his now infamous role in authoring one of the Bush administration memos arguing for the legality of torture.
Obama To Lobbyists: I'M Ready To Fight (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Barack Obama, Budget, Federal Budget, Obama Budget, Obama Lobbyists, Video, Politics News )

Blue
- 2029 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
President Barack Obama challenged the nation's vested interests to a legislative duel Saturday, saying he will fight to change health care, energy and education in dramatic ways that will upset the status quo.
 

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