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US Politics & Gov't

Tell Senate: Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, September 8, Senate, vote, urgent, Supreme Court, unlimited political spending )

Dandelion
- 82 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On September 8, the Senate is scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and other toxic Supreme Court decisions that have opened the floodgates to unlimited political spending by corporations.
The Fleecing of America By Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fleecing, syphon, money, Israel, war, crimes, corrupt, congress, senate, cowards, AIPAC, politicians, American, deficit, Israel, US, treasury, bilking, taxpayers, war crimes, crimes, against, humanity, human, rights, tie, aid )

Sam
- 121 days ago - news.yahoo.com
While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.
Find Out If Your Senators Voted for Women or Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, Senate, Hobby Lobby )

Freya
- 132 days ago - prochoiceamerica.org
Thank them if they voted for women - or scold them for siding with Hobby Lobby and other religious nut jobs.
Senate Vote on Agriculture Funding Bill Delayed Twice By Partisan Wrangling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Agriculture Funding Bill, senate, vote, USDA, FDA, government, ethics, elections, republicans, democrats, abuse, dishonesty )

CarrieSIC
- 157 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The $180-billion "minibus" package of appropriations bills to fund agriculture and other government programs for fiscal 2015 was pulled from the Senate floor Thursday afternoon by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) after his attempt failed to...
Stop Wall Street From Driving Up the Cost of Food and Fuel PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Goldman Sachs, money, news, politics, finance, ethics, economy, energy, corporate, society, safety, rights, government, politics, freedoms, congress, americans, abuse )

Robert
- 291 days ago - action.civilrights.org
according to studies by Princeton, MIT, the Petersen Institute, the University of London, and the U.S. Senate, among other highly credible sources. Goldman Sachs suggested that speculation in the energy market increases the price of a gallon of gas by 65
Take Filibuster Reform to the Next Level - SIGN TOM UDALL'S PETITION PLEASE!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, Senate bill, Tom Udall, talking filibuster, congress, obstruction, obstructionist republicans )

Angelika
- 306 days ago - tomudall.com
Right now, any Senator can block vital bills for any reason -- and they don't even have to say why. Sign up to call on the Senate to adopt the talking filibuster rule
Senate Democrats: Don't Help the Republicans Start Another War.--Rep. Sandy Levin: Oppose Fast Track
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, fast-track, Senate, Michigan, NY, Ch.Schumer, Rep. S.Levin, Iran, war )

Angelika
- 341 days ago - act.credoaction.com
TAKE ACTION PLEASE! PHONE CALLS TO MAKE! (alternatively e-mail them) FURTHER INFO IN COMMENTS:
Senate Rejects House's Funding Bill In Party Line Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obamacare, senate, house of representatives, government shutdown, news, government, republicans, democrats, politics )

CarrieSIC
- 422 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The vote once again sends a "clean" continuing resolution back to the House of Representatives, which now has less than 10 hours to pass the Senate bill before the government shuts down at midnight on Tuesday.
Reid Slams GOP's 'Thelma & Louise' Plan to Shut Down Government and Kill Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obamacare, Reid, senate, congress, Americans, Tea Party, politics, government, ethics, republicans, democrats, healthcare, news )

CarrieSIC
- 429 days ago - rawstory.com
"President Obama has been clear and I have been clear, any bill that defunds Obama and his health care plan is dead on arrival in the Senate," Reid explained on the Senate floor.
Reid Rips Tea Party on the Senate Floor: 'Anarchists Have Taken Over' Congress (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Harry Reid, Senate, Obamacare, tea party, republicans, anarchists, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, congress, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 440 days ago - rawstory.com
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Thursday said that efforts by tea party-backed Republicans in the Senate to use an energy efficiency bill to defund Obamacare was evidence that "anarchist have taken over" Congress.
Tell the Senate: Defeat the "Lost and Stolen Guns" Rider
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun violence, Sandy Hook, senate, government, ethics, crime, corruption, americans, abuse, politics, republicans, democrats )

CarrieSIC
- 496 days ago - sandyhookpromise.org
On Thursday, we need the Senate to restore the law that helps stop the illegal guns pipeline through sensible inventory checks. Will you join with the Newtown community in calling on the Appropriations Committee to let the ATF enforce existing laws?
Harry Reid's Winning Hand
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Reid, McCain, ethics, government, senate, filibuster, republicans, democrats, politics, news )

CarrieSIC
- 497 days ago - newyorker.com
Harry Reid talked big on Monday about getting rid of the Senate filibuster for executive nominations, but talking big is not the same as acting big. For a while there, a so-called compromise was rumored to be in the works.
PETITION TO CONGRESS: Pass Elizabeth Warren's Glass-Steagall Bill - Take Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Glass-Steagall Bill, Wall Street, bail outs, big banks, economy, Senate )

Angelika
- 501 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Elizabeth Warren introduced a new Glass-Steagall bill to stop Wall Street banks from gambling with the life savings of regular families. Watch her on MSNBC and sign the petition, which we'll deliver to Congress.
Senate Republicans Caught On Tape Slamming The Filibuster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: filibuster reform, republicans, dishonesty, senate, abuse, government, politics, ethics )

CarrieSIC
- 504 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In a reminder of just how willing Senate Republicans were to forego the Senate Rules the last time they found them inconvenient, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) office strung together several clips of Republican Senators calling for ...
House Votes to Block Obama Plan to Close Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, NDAA, defense bill, Senate, House, Obama )

Angelika
- 529 days ago - reuters.com
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a massive defense bill on Friday that includes measures to block President Barack Obama's plans to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, underscoring the tough fight ahead for the White House as it seeks to shutter it
 

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