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California: Urge Your Senator to Vote Yes on AB 485
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: california, senator, vote yes, AB 485, puppy mills, americans, government, politics, usa )

- 193 days ago -
A bill coming up for a vote in the California Senate could help shut down the puppy mills that supply retail pet stores. AB 485 would require that all cats, dogs, and rabbits sold in stores come from rescue organizations
Justice Is Not For Sale   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, legislation, ban private prisons, parole system, Justice is Not For Sale, Senator, Candidate for President 2016 )

- 899 days ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to ban private prisons, reinstate the federal parole system and eliminate quotas for the number of immigrants held in detention.
Here's How Bernie Sanders May Be Changing Politics for Good | Mother Jones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, socialist, Vermont, Social Democrat, mayor, senator, Independent, college years, writer, electoral politics, candidate, Democrat )

- 912 days ago -
Sanders' early years offer a blueprint for how a self-described socialist can, with the right breaks and enough persistence, make it in electoral politics. He didn't emerge into a national political force overnight. He almost never made it at all. Vermont
MoveOn to Target Chuck Schumer for Opposing Obama's Iran Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MoveOn, targets, Chuck, Schumer, guardian, Israel, NY, senior, senator )

- 931 days ago -
MoveOn wants to get New Yorkers moving against Sen. Chuck Schumer, their senior senator and the highest-ranking Democrat to oppose the controversial nuclear agreement.
Elizabeth Warren on Rachel Maddow Part 1
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Maddow, A Fighting Chance, Senator, MA, middle class, students, debt )

- 1423 days ago -
A brief history of how she has been speaking out for 24 years on the system has been rigged. Warren shows why she has chosen to fight tooth and nail for the middle class and believes that America's government can and must do better for working families.
Governor Christie: Schedule the Senate Election for November 5, 2013 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NJ, Christie, Senate seat, government, senator, extra election, americans, politics )

- 1737 days ago -
New Jersey deserves representation in the US Senate chosen by as many New Jerseyans as possible. Scheduling a special election on October 16, 2013 will significantly reduce turnout, confuse voters, potentially disenfranchise newly registered voters, and
Governor Christie: Schedule the Senate Election for November 5, 2013 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NJ, Christie, Senate seat, government, senator, americans, politics )

- 1746 days ago -
It's been reported that the governor could push the special election to 2014 in order to depress voter turnout when he is on the ballot in 2013. Or, he could waste millions of taxpayer dollars on a special election one month before this year's general...
Scams Against Seniors Will Be Hit Harder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politicians, Senator, campaign against fraud, senior citizens, Veterans Benefits, crime, dishonesty, harsher penalties )

- 3029 days ago -
SCHENECTADY -- Politicians welcomed U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-Greenport) to the Electric City on Saturday to discuss a new plan to help seniors against potential fraud.
Massachusetts Governor Backs Naming Kennedy Successor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senator, Edward Kennedy, Massachusetts, successor, names )

- 3118 days ago -
BOSTON (Reuters) - Democrats pushed Monday to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Edward Kennedy, with the Massachusetts governor throwing his support behind a proposal to name an interim successor ... continues in comments ...
Senator Edward M. Kennedy - A Fierce Advocate For Gay Rights; Dies at Age 77
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: kennedy, dies, death, passing, gay, rights, civil, brain tumor, Senator )

- 3124 days ago -
Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass), the last remaining brother of the Kennedy political dynasty, died late Tuesday night at his home on Cape Cod, having finally lost his battle against a malignant brain tumor at the age of seventy-seven.
Obituary: Edward Kennedy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, senator, Ted Kennedy, obituary, death, sadness )

- 3126 days ago -
Edward Kennedy, who has died following a battle with a brain tumour at the age of 77, possessed the full mixture of the virtues, and the vices, that defined America's most famous political dynasty.
Senator Indicted on Domestic Assault Charges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senator, Hiram Monserrate, government, domestic abuse, crime, felony )

- 3277 days ago -
ALBANY-The New York State Senate was in session, and Sen. Hiram Monserrate was there in Albany -- the same day a grand jury in Queens indicted him on domestic assault charges.

- 3657 days ago -
HCM2003 ("Opposing the North American Union") was just voted on in the AZ House and it failed. If one of the Representatives whom voted "NO" on this bill moves for reconsideration within 24-hours, then discussion is re-opened & previous vote is null.
CODEPINK Shows Senator Feinstein Waterboarding   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mukasey, Waterboarding, Senator, Feinstein, CODEPINK, Code Pink, Torture, BushWar, terrorcorruption, cover-up )

- 3756 days ago -
On November 4, 2007, CODEPINK activists re-enacted a live waterboarding demonstration for Senator Feinstein as she entered CNN studios in Washington, DC
Judge Denies Larry Craig Motion to Revoke Plea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Larry Craig, sex sting, court, judge, senator, media, usa )

- 3816 days ago -
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota judge on Thursday rejected Idaho Sen. Larry Craig's bid to withdraw his guilty plea in an airport sex sting, a major setback in Craig's effort to clear his name and hang on to his Senate seat. "Because the defendant's plea was

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