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Sen. Joni ErnstâEUR(TM)s Family Actually Received More Than $460,000 in Federal Subsidies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, Sen. Joni Ernst, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, lies, news, politics, propaganda, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Despite Sen. Joni ErnstâEUR(TM)s (R-IA) rhetoric about growing up poor on Tuesday night, her family actually received hundreds of thousands of dollars in government aid between 1995 and 2009, the District Sentinel news co-op reported.
Ted Cruz's Obamacare Nightmare Comes to Life
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACA/Obamacare, Americans, health care, government, politics, news, republicans, ethics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - nymag.com
Once Americans had grown accustomed to the sweet comfort of affordable health insurance, Cruz foresaw, they would never give it up: âEURoe[ObamaâEUR(TM)s] strategy is to get as many Americans as possible hooked on the subsidies. If we get to Jan.1st...
House Passes Anti-Abortion Bill On Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Republican War on Women, anti-abortion bill, congress, republicans, ethics, healthcare, politics, government, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, abuse )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The bill would prevent women from having their abortions covered by Medicaid; restrict a woman's ability to buy private insurance plans that include abortion coverage; and deny small businesses a tax credit, which they currently receive through the ACA if
Our Media Gurus Do Not Approve of a Strong President Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SOTU, Obama, Americans, media, GOP/TP, congress, government, news, politics, democrats, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
Voters seemed to love President Obama's State of the Union address. Republican members of Congress did not. In fact, it was kind of amazing to see the breadth of things they were opposed to in the speech, if their refusal to applaud was an indication.
Obama Full of Swagger: State of the Union Leaves GOP Enraged
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, SOTU, Obama, GOP/TP, government, politics, news, congress, elections )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
When Barack Obama looked out into the audience of his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, he was met with a truly historic sight. No Democratic president in the last century has addressed a Congress dominated by so many Republican lawmakers.
Obama to Republicans: So Long, and Thanks for Nothing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama Presidency, SOTU, congress, republicans, ethics, government, economy, environment, climate change, news, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - grist.org
In his first two years, Obama got what he could from a Democratic Congress. Here in the last two, he will get what he can get from executive action. When the history of his presidency is written, the GOP will play no role other than anchor.
Tell Speaker Boehner and Republicans to Stop Attacking Social Security ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security Benefits, Social Security Cuts, Americans, ethics, congress, republicans, government, politics, economy )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - dailykos.com
To Speaker Boehner and House GOP:On the first day of the new congress you chose to attack everyday Americans by gutting Social Security benefits. Your agenda is clear to us and we will stand together to fight back and protect the earned benefits ...
Wisconsin: Wolves' Reprieve Short-Lived If Ribble Bill Succeeds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wolves, protection, environment, crime, cruelty, wildlife, slaughter, killing, dishonesty, corruption, government, lies, republicans, propaganda, usa, congress, obama, americans, democrats, news, ethics )

Roxy
- 5 days ago - host.madison.com
truly concerned by the fact the DNR is becoming a fostering institution for psychopaths. The DNR in the state of Wisconsin is a complete shame." ~ Maria Horn, citizen communication to WDNR
Obama to Double Down on Fast Track Push Following SOTU
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SOTU, Obama, TPP, middle-class jobs, ethics, Americans, politics, government, news, economy )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - commondreams.org
The president is tasking every member of his Cabinet to round up votes from Democrats for fast-track negotiating power
Here's Something That Should Worry Jeb Bush Backers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2016 Election, Jeb Bush, republicans, politics, government, americans, news, media )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - washingtonpost.com
There's a line in Peter Baker's outstanding profile of Jeb and George W. Bush that stood out to me. "In political settings, he sometimes seems to eye the exit, calculating how to get from here to there with the least fuss," writes Baker of Jeb.
Pop the Popcorn: Pope Francis to Address Republican-Controlled Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, religion, Pope Francis, good news, republicans, news, media, freedoms, politics, government )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Before Pope Francis holds Mass on the Ben Franklin Parkway in September, in front of an expected crowd of 2 million, he'll have a few other places to visit, according to reports.
IS ANYBODY SURPRISED? NORWAY DEPORTS MUSLIMS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Norway, Islam, Muslims, americans, ethics, government, obama, politics, terrorism, usa )

Penny
- 7 days ago - politicalears.com
Oslo, Norway: "The world's largest gang of thugs, murderers, and rapists is masquerading as a religion of peace," says Adrian Stavig, a resident of Oslo. Beginning this past January, the new Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg began a program whic
Shep Smith: States Fighting Marriage Equality Are the Same Ones That Opposed Integration (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, media, Fox News, ethics, Human Rights, same sex marriage, politics, government, Supreme Court )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
With the Supreme Court seemingly poised to settle the legal question regarding same-sex marriages once and for all, Fox News host Shepherd Smith argued on Friday that the issue parallels that of civil rights for communities of color.
Kentucky State Senator Proposes $2,500 Bounty on Each Trans Kid Caught in 'Wrong' Bathroom
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Human Rights, Kentucky, LGBT Equality, politics, government, news, ethics, freedoms, republicans )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
A Kentucky Republican State Senator is sponsoring a bill that would entitle students who find transgender individuals in the bathrooms of their chosen gender to collect $2,500 in damages from the school, US News reports.
 

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