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Enough Is Enough Elizabeth Warren Launches Fiery Attack After Congress Weakens Wall Street Regs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Wall Street Regulations, Citigroup, Dodd Frank Act, Congress, Federal Budget, Fiery Speech, Enough is Enough )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
There's a lot of talk coming from Citigroup about how the Dodd-Frank Act isn't perfect. So let me say this to anyone who is listening at Citi: I agree with you. Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces.
Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ignorance, usa, government, HR5859, war profiteers, Ukraine, Russia, unanimous consent )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - truthdig.com
I would often camp out in the House chamber, near the clerk's desk, prepared to say "I object" when something of consequence appeared out of the blue. Dec. 11, 2014, is one of the few times I regret not being in Congress to have the ability to oversee...
All About That Wall Street Giveaway That Elizabeth Warren Hates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: consumers, dishonesty, ethics, politics, Wall Street, society, ELIZABETH WARREN, politics, government, dishonesty, congress )

Cal
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
Congress has approved a bank-friendly measure written by Citigroup. Here's what it means for you.
Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill, 56-40
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption, congress, media, news, republicans, politics )

Nils Ande
- 3 days ago - marketwatch.com
WASHINGTON--The Senate on Saturday night passed and sent to President Barack Obama a $1.1 trillion government spending bill in a rare weekend session triggered by a conservative revolt against the measure over immigration.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Don't Sell Native American Burial Grounds to Mining Company
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, dishonesty, obama, politics, native rights, tribal lands, indigenous rights, ethics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Congress may sell a Native American burial ground and national forest land in Arizona to build a copper mine by slipping a deal into must-pass legislation this December.
DISHONEST! The New Federal Budget Is Chock-Full of Goodies for Pollutocrats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, congress, budget bill, damaging riders, politics, news, government, dishonesty, corruption, obama, media, usa, republicans )

Cal
- 6 days ago - grist.org
The bill undermines some environmental policies while giving big banks and big political donors more freedom to run roughshod over the American public.
PETITION: Demand FULL Release of the Senate's Report on CIA Torture- Sign Please!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bushadministration, congress, Senate Intelligence Committee, Torture report, CIA, Dennis Kucinich )

Angelika
- 7 days ago - action.kucinich.us
We call upon the US Senate Intelligence Committee to access and release the full, unredacted, UNEDITED report on CIA torture. We demand the creation of a US Commission on Truth and Reconciliation, modeled after that formed in post-apartheid South Africa
Congressional Leaders Agree To Cut Aid To College Students To Pay Student Loan Contractors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, budgedt, education loans, Pell grant, Pell grants, government, dishonesty, congress, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
House and Senate leaders have agreed to cut funding for the nation's largest source of grants for college students to pay student loan contractors, according to legislation that would fund the federal government through next year and avert a shutdown.
What Democrats Must Do Now to Fill Judicial Vacancies Before Republicans Take Over the Senate ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Federal Judges, republicans, democrats, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, news, congress )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Besides ensuring the government doesn't shut down, there's no Senate business more important between now and January than leaving a long-term legacy of highly-qualified judges on the federal bench.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Senator Mark Udall: Release the Torture Report Now! Add Your Name
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: use of torture, bushadministration, crime, ethics, cover-up, dishonesty, congress, politics, news, usa )

Cal
- 21 days ago - releasethetorturereport.com
The Senate Intelligence Committee's "torture report" is expected to detail shocking abuse of prisoners at the hands of the CIA during the Bush administration, and even possible CIA lying to Congress.
For President Obama, It Is All About Veto Power Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, veto power, politics, government, republicans, democrats, congress, freedoms )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - americanprogress.org
Similar to former President Bill Clinton before him, President Barack Obama now faces a Republican-controlled Congress, one that will almost certainly be implacably hostile toward progressive governance and determined to put a conservative stamp on the...
Payback: A First Look at the Fossil-Fuel and Anti-Environment Agenda of the Next Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, congress, republicans, environment, special interests, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, politics, government )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - americanprogress.org
Although the airwaves have now quieted from the crush of political ads, Americans should expect the next Congress' energy and anti-environment agenda to bring an aggressive new onslaught of special-interest-backed messages and priorities.
Broad Prosperity For America Seems Increasingly Out Of Reach
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, income equality, government, economy, ethics, government, dishonesty, politics, republicans, democrats, congress )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - nationalmemo.com
If we can't solve the problem of growing income inequality and restore the foundation for the middle class, the ties that bind us together will grow more frayed. Eventually, they'll break.
Republicans Didn't Win as Big as You Think They Did. And Obama Didn't Lose
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, republicans, democrats, Obama, politics, government, ethics, congress, news )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - theguardian.com
This election was not a referendum on Obama, but the midterms were a reflection of his presidency. Still, 2014 was hardly an endorsement of the GOP. In the end, there was no Republican wave. Indeed, ideologically it was barely a ripple.
Will Republicans Compromise?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, GOP Hate, GOP lies, maddow, racism, video )

TomCat
- 41 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
 

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