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WHOA: Dem. Senator Rips GOP for Turning AG Confirmation Into a 'Soundbite Factory for Fox News' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, congress, Confirmation Hearing, Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder, Attorney General, ethics, government, politics, republicans, propaganda, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) attempted to shame Senate Republicans on Thursday, saying that they had turned confirmation hearings for the next attorney general into a "soundbite factory for Fox News."
John McCain to Anti-War Protesters: 'Get Out of Here, You Low-Life Scum'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, protesters, Henry Kissinger, John McCain, congress, government, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, military, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
As the hearing started, several protesters approached the table holding signs and shouting at 91-year-old Henry Kissinger, who was on hand for a hearing on global security challenges, CNN reported.
Senate Approves Keystone XL Bill; White House Reaffirms Veto Threat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, Obama, veto, Keystone XL Pipeline, government, ethics, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Following the vote, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) praised the passage, calling it a victory "for jobs in this country, for energy security, for good trade relationships with our neighbor in Canada."
Tell President Obama: Reject the Keystone Pipeline ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, congress, President Obama, environment, government, ethics, news, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - action.citizen.org
We the undersigned call on President Obama to immediately declare the Keystone XL pipeline is not in our national interest. The pipeline would transport the dirtiest oil in the world across AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest freshwater aquifer,risking a major oil spill.
Menendez Bags on Iran Sanctions, and Congressman Says AIPAC Demands Deference to Israel Over US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AIPAC, congress, abuse, Americans, Iran, Israel, ethics, government, republicans, democrats, corruption, politics, news, freedoms, dishonesty, lies, war )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
John Yarmuth describes the power of AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, in Congress: Unfortunately, I think, some of the demands that are made of members by AIPAC and some strong Jewish supporters are that we pay more attention ...
Congressman Attacks GOP CongresswomenâEUR(TM)s Stand On Abortion: âEUR~It Sent The Entirely Wrong MessageâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abortion rights, rape victims, congress, government, women, republicans, politics, ethics, news, healthcare, freedoms )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Last week, a proposed 20-week abortion ban didnâEUR(TM)t get a vote in the House after a group of Republican women expressed concerns about its narrow exception for rape victims.
Huckabee Couldn't Deal With Women At Fox News Who Swore In The Office
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, politics, republicans, women, Mike Huckabee, elections, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Mike Huckabee channeled his internal Ned Flanders last week, lamenting the fact that he doesn't just hear cuss words in the office these days, but he even hears them coming from women.
Sarah Palin Complains That 'Quasi-Right' Fox News Thinks She's a Joke: 'This Is War'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Fox News, Sarah Palin, government, 2016 elections, candidates, news, republicans, politics )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Sarah Palin complained that "quasi-right" media figures weren't uniting behind conservative potential presidential candidates like herself after Bill OâEUR(TM)Reilly joked about her during a promo.
Tell Congress: Drop the Forced Ultrasound Bill ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abuse, health care, forced ultrasounds, government, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, news, congress )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last Thursday, House Republicans introduced legislation to require forced vaginal ultrasounds before receiving an abortion--or what many consider to be state-sponsored rape.This unacceptable intrusion into a woman's health decisions is offensive and ...
A Busy News Week ; Hardball Winners and Losers ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Obama, Boehner, Netanyahu, Iran, politics, republicans, government, congress, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - msnbc.com
On Chris MatthewsâEUR(TM) MSNBC show Hardball last night, Susan Milligan of US News & World Report said that the Republicans are trying to submarine ObamaâEUR(TM)s negotiations with Iran. Matthews's agreed and said ...
Gaza in Arizona: How Israeli High-Tech Firms Will Up-Armor the US-Mexico Border
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, U.S. Mexican Border, ethics, Israeli Tech Companies, abuse, freedoms, news, politics, humans, crime )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - motherjones.com
Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his countryâEUR(TM)s border policing strategies. In his PowerPoint presentation, a photo of the enclosure wall that isolates the Gaza Strip from Israel clicked onscreen.
7 States That Are Next in Line to Legalize Marijuana
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marijuana laws, legalized pot, politics, news, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
Four states and DC have already legalizedâEUR"here's the next crop.
Sarah Palin Delivers âEUR~BizarroâEUR(TM) Speech to Iowa Freedom Summit and Twitter Users React Hilariously
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP/TP, Sarah Palin, 'Freedom Summit', Steve King, Iowa, elections, news, politics, media, propaganda, ethics )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Appearing at Iowa Congressman Steve KingâEUR(TM)s Freedom Summit, star speaker Sarah Palin spoke from a binder of notes, delivering a string of one-liners designed to fire up conservatives while interspersing them with stock and sometimes garbled patriotic ...
 

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