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Elizabeth Warren's and Cory Booker's Speeches During the Gun-Violence Filibuster Were Very Good (VIDEOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, filibuster session, gun control )

- 127 days ago -
Senator Chris Murphy, with many of his Democratic colleagues, refused to yield the floor until they "get some signal, some sign that we can come together on these two measures, that we can get a path forward on addressing this epidemic in a meaningful way
Stop MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Secret Plan to Kill GMO Labeling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, USDA, labeling, laws, genetically, engineered, foods, environment, politics, congress, senate )

- 320 days ago -
The USDA has just approved another Monsanto GMO corn variety and given "preliminary" approval of yet another new GMO potato by J.R. Simplot. This is an outrage.
Senate Vote To Keep Government Funded Fails As Shutdown Nears
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, continuing resolution, Planned Parenthood, Senate )

- 393 days ago -
Senate Democrats today blocked a Republican plan to keep the federal government open beyond next week. Their objection was that it also denied federal funds to Planned Parenthood.
You Really Ought to See This Video   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alan Grayson, House of Representatives, Senate, Florida, campaign donation, video, help Alan Grayson )

- 463 days ago -
As a Floridian I'm well aware of Alan Grayson. He is a good man, fights for the people, he is like an Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. He is a Representative in the House but he is now aiming for the Senate. Please share this with others.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Senate to Derail Fast Track
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fast Track, senate )

- 531 days ago -
The Senate is expected to vote soon on a procedural motion to end debate on Fast Track. Help derail Fast Track by emailing your Senators using the form below.
Here Are the Senate Democrats Who Voted for Keystone
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Keystone XL Pipeline, Democrats for Keystone XL )

- 632 days ago -
Backers want the pipeline to be constructed now. But the failure of the bill to fetch the 67 Senate votes needed to override a veto means Keystone supporters will have to go back to the legislative drawing board.
Mitch McConnell's Abortion Ban: Tell the Senate: Don't Play Politics With Women's Lives ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: McConnell, abortions ban, senate, 'War On Women', republicans, news, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, healthcare )

- 648 days ago -
This is nothing more than political grandstanding by Mitch McConnell, who promised anti-abortion activists during the election that he would make banning abortion a top priority if Republicans won control of the Senate.
Stand With Elizabeth Warren: No Wall Street Bankers Running Treasury - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Treasury, Senate, Petition, Antonio Weiss, Wall Street, Bankers )

- 689 days ago -
Elizabeth Warren has only been part of the Senate Democratic leadership for a few days, and she's already showing that she will stand up for Main Street over Wall Street in her new role. Now it's up to us to have her back please sign petition.
Tell the Senate: Stop the Keystone XL!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone XL, Senate, environment, petitions )

- 706 days ago -
The Senate is about to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. Tell your senator to vote NO.
McConnell Concedes GOP Senate Will Not Mean Obamacare Repeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, obama, healthcare, repeal of obamacare, GOP, Senate )

- 724 days ago -
Election Day isn't until next week, but Senate Majority Leader-in-Waiting Mitch McConnell is already warning Republicans who would like to repeal Obamacare and roll back environmental regulations about two key numbers: 60 and 2.
Tell Senate: Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, September 8, Senate, vote, urgent, Supreme Court, unlimited political spending )

- 777 days ago -
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 )

- 817 days ago -
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 )

- 828 days ago -
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 )

- 853 days ago -
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...

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