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Here Are the Senate Democrats Who Voted for Keystone
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Keystone XL Pipeline, Democrats for Keystone XL )

Judy
- 3 hours ago - marketwatch.com
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.
Open Thread - 1/29/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 9 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
The GOP Loves the AFA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hate, israel, maddow, pseudo-Christians, video )

TomCat
- 10 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
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
- 11 hours 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
- 15 hours 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
- 15 hours 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
- 16 hours 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
- 1 day 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 ...
Open Thread - 1/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
DonâEUR(TM)t Let the Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street reform, americans, money, politics, corruption, republicans )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Recently, House Republicans forced through a bill that would blast holes in Wall Street reform and put us all at greater risk of another financial crash âEUR" and more bank bailouts.
Punk Band to Scott Walker: Stop Using Our Music. We Literally Hate You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dropkick Murphys, pro union, Shipping Up To Boston, Gov Scott Walker )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Apparently Walker hasnt done enough research to realize that Dropkick Murphys music is blatantly pro-union. In 2011, the band released an advanced stream song in support of the thousands of Wisconsin union workers who are protesting the governors policies
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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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.
OMG! Republicans Have a Change of Heart!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, congress, abuse, americans, ethics, elections, propaganda, politics, supremecourt, terrorism )

Jason
- 1 day ago - jimhightower.com
an official document of the National Republican Party. And âEUR" wow! âEUR" the policy positions it contains show that party leaders really are serious about coming to their senses and rejecting the plutocratic extremism and far-right
 

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