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VA Senate Committee Kills Vote Rigging Plan

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 19, 2038 3:14 am

Link: ProgressVirginia reported Tuesday afternoon that the Virginia Senate’s Privileges and Elections Committee killed Sen. Charles “Bill” Carrico Sr.’s electoral college-rigging bill, despite an offer by Carrico to amend the bill to award el…

Chris Wallace compares White House 'war on Fox' to gangster tactics

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 18, 2038 9:14 pm

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A Closely Knit Mormon-Controlled City Gives Insight Into A Romney Administration

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 30, 2014 6:45 pm

In April, 2013, the the Boulder City, Nevada Chief of Police was fired from his position. During that his tenure, the community that touches the Hoover Dam experienced falling crime rates when compared with the rest of Nevada. He was fired for one…

Steve King manages to attack Obama for birth control, rape and refugee crisis in just one sentence

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 30, 2014 6:31 pm

Steve King blames the unholy trinity of rape, refugee kids, and birth control pills on President Obama. Rep. Steve King of Iowa pulls off a perfect trifecta on CNN this morning: This is a man-caused disaster, and the man that caused it is Barack Ob…

Obama to Republicans: "Stop Hating All The Time"

Source: RCP Vlog
Jul 30, 2014 6:28 pm

PRESIDENT OBAMA: So some of the things we're doing without Congress are making a difference, but we could do so much more if Congress would just come on and help out a little bit. Just come on. Come on and help out a little bit. Stop being mad a…

Revising the Recovery

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Jul 30, 2014 6:25 pm

Salim Furth: With Wednesday's revised GDP numbers, we can look back at the uneven, disappointing progress of a recovery that to many Americans still feels like a recession.

Obama Knocks House Republicans for Plan to Sue Him

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Jul 30, 2014 6:20 pm

President Barack Obama mocked House Republicans’ plan to file suit against him, saying the action wasn’t a productive thing to do.

Emails: Former IRS Official Lois Lerner Called Republicans ‘Crazies’ and ‘—holes’

Source: Time: Swampland
Jul 30, 2014 6:20 pm

House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp released new emails from former IRS official Lois Lerner as part of investigation examining potential criminal wrongdoing

Congress Plays Chicken With Highway Funding

Source: Time: Swampland
Jul 30, 2014 5:50 pm

Galloping towards a five-week break, the two chambers race to stick the other with their version

President Obama Job Approval

Source: Real Clear Politics Poll Averages
Jul 30, 2014 5:47 pm

RCP AverageApprove:41.5%Disapprove:55.0%Spread: -13.5%

Well He's Pretty Much Right About Everything And Not Responsible For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Deaths

Source: Eschaton
Jul 30, 2014 5:45 pm

I actually turned on CNN and Michael O'Hanlon was on my teevee.It never ends.

Inside Sarah Palin’s Truman Show

Source: Time: Swampland
Jul 30, 2014 5:18 pm

Want to know Palin’s every inner thought? There’s an online channel for that

Where the ‘Too Big to Fail’ Debate Stands

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Jul 30, 2014 5:02 pm

Do large banks have an advantage over small banks because of the perception they are “too big to fail”?

What's In A Name

Source: Eschaton
Jul 30, 2014 4:58 pm

I admit to being a bit confused about just why the owner of that football team from Washington think it's so important to keep their current name. I'd think a big splashy name change would be a business win. Sell lots of merchandise, etc.

Stephen Colbert Scoops Up Sarah Palin’s Domain Name

Source: Time: Swampland
Jul 30, 2014 4:54 pm

"The only Sarah Palin Channel on the internet with a definite article in the address!"

Begging for Impeachment

Source: Time: Swampland
Jul 30, 2014 4:49 pm

To improve its standing with voters, the White House tries to drum up some trouble for itself

House Democrats and Calgary Cruz come out against Boehner's 'Deport Refugee Kids' legislation

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 30, 2014 4:45 pm

So now we know what it takes to unite House Democrats, former Canadian citizen Sen. Ted "Calgary" Cruz, and the right-wing Heritage Foundation: House Speaker John Boehner's plan to accelerate the deportation of refugee children. Of course, the reaso…

Reid pledges support for open-internet rules

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 30, 2014 4:35 pm

Last month, Daily Kos and other net neutrality activist organizations wrote to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, asking him to sign on to the efforts of more than a dozen members of his Senate caucus and House Minority Leader Pelosi and dozens of …

Republicans Stall On Pope Francis Recognition Because He "Sounds Like Obama"

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 30, 2014 4:09 pm

In today's installment of Republicans acting stupid, they've stopped a bipartisan piece of innocuous legislation honoring Pope Francis for no apparent reason other than he sounds like Obama. Catholics make up the largest Christian denomination in Con…

Hannity Longs For Executions By Firing Squad

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 30, 2014 4:00 pm

Last week Sean Hannity displayed a very un-Christian-like attitude toward a botched execution in Arizona. Last night, in a nod at balance, Hannity hosted the defense attorney for the executed prisoner. But Hannity was so busy talking up firing squads…

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Reform Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Source: Time: Swampland
Jul 30, 2014 3:48 pm

The Campus Accountability and Safety Act would require an annual survey of students' experiences with assault at college to be published online

ADP estimates 218,000 new private jobs were created in July, down by nearly a quarter from June

Source: Daily Kos
Jul 30, 2014 3:48 pm

Automatic Data Processing, which, among other things, handles payrolls for hundreds of thousands of clients, reported Wednesday that the private sector created 218,000 new jobs in July, considerably fewer than the 281,000 ADP reported last month. Th…

Mark Levin Rips Impeachment Critics: "Obama Should Be Impeached, But He Won't Be"

Source: RCP Vlog
Jul 30, 2014 3:37 pm

MARK LEVIN: Have you noticed something in the last 48 or 72 hours about this word impeachment? Have you noticed that the Democrats and the RINO Republicans are playing games with our constitution? For the last six or seven minutes all over our favori…

Paul Ryan on Immigration, Inversions, Impeachment and 2016

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Jul 30, 2014 3:36 pm

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) weighed in on virtually every issue percolating in Washington, from immigration to impeachment, during a wide-ranging breakfast with reporters Wednesday.

5th Circuit Court Of Appeals Blocks Anti-Abortion Mississippi Law

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jul 30, 2014 3:30 pm

Finally some good news via the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit over Mississippi's draconian new law that forced the lone abortion clinic's doctors in that state to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals or else they would be shut down.…

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