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Re-Post: Supreme Court to rule on anti-choice group’s right to lie in ads

Anti Choice Protester Outside SC

Supreme Court to rule on anti-choice group’s right to lie in ads >By David Ferguson | Saturday, January 11, 2014 14:29 EST | The Raw Story | The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Friday that it is preparing to hear a challenge to an Ohio law prohibiting candidates and political groups from making false statements […]

Highlight: Obama administration proposes new gun restrictions for the mentally ill

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Obama administration proposes new gun restrictions for the mentally ill   >by: Agence France-Presse |Friday, January 3, 2014 23:38 EST| The Raw Story | The Obama administration proposed two new federal gun control rules Friday to ensure more information about the mentally ill reaches background check databases, after a series of high-profile US shootings. The […]

Spotlight: Minimum wage takes center stage

Minimum Wage takes center stage

Minimum wage takes center stage   >by Steve Benen|12/31/13 08:00 AM | The Rachel Maddow Show | Re-post | The midterm elections are still roughly 10 months away, but the parties’ campaign strategies are clearly taking shape. Republicans don’t mind telegraphing their punches: they’re going to complain about the Affordable Care Act, which by Election […]

Spotlight: Democrats plan big push on jobless aid in new year

Obamas speaks to military personnel

Democrats plan big push on jobless aid in new year   >By Caren Bohan |December 27, 2013 | WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and Democrats will make a major push when Congress returns January 6 to renew expired benefits for the unemployed and will seek to pressure Republicans over the issue by painting them […]

Highlight: White House urges Congress to extend unemployment benefits to 1.3 million active job seekers

Obama-via-AFP1

White House urges Congress to extend unemployment benefits to 1.3 million active job seekers >By: Agence France-Presse | Friday, December 27, 2013 19:14 EST| The Raw Story | President Barack Obama’s administration on Friday urged US lawmakers to swiftly restore unemployment benefits, criticizing a decision not to extend emergency aid to 1.3 million people looking […]

Examine: Another Massive Problem With U.S. Democracy: The FEC Is Broken

Corporations are not people my friend!

Another Massive Problem With U.S. Democracy: The FEC Is Broken >by Dave Levinthal Dec 17 2013, 6:00 AM ET | The Atlantic | As cash floods the political system, the federal watchdog is beset with Chinese hackers, staff vacancies, feuding among commissioners, and a huge backlog of cases—to name just a few. Four years after the Citizens […]

Spotlight: Boehner attacks tea party groups as House approves budget deal

Is John Boehner the Asshole of the Year - 2013?

Boehner attacks tea party groups as House approves budget deal   By Paul Kane and Ed O’Keefe, Published: December 12, 2013 | WP |    Video: Hours before a budget bill vote, House Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized the tea party and outside conservative groups opposed to the legislation. After years of placating conservative groups that […]

Spotlight: President Obama’s Letter to Federal Employees on the Shutdown of the Government

'Obamacare' exchanges start up as gov't shuts down

President Obama’s Letter to Federal Employees on the Shutdown of the Government >by: Nathaniel Lubin| October 01, 2013 11:20 AM EDT|The White House Blog | Today, President Obama sent a letter to all federal employees, thanking them for the work they do everyday and pledging to do everything in his power to reopen the government […]

Obamacare edition: How well do you know the news?

Obama Cares

How well do you know the news: Obamacare edition >by James Arkin and Kourtney Geers | 09/20/2013 | Re-post 09/22/2013 #DLU! | Republicans in Congress have continued a push this week to attach defunding Obamacare to the continuing resolution funding the government, which President Barack Obama has said he will veto. Think you’ve been keeping […]

Spotlight Obama: U.S. ‘should’ punish Syria; will seek congressional permission

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Obama: U.S. ‘should’ punish Syria; will seek congressional permission >by: Reid J. Epstein and Jonathan Allen | August 31, 2013 01:08 PM EDT | [I say take him (Syrian President Bashar Assad) out - plain and simple...Done!] The United States is prepared and “should” take military action against Syria, President Barack Obama said Saturday afternoon […]

Spotlight: Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr.

Barack Obama (left) and Martin Luther King Jr. (right) are shown. | AP Photos

Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr. >by Jonathan Allen | 8/24/13 7:01 AM EDT| Politico |Just a note: The March on Washington that took place on Aug. 28, 1963, was one of the largest political rallies and peaceful gathering in the nation for civil rights; highlighting the push for Jobs, Independence and Civil Liberties – […]

Spotlight: Could North Carolina Lead A ‘Red-State Resurgence’?

Opponents of Voter ID Legislation

Could North Carolina Lead A ‘Red-State Resurgence’? >by Alan Greenblatt | August 02, 2013 8:13 AM | Pat McCrory hasn’t fared too well with protesters. The Republican governor of North Carolina has signed off on a vast array of conservative legislation this year, cutting taxes, slashing unemployment benefits and abolishing teacher tenure. So much change […]

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