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

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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

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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 […]

Spotlight: If Liberals Really Want to Defeat the Republican Party, It Starts By Doing This One Thing

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If Liberals Really Want to Defeat the Republican Party, It Starts By Doing This One Thing >by: Allen Clifton | October 29, 2013 | I don’t often give Republicans much credit for anything, but one thing they do very well is produce a straight-forward and concise message to the public.  Now I’m not saying what […]

Highlight: Obama Tears Into Republicans Over Shutdown: If Americans Just Stopped Working, They’d Be Fired

Obama Tears Into Republicans Over Shutdown

Obama Tears Into Republicans Over Shutdown: If Americans Just Stopped Working, They’d Be Fired >by Igor Volsky on October 3, 2013 at 11:28 am | President Obama tore into House Republicans for demanding policy concessions for agreeing to fund the government and raise the nation’s debt ceiling during a speech at Rockville, MD on Thursday. […]

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 […]

Highlight: President Obama Stands Firm Against Reckless Republican Hostage Taking

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President Obama Stands Firm Against Reckless Republican Hostage Taking Winning Progressive At the time of this writing, the U.S. government is shutting down because a a group of reactionary tea party Republicans refuses to allow Congress to do its job of passing a budget, and because the House Republican leadership refuses to stand up to […]

Spotlight: Barack Obama slams Republicans for threat to ‘blow up entire economy’

US President Barack Obama

Barack Obama slams Republicans for threat to ‘blow up entire economy’   >by: Dan Roberts in Washington and Dominic Rushe in New York | theguardian.com, Friday 27 September 2013 18.34 EDT | President stands firm in confrontation over Obamacare and debt ceiling as government prepares for looming shutdown President Barack Obama on Friday issued a […]

Highlight:Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States

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[important]Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States[/important] >by Ezra Klein on December 14, 2012 at 2:07 pm | When we first collected much of this data, it was after the Aurora, Colo. shootings, and the air was thick with calls to avoid “politicizing” the tragedy. That is code, essentially, for “don’t talk […]

Spotlight Jason Easley: Obama’s Gets Payback For 2010 Bush Tax Cut [...]

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[important]Obama’s Gets Payback For 2010 Bush Tax Cut by Using Christmas to Pressure the GOP[/important] >by: Jason Easley |November 30th, 2012 | Remember in 2010 when House Republicans used the threat of throwing millions into poverty at Christmas in order to get the Bush tax cuts extended? President Obama does. In 2012, he is getting […]

Spotlight: Relaxed yet feisty, Obama lays out second-term agenda

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[important]Relaxed yet feisty, Obama lays out second-term agenda[/important] >by Jeff Mason and Mark Felsenthal |Re-post DLU November 22, 2012 | WASHINGTON | Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:13pm EST (Reuters) – President Barack Obama laid out his second-term agenda on Wednesday, expressing a willingness to work with Republicans in Congress and a resolve to defy them […]

Bernie Sanders Exposes the 26 Billionaires who are Buying the 2012 Election

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[important]Exposes the 26 Billionaires who are Buying the 2012 Election[/important] >by: Jason Easley|July 24th, 2012 | In his new report, America For Sale: A Report on Billionaires Buying the 2012 Election, Sen. Bernie Sanders named names and called out the billionaires who using Citizens United to buy our democracy. In front of a Senate panel […]

Spotlight Claire Conner – Dad loved Koch [Fred C.]

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Taking Our Country Back There’s this movement in America for more than half a century to ‘taking our country back’ [to take back America] and this group is now seen as special interest, lobbyist and so called Libertarians. These special interest groups are controlling the Radical Right-wing of the Republican Party – Tea Party Republicans […]

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