Post Tagged with: "Senate"

President Obama Takes On The Payday Lenders (VIDEO)

Photo of Obama making his case for cracking down on payday loans at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala.: Video screen grab/WhiteHouse.Gov via AL.Com.

Congratulations, President Obama, for yet another brilliant speech. Watch him attack payday lenders and the GOP’s horribly cruel budget.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill That Gives Same-Sex Couples Social Security Benefits

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11 Senate Republicans joined every Democrat to give same-sex couples who are legally barred from getting married Social Security and veteran’s benefits.

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Jon Stewart Slams GOP For Their ‘Fu**ery’ Over Blocking Sex Trafficking Bill (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart Slams GOP For Their ‘Fu**ery’ Over Blocking Sex Trafficking Bill (VIDEO)

Stewart mocks the gridlock over a bill to help sex trafficking victims in his “new” show.

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GOP Launches 3-Prong Attack on Women, Hillary Clinton Responds With Epic Trifecta Tweet (VIDEO)

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If Republicans want to wage a war on women, they’ll have to go through Hillary first.

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Mitch McConnell Holds Attorney General Confirmation Hostage Over Abortion Access

Mitch McConnell Holds Attorney General Confirmation Hostage Over Abortion Access

Up to the same old games as usual, Mitch McConnell refuses to confirm Loretta Lynch until he can get a bill passed that contains anti-abortion language.

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Utah Finds Old-School Solution To Shortage Of Lethal Execution Drugs (VIDEO)

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Rather than rethink their Capital Punishment policy, Utah has moved forward with a less humane, more unusual and deeply cruel form of execution.

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Rand Paul Signed #47Traitors Letter To ‘Strengthen The President’s Hand’ (VIDEO)

First draft of Iran Letter

Oh, really. We thought you were trying to sabotage delicate negotiations with Iran and make Obama look like a fool. Thanks for clearing that up.

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Congress Manages To Pass Bill That Funds DHS…For A Whole Week

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Congress finally decided that passing DHS funding was a good idea. This new funding bill will last…until next Friday. Then we might get to do this all over again.

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Temporary DHS Funding Measure Fails In The House, Pushing DHS Closer To A Shutdown

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Is holding something hostage that’s as important as funding the Department of Homeland Security really the legacy that Republicans want to leave?

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Senate GOP Wave White Flag, Will Pass Clean DHS Bill

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After posturing that they will force a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, the Republican Party offers an unconditional surrender on all fronts.

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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, ‘It Has Earned My Veto’ (VIDEO)

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Obama has vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill!

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Senate Republicans Start To Cave On DHS Funding, Obama’s Immigration Order

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Republicans keep trying political brinkmanship with funding bills and budgets, and it keeps not working. Sometimes, it even backfires. Why do they persist?

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WATCH: Boehner Comes Perilously Close To Throwing A Tantrum Over DHS Funding On ‘Fox News Sunday’ (VIDEO)

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Speaker Cheeto grew noticeably frustrated with Chris Wallace grilling him over who will be to blame if DHS funding lapses in two weeks.

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GOP Senator’s Crazed Guantanamo Bay Rant Ends In World’s Most Awkward Silence (VIDEO)

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After being caught brazenly lying, he responded by saying he didn’t care.

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Bernie Sanders Destroys Republican Economics With This Epic Speech (VIDEO)

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Do you think Bernie Sanders should run for president?

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Nine Shameless Senate Democrats Join 53 Republicans To Approve Keystone XL (VIDEO)

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Send the bill over, Obama’s veto pen is ready!

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With Barbara Boxer’s Seat Left Open, Kamala Harris Announces 2016 Senate Run

With Barbara Boxer’s Seat Left Open, Kamala Harris Announces 2016 Senate Run

With the 2016 left in play, the first to throw their hat in the ring for Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat is none other than California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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President Obama To GOP: ‘Responsibly Govern Or Be Prepared For Me To Use My Veto Pen’ (VIDEO)

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President Obama pulled no punches when addressing his intentions on defending health care, the environment, clean air and clean water.

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Senator Tom Coburn’s Departing ‘F**k You’ To Veterans (VIDEO)

Veterans commit suicide at a rate of 22 per day. Sen. Tom Coburn doesn't want to spend the money to help stem that tide.

Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma has done some nasty stuff during his tenure. His final act as a senator is beyond comprehension.

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Someone In The US Senate Tried To Wipe Out CIA Torture From Wikipedia Page

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Someone in Congress thought to get all editorial on Wikipedia, systematically trying to wipe out any references to torture in the recently released CIA Torture report.

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