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Study: Popular movements strangled by influence of the wealthy elite in Congress 9 unhappycamper 20 hrs ago 3 hrs ago 46 839
Va. Senate race raking in millions with months to go 1 unhappycamper Wednesday Wednesday 0 101
Black lawmakers push Pentagon on Army hair policy 2 unhappycamper Monday Monday 0 145
GOP Armed Services Chair: Dropping Benghazi, Military did all it Could (Is the Witch Hunt Over?) 3 unhappycamper Apr 11 Apr 11 4 202
The More Dollars, the More Influence 0 unhappycamper Apr 11 Apr 11 1 73
Writing a budget might divide House Republicans 1 unhappycamper Mar 23 Apr 11 0 203
GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate 1 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 0 168
The Devil and Doug LaMalfa 0 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 2 60
Cash rules everything around us 1 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 2 176
Congressional approval of D.C. marijuana bill would allow lawmakers to light up 1 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 0 105
An "Army of Lobbyists" Is Quietly Fighting for Budget-Busting Corporate Tax Breaks 1 unhappycamper Apr 5 Apr 5 4 134
Cartoon for April 4, 2014: From Street Walker to Call Girl 0 unhappycamper Apr 5 Apr 5 2 203
Some Senators Finally Willing To Call CIA's Torture Program 'Torture' 0 unhappycamper Apr 4 Apr 4 4 103
Senate Intelligence Committee votes to declassify report on CIA interrogations 0 unhappycamper Apr 4 Apr 4 1 68
Two senators want to declassify CIA report to expose use of ‘inhumane and brutal’ torture 1 unhappycamper Apr 3 Apr 3 6 121
House approves bill undermining climate studies by prioritizing ‘weather-related activities’ 3 unhappycamper Apr 2 Apr 2 1 146
Senate Democrats Threaten Repeated Votes On Minimum Wage 1 unhappycamper Apr 1 Apr 1 1 119
House Ways and Means Committee chair Dave Camp will not seek a 13th term in office 1 unhappycamper Apr 1 Apr 1 0 97
NJ traffic jams Republican U.S. Senate candidacy 0 unhappycamper Apr 1 Apr 1 1 183
Paul Ryan will release new budget plan on Tuesday 0 unhappycamper Apr 1 Apr 1 0 120
Designate January 28, as "Throw a Reporter 'Off This F---ing Balcony' Day" 0 Canoe52 Apr 1 Apr 1 2 122
Government Backing for Toxic Mortgage Securities? The Economic Scam of the Century 0 unhappycamper Mar 28 Mar 28 3 100
Military sex-assault case shows need for far-reaching reforms 1 unhappycamper Mar 28 Mar 28 1 83
Oil CEO to Congress: Fight Russia by lifting 40-year ban on U.S. crude exports 0 unhappycamper Mar 27 Mar 27 1 111
The House's NSA Bill Could Allow More Spying Than Ever. You Call This Reform? 2 unhappycamper Mar 26 Mar 26 6 161
"Throw the bums out!" 3 unhappycamper Feb 23 Mar 24 10 251
Nancy Pelosi Admits That Congress Is Scared Of The CIA [View all] 85 unhappycamper Mar 18 Mar 23 116 3323
Congress confronts Medicare cuts to doctors' fees 1 unhappycamper Mar 22 Mar 23 3 171
History tells us we should listen to Nancy.... 0 AZ Mike Mar 22 Mar 22 4 207
Congress unlikely to act quickly to give IRS regulatory powers over tax preparers 0 unhappycamper Mar 18 Mar 18 0 106
Neocons Have Weathered the Storm 3 unhappycamper Mar 15 Mar 15 11 320
Why Congress May Let Air Force Retire The A-10 3 unhappycamper Mar 15 Mar 15 0 307
Misdirected Mail: White House Budget Proposes Damaging Postal Service Cuts 2 unhappycamper Mar 14 Mar 14 3 180
The CIA, the Senate and the breakdown of American democracy 0 unhappycamper Mar 14 Mar 14 3 100
Army, Guard Chiefs Strive For Compromise As Subordinates Quarrel (xpost frm NSD) 0 unhappycamper Mar 14 Mar 14 1 72
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 unhappycamper Mar 5 Mar 5 0 80
2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law 0 unhappycamper Mar 5 Mar 5 0 92
McCain’s Mind-Boggling Hypocrisy on Crimea at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Conferenc 2 unhappycamper Mar 5 Mar 5 4 202
Big or small, spending-cut efforts hit roadblocks 0 unhappycamper Mar 3 Mar 3 0 121
House Republicans Voted Against Environmental Interests 95 Percent Of The Time In 2013 1 unhappycamper Feb 28 Feb 28 3 170
Forbes Begins Push For HASC Chair; Calls For New ‘Leadership’ 0 unhappycamper Feb 27 Feb 27 0 113
Shifting US foreign policy views force rethink by Israel lobby 0 unhappycamper Feb 27 Feb 27 1 115
Congress signals tough fight for Pentagon plan 0 unhappycamper Feb 27 Feb 27 0 103
Iran sanctions dispute hurts vets bill prospects 0 unhappycamper Feb 27 Feb 27 0 62
Senators want Swiss banking group Credit Suisse to be forced to identify tax evaders 1 unhappycamper Feb 27 Feb 27 5 127
Dozens of veterans’ priorities rolled into one bill (xpost from Veterans) 0 unhappycamper Feb 25 Feb 25 1 97
Obama’s Ruse and the Shifting Views of Republicans: Will the US Let Immigrants Be? 1 unhappycamper Feb 25 Feb 25 0 113
The Senator from Oz Fights Crazy with Crazy 1 unhappycamper Feb 23 Feb 23 0 201
The Deep State is Vulnerable to People Power 0 unhappycamper Feb 23 Feb 23 2 139
Rep. Smith Warns Congress: Close Bases Or DoD May Do It Without Us 1 unhappycamper Feb 22 Feb 22 1 223
A 25% Cut for the Pentagon? Key Dems Say Unnecessary Defense Spending Is Crippling the U.S. and Shou 6 unhappycamper Feb 21 Feb 21 8 368
Immigration Reform and Marco Rubio’s White Teeth 0 unhappycamper Feb 21 Feb 21 1 157
West Virginia Congress Considering Much Needed False Claims Act 0 GoLeft TV Feb 19 Feb 19 1 151
Why Surging Support for Marijuana Is Hurting the Republican Party and Will For Years to Come 1 unhappycamper Feb 18 Feb 18 3 244
Dear Mr. President: Don't You Dare Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid 44 unhappycamper Feb 15 Feb 17 49 1164
U.S. foreign relations scorecard: Burkina Faso: 2 Canada: 0 0 unhappycamper Feb 17 Feb 17 0 100
The ‘Comfort Women’ Statue: Let History Speak through the Facts 0 unhappycamper Feb 17 Feb 17 1 155
The United States Has Become a Kleptocracy 1 unhappycamper Feb 16 Feb 16 1 249
How Iraq Vets against War & Peace Groups stopped Senate bid to derail Iran Talks 0 unhappycamper Feb 16 Feb 16 3 122
Budget cuts mean IRS won’t be as helpful this tax season (xpost from Economy) 1 unhappycamper Feb 14 Feb 14 0 153
Congress OKs full pension boost for working-age vets (xpost from Veterans) 0 unhappycamper Feb 14 Feb 14 1 101
Debt vote in Senate kept from public view 0 unhappycamper Feb 14 Feb 14 1 139
Ted Cruz introduces bill to stop Obama, feds from ‘forcing gay marriage on all 50 states’ 3 unhappycamper Feb 14 Feb 14 1 193
Tea Party gripes: GOP leaders we’re trying to unseat ‘playing hardball’ by fighting back 6 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 4 280
Haunted by Racism 0 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 2 180
Lawmaker suggests ‘duct tape’ strategy for GOP pols: Shut up until November elections 3 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 2 159
Sen. Warren vows to push for minimum wage hike 1 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 3 147
U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare 0 unhappycamper Feb 8 Feb 8 0 139
A $9 Trillion War? Top 10 Reasons Americans will Regret it if GOP Derails Iran Negotiations 1 unhappycamper Feb 8 Feb 8 1 216
House Speaker John Boehner: No immigration reform until Obama rebuilds trust 1 unhappycamper Feb 7 Feb 7 0 220
Congress Warns DOJ That If It Doesn't Support NSA Reform Plan, It Won't Renew Key Patriot Act Provis 9 unhappycamper Feb 6 Feb 6 17 541
Congress to CIA: Provide US Drone Victim Count 0 unhappycamper Feb 6 Feb 6 3 110
Broken Democracy: Republicans poised to take Senate, Americans Reject their Platform 4 unhappycamper Feb 5 Feb 5 4 351
Senate set to send farm bill to Obama 1 unhappycamper Feb 4 Feb 4 0 184
Tea Party: Grass roots or head in the clouds? 2 unhappycamper Feb 4 Feb 4 1 143
House panel opens probe into Navy bribery and fraud scandal 0 unhappycamper Feb 3 Feb 3 0 128
Senators vow COLA cap repeal; grocery price increases considered 2 unhappycamper Feb 2 Feb 2 2 295
House passes bill cutting $8 billion from ‘food stamps’ program (xpost from Poverty) 1 unhappycamper Jan 30 Jan 30 2 210
US Congressmen Prepare for a ‘Global War’? 0 unhappycamper Jan 29 Jan 29 1 250
New 5-year farm bill would cut subsidies while slashing food stamps benefits (xpost frm Poverty) 2 unhappycamper Jan 28 Jan 28 4 218
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