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Puerto Rico rescue debate postponed in U.S. Congress 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 527
Senate committee to take up bill on CFTC 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 594
U.S. hands over 1,100 pages of Benghazi records: House panel chairman 1 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 759
Justice Dept releases documents on 'Fast and Furious' gun trafficking operation 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 636
Shrinking seats: Senate beats back effort to regulate airline seat size 3 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 848
U.S. senators vote to bolster travel security in FAA bill 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 609
Dumb and Dumber: The US Public and Congress 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Apr 2016 1 1060
Republicans offer bill to block potential Iran dollar use 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 690
White House declines to support encryption legislation - sources 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 651
Republican Collins' call for Garland hearings spurned 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 688
Valeant Share Plunge After CEO Subpoenaed by Congress 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 712
Civil contempt charges for Backpage in Senate's child prostitution probe 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1290
Obamacare beats sign-up expectations but GOP Congress wants to repeal 1 Nasty Jack Jan 2016 Mar 2016 1 1451
'Someone is going to die': experts warn lawmakers over self-driving cars 12 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1811
Senate blocks bill that would override state GMO labeling laws 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 8 803
Senators close to finishing encryption penalties legislation: sources 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 1163
Senate Committee Votes to Approve New Education Secretary 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 797
Senator Shelby starts to break banking nominee logjam 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1364
Of course the GOP House doesn't want to do its job in the last eleven months of a Presidency. 2 Conch Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 1181
Paul Ryan Math Challenged Hero - Save Our Nation... 2 Yallow Oct 2015 Jan 2016 0 1112
You, Too, Can Buy a Congressman! 1 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Dec 2015 1 911
Democrats Could Use Corporate Scumbag Protection Bill To Take Back Congress 1 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 1273
Smith: Gerrymandering cripples Congress 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Nov 2015 4 1168
Hastert pleads guilty in hush money case 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 682
Senators vexed that companies could share data 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 7 881
Riders of the Stoned: Senate Considers Illusionary Repeal of Prohibition 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 860
'Infrastructure? Who Cares,' Says GOP-Led House as it Slashes Amtrak Budget 1 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Oct 2015 1 1199
Congress agrees on defense plan that would raise Navy pay, fund projects in Hampton Roads 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1087
Jane Goodall Interview: 'Even Chimps Understand Sustainability' 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 812
GOP leaders work to defuse Planned Parenthood showdown as clock ticks 1 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 2 1073
Krauthammer calls for elimination of filibuster...need proof of hypocrisy 3 concreteblue Feb 2015 Aug 2015 0 1692
New Senate Bill To Let Marijuana Dispensaries Finally Access Banks 2 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 6 1569
Thank you, Senator Durbin for exposing University of Phoenix 4 Fritz Walter Jul 2015 Jul 2015 19 1841
Groundbreaking Legislation Would Abolish Federal Sentences for Drug Crimes (pot) 4 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 17 1162
Tom Cotton’s ‘Chickenhawk’ Taunt at Iran FM Demeans Jeb Bush, GOP Field 2 unhappycamper May 2015 May 2015 7 1559
U.S. Rep. Polis: New bills to legalize, tax marijuana at federal level 1 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 924
Not your Founding Fathers’ America: Permanent War, Permanent Election Campaigns, Guns, Drones and Su 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 6 934
Obama Asks Congress to Authorize Another Endless War 1 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 972
After lobbying push, drugmaker resubmits women's sex pill 2 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1161
This is what corporatocracy looks like!: Trading US Democracy for Corporate Profits with TPP 1 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 9 1347
Congress May Expand Veteran Access to Cannabis for PTSD 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1065
What would Confucius say about lack of trust in US government? 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 956
Think Tank Panel Tells House U.S. Military Faces More Challenges, Suggests Pentagon Spending Reforms 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1061
Keystone of Corruption: The Money Pipeline from Big Oil to Congress 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 900
Three Minutes to Midnight: Can We Turn the Clock Back in Time? 1 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1001
McCain seeks to open U.S. domestic routes to foreign ships 1 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1092
Five Reasons Congress Should Oppose the TPP 3 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 1187
Stop The Paul-Boxer Tax Holiday; It May Already Be A Job-Killer 2 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 1247
Attn. Tea Party: ‘How Immigrants (yes, Muslims and Latinos) can save Detroit & other Cities’ 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 830
GOP Pres. Candidates warn Iran Nukes can hit NYC (despite No Nukes, ICBMs) 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 977
'Low-life Scum' vs. 'Great American Villian' as Citizens Arrest Targets Kissinger 2 unhappycamper Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 1747
House Resolution 758 - War With Russia 0 unhappycamper Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1504
What's the Current GOP manufactured debt Crisis? Social Security Reform 0 M Kitt Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 882
The Triumph of the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex 0 unhappycamper Jan 2015 Jan 2015 5 981
Lawmakers: Carrier fleet should be exempt from cuts 1 unhappycamper Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1078
Refinery Lobbyist Invokes WW2-Era Quote, Calls Businesses That Donate to Environmentalists ‘Appeaser 0 unhappycamper Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1003
Blackwater Lobbyist Will Manage the House Intelligence Committee 19 unhappycamper Dec 2014 Dec 2014 32 3818
David Brooks’ latest trick: Exposing the sleight of hand in his defense of the Kochs 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Dec 2014 7 1104
“Don’t Send these Climate Denying Poll-Cats back to Congress: Send them back to Science Class” – Jes 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1077
Lack of Leadership by Washington and Moscow Undermines Treaties and Norms 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1106
Baby boomers ruined America: Why blaming millennials is misguided — and annoying 7 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 2174
The United States' Middle East policy is in shambles 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1100
Ted Cruz: Obama’s surgeon general pick isn’t a ‘health professional’ because he’s ‘anti-gun’ 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 1222
Big Pharma Lobbies Hard to End India's Distribution of Affordable Generic Drugs 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 1339
An Appeal From Okinawa to the US Congress 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 981
Why do Politicians spend $9 billion a year to Jail the Mentally Ill? 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 6 1135
Why Everyone is Lobbying on the F-35 Fighter Jet 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 1339
The American Voter: Dumb as Dogshit, Nearly as Inert 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 1248
The progressives are coming!: Why the latest attempt to “save” Democrats from populism is so patheti 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 934
America’s flip-flop foreign policy: Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton and the new millennial voter 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 857
Republican senators seek to block funds to combat Ebola 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 1289
Louie Gohmert: Obama thought ISIS beheading victim would die from climate change first 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 1183
On the Ropes in Kansas, Roberts Goes Full Anti-Obama 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1444
Is There a Doctor in the House? 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 814
GOP’s full-blown panic: Why they’re pushing national security again 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 1052
The Precise Percentage of Republicans Who Are Certifiable Assholes 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 1101
Potomac Fever: Washington's Insane Clown Posse Rides Again 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 934
So the US Is Single-Handedly at War Again 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 992
Anti-Science Congress cut $600 mn. from Agency Leading Ebola Response 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 995
The Neoconservatives and the Islamic State 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 1039
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