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Big or small, spending-cut efforts hit roadblocks 0 unhappycamper Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 863
House Republicans Voted Against Environmental Interests 95 Percent Of The Time In 2013 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 1025
Forbes Begins Push For HASC Chair; Calls For New ‘Leadership’ 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 827
Shifting US foreign policy views force rethink by Israel lobby 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 746
Congress signals tough fight for Pentagon plan 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 761
Iran sanctions dispute hurts vets bill prospects 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 714
Senators want Swiss banking group Credit Suisse to be forced to identify tax evaders 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 5 911
Dozens of veterans’ priorities rolled into one bill (xpost from Veterans) 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 750
Obama’s Ruse and the Shifting Views of Republicans: Will the US Let Immigrants Be? 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 822
The Senator from Oz Fights Crazy with Crazy 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 911
The Deep State is Vulnerable to People Power 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 798
Rep. Smith Warns Congress: Close Bases Or DoD May Do It Without Us 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1018
A 25% Cut for the Pentagon? Key Dems Say Unnecessary Defense Spending Is Crippling the U.S. and Shou 6 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 8 2716
Immigration Reform and Marco Rubio’s White Teeth 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 997
West Virginia Congress Considering Much Needed False Claims Act 0 GoLeft TV Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 790
Why Surging Support for Marijuana Is Hurting the Republican Party and Will For Years to Come 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 1005
Dear Mr. President: Don't You Dare Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid 44 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 49 3766
U.S. foreign relations scorecard: Burkina Faso: 2 Canada: 0 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 766
The ‘Comfort Women’ Statue: Let History Speak through the Facts 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 949
The United States Has Become a Kleptocracy 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1183
How Iraq Vets against War & Peace Groups stopped Senate bid to derail Iran Talks 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 767
Budget cuts mean IRS won’t be as helpful this tax season (xpost from Economy) 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 874
Congress OKs full pension boost for working-age vets (xpost from Veterans) 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 702
Debt vote in Senate kept from public view 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 724
Ted Cruz introduces bill to stop Obama, feds from ‘forcing gay marriage on all 50 states’ 3 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1103
Tea Party gripes: GOP leaders we’re trying to unseat ‘playing hardball’ by fighting back 6 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 4 1468
Haunted by Racism 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 1225
Lawmaker suggests ‘duct tape’ strategy for GOP pols: Shut up until November elections 3 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 1109
Sen. Warren vows to push for minimum wage hike 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 900
U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 832
A $9 Trillion War? Top 10 Reasons Americans will Regret it if GOP Derails Iran Negotiations 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 984
House Speaker John Boehner: No immigration reform until Obama rebuilds trust 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 992
Congress Warns DOJ That If It Doesn't Support NSA Reform Plan, It Won't Renew Key Patriot Act Provis 9 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 17 1715
Congress to CIA: Provide US Drone Victim Count 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 734
Broken Democracy: Republicans poised to take Senate, Americans Reject their Platform 4 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 4 1196
Senate set to send farm bill to Obama 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 901
Tea Party: Grass roots or head in the clouds? 2 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 985
House panel opens probe into Navy bribery and fraud scandal 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 692
Senators vow COLA cap repeal; grocery price increases considered 2 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 1178
House passes bill cutting $8 billion from ‘food stamps’ program (xpost from Poverty) 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 896
US Congressmen Prepare for a ‘Global War’? 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 836
New 5-year farm bill would cut subsidies while slashing food stamps benefits (xpost frm Poverty) 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 1004
Kaine: Put limits on terror war declaration 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 721
Congress cuts U.S. military and development aid for Afghanistan 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 725
Is COLA cap relief now tied to rocket or falling star? 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 734
Is Debt Limit The Next Republican Economic Sabotage? 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 856
Tea Party Neo-Confederate Backlash Still Stirring up a Cup of Chaos 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 870
A Congress Of the Wealthy, By the Wealthy, and For the Wealthy 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 864
Dozens of trade-offs in $1.1 trillion budget bill 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 835
US Already Petrified by the Midterms 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 880
Another case of deregulation by starvation: the IRS 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 877
Congress Blocks Plan to Transfer Drone Control From CIA to Pentagon 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 852
Lawmakers move to restore Voting Rights Act 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 805
Kaine wants more say for Congress in War Powers Act 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 734
Colorado counties face money issues with federal-land payment cut 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 705
Lamborn questions use of Air Force Academy informants 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 723
White House supports Senator Rand Paul’s bill to officially end U.S. Iraq war authority 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 892
New Congressional Sanctions on Iran Will Backfire . . . on Congress 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 785
Senator Leahy Tries To Sneak Through Plans To Make Merely Talking About Computer Hacking A Serious C 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 887
Senators propose giving Obama ‘fast-track authority’ for trade deals 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 869
Study: Polarization and Gridlock Work Well for the Wealthiest Americans 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 775
Please email Rand Paul 0 oldandhappy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 853
Ted Rall Cartoon for December 31, 2013: Voted to Screw the Unemployed Before Talking About Not Votin 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 1068
Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at year end 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1032
(Ted Rall) Cartoon for December 30, 2013: Studied the Constitution. Didn’t Like It. 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 4 976
Republicans: Cynical Paralysis 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 820
Congress skeptical of new Pentagon spy agency 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 775
Senators fight cuts to veteran benefits ahead of key budget test vote 1 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1285
Social Justice Groups Demand Congress Slash Military Budget, Spend Money on People, Peace, Planet 1 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 898
Orwell for Congress! (Never mind, he's already there...) 4 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Dec 2013 1 1134
113th Congress, going down in history for its inaction, has a critical December to-do list 2 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1412
'High' hypocrisy on Capitol Hill: Congressional leaders ignore calls for Radel's resignation 15 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Dec 2013 20 2565
Defense bill stalls over Democratic, GOP divide 1 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 881
Florida Republican Radel benefits from D.C.'s saner drug-crime stance 0 rlegro Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 806
Senate’s defense bill would allow Guantanamo Bay to finally close 0 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 762
ENDA: Jesus Must Be SO EMBARRASSED! 3 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 4 1384
Is there a list of these 30 to 40 Republican Teabag Congressmen who shut down the U.S. Government? 9 BeatleBoot Oct 2013 Nov 2013 0 2480
The Republicans are planning a putsch 4 pscot Nov 2013 Nov 2013 8 1432
At hearing on security clearances, senators learn that police records can go unchecked 1 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 926
Should there be a sanity test for Congress critters? 0 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 741
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