Why Bush Rejected A Travel Ban In Avian Flu Pandemic

Why Bush Rejected A Travel Ban In Avian Flu Pandemic

Did Republicans attack the Bush administration for rejecting an avian flu travel ban? ...

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What The Ebola Virus Is Trying To Teach Us

What The Ebola Virus Is Trying To Teach Us

Hostility to federal and international agencies is proving very hazardous to our health. ...

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Newsmax Editor Urges GOP Leadership To ‘Embrace Obama’s Border Security Bill’

Newsmax Editor Urges GOP Leadership To ‘Embrace Obama’s Border Security Bill’

In this column, reprinted with permission from Newsmax, Christopher Ruddy, the conservative publication’s CEO and editor-in-chief, strongly suggests that congressional Republicans ...

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Borderline Behavior: GOP Demands Action, Blocks Solutions — And Always Complains

Borderline Behavior: GOP Demands Action, Blocks Solutions — And Always Complains

Listening to Republicans in Washington (and Texas and Arizona) scream about the “crisis” of migrant children arriving from Central America on our southern border, it is puzzling t ...

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Lying Again? Scholars Detect Deception In Ryan’s Poverty Report

Lying Again? Scholars Detect Deception In Ryan’s Poverty Report

For the sake of America’s poor, a sincere conservative effort to improve the programs that serve them is very desirable – especially so long as Republicans control the House of Re ...

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Hotels Count More Than Politics As GOP Weighs Sites For 2016 Convention

Hotels Count More Than Politics As GOP Weighs Sites For 2016 Convention

By David Lightman and Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Hotels, transportation and finances -- not political considerations -- will matter most to Republican ...

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Poll: Majority Of Americans Still Upset With Congress

Poll: Majority Of Americans Still Upset With Congress

Unsurprisingly, a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Wednesday finds that Americans continue to disapprove of the way Congress is doing -- or not doing -- its job. According t ...

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Durbin Says American Jobs Act Can’t Pass Senate

Durbin Says American Jobs Act Can’t Pass Senate

Since his high profile September 8th address to Congress, President Obama has taken every available opportunity to implore legislators to pass the American Jobs Act. Economists fr ...

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Congressional Republicans Plan To Slash UN Funding

Congressional Republicans Plan To Slash UN Funding

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the Republican chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced a bill today that would cut American contributions to the United Nations and ...

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The Balanced Budget Amendment: Good Politics, Bad Policy

The Balanced Budget Amendment: Good Politics, Bad Policy

Congressional Republicans are once again pushing for the enactment of a Balanced Budget Amendment. The Amendment, which was introduced by conservative Utah Senator Mike Lee, would ...

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