GOP Using Whacky Strategies To Derail Affordable Health Care

GOP Using Whacky Strategies To Derail Affordable Health Care

By Dean Baker, McClatchy-Tribune News Service WASHINGTON -- Ever since its passage in 2010 the Republican Party has made it clear that it will do everything in its power to obstru ...

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What’s Wrong With The GOP’s ‘Hell No’ Faction

What’s Wrong With The GOP’s ‘Hell No’ Faction

Ah, August -- that time of year when the going gets tough ... and Congress gets going. On vacation, that is. And, to be fair, maybe Congress needs a vacation. All the stress of no ...

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Ebola’s Message: Foreign Aid And Science Funding In A Time Of Global Peril

Ebola’s Message: Foreign Aid And Science Funding In A Time Of Global Peril

Most Americans have long believed, in embarrassing ignorance, that the share of the US federal budget spent on foreign aid is an order of magnitude higher than what we actually sp ...

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McDaniel Formally Challenges Mississippi Runoff Results

McDaniel Formally Challenges Mississippi Runoff Results

Mississippi state senator Chris McDaniel announced at a news conference on Monday that he is formally challenging his runoff loss to Senator Thad Cochran. Cochran won the Mississi ...

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Poll: Female Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Hobby Lobby Decision

Poll: Female Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Hobby Lobby Decision

Republicans are already at a disadvantage when it comes to female voters, and their support for the Hobby Lobby ruling could hurt them even more. A recent poll shows that a majori ...

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White House Aide Says Republicans Might Impeach Obama Over Immigration

White House Aide Says Republicans Might Impeach Obama Over Immigration

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will propose broad-ranging executive action on immigration reform later this summer that could prov ...

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Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

Brownback ‘Experiment’ Blows Up Laboratory Of Democracy

When Louis Brandeis wrote in 1932 that a “single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to ...

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U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Republicans Seek More Say In Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Republican lawmakers called for greater say in any deal reached between the West and Iran over the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear program. With ...

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RNC Launches ‘Poor Hillary Clinton’ Website

RNC Launches ‘Poor Hillary Clinton’ Website

In another attempt to discredit Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign before it even exists, the Republican National Committee has launched www.poorhillaryclinton.com, a we ...

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Christie Is Heading Back To Iowa

Christie Is Heading Back To Iowa

By Melissa Hayes and Charles Stile, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie goes to Iowa Thursday for another trip to the home of the earlies ...

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