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Monday | Switched

Adolf Hitler's Childhood Home May Become A Museum Called 'House Of Responsibility'

Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn in 1934. Photo courtesy of Friedrich Weiler, Picture Library of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The Austrian house where Adolf Hitler was born could be turned into a museum named the "House of Responsibility."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Hungary, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Monday | Dissident Voice

Pricing Pollution, Cutting Carbon

We the undersigned call upon the United States Senate, House of Representatives, and President Obama to work together to introduce, promote, and pass legislation that puts a price on carbon pollution and returns revenues to the American people, either directly or by reducing taxes. There are many things which need to be done if we are to break the hold of the oil, gas and coal industries over government so that we can make a rapid transition to a jobs-creating, just and much-less-polluting renewable energy-based economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Liberal Political News

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Washington Post

In new ad, Hogan attacks Brown's 'weak leadership' in health exchange rollout

As the race for Maryland governor continues, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown is once again having to defend his role - or lack of one - in the launch of the state's online health insurance marketplace, which crashed on its first day and is now being rebuilt .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maryland, Maryland Government, Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Hill

Saving our climate and the middle class

Our nation faces two great crises. First, climate change is spiraling out of control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bloomberg

Obama's Task: Rally U.S. Public, Allies in Terror Fight

President Barack Obama is ready to announce his strategy for dealing with the Islamic State. The trick will be getting the American public, Congress and allies abroad to sign on.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Terrorism, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dick Cheney, George Bush

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Politico

Grimes heading to D.C. to raise cash

Alison Lundergan Grimes is leaning on Washington, D.C.-area donors to pump cash into her coffers as polls show her falling behind in her race against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. Three liberal Maryland Democrats - Sens. Barbara Mikulski, Ben Cardin and Rep. Chris Van Hollen - will headline a Tuesday evening fundraiser for Grimes in Potomac, Md., where attendees are asked to pony up as much as $2,600 each to attend.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Senator Ben Cardin

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Washington Post

The shadow of 'dark money' haunts the midterms

WELCOME TO the 2014 fall congressional campaign finance bus tour. We hope you're comfortable because what you are about to witness is breathtaking, and more than a little unsettling.

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts, US Politics, David Price, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

A climate for change: A solution conservatives could accept

This is not the first time that Rep. Chris Van Hollen , a House Democratic leader, has made the point that the best climate-change policy is not complicated.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Global Warming, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Media Matters for America

Why The Washington Post Is Running A Series Of Editorials On The...

The Washington Post is publishing a week of climate change editorials aimed at sparking action on what editorial page editor Fred Hiatt calls "an existential threat to the planet."

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Global Warming, Activism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Democratic Congressman On Burger King Deal: 'If I Were McDonald's, I'd Launch A Buy America Campaign'

Rep. Chris Van Hollen , the ranking member of the House Budget Committee and a co-sponsor of a bill to halt the flow of corporate inversions , believes a potential deal between Burger King and Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons will fundamentally change public opinion about the practice and potentially needle Congress toward a solution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US Senate

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's Why Legislation Aimed At Tax Inversions Might Not Have Any Effect On Burger King

Burger King is in talks to acquire Canadian donut and coffee chain Tim Hortons as part of a plan to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, US Senate, Carl Levin

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TBD.com

Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Executive Rushern Baker; Maryland Senior Olympics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the midterm elections and President Obama's relationship with congressional Democrats.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Maryland

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