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Monday Apr 14 | NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Williams Falsely Insists 'No One Threatened to Impeach George Bush'

MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams blurred the lines of reality while arguing with Republican strategist Ron Christie on Sunday's Weekends with Alex Witt .

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Dennis Kucinich, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Conyers

Thu Apr 10, 2014

TwinCities

RubA n Rosario: Criminal past blocks return to productive life

I still don't know why Katie Tourand and Sherry Niesen talked to me this week. It completely defeats the purpose of their quest.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Hill

Taking on the Clinton machine

In her path is former Rep. Marjorie Margolies . Her tough vote in 1993 for then-President Clinton's budget cost the Democrat her seat the following year, but she's remained a Clinton ally - and become an in-law, when her son married Chelsea Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Medicine, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Free Republic

Democrat Congressman Keith Ellison: Dishonoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The mainstream media somehow managed to miss the demonstrations held April 4 - the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination - in favor of the so-called 'Robin Hood Tax.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Hill

Will flash trades now lead to a financial transaction tax?

Renowned author Michael Lewis's charge that the stock market is rigged against regular investors is making waves in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Peter DeFazio, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

House Dems Want EPA to Reopen Investigation on Fracking

Eight House Democrats sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on April 1, requesting the agency reopen an investigation into the effects of fracking on groundwater contamination.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Wyoming, PA, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Raul Grijalva

Fri Apr 04, 2014

CBS Local

Demonstrators Rally Downtown In Favor Of A 'Robin Hood' Tax On Wall Street

Saying it's time the rich give more to the poor, demonstrators rallied in more than 20 cities in support of a tax on Wall Street dubbed "the Robin Hood tax."

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Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

India.com

US expresses concern for minorities under Narendra Modi as PM

Washington: Several US lawmakers voiced concern Friday for the future of religious minorities in India in a hearing critics denounced as an attempt to influence upcoming elections.

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Related Topix: Activism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard

Religion News Service

The Judeo-Christian tradition v. climate change action?

In his famous 1967 Science magazine article, "The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis," the medievalist Lynn White blamed "the Judeo-Christian dogma of creation" for instilling in Western society an ethic of exploitation of the natural world.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bloomberg

Lawmakers Spurred by Lewis Book Try to Catch Up to Flash Traders

Democrats in Congress tomorrow will renew a long-stalled push to levy fees on high-frequency trading in an effort to generate hundreds of billions of dollars -- or tax the practice out of existence.

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

Communications Workers of America

CWA e-Newsletter: Apr. 3, 2014

Want to be in next week's CWA Newsletter? Send your stories and photos to blog@cwa-union.org or @CWANews .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Scott Walker, US Governors, John Kasich

Lucianne.com

Dem Rep: SCOTUS Lurching Us Intoa Plutocratic Oligarchy, CampaignFinance Law Comparable to Slavery

In a speech outside the Supreme Court after WednesdayA s "McCutcheon v. FEC" decision striking down a cap on the total amount an individual can contribute to federal candidates, Rep. Keith Ellison compared the campaign finance change to the infamous pro slavery Dred Scott v.

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

Switched

Jacquelline Fuller, Google Executive Resigns From World Vision Board Over Gay Marriage Decision

Jacquelline Fuller, Director of Google Giving, makes an announcement about technology's role in aiding anti-trafficking efforts at Google's Washington, DC headquarters April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Washington Post

Progressive Caucus calls for stronger action against wage theft

The leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus this week sent a letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez urging the Labor Department to step up its enforcement actions against wage theft.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US Politics, Raul Grijalva, Health

Star Tribune

Mega-donors expect a lot of calls after court alters campaign laws

Mega-donor Stanley Hubbard had an instant reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down limits on how much individual contributors can give to federal campaigns.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Minnesota

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Star Tribune

Kahn vs. Noor: DFL veteran in showdown with Minneapolis upstart

Long-serving State Rep. Phyllis Kahn checked in on DFL delegate Chip Halbach, right, during her door-knocking campaign last week.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, University of Minnesota

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Nation

Could This Tax on Wall Street Turn Back America's Tide of Inequality?

How will you honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. this April 4, the anniversary of his assassination? How about by demanding that Congress get out of Wall Street's pocket? How about by letting your representative know that you support economic equality and a just distribution of wealth in America? As Dr. King himself said, "This is America's ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, Liberal Political News

Roll Call

Bernie Sanders Endorses in Crowded Pennsylvania House Primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., one of the Senate's most liberal members, has endorsed state Sen. Daylin Leach - one of four Democrats running in the primary for Pennsylvania's 13th District .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat, Representative Alan Grayson

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Star Tribune

Free trade fight yields strange alliances

Likewise, Republican Reps. Erik Paulsen and John Kline rarely back a Barack Obama initiative while Democratic Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen, John Kline, Democrat, Representative Rick Nolan

Common Dreams

Serious Coverage of Trade Issues is Essential - but all too Rare

President Obama used his European tour to make another pitch for sweeping new free-trade agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

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