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Only 32 Democrats Vote Against Budget Detal That Screws Federal Workers and the Unemployed
The House just passed the Murray-Ryan budget with a large bipartisan majority of 332 to 94. 169 Republicans and 163 Democrats voted for it.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Who do we Thank for 'Populism Rising' -- Sen. Warren or the Third Way?
Well, according to this Business Insider, we should thank the Third Way -- for queuing up this softball, that even a Warren-Wantabee could have smashed out of the park.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Votes to Endorse ENDA
A resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was approved by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Wednesday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
A boost to Social Security?
The left wing of the Democratic Party is trumpeting a new test of true progressivism: support for a dramatic expansion of Social Security.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Congress Members Urge McDonald's CEO to Increase Wages
Democratic members of the U.S. Congress are urging McDonald's Corp. and other fast-food chains to raise wages for store workers.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Anti-Bullying Legislation Reaches Record Congressional Support
The Safe Schools Improvement Act , a bill spelling out specific groups of the student population currently victim to bullying and harassment, of which LGBTQ youth is one, has reached record support in Congress, with 176 bipartisan cosponsors in the House and 43 bipartisan cosponsors in the U.S. Senate.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Antibullying Law Gets More Support, Inches Closer to Passage
This year was a banner year for marriage equality, but there was also progress in the effort to protect LGBT students and others from bullying in schools.
FENNO: NCAA finds way into Rep. Linda Sanchez's crosshairs over concussions
Four years ago, exasperation crept into the voice of Rep. Linda Sanchez as she faced NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in a Congressional hearing.
Ethics panel defers to FBI on probe of NY congressman
The House Ethics Committee on Tuesday said it is putting off an inquiry into Rep. Michael Grimm at the request of the Justice Department.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Live Blog with Congressman Mike Honda
Thank you for joining me for my first DailyKos Live Blog! As a proud progressive, I'd like for these conversations to become a regular occurrence.
The Huffington Post
Dems Battle Unemployment Expiration With Christmas Metaphors
At a press conference Wednesday Democrats kicked off the annual holiday tradition of demanding Congress save unemployment benefits or else ruin Christmas for more than a million people.
Democrats launch effort to renew jobless benefits
Democrats on Capitol Hill have launched a drive to renew jobless benefits averaging less than $300 a week nationwide for people out of work for more than six months.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Congress wants answers about NCAA concussion policy
Rep. Linda Sanchez wrote NCAA president Mark Emmert on Tuesday after learning about the August 2011 death of Frostburg State football player Derek Sheely from brain injury.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Monterey County Herald
No bargain on taxes, spending
President Barack Obama and the Republicans never have struck a "grand bargain" on spending and taxes.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The Washington Post
Editorial: Social Security proposals are wrongheaded
PRESIDENT OBAMA and the Republicans never have struck a "grand bargain" on spending and taxes.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Time to hear the center
In 2012 Democrat candidates for the House of Representatives received 1.4 million votes more than Republicans, though the latter won a 53 percent to 47 percent majority in seats, due to the gerrymandering that produces strong majorities for both parties in selected districts.