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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Too much to say, too little time

In a society such as ours where the elite political class is determined to force as much of their agenda down the throats of citizens, whether it has broad support or not, there is way too much to report and way too little time to report it. The United States has been precisely in that predicament since 2009.

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

4 hrs ago | CNN

Opinion: Should candidates always debate?

Editor's note: Alex Castellanos, a Republican strategist, is the founder of Purple Strategies and NewRepublican.org . You can follow him on Twitter @alexcast .

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Related Topix: US News, Environment, Science, Theater, Arts, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Opinion

6 hrs ago | The Hill

Maher celebrates after back-to-back live DC shows

SPOTTED: Bill Maher celebrating the wrap-up of his two live D.C. shows with a bevy of celebrity and political pals - including Jerry Seinfeld, Rep. Nancy Pelosi , filmmaker Michael Moore, Keith Olbermann, and Grover Norquist, among others - at Penn Quarter eatery nopa Kitchen + Bar. The comedian on Friday night performed a pair of live shows back-to-back in Washington, filming his HBO show, "Real Time," and then a stand-up comedy special.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

11 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Christie, Pelosi attend prisoner re-entry center ceremony in Jersey City

Former Gov. Jim McGreevy, front, leads dignitaries in saying the Serenity Prayer at Martin's Place. U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, center, holds hands with Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Robert Menendez

11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Christie joins three ex-governors, Jersey City mayor at opening of prisoner re-entry center

Martin's Place, Jersey City's new prisoner re-entry and jobs program, opened on Martin Luther King Drive today, offering what Mayor Steve Fulop called "the dignity of second chances." The grand opening for the program's new home, located at the Hub shopping center and named after Martin Luther King Jr., attracted a crowd of about 300 and a bipartisan group of pols, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Bob Menendez and former Gov. Brendan Byrne, all Democrats, and Gov. Chris Christie and former Gov. Thomas Kean, both Republicans.

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Related Topix: Prison, Jersey City, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez

11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Are claims for unemployment benefits trending up again?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at rally the in front of the U.S. Capitol May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. The event featured Americans whose unemployment benefits expired.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law

12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Obama's request to arm Syrians faces skepticism before Congress votes

From left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. From left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Ohio, Adam Schiff

12 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Insurance Issues Loom Large in N.J.'s 3rd Congressional District Race

Democrats see New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District as one of their best chances to pick up a House seat in November's general election in a race full of early spending on accusatory ads, and in which the insurance business looms large. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has run commercials accusing Republican Tom MacArthur of profiting off the misfortune of others as the former owner of an insurance firm that has settled lawsuits from disaster victims who claimed they were not paid for all their losses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Joe Biden

13 hrs ago | CFR.org

ISIS and Us: No Way To Go To War

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a live televised address to the nation on his plans for military action against the Islamic State, from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington September 10, 2014 . Washington is in an ISIS frenzy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio

18 hrs ago | Fox News

White House presses Congress to vote now on Islamic State plan, keep US troops out of Middle East

The White House on Sunday put the pressure on Congress to vote this week in favor of President Obama's plan to destroy Islamic State by training and arming Syrians rebels, making clear that sending U.S. combat troops is not an option. "If it's not the Syrian opposition, trained and equipped by the United States, authorized by Congress and the president, a then it'll have to be U.S. troops," White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough told "Fox News Sunday."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Harry Reid, US Senate

22 hrs ago | Politico

Baltimore mayor hospitalized

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake complained of shortness of breath and chest pains during the city's Star-Spangled Banner celebration over the weekend and was taken to a hospital for tests. The mayor's office says the 44-year-old elected official was taken by ambulance to the hospital Saturday night.

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

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Lawmakers press Supreme Court on pregnancy rights

More than 120 members of Congress have urged the Supreme Court to recognize that pregnant workers are entitled to reasonable accommodations such as light duty, saying it's needed to ensure that expectant mothers are not forced out of their jobs. In a friend-of-the-court brief, the Democratic lawmakers - 99 from the House, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , and 24 senators - said UPS delivery driver Peggy Young of Lorton, Va., was treated unfairly by her employer when it asked her to take unpaid maternity leave rather than provide a less strenuous position as her doctors advised.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Jerrold Nadler

Breitbart.com

Why Republicans Should Never Play Nice with Democrats

Democrats routinely deride Republicans as extremists bent on coarsening the discourse. In January 2014, in the same interview in which he infamously claimed that ISIS was a "jayvee" team, President Obama blamed conservative media for polarizing the country: The issue has been the inability of my message to penetrate the Republican base so that they feel persuaded that I'm not the caricature that you see on Fox News or Rush Limbaugh, but I'm somebody who is interested in solving problems and is pretty practical, and that, actually, a lot of the things we've put in place worked better than people might think.

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Related Topix: US News, Rush Limbaugh, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Scott Walker, US Governors, Tea Party

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Endorsement: Proposition 45 would undermine the Affordable Care Act, which is reason to oppose it

From its inception, the Affordable Care Act has faced withering attacks from conservatives who denounce it as a government overreach, even socialist. Now, California's version of Obamacare faces a threat from the left, personified by backers of Proposition 45, a far-reaching initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot that would regulate health insurance but also disrupt the nascent program that has provided health care coverage to millions of previously uninsured Californians.

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Related Topix: George Miller, US Politics, California, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

American Thinker

Fear-Monger Nancy Pelosi and Civilization as We Know It

Dressed like an elderly, upscale biker chick in a leather jacket that she accessorized with $10,000 Tahitian pearls, Nancy Pelosi recently reemerged. This time the House Minority Leader made an incoherent appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher."

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

The Hill

Liberals press Pelosi, Obama for vote on Syrian air strikes

A growing chorus of liberal Democrats is pushing President Obama to get Congress's explicit approval before launching missile strikes into Syria. The pressure from supporters on Capitol Hill is not only a headache for Obama, but also puts House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats in the difficult position of bucking a broad segment of their own caucus in order to protect an ally in the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Lee, Lloyd Doggett, George Bush

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: The rich – and even richer – rule Congress

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, speaks at California Republican Party Convention in San Diego on August 21, 2010. Roll Call magazine issued its annual report of the 50 wealthiest members of the U.S. Congress last week, along with its companion list of the 10 poorest representatives .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative David Valadao, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Dana Rohrabacher, Democrat, Opinion

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lucianne.com

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It saddens me that 20 years after my sister Nicole's murder, we are still seeing the same crimes, just different names, over and over again. The Ray Rice case reflects our misunderstanding of what domestic violence is, and the Oscar Pistorius case reminds me so much of what happened to Nicole: victims defending their partners, and batterers blaming the victim.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, US House of Representatives, Democrat

USA Today

Florida House race shaping up as nasty, expensive

Democrat Gwen Graham boasts a sizable fundraising advantage in her race to unseat GOP Rep. Steve Southerland in Florida's 2nd District. But will that be enough to overcome political headwinds in one of the nation's most politically polarized districts? Florida House race shaping up as nasty, expensive WASHINGTON - Democrat Gwen Graham boasts a sizable fundraising advantage in her race to unseat GOP Rep. Steve Southerland in Florida's 2nd District.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

Washington Examiner

Hoyer: 'Overwhelming' support for arming Syrian rebels

The House's No. 2 Democrat says he expects his chamber will easily approve President Obama's request to lend support to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Eric Cantor, Republican, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise

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