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10 hrs ago | Switched

Mark Begich Releases Pro-Arctic-Drilling Ad On Earth Day

As the world celebrates Earth Day, Sen. Mark Begich is out with a new ad touting his support for oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Daniel Inouye, Edward Kennedy

Sat Apr 19, 2014

New Media Journal

The Racist, Discriminating Democrat Party

The Democrat Party, the party of slavery, which openly practices the only form of discrimination that is acceptable today in American politics -- class warfare -- and discrimination against the successful, yesterday, for the third time in recent weeks, wrongly accused the Republican Party of racism.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Nancy Pelosi

Free Republic

Ku Klux Act passed by Congress

With passage of the Third Force Act, popularly known as the Ku Klux Act, Congress authorizes President Ulysses S. Grant to declare martial law, impose heavy penalties against terrorist organizations, and use military force to suppress the Ku Klux Klan .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lowell Sun

Rep. Israel needs history lesson on his party's racism

I am disgusted by New York Congressman Steve Israel's claim that the "base of the Republican party is racist."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, US Senate, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Illinoisreview

Rhoads: Racist Heritage of the Democratic Party

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Byrd To Be Honored At Capitol Ceremony On Saturday

The late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd will be honored at a public ceremony at the West Virginia State Capitol on Saturday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Charleston, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

RDH

How HRSA official used hygiene background

This month, I have the pleasure of spotlighting a dental hygienist who has worked in various entities in public health.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, West Virginia University, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, Thomas Jefferson University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Free Republic

Hank Aaron likens Republicans to KKK

Link to full article at site. Maybe hank is using "afroamerican code" for the Koch brothers when he says "they have neckties and starched shirts".

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Mon Apr 07, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Involuntary Shaking Could Be Caused By Essential Tremors

Deep brain stimulation eased Shari Finsilver's tremors, but did not stop them entirely.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Parkinson's Disease, Health

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Switched

Michael Hayden Says Dianne Feinstein Too 'Emotional' To Be Objective On Intelligence Report

Sen. Dianne Feinstein , chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, may be too "emotional" to have produced a fair report on the CIA's use of torture, former CIA Director Michael Hayden said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Terrorism, Daniel Inouye, Edward Kennedy, Ted Stevens, Republican

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Switched

Mike Honda Outraises Primary Challenger Ro Khanna For The First Time

Michael Makoto 'Mike' Honda, a Democratic representative from California, speaks during a Bloomberg West Television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael Honda, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, US Senate

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Huffington Post

Carl Levin Says Caterpillar Avoided Billions In Taxes

Sen, Carl Levin says manufacturing giant Caterpillar Inc. has used an aggressive tax strategy to shift profits overseas in order to avoid paying billions in U.S. taxes.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Daniel Inouye

Huntington News

EDITORIAL: 'It's Not Easy Being Green...in WV Politics.' Alex...

Remember all those Cap and Trade ads John Raese and Joe Manchin poured into their 2010 blitzkrieg campaign for Robert Byrd's seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Opinion

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Huffington Post

Chuck Schumer Urges Security Review Of World Trade Center Site

Sen. Charles Schumer is asking federal officials to review security at the World Trade Center site after authorities said a series of daredevils sneaked into its signature skyscraper.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York, Daniel Inouye

Charleston Gazette

Politics a natural fit for new WVU student president Nyden

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Chris Nyden, recently elected president of West Virginia University's Student Government Association, says for him, politics was unavoidable.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Morgantown, WV, West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, Mandela, Drama Movies

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Congressional Muscle and US Foreign Policy

On March 5, 2014, the US House of Representatives voted 410:1 to upgrade Israel from a "Major Non-NATO Ally" to a "Major Strategic Partner" -- a congressional initiative, significantly expanding the mutually-beneficial US-Israel strategic cooperation in the areas of missile defense, intelligence, national security at-large, technology, energy, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat

New Media Journal

Congressional Muscle & US Foreign Policy

Ambassador Ettinger, the Executive Director of "Second Thought: A US-Israel Initiative," is an insider on US-Israel relations and Mideast politics.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Why 'repeal Obamacare' isn't a slam dunk for W. Va. Republicans

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Representative Bill Cassidy

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Switched

Senate Democrats Plot Move To Make Medicare Changes Harder

As part of a midterm elections effort to portray Democrats as the party protecting and nurturing the middle class, the Democratic Senate leadership is eyeing a way to make it harder for lawmakers to cut Medicare.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, Law, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Patty Murray

Daily Mail

New approach to blasting Obamacare: Congressional candidate's ad...

New approach to blasting Obamacare: Congressional candidate's ad shows him blowing holes in the 1,000-page law with THREE different guns So Will Brooke, who wants to replace the retiring GOP Rep. Spencer Bachus, tosses the whole printout into a wood chipper Alabama congressional hopeful Will Brooke blows holes into a copy of the Affordable Care Act ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Joe Manchin, US Governors, Joe Manchin

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