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  1. Latest salvo in U.S.-Iran showdown? Congressional stationeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Globe and Mail

    Freshman Republican Senator Tom Cotton tells CBS News he stands behind his letter to Iran, saying it is critical to stopping them from getting a nuclear weapon. Rough Cut Those hoping for measured, high-minded public discourse on the delicate relationship between the U.S. and Iran will probably find little comfort in the fact that the latest development on that front last week involved Senator Debbie Stabenow trying to take her colleagues' stationery away.

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  2. Sen. Debbie Stabenow: SNAP Beneficiaries Who Buy Fruits and Veggies Double ValueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Cybercast News Service

    "If you use food assistance," and "you're buying fruits and vegetables for your children, for yourselves, we'll give you double value," Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced on Thursday at the Washington Post's "Changing the Menu" forum in Washington, D.C., focusing on healthy eating and wellness. "In the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, in SNAP, we have for the first time taken things that have been done locally, and Michigan I'm proud to say is one of the leaders in this," said the senator.

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  3. Tom Cotton Gets Trolled By Dem ColleagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Crooks and Liars

    Sen. Debbie Stabenow delivered a pitch-perfect trolling lesson to the Senate on Wednesday, filing an amendment calling to defund "the purchase of stationary [sic] or electronic devices for the purpose of members of Congress or congressional staff communicating with foreign governments and undermining the role of the President as Head of State in international nuclear negotiations on behalf of the United States." Not a moment too soon, since Cotton took to his electronic device to give the President some foreign policy advice Wednesday.

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  4. Defunding CottonRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Weekly Standard

    ... included in these third party offers. We respect your privacy and will never rent or sell your email. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) would like to prevent Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) from sending any more letters to Iranian leaders about the nuclear deal, ...

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  5. Read in: Reid Out EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Washington Post

    ... took overnight will have consequences into next year. -- Democrats will highlight amendments offered by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), to stop companies from shipping jobs overseas; Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), to mandate equal pay for women; ...

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  6. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lucianne.com

    ... Democrats have yet to respond with any real action, legislative or otherwise - that is, until now. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) proposed an amendment that would essentially defund electronic communications between the legislative branch and a foreign ...

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  7. Dem Senator Proposes Amendmentto Defund Future Iran LettersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lucianne.com

    ... Democrats have yet to respond with any real action, legislative or otherwise - that is, until now. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) proposed an amendment that would essentially defund electronic communications between the legislative branch and a foreign ...

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  8. Betrayal: Obama Administration Reveals Israeli Defense SecretsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... over a letter to the Iranian mullahs from forty-seven GOP senators. The latest on this is that Senator Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat from Michigan, introduced an amendment that would make it impossible for senators to do anything similar in the ...

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  9. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Kos

    Sen. Debbie Stabenow is using the budget amendment vote-a-rama to troll Sen. Tom Cotton with an amendment that would : [E]stablish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to probability the purchase of stationary [sic] or electronic devices for the purpose of members of Congress or congressional staff communicating with foreign governments and undermining the role of the President as Head of State in international nuclear negotiations on behalf of the United States. Well, that's pretty specific.

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  10. The Perils of Poorly Drafted Amendments: Min Wage and Paid Sick Leave EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Kos

    ... against it. A well-written budget amendment would, in this partisan sense, would get a party-line vote. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)'s amendment closing tax loopholes that encourage corporations to outsource jobs received a party line vote. As did Al ...

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  11. Senate Democrat proposes amendment defunding Tom Cotton's assholeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Kos

    Sen. Debbie Stabenow is using the budget amendment vote-a-rama to troll Sen. Tom Cotton with an amendment that would : [E]stablish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to probability the purchase of stationary [sic] or electronic devices for the purpose of members of Congress or congressional staff communicating with foreign governments and undermining the role of the President as Head of State in international nuclear negotiations on behalf of the United States. Well, that's pretty specific.

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  12. Filed Under "You Go, Girl!"Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Balloon Juice

    Fed up with stupid, destructive grandstanding from wet-behind-the-ears, hog fucker-state colleagues, Senator Debbie Stabenow introduced an amendment: [Stabenow] introduced an amendment on Wednesday that would defund "the purchase of stationary or electronic devices for the purpose of members of Congress or congressional staff communicating with foreign governments and undermining the role of the President as Head of State in international nuclear negotiations on behalf of the United States.

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  13. Senate Democrat Trolls Tom Cotton So HardRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Memeorandum

    Dem Senator Devised A Fantastic Response To Tom Cotton's Iran Letter - Sen. Debbie Stabenow would like to prevent Sen. Tom Cotton from sending any more letters to Iranian leaders about the nuclear deal, prompting her to file an amendment to block just that.

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  14. Saginaw Bay Watershed receives $2.5 million for conservation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    The Nature Conservancy is set to receive $2.5 million in federal funds to help implement conservation practices across 10,000 acres of cropland in the Saginaw Bay Watershed, federal officials announced Thursday, March 26. U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters , applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $2,558,853 to reduce nutrient runoff and soil erosion in Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. "This investment is great news, and will help build on the public-private partnerships through the Farm Bill that will clean up Saginaw Bay, restore wildlife habitat, and protect Lake Huron," Stabenow said.

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  15. After Iran Letter, Democrat Proposes to Take Away Tom Cotton's StationeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Bloomberg

    If a Senate Democrat gets her way, Tom Cotton won't be writing any more meddling letters to foreign governments. Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan has filed a non-binding, tongue-in-cheek resolution in that aims to prevent her colleagues from meddling with the president's foreign policy agenda by denying them stationery or electronic devices on which to write letters with that intent.

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  16. If You Are Going To Sabotage U.S. Diplomacy, Do It On Your Own DimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    Check out this pertinent amendment being offered by Sen. Debbie Stabenow in response to the Cotton Letter to Iran : Sen. Debbie Stabenow would like to prevent Sen. Tom Cotton from sending any more letters to Iranian leaders about the nuclear deal, prompting her to file an amendment to block just that. She introduced an amendment on Wednesday that would defund "the purchase of stationary or electronic devices for the purpose of members of Congress or congressional staff communicating with foreign governments and undermining the role of the President as Head of State in international nuclear negotiations on behalf of the United States," according to the Huffington Post.

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  17. Stabenow, Peters Applaud Great Lakes Investment in U.P.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $330,403 to reduce pollution and improve water quality in two rivers near Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula. According to a press release from Stabenow's office, the funding will be used to ensure healthy stream banks and natural habitats along the Salmon-Trout and Dead Rivers, which run into Lake Superior.

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  18. Sen. Debbie Stabenow: SNAP BeneficiariesWho Buy Fruits and Veggies Double ValueRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lucianne.com

    "If you use food assistance," and "you're buying fruits and vegetables for your children, for yourselves, we'll give you double value," Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced on Thursday at the Washington Post's "Changing the Menu" forum in Washington, D.C., focusing on healthy eating and wellness. "In the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, in SNAP, we have for the first time taken things that have been done locally, and Michigan I'm proud to say is one of the leaders in this," said the senator.

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  19. Spring in the Soo: Soo Locks welcome its first ship on season's opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    ... 70 percent of goods transiting the Soo Locks. Last week, 11 Michigan Congressmen and U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters signed a letter to Army Corps head Jo-Ellen Darcy, which seeks prioritization of long-awaited plans to replicate the Poe ...

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  20. Senate Democrats Thaw On 'Doc-Fix' Deal After Abortion TweakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Journal

    ... asks for compromises from both sides, but one hurdle seems to have been cleared. "I think it's better," Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a Michigan Democrat and ranking member of Senate Finance's Health Care Subcommittee, said in a brief interview at the ...

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