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Action needed to save the Internet: Call Kay Hagan now (202-224-6342)

2 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

And tell her to vote against gutting the Internet. NO on the so-called Protect IP Act. Democratic Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy is inexplicably leading the charge in the Senate with the Protect IP Act. Republican Texas Rep. Lamar Smith is leading the companion bill in the House with the Stop Online Piracy Act. This bill would've been rushed through with no debate through both chambers had it not been for the singular efforts of Oregon Sen.
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Senate passes Violence Against Women Act. Now House Republicans must act.

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (last year)

"A victim is a victim is a victim and violence is violence is violence," said Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) immediately before the final vote on the Violence Against Women Act began in the Senate Tuesday afternoon. The bill passed, once... Read Post

North Carolina Republicans send out homophobic mailings against Democratic Senate candidate Kay Hagan.

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (5 years ago)

The North Carolina Republican State Executive Committee has sent out homophobic mailers targeting Senate candidate Kay Hagan (D), who is challenging Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R). The mailings warn that Hagan seeks to advance a “radical h... Read Post

Senate will vote on Violence Against Women Act; House Republicans don't want to talk about it

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (last year)

The Senate is moving quickly to vote—again—to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Sen Mike Crapo (R-ID) have reintroduced the bill, which could come to a vote next week; since it passed by a lar... Read Post


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