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

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

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (6 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 (2 years ago)

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

Judiciary Chairman Leahy: Michael Boggs nomination 'doesn't have the votes'

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (18 hours ago)

Michael Boggs Sen. Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, told The New York Times that the nomination Michael Boggs is over. President Obama nominated the controversial Boggs—who as a Georgia state legislator was... Read Post

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