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State Senator: ‘Being Christians In U.S. Is Like Being Jewish In Nazi Germany’

According to Democratic Underground a Texas State Senator made the awful comparison that Christians in America are treated the same as Jews in Nazi Germany. Charles Perry is a newly elected State Senator from Lubbock, Texas. He made this remarkably ignorant statement shortly after being sworn-in. “There were 10,000 people that were paraded into a [...]

NOM vows to keep destroying the Republican party through spiteful campaigns

9 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The National Organization For Marriage is vowing to defeat US Senator (and potential presidential candidate) Rob Portman (R-OH) in his 2016 reelection bid. The Daily Beast reports: Brian Brown, the president of the National Organization for Marriage, a prominent social...

Senator Saxby Chambliss As Next Attorney General?

Anything is possible, but an article over at the Politico posits the idea of Democratic President Barack Obama appointing a Republican as the next federal attorney general. The article mainly talks about Ted Olsen, but mentions outgoing senior Senator Saxby Chambliss as a good choice for the post. Show More Summary

How Kentucky's struggling miners view most expensive Senate race

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Once the linchpin of Kentucky's economy, the coal industry has deteriorated beyond recognition. While the miners of Clay County feel the pinch, the 2014 Senate race over Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's seat has emerged as a $100 million contest, the most expensive Senate race in American history.

Coalition Provide Surprise Support On West Papua Motion

A motion calling for Indonesia to lift a press ban in West Papua has been passed by the Senate as two French journalist remain imprisoned.

Public Health Groups Ask Congress For More FSMA Funding

On Wednesday, the first day of the new federal fiscal year, 16 public health organizations wrote to the heads of the House and Senate Appropriations committees urging Congress to add $50 million to the Food and Drug Administration’s budget so the agency can fully implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). “FDA estimates that it needs... Continue Reading

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Confirmed for a Queensland, Australia Shoot

Federal Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and Queensland Minister for the Arts Ian Walker today revealed that The Walt Disney Studios has decided to film Pirates of the Caribbean 5 in Queensland, Australia.

The Coalition has Itself to Blame for Clive's Queensland Inquiry

Palmer’s Senate inquiry into the Newman government is fuelled by personal interest. That doesn’t mean it will be a total waste of time.

Democrats Double Down on Ad Spending for Grimes in Kentucky Senate Race While Ground Game Lags

Though Alison Lundergan Grimes continues to trail in recent polls, Democrats are doubling down on their ad spending to prop up her faltering challenge to incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race. TheShow More Summary

Meet Mike McFadden

(John Hinderaker) Tonight we recorded a special edition of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience: an interview with Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden. McFadden is challenging Al Franken in Minnesota. This morning he and Franken had their first debate of the campaign, in Duluth. Show More Summary

Wendy Davis knocks it out of the park in debate with Greg Abbott

Senator Wendy Davis came prepared for her debate with Greg Abbott. In the snippets in the embedded video she shows why she is qualified and Abbott is just a shill for the plutocracy. Sen. Davis did not allow Abbott to get away with his attempt at slick answers. Show More Summary

State court rules that Kansas Democrats don’t have to run Senate candidate

9 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A court ruled on Wednesday that Kansas Democrats do not have to put a candidate on the ballot for the U.S Senate, a decision that is expected to boost chances of an independent beating the Republican incumbent in an election that may swing control of the chamber. A three-judge panel of the Shawnee...

Surprise: Another Senate Democrat Shirks Televised Debate

This is starting to become a familiar trend, isn’t it? Meet the Press host Chuck Todd has been pushing and pushing Mark Pryor and Tom Cotton...

Politico: Sarah Palin’s Neighbors Might Hold the Senate’s Fate in Their Hands

It’s no secret that Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) is in trouble. He votes with the president too often for many Alaskans’ liking, he’s too absent in...

Kirsten Gillibrand On Why She Hates the Phrase ‘Having It All’

The N.Y. Senator opens up about appearance, sexism and how competitive sports helped her succeed

Bill Clinton Seems Fond Of Alison Lundergan Grimes

Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaigns touts it as the former president's "first advertisement for a Senate campaign" in 2014. In fact, it was a video message from Bill that " officially kicked off her campaign last year" and he's already made two trips to Kentucky in support of her campaign. Show More Summary

Brown Continues to Gain Ground on Shaheen In Latest NH Poll

A new poll out from NH1 in New Hampshire has Republican Scott Brown moving from down by 7% to dead even in his race to unseat incumbent Democrat Senator Jeanne Shaheen. With just over a month to go until Election Day, a new survey indicates that New Hampshire's U.S. Show More Summary

Increase federal EV tax credits from $7,500 to $10,000, says senator Harry Reid

What about you? Would a $10,000 tax credit make it more likely for your next vehicle to be a plug-in?

Kansas GOP slides into disarray after sinking polls, a tea party revolt and another loss in court

11 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Kansas Republicans are collectively having a very bad week. First up, a new Suffolk poll show a troubling trend for Senator Pat Roberts (R-VA): Greg Orman, an independent candidate who has never won political office, now leads veteran Republican Sen. Show More Summary

Democrats Cheer Kansas Ruling

The chances of Greg Orman defeating Senator Pat Roberts in Kansas just got a whole lot better. A lawsuit which tried to force the Kansas Democratic Party to field a candidate in the race just essentially got laughed out of court, which means there will be no Democrat on the ballot at all. Show More Summary

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