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Senate Democrats, Bowing to Obama, Put Off Iran Vote

A group of Senate Democrats came to President Obama's side on Tuesday, vowing to delay legislation that would impose new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program.

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Rosters: Players Guaranteed to Be Named Reserves

So far, the 2015 NBA All-Star Game voting is perfect in many ways. Just don't tell that to fans. Anthony Davis will attend for good reason. The Gasol brothers, Pau and Marc, will square off in a battle for the ages. Stephen Curry even...Show More Summary

Eddie Redmayne Going For The Gold As SAG Voting Comes To A Close Friday (Video)

EXCLUSIVE:  After winning the Golden Globe Award  for Best Actor in a Drama, and fresh off nominations for Oscar and BAFTA awards Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of  Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything is considered a front runner to take it all at next month’s Academy Awards. Show More Summary

Lisa Kudrow To Host WGA Awards’ L.A. Ceremony

The WGA has tapped Lisa Kudrow to host the WGA Awards’ Los Angeles ceremony on February 14 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Kudrow is coming off the return of her HBO series The Comeback this fall. Voting on the WGA Awards ends January...Show More Summary

Christian Leaders Matt Chandler, Russell Moore Fed Up With GOP Decision to Hold Off on Mid-Term Abortion Ban

Church and ministry leaders join forces with conservative political groups the morning of the 42nd annual March for Life to publicly rebuke House Republicans for its last-minute decision to delay the vote on a bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks. Show More Summary

Anti-abortion activists mad at House GOP for not voting on legitimate rape

Anti-abortion activists are predictably furious that House Republicans backed off from having a vote on an anti-abortion bill over language in its rape and incest exception. The bill as written requires that a woman have gone to theShow More Summary

The so-called Republican women's 'revolt' on abortion bill is revolting ... and hypocritical

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) Late Wednesday night, House Republicans showed off their unity and discipline by tabling a vote on an anti-abortion bill that passed in the previous Congress, after some of the few women among their ranks rebelled...Show More Summary

Super-Heroic Seahawks and the Double Amputation of a Single Penis

Cut and cut again. MONDAY, JANUARY 12 This week—of foxy apologies, super-heroic Seahawks, and the double amputation of a single penis—kicked off in the world of semantics, as navigated by the Seattle City Council, which today voted unanimously...Show More Summary

Round 2 Of The Ultimate Super Bowl Snack Playoffs Starts NOW! Vote!

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Cheese & Crackers very nearly pulled off a huge upset. The 8-seed, matched up against football snack staple Nacho Cheese Doritos, was almost left off the bracket entirely because your bracketeer thought it perhaps a touch too bougie for this exercise. Show More Summary

Will Pro-Life North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers Vote Against the 20-Week Abortion Ban?

Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina is facing criticism from pro-life advocates for taking her name off of a bill that will get a vote tomorrow in the House of Representatives to ban abortions after 20 weeks, a time when unborn babies feel intense pain in abortions. In an extraordinary action, on Tuesday afternoon, Congresswoman […]

Senate GOP Accused Of ‘Closing Off Debate’ During Keystone XL Pipeline Votes

Two Democrat-sponsored amendments were not brought to a vote on their merits on Tuesday. The post Senate GOP Accused Of ‘Closing Off Debate’ During Keystone XL Pipeline Votes appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Got Time To Help A Furrtographer Out?

We’ll let Josh N. tell the story. (He doesn’t know we’re posting this, BTW. We snagged this off his FB.) “Hey everyone – can you PLEASE help me out if you have a second? I need you to vote for me in the Beast of the Bay awards! I know it’s a PITA, but if […]

Here’s What San Francisco Chronicle Writer CW Nevius Gets Wrong About Our Failed Bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

TweetI guess this will close out SF’s attempt to host the 2024 Olympics. The weird thing about San Francisco’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics was that the local committee was this close to pulling off a terrific plan. The vote was Boston 15 and San Francisco (and the other two) 0, was it not? […]

Effort would consolidate L.A. elections with state and federal voting

Hoping to reverse years of dismal voter turnout for Los Angeles city and school board elections, advocates recently kicked off what they say will be a “robust” campaign supporting two ballot measures to change when residents go to the polls.

The GOP version of net neutrality leaves out Title II

While the FCC gets ready to vote on its new plan for net neutrality next month, a couple of Republicans in Congress are already showing off their own plan. Senator Jon Thune (R, SD) and Representative Fred Upton (R, MI) published an op-ed today outli...

Devin Harris Quietly Providing Critical Production for Dallas Mavericks

Devin Harris probably won't get many votes in the Sixth Man of the Year selection, but he is quietly having a very efficient season by his standards. Harris, 31, is coming off an injury-plagued 2013-14 campaign in which he played just 40 regular-season games. Show More Summary

Portugal Telecom Shareholders Agree to Put Off Vote on Asset Sale

The decision to postpone the vote until Jan. 22 comes amid questions about whether the deal, which would allow Altice to buy assets valued at $8.7 billion, would scuttle a proposed merger between Portugal Telecom and the Brazilian carrier Oi.

These Democrats voted to weaken Wall Street reform and build the Keystone pipeline

(click to enlarge) The year 2015 is off to an interesting start in Congress, with two votes on key topics that let us see what stuff our current Democratic congresscritters are made of. On the left are Democratic House members who voted...Show More Summary

Energy Quote of the Day: Keystone XL Decision Still a Ways Off

It was a big day in Keystone XL news recently, with the House voting to approve a pipeline construction bill – the president already said he would veto – and the Nebraska Supreme Court mostly blessing the controversial oil transport project. But a final decision could still be months away. read more

CAP News Ticker - 1/11/2015

Vladimir Putin voted sexiest man in Russia with 100% of the vote for eighth year running, celebrates with topless serenade around KremlinAC-DC accepts invite to play Coachella 2015, requests to be off stage by 7pm before they becomeShow More Summary

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