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Breaking The Code Of GOP Behavior

Mothers have an uncanny ability to read the code of their baby’s cry.  They can determine from the cry whether their baby is tired, wet or hungry.   699 more words

Manchin drops coal provision from Ex-Im Bank bill - By Laura Barron-Lopez - 07/30/14 09:17 PM EDT

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced his bill to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank’s charter Wednesday evening without a controversial provision to roll back the bank’s restrictions on financing overseas coal plants. 277 more words

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No Home for Israel inside the Democratic Party

It’s official: the Democratic Party has abandoned Israel to its fate. This development has nothing to do with that most ancient of hatreds, antisemitism. Rather, in an age when a compelling narrative increasingly trumps a cold, hard history lesson, Israel’s version of the events leading up to Operation Protective Edge, while factually sound, is a snoozer. 668 more words

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Science identifies precisely when the GOP went off the rails about climate change | Salon

Although it may feel like Democrats and Republicans are ancient enemies when it comes to the debate surrounding climate change, energy and government spending, some say that isn’t so. 97 more words

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Andrew C. McCarthy Schools Paul Ryan

“Such misconduct need not be an indictable wrong. It could involve dereliction of duty, lies to Congress or the public about serious matters, the failure to honor an oath.” 638 more words
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Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor And Gets A Science Lesson From His Colleague | ThinkProgress

Here at ClimateProgress, we spend a lot of time debunking politicians who deny climate change based on scientifically murky grounds. On Thursday, it looked as though we’d have to do it again, after Sen. 95 more words

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Getting It Wrong And Ready To Do It Again

Presidents are prisoners of the times. Events happen, often following a period of neglect and sometimes following stimulation. Today, our country is neglecting its infrastructure while many Congressional voices try to “stimulate” growth through lower taxes. 646 more words

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