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Noam Chomsky vs. Al Franken: Behind the odd progressive divide between senators, intellectuals on Gaza

For many outside the U.S. Senate, the discovery that even progressive stalwarts such as Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Al Franken, D-Minn., voted for the resolution is more than disappointing.
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U.S. Foreign Policy

House Approves VA Health Care Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years. 732 more words

Politics

Mitch McConnell edges ahead of Alison Grimes in close Kentucky Senate race

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has edged ahead of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes for the first time in a Bluegrass Poll, though the race remains a toss up. 58 more words

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One for All . . . Nunn for All?

Earlier today, I posted a piece on the nations governors races that included this strategy memo by the campaign of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. It’s an interesting look at how a vulnerable incumbent is making do in a very complicated purple state (remember: Florida was t… 270 more words

2014

Yes, Virginia, There's Still a War on Women

Give the Old Dominion credit: the same “war of women” that worked wonders for President Obama in 2012, the commonwealth’s Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe… 476 more words

2014

Media lapdog dismisses Nunn campaign's reliance on lapdog media

A confidential campaign plan document from the Michelle Nunn campaign for U.S. Senate has leaked online.

What looks like .@MichelleNunnGA's campaign plan leaked online.

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Media

51-49?

99 days to go until Election Day, and a new CBS News/New York Times Battleground Tracker calls the Senate as 51 Republican, 49 Democrat . 243 more words

2014