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Rubio’s desperate immigration lie: Rewriting his own record to appease the Tea Party | Salon

There are few people who better embody the Republican Party’s self-destructive implosion on immigration reform than Marco Rubio. The Florida Republican spent the first half of 2013 championing a comprehensive immigration reform bill and helped shepherd its passage through the Senate, and he’s spent basically every moment since running away from that bill to wheedle his way back into the Tea Party’s good graces. 52 more words

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Anti-RFRA Bill In U.S. Senate | Illinois Family Institute

For those who wish to become involved in this issue, here is some information for you.

Anti-RFRA Bill In U.S. Senate Action | Written By David E. 107 more words

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Senate panel votes to keep the A-10 from retirement

In what might be called a lease on life, the Senate has joined the House in protecting the A-10 from being retired from the Air Force. 58 more words

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Whatssamat-tah, Mistah Obamah

Today’s Pravda-on-the-Hudson contains the official reply by the Iranian plenipotentiary to the so-called Five-plus Talks, in I believe Geneva; viz.

[W]hile American officials said Mr Zarif was now showing a flexibility they had not seen before, his proposal does not address, in its current form, the most central American concern.

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Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 7-14-14: Recent and Upcoming Votes

From MegaVote at Congress.org:

Recent Senate Votes Castro Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (71-26, 3 Not Voting)
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Unintended Consequences

The Senate of the United States was designed… to give equal representation to the States- a more disciplined, stable, and experienced legislative body.  Madison saw the dangers in the popularly elected House, for people were often, … 292 more words

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US Senate Up for Grabs This Fall

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The U.S. Senate is at the epicenter of what is shaping up to be an interesting political year. If things hold to form, the Republicans stand a reasonable chance at gaining control of the Senate and keeping control of the House. 1,520 more words

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