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Rahm Emanuel, Luis Gutierrez Team Up To ‘Sign People Up’ For Amnesty

Hours after the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed the House, Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez said that he and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are teaming up this weekend to help 500 migrant families “understand” President Barack Obama’s executive order. 207 more words

In The News

Obamacare Alone Not to Blame for Democrats' Defeat

One half the senators who voted for Obamacare won’t be returning to the Senate in 2015, as reported in both The Washington Examiner and Bloomberg, but 60 percent of the Republicans who voted against Obamacare are returning to office in January. 239 more words

In The News

The price of sacrifice

“The mouse is almost here. He is almost here. Here he is. I have to run. You go hide.”

That’s the story the mother would tell her child every time she needed to leave. 1,060 more words

Politics

5 Female Political Powerhouses To Watch In 2015

It’s always an election year. Yes, I learned that from West Wing, but it’s still valid. Even when we aren’t in an election year, everyone in D.C. 741 more words

Sarah Palin: I'd love to see a woman on both sides of 2016 race

Sarah Palin is all for women from both major political parties running for president in 2016.

“I would love to see a woman on both sides of the aisle shooting for that top spot,” … 223 more words

2016

My Pinup Photo Shoot (I Still Get To Be A Feminist)

I did a cheesecake photo shoot. I was a pinup girl. If you think that means I don’t get to be a feminist or work for women’s equality or reproductive rights, come and get me. 1,066 more words

Commentary

A Fighting Chance

A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Now I understand why the Republican party is so afraid of Elizabeth Warren! In this well-written memoir she chronicles her journey from a college professor to a seat in the Senate, always as a champion for working-class “ordinary” people. 67 more words

NaBloPoMo For December 2014