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"Is The Iran Deal ‘Liberal’?": Shifting The Reigning Washington Foreign-Policy Paradigm From War-Making To Deal-Making

So, Senator Chris Coons, what do you think of the Iran deal?

There’s a pause. I have spoken a few times in recent weeks to the Delaware Democratic Senator, because a) he is deeply immersed in the details of this negotiation and b) he’s coming from what seems to me roughly the right place here: He wants to support his president and he wants to see diplomacy succeed, but he doesn’t trust Iran and he wants a deal that has a chance of actually working. 1,137 more words

John Boehner

Alert! The US Senate to Vote on Fast Track Authority on Tuesday. Let Your Voices Be Heard

From Arthur Stamolis of Citizen’s Fair Trade Campaign:

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote again on Fast Track legislation for the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Tuesday morning, and several Democratic Senators still hasn’t committed to vote NO. 501 more words

Delaware Gov. Markell, Senators Issue Statements On Passing Of Beau Biden

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) – Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday of brain cancer almost two years after he was first diagnosed at the age of 46. 624 more words

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"I Don’t Follow That Every Day": Selma's Senator Not Really Sure What's Going On With That Voting Rights Stuff

It was just last weekend that people flooded into Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights marches there — marches that led to the Voting Rights Act. 539 more words

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Democrats who are set to skip Netanyahu speech are outraged over ad attacking Susan Rice on human rights

Several prominent Congressional Democrats publicly decried an ad in the New York Times taken out by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. The ad was very critical of National Security Adviser Susan Rice, implying that genocide is her “blind spot.” 264 more words

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Plain Old Gropin' Joe

I like women. I like them because they are women, and for the gentle, intuitive, fine qualities that only women possess. When a woman thinks enough of me to willingly, and without prompting, favor me with a small bit of affection–a touch of her hand, a hug, a kiss on the cheek–I am humbled and honored. 527 more words

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Will: Common sense won't shake Obama's opposition to Keystone

 WASHINGTON — Not since the multiplication of the loaves and fishes near the Sea of Galilee has there been creativity as miraculous as that of the Keystone XL pipeline. 727 more words

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