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The Aftermath of the Panics

Amidst the Panics of 1837 and 1839, the Whigs enjoyed significant gains in Congress, which led to Robert M.T. Hunter, a pro-states’ rights southerner, becoming Speaker of the House. 474 more words

Early Republic

Democrats find love -- and a place on the ballot for Grayson & Grayson

It was a marriage made in political heaven.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alan Grayson married fiancee Dr. Dena Minning on Melbourne Beach over the weekend. She’s a Democrat running for the Central Florida congressional seat he’s leaving for his Senate bid. 138 more words

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Democrats find love -- and a place on the ballot for Grayson & Grayson

It was a marriage made in political heaven.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alan Grayson married fiancee Dr. Dena Minning on Melbourne Beach over the weekend. She’s a Democrat running for the Central Florida congressional seat he’s leaving for his Senate bid. 138 more words

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Congress Boosts Rehab, But Gives Opioid Pushers a Pass

One problem with having a Congress that is effectively controlled by corporate interests is that it finds great difficulty in taking any action against corporate interests. 544 more words

Business

How to Save Puerto Rico

How to Save Puerto Rico

Three and a half million Americans live on an island that is in economic free-fall, and Congress still isn’t sure whether it will throw them a lifeline.  8 more words

World

Puppy vs Politician Training

I am thoroughly enjoying having a puppy in my house.  Oliver is a long-haired German Shepherd puppy.  He is super soft and fluffy and looks like a small bear cub. 483 more words

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Credit-Rating Agencies Are Laughing at Americans

Senior Citizens and Savers throughout the fifty states and Puerto Rico have taken tens of billions in municipal bond losses. It has become clear that the Rating Agencies have been knowingly and intentionally issuing good credit ratings for technically bankrupt municipal entities in exchange for healthy fees. 391 more words