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Nevada Congressman Hospitalized After Heart Attack

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A spokesman says U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy of Nevada is recovering after suffering a heart attack.

Larry Farnsworth says the Republican underwent a routine medical procedure after the Monday night incident and remains hospitalized. 110 more words

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'Fiscal crisis' warning as deficits rise, debt set to hit $20T next year

Anyone with a functioning brain can see this coming.

From Fox News: While the staggering national debt has virtually disappeared as a 2016 campaign issue amid White House assurances the problem has faded, D.C.’s budget… 505 more words

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Congress Finally Steps Up on Yemen, Saudi Arm Sales

Far from the ISIS-inspired headlines of Syria, Saudi Arabia has pretty calmly and easily been engaged in an endless series of war crimes in Yemen. Its policy had always been to keep Yemen weak, but not in total chaos. 435 more words

National Security

#NativeVote16 - 'Sovereignty' in 30-seconds, but what about a deeper debate?

Mark Trahant / TrahantReports

FRAZER, Montana — A couple of years ago I was moderating a debate. At the last minute, one of the candidates called in sick. 1,024 more words

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King Solomon, Bill of Rights or Wrongs? Post Two

Have the SCOTUS interpretations of the Bill of Rights served to exalt or disgrace our nation? 806 more words

King Solomon

How Tuesday's Primaries Reflect the 2016 Elections

Just because it’s August and the lead up Labor Day weekend doesn’t mean that politics is totally asleep. On Tuesday, congressional primary voters in Arizona and Florida will head to the polls to pick their favorite candidates to run for Congress in November. 502 more words

New Mexico Attorney Sues Senate To Force Garland Vote

Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is in the unenviable position of having everyone in Washington saying nice things about him. There are two occasions when that is common: a judicial nomination going no where and eulogy. 225 more words

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