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First Obama Phones - Now Obama Web

This week the FCC will review and perhaps vote on a proposal to expand the “Lifeline” telephone subsidy program to include entitlements for broadband internet services for the poor. 530 more words

Our Economic Mess

From Congressman to Senator to Governor, Vitter Keeps Rising

Many of you may not know the name Senator David Vitter. He is the senior Senator from Louisiana, and right now, is also running for Governor of Louisiana. 519 more words

"Vitter's Mind-Boggling Obamacare Crusade": Cutting Benefits For Congressional Staffers Could Have Real Consequences

For those who oppose President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, there’s a lot to campaign against. Many of the arguments in the health care debate arise from differences in philosophy and opinion about the future of health care in this country. 537 more words

Republicans

Bernanke trains his guns on Elizabeth Warren

Ben Bernanke spent eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, and during that time he faced withering criticism from both the right and the left. 666 more words

Finance

"GOP Lawmakers Take Aim At Constitutional Principle": Ending Birthright Citizenship Has Been Added To The Far-Right’s To-Do List

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution doesn’t leave much in the way of wiggle room: the rights of American citizenship are given to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States.” It’s a principle generally known as “birthright citizenship,” and after its enactment following the Civil War, the Supreme Court has protected the tenet many times. 647 more words

Republicans

Vitter, David – (R – LA) Class III
516 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-4623
Contact: http://www.vitter.senate.gov/contact

Pray for this man and his family. 43 more words

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"An Indictment Of The 'Pay-To-Play' Political System": Did the Chemical Industry Write Its Own Oversight Legislation?

For an instructive example of how unfettered money in politics corrupts the legislative process, consider a chemical-safety bill under deliberation in the Senate.

The legislation, sponsored by Louisiana Republican David Vitter and New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall, would reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which the chemical industry and environmental and public health advocates alike say is severely outdated. 849 more words

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