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"Another Train Wreck For McConnell": Wow, Republicans Revolting Against The Elimination Of Medicaid Expansion. Imagine That!

You might remember that back in early 2010 Senate Democrats used a rule called budget reconciliation to by-pass a Republican filibuster and tweak their version of the Affordable Care Act to make it consistent with the one in the House. 520 more words


White Officer Files Racial Discrimination Suit After Being Passed Over For University Park Police Chief Job

(CBS) — A white police officer who has been passed over for chief of police in University Park is suing the village for racial discrimination, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty. 166 more words


U.S. lawmaker says Obama is about to reject Keystone XL pipeline project

WASHINGTON – A U.S. lawmaker says he’s hearing that President Barack Obama is about to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, after years of delay and debate. 138 more words


4 Missionaries Detained In Venezuela Expected Home Tuesday

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Four North Dakota missionaries caught up in escalating political tension between the U.S. and Venezuela are expected home on Tuesday after spending a couple of days on a Caribbean Island recovering from their ordeal. 350 more words


Keystone Pipeline Veto

Once again, we see the Obama Administration’s abject geopolitical and energy policy incompetence demonstrated with today’s veto of the Keystone Pipeline legislation recently enacted by Congress. 549 more words

Conservative Politics

Congress Set To Pass Bill Approving Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Congress is set to send a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline to President Barack Obama, who has vowed to veto it. 429 more words


"Deluded And Dysfunctional, The Republicans Have Lost The Plot": They’ve Run Out Of People To Blame For Not Compromising

Recently, in an effort to embarrass Republicans pandering to their scientifically challenged base, Senate Democrats proposed a series of votes on climate change. While most Americans and the overwhelming… 1,200 more words