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Democrats Begin Shunning Harvey Weinstein Campaign Donations

Democrats have begun distancing themselves from Harvey Weinstein, beginning with the reelection campaign of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)’s announcement that he would donate a $2,700 campaign contribution from Harvey Weinstein to charity. 906 more words

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The Plight of Career Politicians

January 3, 2017 marked the start of The United States’ 115th Congress.

Fun facts:

  • 11/100 Senators have served more than 20 years. Shout out to Patrick Leahy elected in 1975 and Orrin Hatch in 1977.
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Senate Appropriations Committee Ensures Continued Funding to Artaskh

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) appropriations bill, which ensures continued funding to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly). 503 more words

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY2018 State & Foreign Ops Appropriations Bill

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On September 6, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs announced that it approved “a $51.35 billion appropriations bill to strengthen federal programs and operations that support national security and American values abroad.”   961 more words

Vermont's infrastructure falters as its healthcare soars under socialist policies

Vermont is among the bluest of the blue states. Safely having gone Democrat in every election since 1992, prior to that it was actually the safest Republican state of all. 740 more words

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This Week in, uh, History?

ON JUNE 22, 2004, THEN-VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY TOLD SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY (DEMOCRAT, VERMONT) TO GO FUCK HIMSELF.

IF MEMORY SERVES, IT WAS A TUESDAY.

USA Lies in Aryan Hands

While it has gained some popularity within conservative circles, originalism remains outside the mainstream of modern constitutional jurisprudence. It has been 25 years since an originalist has been nominated to the Supreme Court.

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