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5 Women Of Color Candidates YOU Need To Know

“When you think of the political revolution, I want you to think about Pramila Jayapal.” — Bernie Sanders

Pramila Jayapal is an inspiring, bold, experienced progressive leader who DFA has endorsed for Congress in Washington State. 693 more words


CIA director criticizes lawmakers for backing 'misguided' 9/11 bill

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CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday criticized Congress for voting to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would let families of 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia, calling them “misguided.” 314 more words

U.S. Politics

Developing: US Senate blocks spending bill needed to keep government open beyond Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate has blocked a spending bill needed to keep the government open beyond Friday’s midnight deadline.

Most Democrats and at least 10 Republicans voted to block the bill, which also funds the fight against the Zika virus. 78 more words


Remembering September 11, 2001

I saw the Twin Towers fall on September 11, 2001.  I saw the Pentagon, billowing smoke, looking like a wounded thing, on the same day.  I saw the crater where Flight 93 fell rather than hit the White House. 59 more words


Here Are All The Congressional Republicans Who Have Come Out Against Donald Trump

YURI GRIPAS / REUTERS | Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) says Donald Trump “does not reflect historical Republican values, nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country.” 480 more words
U.S. Politics

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[caption id="attachment_172799" align="aligncenter" width="630"]Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks at a news conference with a bipartisan group of senators on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., to unveil a compromise proposal on gun control measures, June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) [/caption]

Blumenthal for Connecticut - July 30th, 2016 Event


Bruce Barrett, John Barrett  & Brewmaster Jeff Browning

 Invite  you to dinner in support of

Senator Richard Blumenthal

At the soft (practice) opening of Brewport on… 69 more words

News And Events

Friday Night News Dump: VP Pick Tim Kaine Announced Friday 8:00 p.m. via Text Message

(CNN)Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, turning to a steady and seasoned hand in government to fill out the Democratic ticket, she announced Friday. 234 more words