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Early Twitter Look at United States Senate election in Maryland, 2016

On July 12th I detailed the Facebook outreach for the candidates in the Maryland US Senate race (READ HERE). Chris Van Hollen held a significant advantage in followers and engagement on Facebook. 218 more words

Technology

US Senate trying to sabotage Iran nuclear talks: Analyst

http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/07/06/418978/US-nuclear-deal-Iran-P51-Vienna-Zbigniew-Brzezinski-Israel-war-Congress-Senate

An American journalist says a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries is unlikely due to the ongoing attempts by the US Senate to sabotage the nuclear talks. 406 more words

Daily News

53-46 vote: Senate blocks GOP effort to shut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — The Senate has blocked a Republican effort to shut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood.

The vote Monday, August 3rd followed the release of videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group showing Planned Parenthood officials describing how they sometimes provide aborted fetal tissue for researchers. 86 more words

News

Senate Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood Fails

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A procedural vote in the Senate on legislation that would have barred all federal funds for Planned Parenthood failed on Monday.

The vote was 53-46, meaning the measure failed to get the 60 votes needed to overcome a Democratic filibuster on bringing the bill up for debate. 360 more words

News

The Canard of Planned Parenthood Funding Votes

It’s amazing, disheartening actually that elected representatives to our federal government are so willingly to shut down all services not because of waste or inefficiency, but because of flat out lies from brazen profiteers stoking the fires of rage within the American people. 1,180 more words

Thoughts On Life And Society

The Law Kathryn Steinle's Murder Should Inspire

On July 1 Kathryn Steinle was shot in San Francisco by undocumented immigrant Francisco Sanchez.  Sanchez had already been deported to Mexico five times and was in jail and likely to be deported again.   505 more words

Politics