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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

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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

Most Democratic Senators Appear Not to Have Viewed Planned Parenthood Videos

“Shut the door,” Sen. Charles Schumer of New York ordered an aid when a reporter asked him if he had seen any of the videos that revealed gruesome details of Planned Parenthood’s trafficking in human fetuses. 235 more words

Politics

After Failed Senate Vote on Planned Parenthood, Pro-Lifers Eye Budget Battle

With an attempt to block taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood having failed in the US Senate, pro-lifers now look to the federal budget as the next battleground. 515 more words

Politics

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

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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

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