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This message was self-deleted by its author 0 unhappycamper Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 682
2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law 0 unhappycamper Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 770
McCain’s Mind-Boggling Hypocrisy on Crimea at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Conferenc 2 unhappycamper Mar 2014 Mar 2014 4 1174
Big or small, spending-cut efforts hit roadblocks 0 unhappycamper Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 865
House Republicans Voted Against Environmental Interests 95 Percent Of The Time In 2013 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 1027
Forbes Begins Push For HASC Chair; Calls For New ‘Leadership’ 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 828
Shifting US foreign policy views force rethink by Israel lobby 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 747
Congress signals tough fight for Pentagon plan 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 762
Iran sanctions dispute hurts vets bill prospects 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 716
Senators want Swiss banking group Credit Suisse to be forced to identify tax evaders 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 5 913
Dozens of veterans’ priorities rolled into one bill (xpost from Veterans) 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 751
Obama’s Ruse and the Shifting Views of Republicans: Will the US Let Immigrants Be? 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 824
The Senator from Oz Fights Crazy with Crazy 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 913
The Deep State is Vulnerable to People Power 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 799
Rep. Smith Warns Congress: Close Bases Or DoD May Do It Without Us 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1020
A 25% Cut for the Pentagon? Key Dems Say Unnecessary Defense Spending Is Crippling the U.S. and Shou 6 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 8 2718
Immigration Reform and Marco Rubio’s White Teeth 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 998
West Virginia Congress Considering Much Needed False Claims Act 0 GoLeft TV Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 791
Why Surging Support for Marijuana Is Hurting the Republican Party and Will For Years to Come 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 1007
Dear Mr. President: Don't You Dare Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid 44 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 49 3768
U.S. foreign relations scorecard: Burkina Faso: 2 Canada: 0 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 767
The ‘Comfort Women’ Statue: Let History Speak through the Facts 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 950
The United States Has Become a Kleptocracy 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1185
How Iraq Vets against War & Peace Groups stopped Senate bid to derail Iran Talks 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 769
Budget cuts mean IRS won’t be as helpful this tax season (xpost from Economy) 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 875
Congress OKs full pension boost for working-age vets (xpost from Veterans) 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 703
Debt vote in Senate kept from public view 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 725
Ted Cruz introduces bill to stop Obama, feds from ‘forcing gay marriage on all 50 states’ 3 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1104
Tea Party gripes: GOP leaders we’re trying to unseat ‘playing hardball’ by fighting back 6 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 4 1470
Haunted by Racism 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 1226
Lawmaker suggests ‘duct tape’ strategy for GOP pols: Shut up until November elections 3 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 1110
Sen. Warren vows to push for minimum wage hike 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 902
U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 833
A $9 Trillion War? Top 10 Reasons Americans will Regret it if GOP Derails Iran Negotiations 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 985
House Speaker John Boehner: No immigration reform until Obama rebuilds trust 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 993
Congress Warns DOJ That If It Doesn't Support NSA Reform Plan, It Won't Renew Key Patriot Act Provis 9 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 17 1716
Congress to CIA: Provide US Drone Victim Count 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 735
Broken Democracy: Republicans poised to take Senate, Americans Reject their Platform 4 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 4 1197
Senate set to send farm bill to Obama 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 903
Tea Party: Grass roots or head in the clouds? 2 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 986
House panel opens probe into Navy bribery and fraud scandal 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 693
Senators vow COLA cap repeal; grocery price increases considered 2 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 1179
House passes bill cutting $8 billion from ‘food stamps’ program (xpost from Poverty) 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 898
US Congressmen Prepare for a ‘Global War’? 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 837
New 5-year farm bill would cut subsidies while slashing food stamps benefits (xpost frm Poverty) 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 1006
Kaine: Put limits on terror war declaration 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 722
Congress cuts U.S. military and development aid for Afghanistan 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 726
Is COLA cap relief now tied to rocket or falling star? 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 735
Is Debt Limit The Next Republican Economic Sabotage? 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 858
Tea Party Neo-Confederate Backlash Still Stirring up a Cup of Chaos 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 871
A Congress Of the Wealthy, By the Wealthy, and For the Wealthy 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 7 865
Dozens of trade-offs in $1.1 trillion budget bill 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 837
US Already Petrified by the Midterms 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 881
Another case of deregulation by starvation: the IRS 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 879
Congress Blocks Plan to Transfer Drone Control From CIA to Pentagon 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 853
Lawmakers move to restore Voting Rights Act 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 806
Kaine wants more say for Congress in War Powers Act 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 736
Colorado counties face money issues with federal-land payment cut 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 706
Lamborn questions use of Air Force Academy informants 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 724
White House supports Senator Rand Paul’s bill to officially end U.S. Iraq war authority 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 893
New Congressional Sanctions on Iran Will Backfire . . . on Congress 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 786
Senator Leahy Tries To Sneak Through Plans To Make Merely Talking About Computer Hacking A Serious C 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 888
Senators propose giving Obama ‘fast-track authority’ for trade deals 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 870
Study: Polarization and Gridlock Work Well for the Wealthiest Americans 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 777
Please email Rand Paul 0 oldandhappy Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 854
Ted Rall Cartoon for December 31, 2013: Voted to Screw the Unemployed Before Talking About Not Votin 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 1069
Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at year end 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1034
(Ted Rall) Cartoon for December 30, 2013: Studied the Constitution. Didn’t Like It. 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 4 977
Republicans: Cynical Paralysis 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 821
Congress skeptical of new Pentagon spy agency 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 776
Senators fight cuts to veteran benefits ahead of key budget test vote 1 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1286
Social Justice Groups Demand Congress Slash Military Budget, Spend Money on People, Peace, Planet 1 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 901
Orwell for Congress! (Never mind, he's already there...) 4 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Dec 2013 1 1136
113th Congress, going down in history for its inaction, has a critical December to-do list 2 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1414
'High' hypocrisy on Capitol Hill: Congressional leaders ignore calls for Radel's resignation 15 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Dec 2013 20 2567
Defense bill stalls over Democratic, GOP divide 1 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 883
Florida Republican Radel benefits from D.C.'s saner drug-crime stance 0 rlegro Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 807
Senate’s defense bill would allow Guantanamo Bay to finally close 0 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 763
ENDA: Jesus Must Be SO EMBARRASSED! 3 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 4 1385
Is there a list of these 30 to 40 Republican Teabag Congressmen who shut down the U.S. Government? 9 BeatleBoot Oct 2013 Nov 2013 0 2482
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