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Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 08:35 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 09:19 AM PST with 21 Recommends
I thought I'd take a break from reading all the diaries that are convincing me that today's Republican Party is some kind of weird performance art, and share some photos from this afternoon's ...
by anastasia p
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 08:37 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Nancy Pelosi will be coming to do a fund raiser for Congressman Paul Tonko, NY 20 this Sunday June 1. There will be a session open to the public, according to the Times Union Capitol ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 03:49 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Here's the breaking story from AP... [http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2014/04/08/us/ap-us-connecticut-senate-kennedy.html?hp&_r=0 Ted Kennedy Jr. To Run for Connecticut Senate] THE ASSOCIATED ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 08, 2014 at 06:42 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I decided to take a break from redistricting diaries and instead give all of you more information about my home state of Connecticut. I thus decided to present to you a detailed analysis of the past ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
This baby's parents should get some paid leave, dammit. Family leave is one of the many ways the United States lags behind its peers on workers' rights, but Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Rep. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 07:38 AM PST with 44 Recommends
is the title of this terrific Washington Post op ed by E. J. Dionne . He begins : Politicians talk about family values but do almost nothing to help families. They talk about parental ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 03:31 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Earlier today, Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and George Miller (CA-11) led a group of 151 Democrats, 3/4 of the caucus, in expressing their concern with the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiation process and ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 195 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 03:48 PM PST with 293 Recommends
Yesterday, POLITICO reported on a group of unlikely allies working to reassert congressional authority: What could conservative Republican Reps. Michele Bachmann and Walter Jones and liberal ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 04:48 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Congressional Democrats are taking another run at that equal pay thing Republicans keep blocking. Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland and Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut are reintroducing the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 09:16 AM PST with 32 Recommends
We, as a country, cannot certify that Colombia has fulfilled its obligations under the Labor Action Plan. This is a step necessary before the free trade agreement between Colombia and the United ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Apr 13, 2012 at 06:10 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Cross-posted from Main Street Insider Everyone expects that the President will include, in his jobs speech tonight, ...
by Rusty5329
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 08:17 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Click here to join our email list and be the first to know when new episodes are released. With Congress returning this week, 90 Second ...
by optimo
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 07:19 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
We lost. Get over it. Move on. Lets talk JOBS. All the ideas out there that would actually put people back to work and bring real, robust economic growth immediately are off the ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 453 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 06:21 AM PDT with 317 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 61 comments on Sat Jul 16, 2011 at 08:15 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
This past election cycle, the latest version of the urban legend that the Religious Right is dead and that the culture wars are over, or nearly so -- was that the tea party movement was all about ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Dec 10, 2010 at 08:22 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Cross-posted from Main Street ...
by Main Street Insider
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 08:15 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Yesterday the US House of Representatives failed to represent the majority of Americans who believe we should end the US led military occupation of Afghanistan and close the open ended military ...
by TOM ANDREWS
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 02:23 PM PDT with 8 Recommends