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In the benighted village of Norristown, Pennsylvania , landlords are "encouraged" to evict tenants who call the police repeatedly, and are fined if someone requests the police at a property three ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 146 Recommends
Walking through the kitchen door, I heard a splintering crash. And then a keen, low, anguished cry. My mother was backed up to the sink, trembling, breathing heavily. My father was standing a few ...
by bookgirl
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I'm working on a much bigger diary on this race. An analysis about why the press would love to see a Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D. SD) vs. Kristi Noem (R. SD) rematch next year. But today I will ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 12:40 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
As congress is on break, Senator Al Franken (D. MN) is spending his time with local authorities promoting the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): http://minnesota.publicradio.
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Steubenville's rape victim, Jane Doe, is now receiving death threats.
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 220 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 11:30 PM PDT with 219 Recommends
It’s time to leverage the VAWA victory and turn our attention to the needs of women and girls around the world. Written by Chloë Cooney for RH Reality Check . This diary is cross-posted; ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 01:38 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Areyoukiddingmestan) File [this press release http://www.cornyn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=InNews&ContentRecord_id=a7b6141a-87e5-419a-9597-29f9624d2a01] from Sen. John Cornyn (
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 10:34 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release March 7, 2013 REMARKS BY THE ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 12:59 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Hoyer Statement on Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Obama signed ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 12:06 PM PST with 3 Recommends
President Barack Obama signed the recently passed version of the Violence Against Women Act Thursday, a week after Speaker ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 01:22 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Ok, I know the idea of Tea Party Congressman Steve King (R. IA-4) excites us because we'll have a chance to see the Republican Party continue to devour its self and hand the race to our star ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 12:19 PM PST with 12 Recommends
So Senator Carl Levin (D. MI) is out and Senator Dick Durbin (D. IL) is in for 2014. The only Senator everybody is waiting to make his decision on retirement on the Democratic side is Senator Tim ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 12:31 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
My former U.S. Representative , and that only because I was one of those who voted him out the first time and then moved out of his district before he could return to office the second time, has ...
by Neon Vincent
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 09:48 PM PST with 38 Recommends
As Congress works to pass a new immigration law, legislators must realize that neither a border nor the threat of detention will keep a determined parent from trying to reach a child who needs her ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 01:25 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Paul Broun: Hates VAWA, wants to serve in the Senate In an earlier ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 02:20 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Let's say you're a Republican. (Sorry, I know there's no greater insult, but stick with me here.) So you're a Republican, and you've just voted against reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act��
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 10:29 AM PST with 128 Recommends
Tea Party Congresswoman (R. SD-AL) joined ranks with her fellow Tea Party morons in voting against the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act: http://www.argusleader.com/article/...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 04:07 PM PST with 10 Recommends
As has been fairly heavily reported , the US Congress has finally pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), after letting it expire earlier this year . While the Senate passed the bill by an ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 09:43 PM PST with 20 Recommends
We've been known to name an asshole of the day, but when you have Antonin Scalia saying stuff like this: Now, I don’t think that’s attributable to the fact that it is so much clearer now that ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 04:44 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The U.S. House of Representatives just passed VAWA also known as the Violence Against Women Act. The bill will now go directly to President Obama for signature. Senate Republicans drug their feet ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 11:54 AM PST with 7 Recommends