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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. Senate has voted 89-11 to approve the Defense Authorization Act of 2015, following the December 4 U.S. House of Representatives' 300-119 up-vote and now awaits ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 04:21 PM PST with 33 Recommends
The Pentagon has requested $5 billion in funding from Congress to extend the three month old war in Iraq and Syria. Here are three reasons to oppose the Pentagon's request. 1. You're against the ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 02:23 PM PST with 10 Recommends
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by David Jarman
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 06:30 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Republicans are not happy about the Obama administration's swap of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held by the Taliban for five years. Though Defense ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 265 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Darlene Superville of the Associated Press ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 67 comments on Sat May 31, 2014 at 06:37 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
In December 2004, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld lectured American troops worried about vital equipment shortages plaguing U.S. combat forces in Iraq. "You go to war with the army you have," ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun May 25, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The powerful chairman of the House Armed Services Committee will retire at the end of his term. Rep. Buck McKeon, R-Calif., announced at a Thursday morning press conference that he will not run ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 05:58 AM PST with 4 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 8 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I was in the middle of my political awakening, pissed about the wars and worried about the fate of the planet, when I started writing letters to my congressman, representative Howard “Buck” ...
by Jet23
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Folks who think that (at the very least) we should be allowed to experience a few years of peace before launching the next military adventure are on the cusp of a major victory in Washington. All we ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 02:25 PM PST with 15 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Following up on the batch of 24 polls of House Republican districts they released last weekend, MoveOn commissioned another dozen from PPP , and here they all are in summary form. As before, PPP put ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 09:46 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-CA 25th District) ceased to by my Congressman when I escaped the far outlying suburbs of Los Angeles 6 years ago, but I still get his constuent emails. About 2 hours ago, he ...
by ginabroom
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 05:01 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
To all Kossacks: Please take note that these Congressional District Information Diaries are not meant to evaluate whether or not the districts are beatable. They are meant for Kossacks and others ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 05:35 PM PDT with 4 Recommends