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Yesterday, the Senate voted on two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) regarding the closure of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility. The current text removes some of the ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 08:03 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to put military sexual assault prosecutions in the hands of prosecutors, not military commanders with incentives against prosecution, ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 12:41 PM PST with 45 Recommends
Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) faces a panel of top military leaders during a Senate hearing on military sexual assault.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 07:06 AM PST with 44 Recommends
VoteVets is helping fellow veteran Rep. Gary Peters (D. MI-14), who is running for Senator Carl Levin's (D. MI) seat, fight back against the Tea Party's attacks:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I like this: http://www.freep.com/article/20130925/NEWS06/309250108/gary-peters-government-shutdown-salary-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
If there's one state where Republicans and right wing Super PACs have royally screwed up in terms of negative ads against Democrats. We all remember this ad from the 2012 Election ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 10:40 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Glad to see someone looking out for Detroit's future: http://www.hometownlife.com/article/20130913/NEWS26/309130041/Congressman-Gary-Peters-urges-White-House-create-Detroit-task-force-encourage-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Received this fundraising e-mail from Senator Carl Levin (D. MI) today in support of Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14) bid to succeed him in the U.S. Senate:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 10:00 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
A group of senators is reportedly working on a proposal to authorize military force against Syria only if the removal of the country's chemical weapons by the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 95 comments on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 07:02 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14) scored a big endorsement today in his bid for Senator Carl Levin's (D. MI) seat next year: http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/321035-jennifer-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Some times there are just too many stories out there about Senate and Gubernatorial candidates that I don't have the time to report on all of them. But I am glad to see Congressman ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 10:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14) received a big endorsement this week in his bid to succeed retiring Senator Carl Levin (D. MI): http://www.freep.com/article/20130718/NEWS06/307180073/Gary-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jul 21, 2013 at 01:57 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is not giving up on her efforts to have military sexual assault dealt with by legal experts, not military commanders, and she has picked ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 01:31 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I will not believe it until it's done. I will not believe it until it's done. I will not believe it until it's done. Even if it is right there in print. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 05:43 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Congressman Gary Peters (D. MI-14), who is running for Senator Carl Levin's (D. MI) seat, must be all smiles today: http://www.freep.com/article/20130708/NEWS06/307080071/gary-peters-u-s-senate-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
House Republicans continue to find ways to weaken and gut Wall Street reform, this time through an agriculture budgeting bill: http://www....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 07:49 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last year Ralph Nader wrote to Tim Cook , the CEO of Apple: "Corporations and their attorneys like to be judged as 'persons' under our constitutions and laws. So it is entirely appropriate to judge ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 03:29 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Earlier this evening, the Senate voted to confirm Obama's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, Michael Froman, a man that the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute described as an "...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 96 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 09:23 PM PDT with 255 Recommends
Last week, Greg Sargent pointed out that the new generation of Senate Democrats are more environmentally friendly: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/06/21/the-senate-is-getting-
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 07:41 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Received this e-mail from Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D. ND) who is joining her colleague, Senator Kay Hagan (D. NC), in calling for cracking down on sexual assault in the military:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 11:59 AM PDT with 3 Recommends