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MSNBC is reporting that Rep. Tom Lantos , the only holocaust survivor to serve in congress and also the chairman of the United States House ...
by Loudoun County Dem
Comment Count 106 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2008 at 06:46 AM PST with 252 Recommends
Today, Thursday, the House of Representatives is scheduled to mourn the passing of [Tom Lantos http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Lantos], victim of fascism. Tomorrow, Friday, the extension of the ...
by ek hornbeck
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2008 at 03:26 AM PST with 39 Recommends
In 1917, the legal prostitution district of New Orleans, the infamous “[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storyville Storyville]”, was shut down over the strong objections of the city by the ...
by Jay Elias
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2008 at 07:57 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I volunteer with at-risk students at one of the most socio-economic poor schools in Houston, Texas. Within days after Hurricane Katrina our school became inundated with young evacuees living at ...
by Bodhiness
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2008 at 05:00 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
From Atomic Gay Wonk : Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) yesterday ...
by Leewah
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2008 at 02:08 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
The frontrunner to become the next president of the United States is playing an old and dangerous political game -- comparing a foreign leader to Adolf Hitler. At a private charity event on Tuesday,
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 01:45 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Tom Lantos, age 79, has cancer of the esophagus. He's the representative for CA's 12th district in northern San Mateo County. But how much did you know about Lantos?
by Nulwee
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2008 at 11:35 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Ah yes, I remember it well...don't you? All the fake vile outrage about how Democrats weren't appropriately honoring Paul Wellstone by having a raucous celebratory service in his memory...Remember ...
by Volvo Liberal
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2008 at 01:25 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I am saddened to hear about the loss of Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust Survivor ever in Congress. He was a champion for human rights. And I really hope that we use this opportunity to think about ...
by DrJK
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2008 at 06:44 AM PST with 14 Recommends
According to Tom Lantos , he told us he's going to have one of the busiest Congressional schedules he's had in his career this next week. The question is, ...
by Heather in SFBay
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2007 at 08:05 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
At a time when we are finally opening a dialog with Iran and when Progressive Israelis are debating what it means to be a Jewish Democracy, is this really helpful: House to consider Jerusalem, ...
by mattes
Comment Count 112 comments on Tue May 29, 2007 at 02:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
by Steven Josselson
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 09, 2006 at 02:42 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Tom Lantos is retiring due to esophageal cancer, leaving the field open for Jackie Speier to take his Congressional seat. I wish him the best with his health, but I'm glad he's leaving the House. ...
by Dracowyrm
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2008 at 10:41 AM PST with 12 Recommends
by iliketodrum
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Apr 28, 2006 at 10:26 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
A classic Saturday Night Live skit of the 1980s, stolen from Howard Stern , presented a bizarre, patently offensive game-show with the title: "Guess Who'...
by Ohiobama
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 03:54 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
She's in, and by the looks of things, she's playing to win. According to Roll Call , she's putting together a strong team to help ...
by RandySF
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2007 at 10:02 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Here is the Real truth about yesterday's Republican walk out. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/02/14/house-in-chaos-after-repu_n_86639.html " During what was supposed to be a ...
by AHiddenSaint
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2008 at 12:05 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I know there have been a few diaries today [A http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/2/11/115319/551] [B http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/2/11/9469/98920] [C http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/...
by coffeeinamrica
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2008 at 08:54 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Up here in the Bay Area, there has been considerable debate as to whether former State Senator Jackie Speier would challenge incumbent Tom Lantos in the June Primary. Well, by the looks ...
by RandySF
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2007 at 09:00 PM PST with 8 Recommends
How to avoid making friends abroad. Ladies and gentleman - let me introduce Tom Lantos (D-CA), esteemed chairman of the mighty House Committee on Foreign Affairs , Congressman of 25 years, ...
by cris0000
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2007 at 03:36 PM PDT with 7 Recommends