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Correction and Update at End of Diary SEN. HARRY REID IS PREPARING FOR A PROCEDURAL WAR AGAINST THE REPULICANS What : Live Quorum Call, Motion ...
by RhodaA
Comment Count 284 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 05:04 AM PDT with 489 Recommends
While Democrats in Washington spent last week giving Republicans one last chance to get on board healthcare reform, over one million American voices called on Congress to finish the job. Now, 5 ...
by Charles Chamberlain
Comment Count 392 comments on Mon Mar 01, 2010 at 09:17 AM PST with 195 Recommends
I wrote a letter to Senator Richard Durbin's office asking him to oppose the President's "Compromise" budget and its use of the chained CPI to cut social security and increase taxes on the lower ...
by WaltIN
Comment Count 187 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 09:28 AM PDT with 136 Recommends
Instead of just screaming this idea in the comments of veratis' liveblog of Obama's townhall ...
by Lib Stone
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 12:27 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Here's the relevant segment of the 1st hour of today's show, Up with Chris Hayes . Chris gets the inside scoop, from reporter Amy Goodman on scene, of the Climate Change conference, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 12:20 PM PST with 35 Recommends
From the Huffington Post "Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) has been battling the banks the last few weeks in an effort to get 60 votes lined up for bankruptcy reform. He's losing. On Monday night in ...
by LouisMartin
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2009 at 03:26 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Glen Greenwald is warning us to have our wits about us in the fight for the best health care reform possible. Dick Durbin's office told us today ...
by danthrax
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Mar 12, 2010 at 11:51 AM PST with 31 Recommends
In Fiscal Cliff: House Democrats Close Ranks Against Social Security Cuts, Zack Carter reports the late afternoon news that Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 03:35 PM PST with 28 Recommends
You would think this year's Mortgage Bankers Association annual meeting would be a rather solemn affair -- given the criticism the industry has endured in recent months. But while filming at the ...
by lagan
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2009 at 12:50 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I talked about this before. But I feel particularly strongly about this. When the kid is throwing a fit in the frozen foods aisle, you don't offer him an ice cream bar. I know. It's harsh. But if ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 08:36 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I know we're all focused (rightly) on the elections and the fall of capitalism, but there is a scary situation developing in the the Democratic Republic of Congo that shouldn't get lost in the news.
by rcd
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 09:13 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Senator Dick Durbin, majority whip of the senate, needs to know if you support the public option.
by HRCDemographic4Obama
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 04:12 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Does cutting the country’s most important hunger prevention program represent a political strategy, a sincere belief in austerity or something deeper? Recently, in a series of actions, ...
by pdanoki
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 01:48 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
This won't be a long diary. No real analysis. Just a rant. But Dick Durbin, supposed liberal, Senate Majority Whip , voted for the Catfood Commission report. What the hell was he ...
by RenMin
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 11:53 AM PST with 21 Recommends
This is the start of the death of the public option and the start of a win for the GOP and big insurance?
by AdamND
Comment Count 239 comments on Sun Aug 09, 2009 at 11:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
By a 54-45 vote the Senate today voted to uphold the Fed's new rule of limiting debit card fees to .12c per transaction. This will endanger some $16 billion in swipe fees the banks collect from ...
by shrike
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jun 08, 2011 at 11:59 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
If you have been on Huffpo you will see an article from the three Senators asking us to sign a petition in support of a public option. Now I know there have been many petitions to sign and such but ...
by theone718
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jun 22, 2009 at 07:27 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Senate Democrats yesterday put forward a piece of legislation regarding vaping (aka ecigarettes), which is a continuation of their ill-advised ongoing campaign against vaping across the nation. This ...
by unred
Comment Count 155 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 01:47 PM PST with 16 Recommends
This is what it has come to. Our nation’s ...
by AmericasVoice
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 15, 2010 at 12:54 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The Los Angeles Times reports that President Obama has been ...
by Petey2
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 10:18 AM PDT with 16 Recommends