A lot of people are puzzled why Senator McConnell pushed so hard to preventing any needed reforms of the Patriot Act. The failure to do so partially discredited his leadership.
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I cannot watch the full interview because alas I'm at ...
In a rare Sunday session, the Senate voted 77-17 to begin debate on the USA Freedom Act, the House-passed reform bill ending the NSA's dragnet surveillance program, a major capitulation by Senate ...
Patriots tune in; the Senate is now in session, Sen. Reid just spoke; slammed McConnell.
The Guardian has a liveblog here:http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2015/may/31/nsa-patriot-act-...
Why spend your Saturday chillaxin' with a cuppa coffee and the border collie, when you can instead drive a mere four hours to Ames, Iowa to listen the man who AT A MINIMUM will ultimately shape the ...
Bernie Sanders is "wacko", "crazy", "not to be taken seriously", and "He's a protest candidate. That's all" .
At least if you listen to the mainstream news media.
For some reason a large ...
From this morning's Burlington Free Press.
Gluba governs the third largest city in Iowa (with a population of about 100,000) and said that the message of income inequality and student debt hits home.
I've been quiet for a while. After this some may well conclude that they were the good months. Months without Twigg, months of calm political discussion, months where progress was made ...
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In 1968, one of the most untelegenic (is there such a word?) candidates in politics, Richard Nixon, tried a new approach to campaigning that, although it did not totally shun and shut out the press,