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American elections for dummies

Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason. – Mark Twain

Since its inception, the United States of America has elected their representatives in Congress every two years. 2,205 more words

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Washington (CNN) — Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats’ most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents. 435 more words

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Why Kirsten Gillibrand Should Keep Her Harassers' Names Secret

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) revealed in a new book excerpt Wednesday that some male colleagues had called her “porky,” “chubby” and “fat.” Naturally, a shocked and offended public is demanding her harassers be brought to justice. 633 more words

Hawaii's Democrats are STARTING!!

 

A recent article in the paper (from an outsider)  implied that Hawaii was known for it’s ‘clean’ campaigns during election cycles. Anyone that has EVER lived here knows that was a line of BULLSHIT and that the (west coast) Reporter was likely a Democrat (or liberal)! 579 more words

Democrats

Can you tell science fact from science fiction?

There’s “no global warming in North America.”  

Okay, maybe that’s an easy one—that was Fox News inaccurately reporting the very real impacts we’re already seeing from global warming. 36 more words

United States

meet fred Duval ... for Gov. Democratic Party, AZ

  • AZ Illustrated Politics: Fred DuVal Says Legislature Flunked the Session

    Posted By Jim Nintzel on Sun, May 4, 2014 at 9:05 PM

    On Friday’s AZ Illustrated Politics: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal said lawmakers earned between a D (for “disappointing”) and F (for “failure”) for recently completed legislative session.

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Rep. Schroder asks real questions, Sen. Claitor tweets jokes & Dupuy calls bloggers names over Edmonson Amendment

Things appear to be heating up on the issue of the behavior of the upper tier of the Louisiana State Police, though the rank and file (and retired officers) appears for the most part to support our efforts to peel back the veneer to expose widespread abuse by those in charge. 1,291 more words

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