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Benghazi Committee Hearing Descending Into A Shouting Match Was the Best Part of the 11 Hour Grilling


Nothing new came from the Benghazi Committee hearing but this was the best part of the 11 hour grilling:

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U.S. Accuses Israel Of Inaccurate Leaks On Iran Nuclear Talks


WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) – The United States accused Israel on Wednesday of leaking inaccurate information about nuclear negotiations with Iran, intensifying tensions over the issue before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s contentious March visit to Washington. President Barack Obama’s spokesman accused Israel of misrepresenting the U.S. position. White House […]

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Democrats’ Plan Would Benefit Middle Class, Target Rich


WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic congressional leaders plan on Monday to unveil proposed legislation to boost the middle class by giving many families a tax cut that would be countered by a fee on financial transactions and reduced tax benefits for the top 1 percent of earners, the […]

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Democrats Knock Down GOP Bill To Delay Wall Street Reform


WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Wednesday knocked down a GOP bill that would have delayed a key Wall Street reform known as the Volcker Rule, stunning Republican leaders who had expected it to pass with ease. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) pushed a critical bloc of Democrats who had […]

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Will Congress ever extend unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed?


Relief for the long-term unemployed has come to a screeching halt in Congress. 1.3 million Americans lost their benefits on December 28, 2013 because of Congresses in ability to agree upon a solution to the problem. Now, almost a month without benefits these families will be forced to make very […]

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Congresses Poll Numbers Redraws Rock Bottom


The 113th Congress is the worst ever, but what to do about it? According to polling Congress is at historic lows dating back 40 years. The Republican party are the leaders of Congress, and the numbers are a reflection of the disdain Americans have towards them. For Democrats, this isn’t […]

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Political cartoons from the first week of August


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Could the 113th Congress surpass the 112th Congress as the worst ever??


House members have been in Washington fewer than three days a week on average. Senators didn’t have a work week of five days for the first seven months of the year, so why are we paying them. It’s unimaginable to think the 113th would be worst then the 112th Congress, […]

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Majority of Americans Think Politics Makes No Difference


With politics at the national level going no where, Americans are quickly growing wary of the power politicians have to fix problems. People are making contributions to their communities in order to cause a change than writing their politicians. Politicians are very negative today and Americans are looking for a […]

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Longest-serving Congressional member reflects on his career


Rep. John Dingell will break the record for serving in U.S. Congress longer than any other member. He sat down with The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd to reflect on his time in office and give his thoughts on President Obama: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about […]

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Political cartoons from the fourth week on May


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Political cartoons from the third week in April


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Gun compromise reach by the Senate, but it isn’t much


The Senate has reached a compromise on the gun bill, but it isn’t much. Listen to this Senator explain what is in the compromise but realize how much is missing. Criminals and mentally ill people still can by a gun at anytime to kill as many people they want with […]

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Obama gives powerful speech on why we need gun control now


This is a great speech by Obama explaining why Congress should act now: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Political Cartoons from the week of March 17-23


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