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Senate Panel: Benghazi Consulate ‘Attack Could Have Been Prevented’


Intelligence committee releases report investigating attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Breaking News from ABC | ABC Sports News

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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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New bipartisan gun bill could be the new law of the land


Reports out of Washington states a new bipartisan bill on gun laws could be introduced this week in the Senate. After several national gun massacres, Washington D.C. is finally getting their act together. The last gun massacre in New Town, CT may have broken the camels back as far as […]

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State of the Union Speak in 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson call for the Voting Right Act


President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all citizens must have an equal right to vote. Courtesy of the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas…this is the library of C-Span:

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Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina will resign from the Senate


Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina will resign from his Senate seat as of Dec. 31 to take over as head of the Heritage Foundation, his office announced Thursday

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Senate Finance Cmte. Marks Up Tax Extender Legislation


The Senate Finance Committee meets to consider legislation dealing with a number of short-term tax breaks known as tax extenders. The legislation includes an extension for the research and development tax credit, deals with the Alternative Minimum Tax and reportedly ends breaks for expensing and traditional ethanol among others. The […]

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The real numbers behind the Democrat/Republican tax plans


The American people are screaming for a third party or an alternative to the status quo, but we’re stuck with what we have, for the moment. Last week, both the Democrat and Republican party showed us their cards for their solution to our budget deficit and taxes. Democrats are calling […]

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Proposed 28th amendment to the U.S. constitution


Today, an email is circulating for a proposition to amend our constitution for the benefit of our greater good, and to secure our soldiers future. If passed, this would be our 28th amendment to the constitution of the United States of America. Our current Congress over the last three years […]

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The Senate intel committee is probing whether the Bush Administration gathering information against people who were critics of the Iraq War.


The Senate committee is looking into the Bush administration to see if they used the CIA to gather personal information against Iraq critics.  Dianne Feinstein, the chair of the intel committee explains if there is enough information further action will be taken.  Additional investigations into what happened to the lead-up […]

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The next big tax idea……driving tax?


Instead of discontinuing tax breaks for the oil companies, lawmakers in Washington are finding other ways to tax Americans for infrastructure & highway repairs. One of the ideas on the table is a driving tax. This is the argument for a driving tax: “Because greater fuel economy is letting motorists […]

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