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Secret Service Chief To Testify Before Senate

U.S. Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan will testify in front of Senate lawmakers later this month.

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House Passes Resolution Condemning A Nuclear Armed Iran

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In a 401 to 11 vote, the House passed a resolution Thursday stating the importance of ensuring that Iran does not develop nuclear arms. The resolution specifically calls for the President to reaffirm the dangers of a nuclear armed Iran and outlines opposition to relying on containment if Iran does develop nuclear weapons. While the resolution […]

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Rubio Rips State Department For Issuing Visa To Castro’s Niece

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) questioned the U.S. State Department’s decision to award a travel visa to Mariela Castro Espin, the niece of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

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House Dems Unveil Voter Empowerment Act

Steny Hoyer

By Elizabeth Vlock House Democrats Thursday  unveiled their plans for The Voter Empowerment Act, an act designed in response to recent state legislations that impede voting rights for millions of Americans. The motivation for the act is sixteen states that have recently introduced measures that that end same-day voter registration and create obstacles to other voter […]

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Senate Clears Two Fed Nominees

The Senate voted Thursday to confirm a pair of President Obama’s nominees to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors.

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Pelosi Mocks Billionaire Over Planned Rev. Wright Ad

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Thursday mocked a proposal to release an attack ad connecting Rev. Jeremiah Wright to President Obama. Leader Pelosi mocked the ad’s would-be funder, TD America Founder and partial Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts, saying that she hoped his ad would be as successful the baseball team he owns, who […]

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Pelosi Attacks Decision To Bar D.C. Delegate’s Testimony

By Elizabeth Vlock House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) chided the House Judiciary Committee Thursday for choosing to prevent Washington, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton from testifying on behalf of the district that she represents. Stating that there is, “a member of congress who wants to come in to talk about her district,” Pelosi stressed that […]

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Boehner Welcomes Looming Debt Fight

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday defended his decision to reignite debate over raising the nation’s debt ceiling.

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Dems Float New Tax On Rich Ex-Patriots

A pair of Senate Democrats have introduced a measure aimed at discouraging wealthy Americans from avoiding hefty tax bills by renouncing their citizenship.

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House Passes Violence Against Women Reauthorization

The GOP version of the Violence Against Women Act narrowly passed the House Thursday but with several demographics notably not covered under the bill.

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Monday, October 5

● Car insurance claims decline but cost goes up

● Twin brothers sent to prison for hacking federal computers

● Jobless rate stuck at 5.1% in September

● New mortgage disclosure rule in effect

● The world is shrinking for tax absconders

● Lobbyist stopped by red light

Clinton Credits HRC On Peronal Evolution Over Marriage Equality

Clinton addressed the morning session of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) prior to Vice President Biden’s keynote address to the Dinner Gala, saying it has been “quite a year” for LGBT rights

Fiorina Condemns Obama Administration’s Actions In Syria

Carly Fiorina

“The middle east is becoming a very, very dangerous place because we are not showing leadership,” said Fiorina.

Obama Calls On Russia To End Airstrikes

“Russia needs to cease their bloodshed immediately,” Obama said.

Sen. Marco Rubio Calls For More U.S. Airstrikes On ISIS and Further Sanctions on Russia

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) called for increased airstrikes in Syria to combat the Islamic State and additional sanctions against Russia’s economy.

McCarthy Suggests Politics Behind Planned Parenthood Panel

“You win the argument to win the vote.”