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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Democrats and Republicans work together to make changes to retirement savings, easier for businesses to offer plans

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate are considering bipartisan bills aimed at making it easier for Americans to save for retirement. This story should be the headline in every retiree heavy state, like Florida More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Prescription drug prices falling to 47 year low as generics rise, Amy Klobuchar wrong on talking points

The cost of prescription drugs are falling for the first time in 47 years. photo/ Andrea The government on Tuesday said prescription prices sank 1% in February, marking the biggest one-month decline ever. The cost More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Democracy for America’s Karli Wallace Thompson attacks Senate moving Kavanaugh forward as ‘disgusting’ ‘end of Supreme Court’

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, moving him to a full Senate vote on an 11-10 party-line vote. Minutes later, Democracy for America’s Karli Wallace Thompson, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Dianne Feinstein creates a new firestorm: Ford’s attack on Kavanaugh not ‘truthful’ and says ‘I made the letter’

Democrats attacked the Senate Judiciary Committee’s plans to convene a hearing on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Tuesday, while the panel’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Barbara Boxer says Christine Blasey Ford should ‘be believed,’ it was ‘attempted rape’ and she signs of PTSD

Monday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” former Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) said Professor Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers, was “to More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, comes forward and also blames Mark Judge

The woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of forcing himself on her when they were in high school has come forward, just days ahead of the confirmation vote to put Kavanaugh on the high More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Senate sets SCOTUS confirmation for Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced today that the hearing for SCOTUS nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh will begin on September 4 and is expected to last for three or four days. Brett Kavanaugh Opening More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Hot Grease’ documentary to explore renewable fuels, biodiesel and ethanol use

The millions of gallons of cooking oil that our country’s restaurants use to fry up chicken, fries, and donuts used to end up as waste in landfills and pollutants in our waterways. But today, thanks to a motley More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Planned Parenthood’s Mary Gatter caught again on video discussing baby body part prices

Planned Parenthood senior executive Mary Gatter was caught on video negotiating pricing for lungs, brains and livers of aborted babies in a new video, a shocking incident after the years of backlash and response More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Progressive group joins Oregon Sen Jeff Merkley in call for Democrats to filibuster Neil Gorsuch

President Trump announced his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday night, Colorado Judge Neil Gorsuch. Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) quickly denounced the pick and supported Sen. Jeff Merkley’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Democrats win big as Dianne Feinstein delays confirmation vote on Jeff Sessions

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, voted Tuesday to delay the confirmation of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as President Trump’s Attorney General until More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Sen Charles Grassley evokes ‘Joe Biden Rules’ to justify not confirming Supreme Court Justince

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuarles Grassley reaffirmed on the Senate floor on Monday the right wing stance to block any replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia until after the 2016 election More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Obama administration retreats from AR-15 ammo ban

After strong public outcry, the Obama administration is backing down on a proposal to ban a bullet commonly used in AR-15 hunting rifles as the ATF is responding and President Obama has been silent on a possible More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Rand Paul and Ted Cruz join Kirsten Gillibrand to combat sexual assault in the military, Bill Kristol calls it a ‘pseudo-crisis’

U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) joined Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Charles Grassley (R-IA), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, May 12th, 2013
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Immigration bill continues to be ‘amended’ in the Senate, Ted Cruz calls for tougher border security

A bill to enact dramatic changes to the nation’s immigration system and put some 11 million illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship is facing its first congressional test. The immigration reform will continue More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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Adam Lanza kept huge list of murderers, body counts, pointed to gaming as motivation and saw Sandy Hook kids as ‘easy points’

Three months after the tragic shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, shocking and horrifying new details have to come to light regarding Adam Lanza‘s motive for killing 26 people. According More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 1st, 2013
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Rand Paul proposed bill to stop tanks, F-16 fighters from being sold to Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, fails in Congress

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul sought Thursday to block the transfer of F-16 fighter jets and Abrams tanks to Egypt. “I think it particularly unwise to send tanks and our most sophisticated fighter planes More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 1st, 2013
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US Senate passes ‘fiscal cliff’ deal, President Obama says it’s the ‘right thing to do for our country’

The US Senate has approved a deal on Monday to avert general tax hikes and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff”. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com The bill, which raises taxes for the wealthy, More...


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