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By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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Congress congratulates itself for passing ‘less illegal’ NSA spying ‘reform’

The National Security Agency lost some of its authority to collect the phone records from millions of Americans as a new reform measure Congress passed on Tuesday. President Obama signed the bill into law on Tuesday More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Dick Cheney Quotes

I can’t think of a more terrible burden to leave the next president than what Obama is creating here… Cheney said in April, 2015 regarding the Iran nuclear deal The report is full of crap – Dec, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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DEA database of Americans’ phone calls revealed

The Drug Enforcement Administration formerly maintained a secret database of Americans’ telephone calls to some foreign countries, the Justice Department revealed. The document filed by the department in a California More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Senate Republicans, including NSA opponent Rand Paul, kill surveillance limiting bill

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a measure to overhaul the NSA monitoring program, the collection of records and phone calls. Democrats and a few Republicans failed to rally enough support to reach 60 votes More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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Sen Pat Leahy retreats on attempt to sneak gay marriage in immigration reform bill

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy withdrew two amendments to immigration reform that would have provided protections and legitimacy to same-sex couples Tuesday night. At the end of the committee’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Sen. Patrick Leahy’s Embassy Security bill passes Senate

The US Senate approved a bill that would allow the State Department to transfer $1.1 billion to improve security at U.S. embassies overseas in the aftermath of the deadly assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 17th, 2012
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Harry Reid says Senate should openly discuss gun control

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has been a major blockade for gun-control legislation in the past, said Monday that it’s time the country renews the debate in the wake of the Connecticut elementary More...


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