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By Grandpa Ernie On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Rand Paul responds to critics of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund amendment

There was plenty of outrage last week centered on Kentucky Senator Rand Paul over his amendment to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund legislation, which temporarily delayed the popular legislation. First, their was More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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2020 Election: Democrats endorsing Taylor Swift’s Change.org petition for LGBTQ rights

Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar became the seventh major politician to sign and share Taylor Swift’s viral Change.org petition asking the U.S. Senate to pass the Equality Act. Beto O’Rourke, Edward More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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David Brooks explains why Pete Buttigieg is rising in 2020 polls as Joe Biden, Beto O’Rourke and Bernie Sanders get dinged

David Brooks penned a recent article, Why You Love Mayor Pete, discussing the success of the 2020 candidate, Pete Buttigieg (Boot-a-judge), hitting the nail on the head with this analysis: “This has been More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Marco Rubio leads GOP charge for new Parental Leave Bill, gets support from Mitt Romney, Ann Wagner, Dan Crenshaw

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., plans to push more Republicans to support paid parental leave, a policy that has traditionally been a Democratic priority. photo/ donkeyhotey “We are hoping that we can continue to More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacks Senate vote on Green New Deal, warns we’ll ‘drink oil in 30 years when all our water is poisoned’

McConnell’s plan got a scathing rebuke from the key author of the movement, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a co-sponsor of the Green New Deal and a progressive star in the Democratic Party. “The Senate More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Democratic Senators won’t support ‘born alive’ bill to the infanticide that Gov Ralph Northam described

Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island did not mince words as he expressed his horror after Democrat U.S. senators voted against the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act, designed to protect children born More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Plum Island: Sens. Gillibrand and Schumer reintroduce legislation to prevent sale

New York Senators, Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles E. Schumer  and Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal  and Chris Murphy announced the reintroduction of the Plum Island Conservation Act, legislation that would More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Why the Jussie Smollett hoax is bad for blacks, gays, Democrats, the media and the country

From an article on Thursday: “It’s been roughly 12 hours since the last time we wrote about the racist and homophobic attack launched against Empire star Jussie Smollett on the streets of Chicago last More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 18th, 2018
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Rand Paul and Kirsten Gillibrand introduce the Pregnant Women in Custody Act of 2018

Of the 200,000 Women in Custody Each Year, About 12,000 Were Pregnant at the Time of Incarceration U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) will introduce the Pregnant Women in Custody Act of More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Trump Nominee For Director at the Council For Environmental Quality Accused of Plagiarizing Her Answers

Ten Democratic Senators are accusing President Trump’s nominee for Managing Director at the Council for Environmental Quality of copying and pasting her answers from other nominees. photo/ Pete Linforth via More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Siobhan O’Connor attacks #MeToo campaign, it has descended into ‘a prurient cult-like public shaming social media frenzy’

Published in the Irish Mirror, Siobhan O’Connor takes issue with the direction of the #MeToo movement, which has exploded since the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal. In her powerful op-ed, she writes that the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders Medicare for All Act of 2017: Some thoughts on the legislation

While much attention has been on the legislation proposed by Senators Bill Cassidy (La.) and Lindsey Graham (S.C.), or the Graham Cassidy bill, and the no vote decision Tuesday, some people may not be aware that More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Socialist ‘Employee ownership’ Work ACT pushed by Bernie Sanders, Patrick Leahy, Kirsten Gillibrand, Maggie Hassan

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), along with Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), introduced two pieces of legislation Thursday to help workers around the country form More...

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 Butter Bracco On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Senate confirms Gen James Mattis, Gen John Kelly for Trump cabinet

As President Trump went down the parade route today in Washington DC, the Senate confirmed the first two members of Trump’s cabinet: Gen. James Mattis as Secretary of Defense and Gen. John Kelly as Secretary More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Washington Post bemoans own rape study where none were reported, ‘study must be wrong’

The Washington Post can’t believe their own rape study which found “…over 1,300 those colleges had zero reported rapes on campus in 2014.” In fact, the title from the June 15 articles reveals More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Sens. Gillibrand and Cruz file resolution to condemn Hamas use of ‘human shields’

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, filed a resolution with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to condemn the use of civilians as human shields by the terrorist group Hamas and support Israel’s right to self-defense.  More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Gillibrand, Rubio introduces ‘The Caring for Military Children with Developmental Disabilities Act of 2014’

U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA), Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure that uniformed services families’ health plans provide adequate More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Elizabeth Warren: ‘Student loan debt is exploding’, introduces Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today introduced the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, which would allow those with outstanding student loan debt to refinance at the lower interest More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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Sen. Gillibrand’s ‘Military Justice Improvement Act’ falls short in the Senate

The legislation sponsored by New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, S. 1752, or the Military Justice Improvement Act was introduced to combat sexual assault and other violent crimes in the military by restructuring More...


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