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Humanist Group Claims 24 Members Of Congress Privately Admitted To Being Atheists

Aug 22 2014 3:29pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

LONDON (RNS) During a visit here four years ago, Maggie Ardiente of the American Humanist Association bragged to her British counterparts about the one atheist in the U.S. Congress, Rep. Pete Stark of California. Her host, the chief executive of the British Humanist Association, indulged her for a moment before mentioning that the U.K.’ s All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group was 150 members strong, most of them elected atheists. Earlier th ...
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Joni Ernst Supports Government Agency Her Tea Party Backers Hate

Aug 20 2014 4:53pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Recent Democratic political messaging and a number of news reports have compared Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst to tea party darling and former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin. But the Iraq war veteran just proved that on one issue, she's closer to the GOP establishment -- and some Democrats -- than the more anti-government wing of her party Ernst said in a CNBC interview that aired Wednesday that she supports the Export-Import Bank, a federal agency that prov ...
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Healthcare.gov Renews Promise: 'If You Like Your Plan You Can Keep It'

Aug 7 2014 1:58pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Stop me if you've heard this one before. The Obama administration is once again promising people that if they like their plan they can keep it. And once again that promise may not be true. The President's oft-repeated promised about keeping a plan you liked became his biggest broken promise. Last month even former Democratic congressman Barney Frank told the Huffington Post he was "appa ...
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Barney Frank Sharply Criticizes Gay Rights Groups' Flip On ENDA

Aug 5 2014 2:59pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) rebuked the gay rights groups opposing a bill that would ban workplace discrimination on the basis on sexual orientation and gender identity, calling their strategy "ridiculous." A handful of groups said last month that they no longer back the Senate-passed version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act because of its sweeping religious exemption, which would allow religiously affiliated businesses to fire someon ...
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