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US lawmakers celebrate Diwali with 'diyas' on the Hill

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 30 2013, 8:17am CDT | by IANS

US lawmakers celebrate Diwali with 'diyas' on the Hill
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) US lawmakers joined Indian-Americans for the first ever Diwali celebrations on Capitol Hill after the US Congress passed resolutions honouring the Indian festival of lights and celebrating the strong relationship between the US and India.
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A Pox on Both Their Houses: The Impeach Obama Drama or Why Americans Are So Fed Up With Washington

Jul 30 2014 9:08am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Want to know why Americans are so fed up with their government? The "Impeach Obama" drama that is consuming the nation's capital this week is instructive. It would almost be amusing if it wasn't for the fact that the world is in chaos (see Jay Solomon and Carol Lee's excellent piece in the Wall Street Journal where they argue that the world hasn't seen this level of instability since the late 1970s). And things aren ...
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House Democrats Shame GOP For Not Caring About Border Kids

Jul 29 2014 6:01pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats publicly shamed Republicans on Tuesday for what they said is a lack of compassion toward undocumented children streaming across the U.S. border, urging them to have a heart. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), speaking at a Congressional Progressive Caucus event, said deporting unaccompanied minors without adequate time to hear their cases to stay in the country was tantamount to "sending them bac ...
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Sydney, July 30 (IANS) The family of an Indian delivery van driver, who has been missing in Australia for the last three months, has publicly appealed for help here. | by IANS
 
Israel announces humanitarian truce in parts of Gaza
Jerusalem, July 30 (IANS) The Israeli military announced Wednesday a four-hour humanitarian ceasefire, starting from 3 p.m. in "non-fighting" regions in the Gaza Strip. | by IANS
 
Israel disappointed at withdrawal of South American envoys
Jerusalem, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Israel Wednesday expressed its "deep disappointment" at the withdrawal of the ambassadors of Peru, Chile and El Salvador in protest over the offensive in Gaza, and said it was a "show of suppport for terrorist organisation Hamas". | by IANS
 
 

Hillary Clinton: Redskins Should Change Their ‘Insensitive’ Name

Jul 29 2014 2:46pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: AP Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined the chorus of political leaders speaking out against the name of Washington’s professional football team Tuesday, calling the team’s continued use of its “Redskins” moniker “insensitive” during an interview with Fusion TV’s Jorge Ramos. “I think it’s insensitive,” Clinton said in the interview that will air Tuesday night. “And I think that there ...
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Stunning Setback to Obamacare

Jul 29 2014 11:34am CDT | Source: Big Government

Obamacare has proven again to be the biggest legislative failure in history, with last week’s ruling that its subsidies are illegal. These subsidies induced some 5 million Americans to sign up for Obamacare, but are prohibited by law as held by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell.         This humiliation to the Obama Administration was a devastating setback to legislat ...
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Obama skewered by street artists

Jul 28 2014 8:12pm CDT | Source: WND

When the president traveled to Hollywood last week for more fun fundraising with the “swells,” he was greeted by street art that not only mocked him, it made headlines. Truth Revolt broke the story on Tuesday with a follow-up on Wednesday: “Anti-Obama street art appeared Monday night in Silicon Valley, where President Obama and Nancy Pelosi are scheduled to speak at yet another $32,000 per-couple fundraiser with California’s rich and powerful on Wednesday.” In one series, titl ...
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The return of 86-year-old ex-guv, ex-con

Jul 28 2014 6:16pm CDT | Source: WND

Now running for election to Congress is one of America’s political legends, Edwin Edwards. Think about that and remember with me this phenomenal man, now 86 years old – and just recently married to his third wife, a stunningly beautiful blonde who is half a century younger. They are the parents of Eli Wallace Edwards, born on Aug. 1, 2013. Edwin Edwards with his wife, Trina Grimes Scott Edwards served four nonconsecutive terms as governor of Louisiana – and one term of eight years in ...
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A stunning setback to Obamacare

Jul 28 2014 6:15pm CDT | Source: WND

Obamacare has proven again to be the biggest legislative failure in history, with last week’s ruling that its subsidies are illegal. These subsidies induced some 5 million Americans to sign up for Obamacare, but are prohibited by law as held by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell. This humiliation to the Obama administration was a devastating setback to legislation already disfavored by a 59-40 percent margin among the public, according to the lat ...
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Voyage of the Damned War on Drugs

Jul 25 2014 3:20pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Nancy Pelosi called for Americans to deal with Central American children seeking refuge from the violence of their countries as a humanitarian crisis, citing the Conference of Catholics Bishops' characterization of the infant Jesus's flight to Egypt during King Herod's horrific "slaughter of the innocents" (his order that all male children be killed). Of course, Jesus and his pa ...
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