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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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Democrats Eager to Kick Open the Gender Gap for 2016

Sep 18 2014 1:31pm CDT | Source: Big Government

This morning the Center for American Progress hosted a women-only roundtable discussion featuring Hillary Clinton, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Gillibrand among others. It's purpose was clearly to keep the "war on women" meme front and center as Hillary gears up for 2016. With Democrats struggling under the collapsed polling numbers of an unpopular President, the real possibility of losing their Senate Majority in two ...
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Our Great Democracy

Sep 16 2014 4:52pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

"The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight." ~ Theodore Roosevelt Wait a minute...republic? Hasn't every politician for the past 30 years talked about our great democracy, spreading democracy, etc.? They have, and they do it to make us feel more powerful. We live in a republic, NOT a democracy. In fact our Founding Fathers were dead set against democracy. ...
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United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear programme at an early date. | by IANS
 
'No losers, only partners with Afghan unity government'
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Jan Kubis said there is "no better way forward" other than a unity government in the crisis-torn country. | by IANS
 
It is time to move forward: Cameron
London, Sep 19 (IANS) It is time to move forward, said British Prime Minister David Cameron Friday after Scotland voted to stay with the United Kingdom. | by IANS
 
 

The Sisters Are Back in Town

Sep 16 2014 11:35am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Look out Washington, D.C. the Koch Sisters are back in town! We are so excited to be back in our nation's capital and continuing in our fight to stand up for working families across the country. Our pocketbooks may not be stuffed with billions of dollars, but we're determined to make our voices heard. From protecting Social Security and Medicare to ensuring equal pay for women, we're ...
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Liberals press Pelosi, Obama for vote on Syrian air strikes

Sep 14 2014 5:01am CDT | Source: TheHill

Pelosi is under pressure to press for a vote on military strikes ...
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This Year, The Government Is On Track To Deport Fewest Number Of Immigrants Since 2007

Sep 12 2014 11:15am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: ThinkProgress/ Esther Y. Lee At a time when President Obama has delayed taking executive action to potentially stop deportations, an analysis of federal deportation data obtained by the Associated Press found that the government is “on pace to remove the fewest number of immigrants since 2007,” with deportations on track to dip 15 percent from the previous year. Between October 2013 and July 2014, th ...
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Progressive Democrats Push For Vote To Authorize Force Against ISIS

Sep 11 2014 6:14pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama maintains that he doesn't need congressional approval before engaging the nation's armed forces in Iraq. But progressives on Capitol Hill think Congress should weigh in anyway -- especially given the possibility of a risky, open-ended mission that is expected to last well beyond Obama's last day in office. Reps. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, introd ...
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Economic Happy Talk and the Politics of Denial

Sep 11 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Democrats can't seem to get their message straight about the economy. Is it soaring because of the visionary leadership of President Obama or failing because of the intransigence of Congressional Republicans? Their answer depends on the day. Earlier this year, Obama stated: "Since I have come into office, there's almost no economic metric by which you couldn't say that the U.S. economy is better... None." Just a few days ago, President Obama said, ...
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Obama's ISIS War: Liberals To The Rescue?

Sep 11 2014 1:58pm CDT | Source: Big Government

President Obama's request for congressional authorization to arm Syrian rebels to help combat the burgeoning threat of the Islamic State would be in serious trouble in the House if not for the unlikely support of liberal Democrats who savaged George W. Bush for the Iraq war. At a closed-door GOP meeting Thursday, Obama's plan to arm Syrian Free Army rebels ran into a buzzsaw of opposition from conservatives, who deemed it both fraught with peril and too modest to do any good. Bu ...
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