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Go Home: Incoming Leader of the 112th Congress Issues Odd Marching Order

Scott Lilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Lilly

Eric Cantor recently unveiled his calendar for the first session of the next Congress, one that has the House in session for fewer days than during any first session in the past decade. Something has to give, but it's not clear what that will be.

Can "Emergency" New Nuke Loans Be Stopped Despite Cover of War?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Amidst a grassroots uproar over funding for the military, the nuclear power industry has again forced $9 billion in loan guarantees onto an "emergency" war appropriations bill for Afghanistan and Iraq.

Internet Pornography Is the "Sexual Revolution" on Speed

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conchita Sarnoff

It is an established fact that without the supply and distribution routes there would not be a porn, drugs or weapons industries with its manifold jutting tentacles.

Abstinence Education DisObeyed

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

The strongest player in the political poker games surrounding sex education is David R. Obey, House Appropriations Committee Chair.

What if Congress Says "Know" to Abstinence-Only Funding

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

After thirteen years and more than a billion dollars, the budget axe is raised over abstinence-until-marriage programs.

Rob Nabors : House Appropriations Committee | Michael A. Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama also named Rob Nabors, staff director of the House Appropriations Committee, to be deputy director of OMB. Before going to work on the Appropria...