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Man Stabbed To Death Near Little League Field During Game

AP | Posted 05.18.2014 | Crime

BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A man is charged with manslaughter after a fatal stabbing near a Little League field where kids were playing on New York's Long...

Friday Talking Points -- 'And Counting'

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats, from this point on, should adopt a very simple technique to disarm Republican squabbles about Obamacare numbers. To every figure quoted for people gaining health insurance, Democrats should end with "... and counting."

Bipartisan Group Urges Pentagon Chief To End Contracts With Russian Firm

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers who oppose the Pentagon's dealings with Russia's state-owned arms ex...

On Receiving and Giving, Minute by Minute

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 03.29.2014 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

I didn't see Addie a lot, but spent enough time around her to appreciate her indomitable spirit, her fierce and loving generosity, and her simple encouragement that has stayed with me.

Commuter Caucus: 18 Lawmakers Make Daily Trip To DC

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Each morning, Rep. Robert Andrews, a New Jersey Democrat, drives to Philadelphia, Pa., from his home in Haddon Heights to catch a Washington-bound tra...

Tell Congress to Hold Blackwater/Xe Accountable

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Derrick Crowe

One of the most infuriating threads of the story of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is the lack of accountability for out-of-control private contractors, sending the message that they can get away with anything, including murder.

Lawmakers Want To Limit Prescription Drug Ads

nytimes.com | NATASHA SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the 1980s, Nancy Reagan told Americans to "Just Say No" to recreational drugs. Now a handful of legislators are just saying no to TV commercial...

Kucinich Leads Trend for Even Handed Foreign Policy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

According to astute observers -- there is a new trend in Congress in favor of a more even-handed approach to foreign policy. The bipartisan group, Co...