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Friday Talking Points -- Chasing The Scooby Van

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Strange but true, the "Scooby van" is now part of our political lexicon. Hillary Clinton herself is apparently to blame for this one, as this was the playful name she came up with for the van she used to get from New York to Iowa this week.

Mother Accused Of Stabbing 3 Kids Was Stressed: Police

AP | Posted 03.28.2015 | Crime

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children told detectives that she cut the childre...

Rep. Jim Costa Re-Elected In California

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jim Costa (D-Calif.) has defeated Republican Johnny Tacherra in the race to represent California's 16th Congressional District. Costa served f...

Battle Brewing Over 'Imploding' Project

Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

By KEVIN FREKING, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers expressed doubts Thursday about the viability of California's high-speed rail...

Threats To Members Of Congress Hard To Calculate

Roll Call | Daniel Newhauser | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

One came from a high school student who was goofing off on the school computer during civics lessons. Another from a man angry over an automated call....

Suck Toad Democrats: The New Democratic Right?

Bob Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Jacobson

If John Adler is a man of his people, it's a different people from the rest of us. Adler is one of 47 Democrats who presented House Speaker Pelosi with a letter threatening to keep tax cuts for the richest 2% of Americans.