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10 Things You Should Know About the First Day of the 114th Congress

Marci Harris | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics
Marci Harris

The first day of a new Congress follows a well-established schedule, from oaths of office to leadership elections and rule changes. Here are ten of the highlights, gathered by POPVOX.

The Next Step in Working Toward a Thriving Detroit

Gary A. Brown | Posted 08.26.2013 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

In 2009, I chose to run for Detroit City Council because I believed that we could bring a new direction that Detroiters trust. Voters granted me the h...

A Modest Proposal

Robert Brustein | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics
Robert Brustein

I herewith submit a modest proposal for helping to relieve the suffering about to be caused by sequestration. The Republicans want to cut government s...

Daniel Inouye Succeeds Robert Byrd As Senate President Pro-Tempore, Third In Line Of Presidential Succession

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Sen. Robert Byrd died Monday morning, it created a void at the position of Senate president pro-tempore, the individual third in line for preside...