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Sam Stein

Lawmakers Who Cut Funds For ALS Research Take Ice Bucket Challenge For ALS Research | Sam Stein | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

Fundraising Websites - Crowdrise WASHINGTON -- Some of the very lawmakers who have taken the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and money for ...

Amanda Terkel

Sequestration Forces Federal Agency To Turn Thermostat Up To 80 Degrees | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Beyond the table-thumping, the congressional hearings and the big political speeches, government employees are quietly dealing with the ...

Sequestration Hurts Us All

Sally Steenland | Posted 09.10.2013 | Religion
Sally Steenland

Our policymakers don't seem to be paying much attention to faithful Americans and advocates who are urging Congress to replace arbitrary spending cuts with a rational budget plan that promotes economic growth along with responsible spending.

Austerity Discredited, Not Defeated -- Time to Fight for Jobs and Growth

Roger Hickey | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics
Roger Hickey

For four long years after the recession officially ended, conservative austerity policies have sabotaged America's economic recovery, condemning millions of Americans to unemployment and poverty. But conservative spending cuts still dominate policy.

Key Democrat Backs Obama On Surprise Debate Claim

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. senator pushing to find a solution to automatic, across-the-board government sp...