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September 18, 2014

8 Reasons Why Congress Should Vote No on Training and Funding Syrian Rebels

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Today Congress will vote on the McKeon Amendment, a piece of legislation most Americans haven't heard of. But the consequences of the vote today are grave: funding Syrian "rebels" will precipitate a new and wider war in the Middle East.

Koch Central Bank Freedom Partners Distributed Millions In Dark Money In 2013

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Game Of Thrones' George R.R. Martin To Raise Funds On Behalf Of Sen. Tom Udall

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Divided Congress Backs Obama's ISIS Plan

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The Clever GOP Plan To Create Even More Gridlock

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House Votes To Audit The Fed... And Deregulate Wall Street

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CIA Privately Skeptical About New Syria Strategy, Sources Say

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Jon Stewart Makes Joe Scarborough Look Ridiculous

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John Kerry Takes On Hecklers

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Occupy Wall Street Buys, Then Cancels, Student Debt

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California Women Are Widely Underrepresented In Local, State Government Offices

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Lanny Davis Seems To Believe That Goodell Has Been A Really Good Crisis Manager

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Air Force Will No Longer Require 'So Help Me God' In Enlistment Oaths

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Rand Paul Eats Up Hoax That John McCain Met With ISIS

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Wisconsin Republican Drops Out Of State Assembly Race Over 'F*gs,' 'N***ers' Remarks

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Bush Family Member Condemns David Perdue For Linking Michelle Nunn To 'Terrorists'

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Biden Apologizes For Using Term Some Deem Offensive Toward Jews

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