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LANSING, Mich. — A state lawmaker who says she was barred from speaking in the Michigan House because Republicans objected to her saying "vagina" during debate over anti-abortion legislation performed "The Vagina Monologues" on the Statehouse steps – with a hand from the author. Eve Ensler, whose groundbreaking play about...
* U.S. urges generals to 'restore confidence' in transition * Gives Egyptian military more than $1 billion annually * Backs Egyptian democracy, but is wary of Islamist power (Recasts with State Department comments) By Andrew Quinn and David Alexander WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The United States urged Egypt's military...
Mitt Romney was asked during his interview with Fox News on Monday to address once again President Barack Obama's decision to stop deporting undocumented youth who have graduated from high school or served in the military. And for the second time in as many days, he stayed vague on whether...
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By Matt Spetalnick and Gleb Bryanski LOS CABOS, Mexico, June 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Monday that the violence in Syria has to end but they offered no new solutions and showed no signs of healing a rift over whether to...
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's cuts to education funding and proposed credits for chemical refiners has sent his approval rating into a swoon. Just 36 percent of Pennsylvanians approved of the Republican governor's job performance this month, down from his all-time high of 50 percent in September, according to...
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WASHINGTON -- Congress' push to cut food stamps could cause collateral damage in the military, hitting everyone from active-duty members to retirees, who together have used more than $100 million in federal food aid on military bases over the past year, a Huffington Post review of the data found. Decrying...
The Obama administration softened its position on Monday about not expanding the District of Columbia's private school voucher program, after months of attacks by conservatives of the president's decision to provide level funding to the program next year. Instead the administration agreed to finance slots for 85 additional students. U.S....
Paul Mullet, a neo-Nazi representative for the Crusaders For Yahweh-Aryan Nations LLC, filed papers last week to establish himself as a Capitol Hill lobbyist. On forms filed on Thursday, Mullet said his group stands for “pro-white Christian identity [and] white nationalism” and will lobby on "any activities that...
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Three top West Virginia Democrats, frustrated with President Barack Obama, said they'll skip the Democratic National Convention, according to the state Democratic Party. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, and Rep. Nick Rahall, who are all running for reelection in 2012, announced Monday that they will not...
President Obama picked John Kerry to play Mitt Romney during debate practice -- no word if Kerry will wear his windsurfing outfit for added out-of-touch Massachusetts pol effect. Allen West won't run for speaker, disappointing advocates of a House select committee on pushups. And a number of West Virginia Democrats...
Some of the biggest super PAC donors have something in common: they're under investigation for alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. HuffPost reports, "A federal law to prevent U.S. companies from paying bribes to business overseas recently came to the forefront when The New York Times...
Mike Huckabee may have only good things to say about fellow conservative icon Sarah Palin, but that good will no longer extends to her daughter Bristol. On Monday, the younger Palin stood up the former Arkansas-governor-turned-radio-commentator on his show, according to Politico. “We had said earlier in...
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WASHINGTON -- While positive campaigning is not a panacea for a candidate seeking to neutralize a well-funded opponent, there are upsides to 'going nice,' Bill James, the guru of Moneyball, advised in an interview with The Huffington Post. For a campaign that is short on cash and in...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Recession-plagued states diverted scarce money away from pensions to pay for more immediate concerns, leaving a $757 billion hole in the retirement funds covering millions of public employees, according to a study released Monday. The Pew Center on the States found 34 states failed to maintain safe...
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Excerpt from George Lakeoff and Elisabeth Wehling’s THE LITTLE BLUE BOOK: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic (Free Press). Conservatives have framed public discourse on just about every issue. Most Democrats don’t know how to respond. Just negating frames can’t work, as Nixon found out when...
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After a Brooklyn principal's controversial ban on "God Bless The USA" from a graduation ceremony in favor of Justin Bieber's song "Baby," several New York Republicans are blasting the decision as anti-American and offensive. Congressman Bob Turner-- who last year replaced disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner--...
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) planned -- but not actually introduced -- legislation on young undocumented immigrants is almost certainly dead, he said on Monday. The issue isn't going away, however. In the House of Representatives, Rep. David Rivera (R-Fla.) will continue to push the STARS Act, which...
By Justin Elliott ProPublica June 18, 2012, 4:12 p.m.Last month, a "senior administration official" said the number of civilians killed in drone strikes in Pakistan under President Obama is in the "single digits." But last year "U.S. officials" said drones in Pakistan killed about 30 civilians in...
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In an interview with Fox News, Mitt Romney was asked to respond to the news that his wife's horse would be competing in the Olympics dressage competition, as well as the notion that the sport itself was elitist. "It is actually Ann's passion, not so...
Elway Research 6/13/12-6/16/12; 408 registered voters, 5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Seattle Times article Washington 2012 Governor 42% McKenna (R), 40% Inslee (D) (chart)