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A Dire U.N. Report Warns Of Ruinous Global Warming. Republicans Say It's ‘Fantasy.’
"There’s not enough money in the world to pay for" steps urged by the report, one GOP senator said.
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Republicans Cool To Paying For Trump's Infrastructure Plan With Transportation Cuts
The president proposed billions in spending, but no one can agree on how to pay for it.
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Top GOP Races To Watch In 2018
The midterm elections are shaping up to be one of the most contentious in recent history.
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Trump's NASA Pick Skewered For Climate Change Denial, Divisive Past At Hearing
One senator called nominee Jim Bridenstine's behavior "as extreme as any" he'd seen in Washington.
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Hope You Don't Expect The Senate GOP To Be Transparent About Obamacare Repeal
Private negotiations, a quick floor vote -- yeah, you've seen this before.
They talk the talk, but don't write the checks: No Trump donors on Republican stage yet
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Of course, he's not the only nationally known GOP leader to skip the proceedings. This party appeared to have all the ingredients
Woman Up, Mississippi Leaders!
Historian, writer, feminist and progressive activist
It's not about "political correctness" (in the context of current Mississippi politics, supporting the inclusion of the Rebel standard on the state flag is the politically "correct" thing to do). It's about moral correctness; it's about historical correctness; it's about common decency.
Both Mississippi Senators Urge State To Change Its Flag In Wake Of Charleston Shooting
Cochran, too, said in an interview earlier this week that Mississippi's flag shouldn’t be changed “just because it’s creating
Sen. Cory Gardner Makes An Awesome Weed Joke During A Committee Hearing
So, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner doesn’t even make the video and he steals the show with his one-liner?
Immigration Activists Hold Funeral For GOP: It's 'Dead To Our Community'
The protest comes as Congress debates how to handle a crisis at its southern border, where more than 57,000 unaccompanied
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Why We Must Empower Victims of Human Trafficking
Sen. Roger Wicker
U.S. Senator for the State of Mississippi
Although news headlines often glibly refer to a "war on women" in political terms, policymakers might well devote more energy to sex trafficking -- a nightmarish war faced by the most vulnerable among us, young women who are being bought and sold for sex against their will.
Military Pension Cuts Prove Hypocrisy of Republicans
The question the Republicans who are fighting to restore the cuts to military pensions really need to answer is, what makes all of these other brave men and women who work for the government less deserving of good pay, great benefits and public adoration?
James Everett Dutschke, Man Charged With Sending Ricin To Obama, To Change Plea
By Reuters, Reuters
Ricin is a highly toxic protein found in castor oil plants that can kill an adult human in tiny doses. Dutschke previously
Everett Dutschke Arrested In Ricin Letter Investigation
By Reuters, Reuters
TUPELO, Miss., April 27 (Reuters) - Federal agents arrested a Mississippi martial arts instructor on Saturday after his home
Harry Reid: More Ricin Letter At Bolling Air Force Base
A third ricin letter has been discovered by authorities in the nation's capital Tuesday, the same day the initial suspect in the mailing of earlier letters was released, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told reporters.
Ricin Letter Found At Bolling Air Force Base, Harry Reid Says (UPDATE)
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"There's been an alleged ricin incident at Bolling Air Force Base. That's all I know," he added when pressed for details
Roger Wicker Once Hired Paul Kevin Curtis As Elvis Impersonator
A Mississippi man charged with mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy
Paul Kevin Curtis Arrested: Ricin Letter Investigation Leads FBI To Mississippi Man
By Reuters, Reuters
Ricin is a lethal poison found naturally in castor beans, but it takes a deliberate act to convert it into a biological weapon
Obama Ricin Letter Arrest Made: FBI
The Department of Justice released the following statement on the arrest, confirming the name of the suspect to be Paul Kevin
Senate Ricin Letters: More Offices Report Suspicious Mail After Tainted Letter Scare
This story is breaking. Check back for more updates... UPDATE: 2:45 p.m. -- NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reports that authorities
Obama Ricin Letter: Poison-Tainted Mailer To President Intercepted At Screening Facility
On Wednesday, McCaskill revealed police have a suspect in mind who "writes a lot of letters to members." UPDATE -- 12:12
Ricin Letter: Senate Office Correspondence To Roger Wicker Intercepted At Screening Facility
UPDATE: 8:59 p.m. -- Wicker issued this statement: This matter is part of an ongoing investigation by the United States Capitol
Gun Bill Vote: Senators Explain Why They Tried To Prevent Debate From Even Happening
Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), who also has an "A" rating from the NRA, said he voted to allow debate because Senate Majority
GOP Farce at Hagel Hearings
Iraq War Veteran, Chairman VoteVets.org
All the money spent by the Sheldon Adelsons of the world, to sink this nomination, is a colossal waste. Chuck Hagel will be confirmed, and neoconservative influence over our military policy will finally, and thankfully, be dead.
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