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Watch Members Of Congress Read Stanford Rape Victim's Full Statement
"Emily Doe is a survivor in every sense of the word," Rep. Jackie Speier said. "And her words deserve to be amplified."
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House Finally Approves Bill To Keep Your Old Emails Private
By Dustin Volz, Reuters
It's still not certain that the Email Privacy Act will become law.
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The House Votes To Ban The Terms ‘Oriental’ And ‘Negro’ From Federal Law
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House Dems Back GOP On Bill To Pause Admittance Of Some Refugees
They supported the legislation despite White House opposition.
Deborah De Santis
CSH President and CEO
CSH has been working with our partners nationally and in the field to reverse budget caps and cuts imposed by our federal leaders through a process called sequestration (forced confiscation of funds).
House Approves Bill That Would End NSA Bulk Data Collection
By Reuters, Reuters
WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a bill that would end spy agencies
I am an Israeli. But I caucus with the Republicans.
Congressman Urges Military Generals to Publicly Resign in Protest of Obama's War Strategy
Corey Hutchins is a journalist in Colorado
Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado says he and others have met with generals behind the scenes and urged them to resign if they disagree with the White House's military policy in the Middle East.
Why a Climate Activist Fasted Nine Days for Immigrant Families
President, Climate Crisis Solutions
As someone who believes all social justice issues are interrelated, here was a chance to take a stand in defense of families being torn apart by an immigration system that flies in the face of our nation's immigrant history, and the bedrock American value of justice for all.
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Whited Sepulchers in the House
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Gettysburg College; Catholic...
H.R. 3102's sponsor, Oklahoma's Frank Lucas, is a Southern Baptist. Nearly all the House members who voted for his bill also call themselves Christian. Some of them do so loudly and often.
Sinful Pope Should Address a Joint Session of Congress
Food Truck Pastor
The focus of his papacy is squarely on God's preferential option for the poor and on works of mercy, justice, compassion, and love as being at the heart of the Gospel and, dare I say, at the heart of Jesus.
GOP Plan to Beat Itself Up
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
The party is so focused on wrangling that it has turned itself into a spandex-wearing professional wrestling cartoon character. Fighting is not what Americans want. They want peace and prosperity. Republicans need to get that message and get to work.
Congress Job Satisfaction Rated Highly Amid Low Approval Ratings: Report
“They are motivated. There is something not right,” Fitch explained to Roll Call. “This report could be helpful in that, maybe
Ralph Hall, Texas GOP Congressman, Becomes Oldest Person Ever To Serve In U.S. House
Hall graduated from Rockwall High School and eventually joined the Navy during World War II. He's one of just two current
As Senate Tables DREAM Act, Endangered Hunger Strikers Vow to Keep Pushing for Their Dream
University of Texas student Lucy Martinez watched from her wheelchair as the Senate moved to table the Dream Act today. The debilitated nineteen-year-old has passed the precarious 30-day mark of her hunger strike.
Gun Violence Victims Deserve "Do Something" Congress
Professor, Indiana University's School of Public & Environment...
If there is one thing the new Congress and President Obama ought to agree on, it's that gun violence victims deserve their support, their leadership, and their determination.
Turning the Oil Spill into a Jobs Bill
Independent Journalist, Environmental Activist
Think about this: what if this oil spill, as tragic as it is, provides us with the wake up call about how we power our world?
Joe Wilson, Rob Miller House Race Is Among Best Financed
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joe Wilson and challenger Rob Miller raised more than $626,000 combined in the last quarter of 2009, sharply
Obama Presses Hard to Unite Dems on Healthcare and Slaps Down Republican "Demagoguery"
America's most censored columnist
The President's speech was so powerful it probably sent many of the nation's health insurance industry robber barons into economic cardiac arrest.
Congress on Climate: A Zig, A Zag, and Then a Zig, Sort Of
Dean, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
What are the next steps? According to Waxman, we can look forward to subcommittee hearings in April; in May the full committee
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