Alcee Hastings

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It's the second known instance of a lawmaker using taxpayer dollars to quiet misconduct allegations.
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The Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act allows mentally ill and severely depressed veterans to buy guns.
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The Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act allows mentally ill and severely depressed veterans to buy guns.
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At the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Annual Legislative Conference last Friday, Sept. 16, I heard a black former director
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Now, Hasting's H. Res. 752 legislation will hopefully expedite the diminishing of the cruel trade of dog meat across the
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His goal is to influence the next president, not the current one.
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Hastings has also called for an increase in the national minimum wage and advocated for a fairer tax system. Other lawmakers
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Barack Obama is the second Honorable Mention recipient this week, for his impressive public opinion polling on job approval in January. He had his best month (measured by month-to-month improvement) of his entire second term, and the fourth-best month he's ever had as president.
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“When we look at 2016, we need to remember we’re not electing a critic in chief. We’re electing a commander-in-chief,” Perry
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A Florida congressman is not backing off his assertion that Texas is a "crazy state," and he's now citing an old law restricting dildos to make his case.
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Hastings may have been referring to a law that was struck down in 2008 restricting the sale of sex toys. As Lone Star Q points
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Of course, Hastings' comments didn't go without challenge. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) demanded an apology, which Hastings
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Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) has defeated his Republican challenger, Jay Bonner, in the race to represent Florida's 20th
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Thomas Jefferson once said that "when a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property." This estimation by our third president is clearly not lost on McCline.