Can Klobuchar and Blunt for one time, just for one time inform themselves about international adoption as it plays out in the real world and not on the happy stage as it is set up and decorated by saviors, believers, deceivers, legal and illegal business people.
The article focused on Fortress Investment's Peter Briger, a/k/a "king of debt" a/k/a "junkyard dog," a man who scored big by buying up the so-called "distressed assets" that banks didn't want and were willing to sell off cheap. So, if you're one of millions of struggling homeowners be afraid, be very afraid.
The NDAA also included a provision that opened the floodgates for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in the U.S. -- cars that would largely be fueled by gas obtained via fracking.
Levin is a lovely man, a sweetheart, if you will. But not to those who stole from the American people and especially his beloved Michiganders. The senator who wouldn't take a picture frame was hell on wheels to those who thought nothing about taking millions or billions.
Lee stood little chance of succeeding, as leaders had already signaled that no amendments would be allowed. Nevertheless
"All I can say is the people behind this, I respect your passion to a point, but you're going too far," said Graham, who
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The still too quiet majority must ramp up its engagement to defend diplomacy. If enough Michigan Democrats get on the horn, maybe Gary Peters will find a phone booth and change into Carl Levin.
Remarkably, Goldman Sachs, one of the richest, most powerful, politically connected (aka Government Sachs) too-big-to-fail Wall Street banks, has demonstrated a Teflon-like ability to bounce back from egregious misdeeds, if not outright illegal conduct, and horrible publicity.
Later during the hearing, another set of hecklers interrupted Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). He brushed them aside with a chuckle
After news broke that the IRS had ramped up reviews of such groups as they applied for tax breaks -- with most of the focus
The indications we've been given -- although no one is willing to state definitively what the final rule is likely to include -- suggest that we shouldn't get our hopes up that our chief concerns will be comprehensively or even meaningfully addressed. We hope we are reading those indications wrong.
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who chairs the subcommittee, told Politico's Ben White that he thought it was "just a fascinating
HuffPost Pollster has Peters leading Land ahead of the November 2014 general election: This story has been updated to include
Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate running for Senate in Michigan, walked into a scrum of inquiring reporters at a forum on Wednesday and didn't like what she saw.
President Barack Obama recently called Land out for defending "the gender gap in pay as a result of women’s choices." Terri
WASHINGTON -- Miami Heat small forward Shane Battier told ESPN's Grantland that he was approached by the Michigan Democratic
But opponents had no such confidence, and said that Schiff's proposal would be dangerous, arguing that the authorization
"Cleanup of that oil spill is still under way four years later," said Levin. "Surely producers of oil from tar sands should