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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.
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
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
Published by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics an...
This is not a pair afraid to ask for funds, nor do they have a hard time corralling them. Of course, he's not the only nationally
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
“If it is time to make a change, then it should be up to the Mississippi legislature and the people of the state to decide
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'
President Barack Obama has requested $3.7 billion to fund efforts to care for the unaccompanied minors and deter others from
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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
Dutschke will be sentenced in about 60 days, the Justice Department said. "It's closure, and any time you can get that it's
Everett Dutschke Arrested In Ricin Letter Investigation
By Reuters, Reuters
U.S. prosecutors dropped charges on Tuesday against another Mississippi man, Elvis impersonator Paul Kevin Curtis, who was
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)
Ryan J. Reilly
The initial suspect in that case, Paul Kevin Curtis, was released on bond by the U.S. Marshal's office. The FBI has said
Roger Wicker Once Hired Paul Kevin Curtis As Elvis Impersonator
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Paul Kevin Curtis, the Elvis impersonator charged with threatening the lives of Wicker and
Paul Kevin Curtis Arrested: Ricin Letter Investigation Leads FBI To Mississippi Man
By Reuters, Reuters
An aide to Wharton said many areas near Memphis were included in its postmark - including some in neighboring northern Mississippi
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
UPDATE: 2:45 p.m. -- NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reports that authorities have been called to the Dallas office of Sen. John Cornyn
Obama Ricin Letter: Poison-Tainted Mailer To President Intercepted At Screening Facility
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said Tuesday the Wicker letter was caught in "an off-site screening facility for mail." On
Ricin Letter: Senate Office Correspondence To Roger Wicker Intercepted At Screening Facility
The Senate sergeant-at-arms broke the news to members in a classified briefing, saying that the substance was intercepted
Gun Bill Vote: Senators Explain Why They Tried To Prevent Debate From Even Happening
Still, Wicker said he voted in favor of a gun debate because it will put "the Senate on record about a basic constitutional
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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