NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: May 2nd, 2011

He’s not rich, he’s you

Excerpt: Excuse us for a moment as we break out our tiny vio­lins and a box of kleenex to lament the plight of Con­gress­man Den­ny Rehberg (R‑MT), who is chal­leng­ing Demo­c­ra­t­ic Sen­a­tor Jon Tester for his seat in 2012 . You see, although Mr. Rehberg is the 23rd rich­est mem­ber of Con­gress he informed con­stituents at […]
Written by:Ken
Categories:Unscheduled Programming
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Conservatives clinch majority in Canadian Parliament; New Dems now the opposition

Excerpt: You would­n’t know it from watch­ing Amer­i­can cable tele­vi­sion or read­ing Amer­i­can news­pa­pers, but Cana­da today held a major fed­er­al elec­tion to deter­mine who will sit in the House of Com­mons of the 41st Cana­di­an Par­lia­ment. (For those read­ers not famil­iar with Cana­di­an pol­i­tics, the House of Com­mons is their equiv­a­lent to our House of […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, World Commmunity
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