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Daily Archives: September 19th, 2012

Republicans shamelessly block Patty Murray’s veterans jobs bill in U.S. Senate

Excerpt: As if we needed further proof that Republicans aren’t interested in helping create jobs and strengthening economic security for Americans, the Notorious G.O.P (which stands for Graveyard of Progress these days) has blocked Senator Patty Murray’s veterans jobs bill from coming up for a vote in the U.S. Senate, effectively killing it for the year: […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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U.S. Representative Rick Larsen leads the charge to stop voter suppression

Excerpt: Reacting to laws making aiming to increase the difficulty to vote since conservatives took control of  state governments in the 2010 midterm elections, Congressman Rick Larsen, along with 14 other House Democrats, introduced a bill yesterday to “combat voter suppression efforts across the country“. Only two of the current co-sponsors represent a state which has enacted […]
Written by:Patrick
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections
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