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Donna Edwards

MD-Sen: PCCC & DFA Pushing To Draft Donna Edwards (D) To Run For Senate


Received two e-mails today regarding the Maryland U.S. Senate Race. First from PCCC : Hi, this is Carrie. I first met Donna Edwards when she ran for Congress against a Wall Street Democrat in 2008. I was so impressed by...More

Felon voting rights act

Would you support a bill that restored voting rights for convicted felons?


MBBA Young Men's Leadership Initiative


COMMUNITY NEWS FROM OVM 1) This Saturday, March 7, Noon-3:00pm is the first Young Men's Leadership Initiative in the Bed Stuy area at Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, 228 Decatur Street (btwn Lewis & Stuvesant Avenues), Brooklyn 11233. Bring your sons,...More


Text of the Netanyahu speech


I count 43 interruptions for applause. I count one substantive. That is Prime Minister Netanyahu's assertion that the twitter account of Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei was used to post statements for what is, in fact, a Nine Step Plan that calls...More

Rand Paul

KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R), "I Gave Bibi 50 Standing Ovations!"

So conservatives are giving Tea Party Senator Rand Paul (R. KY) grief over this: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/... A shot of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) clapping on Tuesday during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress made the rounds among conservatives almost...More


PA-Sen: VoteVets Gets Behind Joe Sestak's (D) Campaign


Received this e-mail today and it brought a smile to my face: Six years ago, in an impossible year for progressives, retired Navy Admiral Joe Sestak lost a heartbreaking campaign for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania by two points to Tea...More

Working Families Party

OR-Sen: Working Families Party Threatens Contest Against Ron Wyden (D) Over TPP


Shit just got real: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/... If Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, helps push through a massive free trade deal using fast-track authority, an Oregon progressive party would likely oppose him in the...More


I Haz the Vapors - Media Reporting Scott Walker Lies

Keep your eye on the man behind the curtain Call The Pope - it's a miracle. Media has finally caught up with what I've been saying about Scott Walker . When White House hopeful Scott Walker talks to potential voters,...More

Democratic Primary Candidates

If the Democratic Primary was held today in your state what candidate would you vote for?


MD-Sen: Martin O'Malley (D) Passes On U.S. Senate Run


Well this answers one question: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/... Sen. Barbara Mikulski's (D) decision to retire after five terms in office set off a wave of speculation about which of the myriad Maryland Democrats would run to replace her. On the top of...More

Jennifer Brunner

OH-Sen: Jennifer Brunner Mends Fences With Strickland (D), Signals Support For His U.S. Senate Bid


There have been some here who have been worried about former Governor Ted Strickland's (D. OH) U.S. Senate run and how he might have baggage with certain Ohio Democrats. Well this should alleviate those concerns: http://www.cleveland.com/... Jennifer Brunner, who lost...More


GOP: Two Separate Parties


Just days after the 2014 mid-term election while most of the pundit class was focused on the coming confrontation between President Obama and the new Republican Congress E.J. Dionne was alone in rightly predicting the most important struggle in US...More


Do you think the ultimate goal of Prime Minister Netanyahu speech is to derail negotiation talks with Iran?

85% (12 votes)
14% (2 votes)
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0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 14
If you voted yes and think congressman john Boehner is aware of this, doesn't this strike you as treasonous? Inviting a foreign diplomat to lobby against a government policy after it's been decided?. Is there prescience for this?More

PA-Sen: Joe Sestak (D) Will Officially Kick Off Campaign In Philly On Wednesday


Wanted to pass this along: PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Admiral Joe Sestak will officially kick off his campaign for the U.S. Senate at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. WHAT: U.S. Senate Campaign kickoff event WHO: Admiral...More

Chuy Garcia (D)

Chicago Mayor: DFA Helps Chuy Garcia (D) Get Ready To Defeat Rahm Emanuel


Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: Today's Chicago Sun-Times headline says it all: "New poll: Emanuel, Garcia in 'dead heat' in mayoral runoff" This game-changing news is spreading like wildfire, from USA Today to the International Business Times...More


U.S. uber consumerism has effects over seas


Boehner Lied to Someone This Week About DHS Funding


Boehner is lying to someone to obtain that one week reprieve on DHS funding. Nancy Pelosi says that Boehner promised to bring a clean DHS funding bill up for a vote this week in exchange for her help last week...More


OH-Sen: Ted Strickland (D) Gets Behind $15 Minimum Wage Plan For Home Care Workers


Loving this: http://www.cleveland.com/... Cleveland is one of 20 cities where home care workers are holding town hall meetings with this message for public officials, policy makers and community leaders: "We want a $15 minimum wage." The meeting in Cleveland will...More


The Bones of a Country: One Night in a Dead California Desert Town


Driving the 220 miles of road that lie between the Tehachapi mountains and the California-Arizona border, I started hearing the voice of Tom Joad ring in my ears. This here’s a murder country , he said to me. This here’s...More


R.I.P. Florence Cioffi -- Wall Street's Most Infamous Killing :UPDATED


January 25th was the seventh anniversary of the passing of a Manhattan office worker, Florence Cioffi. She was 59 years old, a few days short of turning sixty. The criminal responsible was Enterprise Engineering, Inc.'s (then and now again) Chairman...More


Upside Downtrodden - Episode 109


EPISODE 109 TOPIC: GOVERNMENT EPISODE 109 SEGMENTS: JUSTWORTHY CAUSE - FOIADVOCATES.COM, MR. CIVICS - THE MEDICAL MARKETPLACE, ADVICE VERSA (NEW SEGMENT) WORDS TO LIVE BY We live in a world of make-believe, institutionalized by man-made systems of control which seek...More


Attention Florida Activists.... We need some Territory Leaders


Oh this is not the usual , " Hey we have a meetup scheduled". That would be exciting but we do have some business that needs immediate attention and back up for Pajoly . I need the help becasue Florida...More


Crazies on Parade


Dig this! White Christian males (such as I) are an oppressed minority. This I never knew! I suspect that - subtly at least - the "white victimization" fantasy will - once again - be a key part of the right...More


When You Lose Chuck Todd...


As I was eating my Doritos in my pajamas and watching Rachel Maddow, a funny thing happened. MSNBC was covering the latest train disaster known as the Republican Congress, and she had Chuck Todd on the phone. Todd was on...More


Who gave them the keys?


Top Comments: Better Late Than Never Edition


Stuff happens, like tonight. No diarist. Good thing I have a draft of possible future TC topics, including one partially written. But First, A Word From Our Sponsor: Top Comments recognizes the previous day's Top Mojo and strives to promote...More


Wis Friday News Dump (Some Great News Finally) Update


No, it's not going to happen here! It's been a depressing time here in Wisconsin, but I have good news today at last. No Massive Strip Mining in Wisconsin Thank you, Environmental Protection Agency! Due to the fear of having...More


Walker-I took on the teacher's union; I can take on ISIL

Mother with Kids

Family or Job? Choices of a single Mom


There are choices a single parent makes everyday regarding their kids and work. I have no clue other than reading an excellent diary this morning about taking a sick day for a family member and it being such a stressful...More

Susan Rice

Susan Rice went on the Charlie Rose show for an hour. Supports the MIC like Bushies in 2003


Charlie could have been interviewing Condi just prior to invading Iraq. Everything National Security Advisor Susan Rice said about Iraq and Syria appeared to be either a political sham or a product of manufactured intelligence estimates. As we saw with...More