Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
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How Islamic State Became ‘The Best-Funded Terrorist Group in ... - Algemeiner.com Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) sent a joint letter to ... Jonathan Schanzer, vice president for research at FDD and a former terrorism 09/5/2014 - 10:23 am | View Link
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Ryan to Obama: Get ready to veto - The Hill Move over, Mitch! Paul Ryan lets slip secrets of how GOP will run ... - Salon 09/5/2014 - 6:22 am | View Link
Is Rubio off the vice presidential short list? Rumors are Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio is not on the “short list” of possible vice presidential running mates to run on Mitt Romney’s ticket. The latest rumors swirling around mention Republicans such as former Minnesota Governor Tim ... 07/16/2012 - 11:07 am | View Link
Vice President Marco Rubio? Another name on the short-list of vice presidential candidates and the one who holds the most interest for those who study Latin America is Marco Rubio, an "up and coming" Republican Senator from Florida. Rubio is an attractive candidate because he ... 05/23/2012 - 7:49 am | View Link
Marco Rubio as vice president: the Bilderberg conspiracy Mitt Romney isn’t very far into the vice presidential selection process. But according to a dedicated band of conspiracy theorists, the pick is all but a lock: Sen. Marco Rubio. That’s the current thinking among a worldwide collection of activists who ... 05/19/2012 - 9:33 am | View Link
Republicans back Santorum, Rubio for vice president WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Santorum and Marco Rubio are the top two choices among Republican voters as Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. Eighteen percent of Republican registered voters ... 05/4/2012 - 1:13 am | View Link
Vice President: Marco Rubio? For our May issue, the Townhall editorial team compiled a list of the hottest vice presidential contenders out there and made the case for their selection. We had a a few criteria when crafting the list: a statesman (or woman!) who has led on conservative ... 05/3/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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Televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday accused a viewer of having a "liberal mentality" because she suggested that tax-exempt status was essentially a government handout to churches.
"Whose church are we?" the viewer named Wendy asked in an email to Robertson. "Are we God's church or the world's? Jesus said, 'Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's.' Taxes."
"Why are churches taking a handout from the government?" Wendy wanted to know.
The emerging story on Omar Gonzales and his fence-jumping stunt on Friday at the White House is getting worse and worse. It appears as though there have been failures before that led to Gonzales' attempt to get inside the White House with a knife on Friday.
Reuters, via Yahoo News:
The man who scaled the fence and ran into the White House on Friday night had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map marking the executive mansion, a federal prosecutor said on Monday.
Omar Gonzalez, 42, was also stopped, but not arrested in August walking by the White House with a hatchet, the U.
Safra Catz, left, with Larry Ellison CREDIT: AP/Paul Sakuma After former CEO Larry Ellison stepped down from his position at Oracle last week, the company announced two new co-CEOs: Safra Catz and Mark Hurd. Catz’s new role makes her the 25th current female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, which means women hold 5 percent of those positions, the highest level ever reached.
A Swedish man who was convicted of rape and sentenced to two years in prison was released this month when an appeals court ruled that he couldn’t be held accountable because he was suffering from “sexsomnia.” According to The Guardian, 26-year-old Mikael Halvarsson had no intention
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Here's what you missed on Sunday Kos
The father I might have been, by Steven Payne
Daily Kos Elections Power Rankings: The Senate (Heating up edition), by Steve Singiser
Memories of the men at Mike and Em's, by Mark E Andersen
Will Occupy end up having a bigger impact than the tea party on real people's lives?, by Ian Reifowitz
Killing those zombie lies about the war on poverty, by Frank Vyan Walton
'The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism', by Susan Grigsby
Charlie Crist's commitment to voting rights, by Armando
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