U.S. House approves $1.1 trillion spending bill, with Democrats' help Even so, officials said Obama and Vice President Joe Biden both telephoned Democrats to secure the votes needed for passage, and the president stepped away from a White House Christmas party reception line to make last-minute calls. In addition to the ... 12/11/2014 - 12:14 pm | View Link
Congress losing last WWII vets, a tea party fave WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is saying farewell to its last two veterans of World War II, the member whose lodgings inspired TV's "Alpha House," a founding firebrand of the tea party, one of the shorter-term senators and a few dozen others this week as ... 12/10/2014 - 8:30 pm | View Link
Tea party seeks to crash state House speaker race Rick Womick, R-Rockvale, challenging Republican Speaker Beth Harwell in Wednesday’s GOP Caucus election, various tea party groups, anti-Common Core ... In 1986, business groups battled trial lawyers and labor groups over the Senate Democratic Caucus ... 12/9/2014 - 5:04 pm | View Link
Could The Senate Get Its First African American Republican Tea Party Member? (The Note) The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor ... with yesterday have concluded that Rep. Tim Scott, an African-American Rep. from Charleston, is the front-runner. Young, charismatic and a Tea Party warrior himself, Scott would be the just the fifth black ... 12/7/2012 - 3:49 am | View Link
Tea party preps for more labor fights (POLITICO) Next stops for the tea party after Wisconsin: Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Fresh off last week’s seismic victory against Big Labor, conservative activists are revving up their ground game in key presidential swing states where unions have ... 10/5/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Heaven of Tea | Teavana Heaven of Tea Blog. This is the official blog of Teavana and offers our take on teas, tea news, tea-making and more. To put it simply: we love tea. 12/15/2014 - 1:29 pm | View Website
KFC Bows to Demands of Muslims Rush Limbaugh cited an interview done by the Tea Party Network's Scottie Nell Hughes in which Hughes describes the process by which Mrs. Clinton could... 12/15/2014 - 6:19 am | View Website
This infographic is included in a new fracking report from the Natural Resources Defense Council. A larger version can be viewed by clicking here.
Citing health concerns, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced at a cabinet meeting Wednesday that his administration is banning hydraulic fracturing—fracking. Most environmentalists oppose the technique, which uses chemicals and water under high pressure to pry oil and gas from tight geologic formations of shale.
"The average full-time working woman earns just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns." That is the one-dimensional theory of the gender-pay gap. Even if it's correct (and it might not be), it captures the complex reality of pay inequality the way a spot of paint can stand in for a mural.
A computer technician is telling a federal judge in Las Vegas that state and federal agents asked him to cut Internet service to Caesars Palace high-roller suites so they could pose as repairmen and collect evidence in an international Internet sports gambling investigation.
But technical consultant Michael Wood testified Wednesday he didn't know a Nevada Gaming Control Board agent used a lapel camera to record them delivering a laptop to a suite the government later raided.
Defense attorneys maintain the ruse was unconstitutional.
They want charges against a Malaysian businessman and his son thrown out.
After relentlessly promoting several right-wing legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for over a year, The Wall Street Journal seems to have just now realized that the cases' potential to deny affordable health care coverage to millions of Americans is a catastrophe for the GOP -- even as it continues to downplay the human costs.
On November 7, the Supreme Court announced it would hear King v.