Seems No U.S. Administration Wrongdoing in Benghazi after All!

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Over two years and investigations by 8 committees found no Administration wrongdoing in Benghazi. Can Congress finally get back to work?

Two Outgoing Tea Party Congressmen Just Voted Against Suing Obama

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Why did two of the GOP’s most hysterical right wingers just contradict themselves?

Our Post-Policy House Of Representatives

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Republicans in the House seem to think that Beltway spin wars are more important than governing.

Hurray For Lawsuits!

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A recent Supreme Court ruling shows Congress should act if they think the President is breaking the law.

Support Our Troops? 285,000 Veterans Are Not Receiving Unemployment Benefits

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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has determined that the amount of unemployed veterans who lost federal benefits because Congress allowed the program supplying these benefits to expire will reach 285,000 by the end of the month.

Why Has There Been No Legislative Action on Guns? Blame the Silent Majority.

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Stop blaming soft politicians and the NRA, and look in the mirror.

Veterans Dying On Waiting List: What it Means

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.

Our Old Congress

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Congress is older than ever these days and that could pose problems for our democracy.

Deficits Don’t Matter

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The federal deficit declined massively over the last few years, so where’s the cheering?

John Boehner Isn’t Going Anywhere

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Despite all the talk about ousting the current Republican Speaker of the House, his position is pretty secure.

Michele Bachmann Thinks The Gay Community Is A Bunch of “Bullies”

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In Michele Bachmann’s America, the LGBTQ community is a mafia.

How To Undermine Your Party’s Most Convincing Argument In Two Easy Steps

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Congressman Alan Grayson and how to blow a hole through the party line.

John Dingell, Retiring From Congress, Fought For Environmental Causes Since Before Carbon Was Measured

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U.S. Rep. John Dingell, a Dearborn, Michigan Democrat and the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, announced today that he is retiring after 59 years. His environmental record speaks for itself.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK – Kevin Spacey Tears Washington To Shreds

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House of Cards star riffs on Congress.

28 Black People You Probably Don’t Know About (But You Should)— Keith Ellison

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America’s first Muslim congressman is a man you should know about.

So Long, Debt Ceiling Wars

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With Congressional Republicans throwing in the towel over raising the debt ceiling, now would be a good time to end this silly and potentially destructive ritual.