Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

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Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

Mrs. Smith (Pitt) Goes to Washington? Angelina Jolie Should

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Brains, heart and experience combined with charisma, charm and a great work ethic, are all the ingredients we need in our representatives in Washington

His Entire Term as Governor Was Tainted With Protests

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Years of civil disobedience from Philadelphians preceded Tom Corbett’s loss in PA Governor’s Race.

They say it’s a GOP Wave. Hope You’re a Good Swimmer

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Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.

Ignore All That Mandateology

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Politicians win elections, they don’t win mandates.

Our Future Do Nothing Congress

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The Republicans could take unified control of Congress in next week’s elections, but don’t expect a whole lot to change.

John Oliver Debates Minimum Wage. Living Wage Anyone?

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The federal minimum wage has not been adjusted since 2009 and does not provide a living wage for full time work. Time to fix it?

Comets Are Coming. What Are We Doing About It?

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A comet collision with Earth with catastrophic results is inevitable. We have the technology to avoid it, but do we have the global cooperation and will?

From Ice Cream to Transforming Politics, Ben & Jerry’s Rock!

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From delicious ice cream created and marketed in a healthy, sustainable and socially responsible way, to a creative campaign to get money out of politics, Ben & Jerry’s lead the way

Bill Maher: Is ISIS a Real Threat to the US or a Fool’s Errand?

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Are we repeating a failed foreign policy and wasting immense resources (blood and treasure) better spent on challenges of Climate Change, Unemployment, Income Inequality, Education,Economic Growth…?

Do More Americans Want a More Active U.S. in World Affairs?

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With ISIS becoming a growing threat and potential global destabilizing force, should The U.S. take a leadership role, as part of a large international effort, to defeat it?

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.