No The Democrats Are Not Doomed In November

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Despite all the hype otherwise, the 2014 elections are hardly set in stone.

Senate Blocks Veteran’s Bill: Jon Stewart’s Response

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Senate kills bill that would help veterans–tries to add Iran sanction to make it pass.

Can Federal Prison Reform Actually Happen?

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Most of the major players seem to be on board. Will prison reform succeed where other big ideas have failed?

The Awfulness of Rafael Cruz

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Rafael Cruz’s unfortunate outbursts highlights one of the biggest problems with the modern Republican Party.

Yes Liberals, Cory Booker is Your Friend

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Liberals should welcome the new senator from New Jersey.

5 Lessons My Kids Learned From the Government Shutdown

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Kyle Wiley made the most of the government shutdown by using it as a teaching tool for his two young children.

Senate May Vote on Employment Non-Discrimination Act as Early as September

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There are currently 33 states that do not have legislation protecting LGBTQ employees from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Obama’s Great Week

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President Obama just won two major victories this week; unfortunately for him nobody’s talking about them.

An Inside Look At the Texas Filibuster

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What does the state of journalism, the state of politics, and the State of Texas tell us about where the world is going?

Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act May Be Around the Corner

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If Senator Harry Reid’s predictions are right, then the Senate may finally vote on the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Environmental Crusader Ed Markey Gains Another Endorsement For Senate

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League of Conservative Voters Action Fund Endorses Ed Markey For US Senate.

VAWA Dies in the House of Representatives

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While everyone was so focused on the fiscal cliff, the Violence Against Women Act was allowed to die silently alone in a corner.

Actor Jack Klugman Dies at Age 90

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Although few will remember, Jack Klugman was a strong advocate for critical health-care legislation.

Hollywood Hacker Gets 10 Years for Ruining Lives Over the Internet

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Christopher Chaney gets ten years for violating privacy in the grossest of ways.

Can A Child Have More Than Two Parents?

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A California state bill would allow courts to legally declare a child has more than two parents.

Technology: Your Smartphone Is SERIOUSLY Spying On You! [Carrier IQ]

Things with this whole “Carrier IQ putting spy software on your phone” debacle just keep getting worse …