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Elizabeth Warren Planning Trip to Israel

Source: Big Government

The Boston Globe reports that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who is coyly denying the idea of a 2016 presidential run while making speeches to prospective supporters, is planning to travel to Israel. The Globe quoted a Warren aide saying Warren will be part of a congressional delegation to Israel that will likely happen after the midterm elections. Warren won’t take a side in the Israel-Hamas war. In July, she dodged a q ...
Full article at: Big Government Aug 15 2014, 5:00pm CDT
 


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2016 White House Hopefuls Weigh In On Ferguson Protests

Source: Business Insider

As raucous protests and an aggressive police crackdown in Ferguson, Missouri dominate headlines across the country, some of the likely candidates for president in 2016 have weighed in. No potential White House contender has commented more forcefully than Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), who wrote an op-ed for Time magazine decrying the increased "militarization" of U.S. police forces and the unfair racial bias of the justice system. The othe ...
Full article at: Business Insider Aug 14 2014, 5:12pm CDT
 

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U.S. Senator Opposes New Natural Gas Pipeline In New England

Source: Forbes Real Time

Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, is a brilliant legal scholar and a dyed-in-the-wool consumer advocate. It is precisely because I know this about Warren that I was so surprised by an Op-Ed piece she wrote on Tuesday opposing construction of a proposed ...
Full article at: Forbes Real Time Aug 14 2014, 4:49pm CDT
 

Happy Birthday Social Security: Time to Expand Your Protections

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Today marks 79 years since President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Social Security into law on August 14th, 1935. Today, our Social Security system celebrates nearly eight decades of ensuring basic economic security for America's workers and their families when wages are lost as the result of death, disability, or old age. Social Security provides a strong foundation of retirement income, is the most important source of life insurance for families with young c ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Aug 14 2014, 1:56pm CDT
 

Hillary Clinton Hurting 2014 Democratic Candidates?

Source: Outside the Beltway

Brent Budowsky echoes a refrain I’ve heard from many on the left regarding the nasceant Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, namely that she isn’t doing enough to support the Democratic Party’s candidates in 2014 Politically, Clinton’s prime directive for 2014 should have been to use her considerable intellect to devise substantial policies for income equality in the spirit of the most profound and popular public figure of our age, Pope Francis, and to go all out to save the Democratic ...
Full article at: Outside the Beltway Aug 14 2014, 1:18pm CDT
 

Sarah Palin Picks Imaginary Fight With Elizabeth Warren, Loses

Source: Mother Jones

Last month at Netroots Nation, Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave a speech outlining what she considers 11 tenets of modern American liberalism. ("We believe in science, and that means that we have a responsibility to protect this Earth...We believe that no one should work full-time and still live in poverty, and that means raising the minimum wage,") You can watch it in full here. On August 7, Alaska governor-t ...
Full article at: Mother Jones Aug 14 2014, 10:57am CDT
 

CA ABC Affiliate Takes Shot at Palin with Out-of-Context Clip

Source: Big Government

Wednesday on KFSN, Fresno, CA's ABC affiliate, it morning show "Action News AM" ran a few seconds of a clip of former Gov Sarah Palin's (R-AK) discussing the minimum wage issue on her new online Sarah Palin Channel.  However, host  Jason Oliveira described it in a very curious manner.  "Palin posted a bizarre rant on her new online channel," Oliveira said. "She mumb ...
Full article at: Big Government Aug 13 2014, 6:28pm CDT
 

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How Money Warps U.S. Foreign Policy

Source: The Atlantic

On Sunday, when Hillary Clinton used an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg to take pointedly more hawkish stances than President Obama on Syria, Iran, and Gaza, observers chalked it up to her presidential ambitions. As one Democratic operative told Politico, Clinton’s advisors are “good poll readers.” On Tuesday, when Rand Paul declined to oppose U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, commentators interpreted it the same way. The assumption that hawkishness is politically smart is deep ...
Full article at: The Atlantic Aug 13 2014, 3:53pm CDT
 



 

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