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Tea Party Nation Puts Exclusive Christianity on Display

What kind of a nation does the Tea Party Nation have in mind? There’s a lot to admire about the gumption of actual grassroots Tea Party activists. I don’t share their exclusive definition of “defending the Constitution,” promoting an interpretation of the 10th Amendment that

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Congress' Progressive Caucus Characterized by Varying Lassitude

Although the Congressional Progressive Caucus has developed a reputation as a take-no-prisoners group in the House of Representatives, organized and relentless in its pursuit of radical legislation, the reputation doesn’t match reality. A look at the record of the Progressive Caucus shows wide variation among

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Call Barack Obama and Tell Him Keep His Promise to Filibuster H.R. 6304

On October 24, 2007, Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton communicated Barack Obama’s commitment: To be clear: Barack will support a filibuster of any bill that includes retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies. H.R. 6304 contains retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies. Barack Obama made a promise to

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?