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Republican Senators Introduce Bill To Reduce Worker Pay

S. 2617 would devastate local economies across the United States, giving workers less money to spend at local businesses, resulting in fewer jobs on worse terms. Included here is a list of those US Senators who have signed their names in support of this ill-advised scheme. […]

Oklahoma Hold Out Confronting Tom Coburn on Lord’s Resistance Army

In northern Uganda and occasionally in bordering countries, the Lord’s Resistance Army has used the mask of religion to justify a decades-long campaign of abduction, slavery and brutal warfare. Senator Russell Feingold has introduced S. 1067, the Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act. Feingold’s bill would provide humanitarian relief to those fleeing […]

GOP Senators Warn Interrogators Cannot Be Accountable To The Law

The Republican senators who wrote to Eric Holder suggest that CIA interrogators ought to be able to engage in torture and other forms of brutality, breaking the law, without worrying about being held accountable. They propose that the CIA be allowed to operate as a criminal organization that no one has the power to restrain. […]

Al Franken Is Now Norm Coleman On No-Bid Contracts

Why, if he really believed that Norm Coleman should have fought against no-bid contracts, isn’t Al Franken willing to do the same now that he’s in the Senate? […]

Stinky Pork Spending That's Worth It

If Tom Coburn doesn’t know about the problems caused by the immense expansion and concentration of swine in the American Midwest over the last generation, then he has been working in Washington D.C. for too long. […]