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Gabrielle Giffords “is not close to returning to congress” at this time; Update: First photos of Giffords released since shooting

June 10, 2011

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Gabrielle Giffords’ chief of staff has revealed more details about the representative’s condition at this point in her recovery.  No decision has been made on whether Giffords will run for re-election yet because the final deadline isn’t until May of next year.  But if she was to stay in her present condition, the odds of taking another […]

Murkowski confident she’ll keep her position as ranking member on committee

January 27, 2011

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Unbelievable.  After losing her party’s primary and actively running against the Republican nominee in the Alaska senatorial race (and winning), Senator Lisa Murkowski will seemingly not be held to face any consequences for her actions.  Instead she’s keeping all of her committee positions.  After being one of the most reliable votes for President Obama during last year’s lame […]

Shakin’ it up, Allen West style

November 6, 2010

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If you’re not familiar with Congressman-elect Allen West from Florida, you should check him out.  He’s a staunch conservative that fought hard and won his battle in FL-22 to become the first black Republican from Florida since the 1870’s.  This man is a fighter to the core, and just to provide a little more evidence in support of […]

Blog News of Note — October 16,2010

October 16, 2010

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News and commentary not to be missed: Iranian judge orders the amputation of a hand of man who confessed to robbing a candy store.  I’m so glad that this country is only working on developing nuclear power and won’t actually be getting “da bomb.”  Just imagine what they would do in retaliation for some perceived […]

Blog News of Note — October 14, 2010

October 14, 2010

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News and commentary not to be missed: MyFoxPhoenix:  Another decapitation has been discovered.  This one is in New Mexico. At Hot Air:  Initial jobless claims rise, as expected …  Judicial Watch is reporting that from documents it received from the Air Force, Democrat Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi took 85 trips on Air Force […]

Money, money, who got the lobbyists’ money?

October 8, 2010

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If you’re not aware of the site yet, opensecrets.org is a great resource for information on where from and to whom money flows in the world of politics.  A few days ago they posted a piece on who’s been raking in the lobbyists’ money for this November’s elections.    Here’s their list of the top seven […]

Democrats who get the NRA’s nod

October 7, 2010

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So far the National Rifle Association has come out supporting 58 incumbent Democrats running in  the November elections.  The best news: Harry Reid isn’t one of them.  Unfortunately, neither is Sharron Angle.  From the Washington Post: So far this year, the NRA has endorsed 58 incumbent House Democrats, including more than a dozen in seats that both […]