Daily Archives: February 6, 2014

Nancy Pelosi’s Call for Changing the Constitution


Arguing it would restore democracy, two top House Democrats pushed for sweeping legislation to reverse the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United speech case, including a constitutional amendment limiting campaign contributions and instituting a taxpayer-financing system. House Minority Leader … Continue reading

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Threat to the grid? Details emerge of sniper attack on power station


Newly reported details about a 52-minute sniper attack on a central California electrical substation last year are raising concerns from Capitol Hill and beyond, amid questions over whether it was the work of terrorists. The April 16, 2013, attack had … Continue reading

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NY raids highway tax and fee fund


NY raids highway tax and fee fund Report: Money ought to be for bridges, roads http://rochesterdemocrat.ny.newsmemory.com/ Joseph Spector Albany Bureau Chief ALBANY — The highway and gas tax­es New Yorkers pay are supposed to fund road and bridge repairs. Increas­ingly, … Continue reading

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Obama adminunilaterally changes law to allow immigrants with ‘limited’ terror contact into US


The Obama administration has issued new exemptions to a law that bars certain asylum-seekers and refugees who provided “limited material support” to terrorists who are believed to pose no threat from the U.S. The Department of Homeland Security and the … Continue reading

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