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- Red states in King case are lying to the Supreme CourtYou're being lied to, Chief Justice Roberts. Brian Beutler has a timely reminder for Supreme Court Justices about to hear arguments in King v. Burwell, the case that could strip federal subsidies for health insurance away from millions of people in the states which did not establish their own exchanges. Several of those states have […]
- Boehner caves, Pelosi triumphs as House passes 'clean' Homeland Security funding billGive it back, John. Speaker John "there's no deal" Boehner finally yielded to House Democrats and the saner members of his caucus, holding a vote to pass a "clean" bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security through September 30. The bill passed, 257-167, with Democrats providing a boost of 182 votes. Not a single […]
- Midday open thread: McDonnell appeals, Charlotte maintains inequality, lying about combatToday's comic by is Jen Sorensen 'Right to be a jerk' states: McDonnell seeks reversal of corruption convictions: Former governor Bob McDonnell on Monday asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to toss out his 11 corruption convictions or reverse them and order a new trial. “The government’s case against former Governor Robert F. […]
- Loretta Lynch vote postponed, as Republicans find other political points to makeLoretta Lynch's nomination as Attorney General was approved in committee last Thursday, which should lead to a quick confirmation vote in the full Senate. It should, but that doesn't mean it will, because actual governing isn't something Mitch McConnell's Senate will do. The official excuse for not having the vote this week is that they […]
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- More Keystone SpinWith a showdown vote approaching on the Keystone XL pipeline, both sides continue to spin the facts about exports and safety.
- FactChecking CPACA parade of potential Republican presidential candidates took turns at delivering speeches and answering questions at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference that started on Feb. 26. Along the way there were some distortions of facts.
- Will Power Plant Rules Cause Blackouts?The head of the Environmental Protection Agency told Congress her agency's proposed rules governing carbon dioxide emissions from power plants will not affect the reliability of electricity service. That's debatable.
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