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What Could Have Been: The Most Important Bills Blocked by Republicans in 2012
Posted on: Dec 28, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
The bills we could have passed if it wasn't for GOP obstructionism -- from a minimum wage increase to the Buffett Rule.
The 8 Craziest Republican Legislative Proposals Of 2012
Posted on: Dec 27, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
Outlawing the dollar? Promoting discrimination? Oh my!
Republicans Want to Put Your Boss Between You and Your Doctor
Posted on: Feb 14, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
Whether it’s birth control or other essential health services, Republicans are pushing a radical proposal that puts your boss between you and your doctor — and in your bedroom.
The Fear-Mongers: GOP Presidential Contenders Stoke Up Islamophobia in Bid for Tea Party Votes
Posted on: Mar 29, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress
Islamophobia has exploded onto the political scene as anti-Muslim pundits and activists gain traction in the conservative mainstream.
Why Does Gas Cost So Much Right Now? Shameless Wall St. Betting on the Price of Oil
Posted on: Mar 21, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress
While there are many causes that contribute to the rise in oil prices, many experts point to Wall Street: big banks trying to make money by betting on the price fluctuation of oil.
US Chamber Linked to Shady Companies In Effort to Smear Political Opponents
Posted on: Feb 14, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce explored employing three "private security" firms to surreptitiously investigate the Chamber's political foes.
GOP Timebomb: How Republican Star Paul Ryan's Radical "Roadmap" Would Dynamite Social Security and Medicare
Posted on: Jan 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Republicans are elevating Rep. Paul Ryan, whose disastrous conservative economic "roadmap" will gut the social safety net and put money in the hands of the rich.
The Consequences of Enforcement Without Reform
Posted on: Jun 4, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress
The mechanisms of immigration law enforcement violate the due process and basic human rights of immigrants.
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