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Sen. Bob Casey: Jamming the IED Assembly Line

Last week, Army Specialist Anthony Vargas, 27, of Reading, Pa., lost his life in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.…

Ethics Committee recommends censure for Rangel

Ethics Committee recommends censure for Rangel

The House ethics committee on Thursday recommended censure for longtime Rep. Charles Rangel, suggesting that the New York Democrat suffer the embarrassment of standing before his colleagues while receiving an…

Top General Looking To Expand War-On-Terror Capabilities In Africa

And he said that while a number of Special Operations forces are trained in African languages and cultures, the military is not moving fast enough to provide similar training to…

Arnold Schwarzenegger: A Year After Copenhagen, California Shows the Green Revolution Is Alive and Well

When the Copenhagen summit on climate change failed to reach agreement last December, many thought it was the beginning of the end for the fight against global warming. But I…

Richard (RJ) Eskow: The Ides of November

We expected to see an all-out assault on Social Security and progressive taxation in November, and we expected it to come under the banner of “deficit reduction.” That was always…

Derrick Crowe: Tell Congress to Hold Blackwater/Xe Accountable

Last week, Brave New Foundation’s Robert Greenwald wrote about the damage done to U.S. interests around the world by for-profit security contractors like Blackwater / Xe: “Drunken shootouts and debauchery,…

VA-2012 Primary: 21% Huckabee, 20% Gingrich, 17% Palin, 15% Romney (PPP 11/10-13)

Public Policy Polling (D) 11/10-13/10; 400 “usual” Republican primary voters, 4.9% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Virginia 2012 President: Republican Primary 21% Huckabee 20% Gingrich 17% Palin…

Marc R. Stanley: NJDC to American Jewish Community: If You Care About Iran, Help Pass START Now

So many in the American Jewish community – reflecting Israel’s leaders – are rightly gravely concerned about the dangers posed by Iran. Indeed Iran has become the foremost issue on…

WATCH: Fox News Reporters Caught Mocking Palin’s Show

WASHINGTON — The Fox News channel has been something of a safe haven for Sarah Palin, the type of outlet that provided the former Alaska Governor not only with a…

Todd A. Solomon: Results of HRC’s 2011 Corporate Equality Index Show Employers’ Strong Commitment to Workplace Equality for LGBT Employees

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (“HRC”) recently released the results of its 2011 Corporate Equality Index. The Index is the HRC’s nationally-recognized ranking of large employers throughout the United States…