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Montana Dress Code Has Female Legislators Sporting New Look: Clenched Jaws New guidelines, including a maxim that women “should be sensitive to skirt lengths and necklines,” have produced a rolling of eyes and anger among Democratic representatives.
New York Times | Dec 14, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill, Joining House A rare Saturday session bridged some disagreements, as the chamber approved the measure to fund core domestic government operations.
New York Times | Dec 14, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama's Pleas Foreshadow Tense Relationship With a New Congress The fact that President Obama had to lobby his own party so intensely to avoid a government shutdown speaks to the challenge he faces in dealing with a hostile Congress.
New York Times | Dec 13, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Our Unrealistic Hopes for Presidents Expecting each new president to be the one who will unite the nation fails to recognize how political realities have changed in recent decades.
New York Times | Dec 12, 2014 9:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turmoil Over Spending Bill Shows the Demise of Compromise With both parties playing to their base constituencies, many lawmakers are apt to oppose legislation that does not meet their all-or-nothing demands.
New York Times | Dec 12, 2014 9:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Officials: 3 go to hospital after Oregon school shooting PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Firefighters say they have taken three people to the hospital after a shooting at a Portland, Oregon, high school.
Yahoo! News | Dec 12, 2014 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pelosi Thanks Caucus for Sending a Message Not all of Representative Nancy Pelosi's Democratic colleagues joined her in voting against the $1.1 trillion spending bill, but she thanked them for fighting the good fight anyway.
New York Times | Dec 12, 2014 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hiding Bad Policy in a Budget Bill The 2015 spending bill is weighted with some of the most devious and damaging provisions imaginable for good government.
New York Times | Dec 12, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Should Democrats Write Off the South? The good news first: Things could not get much worse for the party. The bad news: It's really grim right now.
New York Times | Dec 10, 2014 8:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Have Democrats Failed the White Working Class? Two new reports add a twist to a perennial political question.
New York Times | Dec 10, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend