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116 headlines found matching 'congress'
Thu July 24, 2014
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Nearly inevitable next Congressman for GA's 10th district in response to a mass shooting: ""It is my belief that any weapon that our government and law enforcement possesses ought to be allowed for individuals to possess in this country"
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Wed July 23, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Let the hate flow through you- Darth Vader is more popular than any 2016 presidential candidates, Jar-Jar Binks more popular than Congress
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(Gallup)
 
 
 
Gallup poll says that 22% of Americans feel the best way to fix Congress is to fire everyone. If there were only some way that people could do something to replace members of Congress every two years or so
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(Fortune)
 
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Real estate and the middle class - where can you buy (Featured Partner)
 
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
In much the same way that only Hannibal Lecter could help Clarice Starling, only Congress can fix Obamacare's flaws
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Tue July 22, 2014
(ESPN)
 
 
 
The Jets can be special if Geno Smith flourishes. And Congress can be productive if they learn to work together
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(Philly.com)
 
 
 
None of the CEOs avoiding American taxes by off-shoring their headquarters want to talk to Congress for some reason
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Americans totally hate this Congress, and this November they will teach it a lesson by not voting at all
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Sun July 20, 2014
(National Geographic)
 
 
 
Army seeks congressional approval to undo destruction of Los Angeles River, returning it to a lush belt of green carrying wastewater treatment plant outflow to the sea
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Thu July 17, 2014
(Fark)
 
Plug
 
Totalfark: Where every thread eventually becomes a food thread. Even sex threads. Especially sex threads
 
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
What's wrong with Congress when John McCain and Elizabeth Warren can't pass a bill that should be supported by the overwhelming majority of Americans?
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Wed July 16, 2014
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Congressman demands pregnant woman explain why Obamacare includes maternity coverage, telling her it's a service that people like him will never use
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Congress passes a meaningful bill. Fark: unanimous vote in Senate
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Fri July 11, 2014
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
A congressional candidate in Florida doesn't get the same press as the President, therefore there's a "secret war on black conservatives"
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(55)
 
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Three top billionaires write op-ed castigating Congress for "shortchanging America" and telling them to "get your act together on immigration reform." Of course, that would be libby-libs Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and ― WTFark? HIM?? REALLY???
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(Chicago Sun-Times)
 
 
 
If you're an ex-boyfriend of Kendall Jones, some democrat running for Congress has some great news for you
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Thu July 10, 2014
(Forbes)
 
 
 
The economy is improving in spite of congressional obstructionism. There, fixed that for Forbes
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(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
Congress is shut down until all the pollutants inside its halls can be cleaned up. Unfortunately this is not a metaphor
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Wed July 09, 2014
(WTKR)
 
 
 
Congress: You guys at the VA need to add brain cancer, lung cancer, and migraines to the list of things you cover for Gulf War illness. VA: Fark You and if you ask again we'll put you on a secret waiting list
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Tue July 08, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
As Democratic members are increasingly liberals and Republican members are increasingly conservative, moderates are less likely to run for Congress
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Mon July 07, 2014
(Gallup)
 
 
 
American's faith in Congress ranks somewhere in the same neighborhood as dog vomit, monkey pus and painful rectal itch
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Wed July 02, 2014
(Politico)
 
 
 
"Obama mocks Congress on the roads" which is only slightly different from when he mocks them at home, at Camp David, in Hawaii or in the Oval Office
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Do-nothing Congress has now left itself with nothing to do
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(Politico)
 
 
 
"Why the Civil Rights Act couldn't pass today" Because half of Congress are a bunch of uncompromising, backward hicks?
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Tue July 01, 2014
(National Journal)
 
 
 
While you were checking the couch cushions for gas money, Congress quietly decided they didn't really need to include who exactly pays for their lavish, all-expense-included trips around the world on their financial-disclosure forms anymore
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(NPR)
 
 
 
And now, today's topic on "Obama does something nobody likes while Congress does nothing at all": Immigration
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Mon June 30, 2014
(Politico)
 
 
 
The Congressional Black Caucus would like to remind MS Sen Thad Cochran that the negro community has a big huge marker with his name on it, and they intend to use it
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
Arsenic has been found to be 17 times more carcinogenic than previously believed. The EPA wants to tighten exposure standards. Naturally, a single Republican congressman has been able to derail everything
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Thu June 26, 2014
(Pensito Review)
 
 
 
Contrary to GOP/tea party spin, Pres. Obama has issued fewer than 200 executive orders - Bush, who had a 'Rubberstamp Congress,' issued 291 - here's a list of all EOs going back to 1901
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Tue June 24, 2014
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Since 2010, Americans have voted out of Congress more people for the high crime of chairing a Congressional committee than for nondescript issues like committing massive criminal and ethical violations
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Sun June 22, 2014
(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Congresswoman proposes e-cigarette legislation to please her Big Tobacco masters
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(The Wire)
 
 
 
Congress approval rating hits a new low of 7. Yes, 7 farking percent. At what point can we forcibly remove them?
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Fri June 20, 2014
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Congress: We need to cut more spending. Air Force: Ok, then let us retire the A10 fleet, saving $4B overall. Congress: More A10s you said? Ok, done
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Former Tea Party congressman and now former radio host Joe Walsh doesn't understand why he was kicked off the air and suspended from his own radio show in the middle of a live broadcast. See if you can figure out why
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Thu June 19, 2014
(Politico)
 
 
 
Turns out the press doesn't have the balls to beat Congress
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Wed June 18, 2014
(Politico)
 
 
 
Vance McAllister, that congressman caught on camera making out with a staffmember, may flip-flop on the whole retirement thing
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Mon June 16, 2014
(My Fox Chicago)
 
 
 
Obama is notifying Congress that U.S. military personnel could deploy to Iraq, mission accomplished rally to be held next week
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(Cincinnati Enquirer)
 
 
 
Today's Tea Party victory: Congressman prevents the House from honoring golfer Jack Nicklaus for promoting good sportsmanship and philanthropy. "Nicklaus didn't die on the golf course, and he's got plenty of medals"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Congress to every driver in America: Get lost
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(American Thinker)
 
 
 
Obama is so intent on aiding the invasion that he has served notice that if Congress won't be complicit in his scheme, he will use an executive order to help the foreign boots on the ground
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Fri June 13, 2014
(The Daily Caller)
 
 
 
Members of Congress not permitted to take pictures at: A) Air Force rocket launch B) Top Secret Weapons Facility C) Child Immigrant holding facility
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Thu June 12, 2014
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
The worst part of Eric Cantor's surprising loss in VA's Republican primaries? Congress might never pass the Republican alternative to Obamacare that they've worked so hard on
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Former congressman and "Dukes of Hazzard" star, Ben Jones claims it was the 'Cooter Factor' that sunk the weasel Cantor
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Wed June 11, 2014
(The Big Story)
 
 
 
The grandson of the REAL Cesar Chavez has filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent the name of an AZ congressional candidate who switched parties from GOP to Democrat and legally changed his name to "Cesar Chavez" from appearing on the ballot
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(CNN)
 
 
 
"If public opinion does not demand change in Congress, it will not change." -President Obvious
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(Dallas News)
 
 
 
The most likely candidate to replace Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader is way more conservative, and way more sympathetic to the Tea Party. Believe it or not, things in Congress are about to get even worse
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Tue June 10, 2014
(WTOP)
 
 
 
Congressman undergoes brain surgery
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Mon June 09, 2014
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Congressman: Well, if humans are the cause of global warming, then how did dinosaurs go extinct? Checkmate
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Sun June 08, 2014
(The Big Story)
 
 
 
Who will control congress after this fall's elections?
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Fri June 06, 2014
(CNN)
 
 
 
Congress: Why didn't you tell us about the prisoner swap? President: Because you morons can't keep your mouths shut
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Thu June 05, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Ret. Gen. McCrystal: Hey, dumbasses, don't judge Bergdahl yet. Most of you don't know what it's like to be in a foreign land with people who want to kill you...except maybe you freshmen Congressmen
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Wed June 04, 2014
(Fox News)
 
 
 
"It seems President Obama is more willing to negotiate with terrorists than Congress"
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Tue June 03, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Rep. Mike Rodgers (R-Misrepresentation) admits that Congress was informed in advance about the POW/Taliban swap, but not in the way they wanted, so Mitt Romney is automatically King of America and Obama is a kite
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Obama: Look, we talked to Congress about doing prisoner swaps to get our boys back and get rid of our Gitmo prisoners. Ya know what happened? They did nothing and we had a closing window. Why does Congress hate American soldiers?
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Sat May 31, 2014
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Darrel Issa tells John Kerry he can't testify before Issa's committee, immediately follows with telling FoxNews that Kerry is trying to avoid testifying before Congress
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Wed May 28, 2014
(Washington Times)
 
 
 
Food fight in Congress (chaos, exclamation marks, dogs flying through mashed sweet potatoes with herbal seasoning)
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Senator finally points out the obvious: The VA wouldn't be doing such a crappy job of helping Veterans if Congress wasn't continually cutting their budget and giving them far less money than they need to do the job properly
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Tue May 27, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Today's news: Brain implants to cure mental disorders may soon be a thing. Future news: "Congress passes bill making voting for the wrong party a mental disorder"
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Mon May 26, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Doolittle's Raiders receive Congressional award. Here's to the four surviving guys who strapped a bunch of twin-engine bombers to an aircraft carrier, steamed towards Japan, and took off to bomb Tokyo without enough gas to get back to an airfield
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Sat May 24, 2014
(Tampa Bay Online)
 
 
 
Friends in Low Places: Federal Judge decides that a 50-year congressional career must continue, despite Rep. John Conyers having unregistered voters as signatories on his petition signatures
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Thu May 22, 2014
(Gawker)
 
 
 
Congress's approval rating sits at 11% so obviously 100% of the incumbents running this year have won their primaries
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
47% of voters apathetic to what party controls Congress. You could click the link to find out the breakdown, or not. No skin off my back
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Congressman says that the White House is "complicit" in child sex trafficking. Before you ask -- yes, it was Louis Gohmert
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Tue May 20, 2014
(Slate)
 
 
 
You're the FBI director. Congress just tasked you with hiring 2,000 cybercrime experts. Problem: everyone qualified for the job loves smoking the reefer. Solution: "They should go ahead and apply anyway"
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Mon May 19, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
AZ GOP congressional candidate says his comment that 99% of mass shootings were perpetrated by Democrats was "not intended to be a factual statement"
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Sun May 18, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
AZ congressional candidate: "Ninety-nine percent of [mass shootings] have been by Democrats pulling their guns out and shooting people." Seems legit
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Fri May 16, 2014
(Wired)
 
 
 
New app puts you in touch with your congressperson to give them immediate feedback on what they're working on. Will include autocorrect for commonly used words and phrases like douchebag, jackass, and "corrupt clownf*cking assmonkey"
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Thu May 15, 2014
(Salon)
 
 
 
For the past six years, Republicans in Congress have been intentionally damaging the US economy in order to hurt Democrats. And their strategy is working
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(Washington Times)
 
 
 
Military turns down 80% of its applicants. Congress expresses surprise that one out of five can pass the physical
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Tue May 13, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Congresswoman introduces bill to sharply cut back on the 4,291 annual reports federal agencies are required by law to send to Congress on the grounds that nobody bothers to read most of them anyway
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(Western Journalism)
 
 
 
Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) turned the tables on the media and asked them questions about Benghazi. The silence was deafening
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Mon May 12, 2014
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
And the first "Wag the Dog" accusation against Obama gets hurled by none other than former Congressman and war criminal Alan West who says "There is something fishy" about those girls getting kidnapped right before the Benghazi hearings
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Thu May 08, 2014
(The Wire)
 
 
 
Louie Gohmert is what would happen if your crazy uncle on FB became a Congressman: At a hearing on their merger he accuses Comcast of conspiring to keep Glenn Beck off the air and helping Al-Jazeera with their "Sharia Law push into US"
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Amendment Five protects citizens for incriminating themselves in sworn testimony. Not valid in Congress, subject to change without notice, your mileage may vary, offer void after 90 days, see manufacturer for details
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Wed May 07, 2014
(Times Union)
 
 
 
Congress to NY: So you ripped off Medicaid for $15 billion, and that'll be quite enough of that. NY: Sorry, didn't hear you, we were busy not padding our bills. That's NOT padding. We've gone right off that. Cold turkey. Honest
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Tue May 06, 2014
(The Detroit_News)
 
 
 
"...He stands on principle. He's the one guy (in Congress) who reads every single bill" and he isn't getting a dime of state or national GOP cash because of it
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Mon May 05, 2014
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Unknown general to be nominated to replace another unknown general (who's being fired from a unknown spy agency for unknown reasons) is facing unusual resistance from Congress over mismanagement of an unknown computer system
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Thu May 01, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Clay Aiken: "Competing in American Idol is more dignified than running for Congress"
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
In VA, the establishment candidate easily beat her Tea Party rivals for the nomination for a vacant congressional seat in a primary--which party leaders decided would be held Saturday only, between the hours of 10-3, at exactly 10 polling locations
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Congress wants more control of Special Ops Iron Man suit. Don't they know this is exactly the sort of thing that caused the Armor Wars in issues 225 through 232?
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Wed April 30, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
GOP congressman pulls a Fox News and calls Donald Sterling a Democrat
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(82)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Former liberal pro-union Democratic congressman David Bonior goes into small business in DC, learns firsthand what Republicans were biatching about all these years
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Tue April 29, 2014
(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Unusual: Congressman petitions wife for divorce. Fark: Accuses her of being married to another man at the same time
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Mon April 28, 2014
(Politico)
 
 
 
Pre-mid-terms: Democrats afraid Obama will give in to Congress. Post-Democratic victory: Democrats upset Obama won't give in to Congress
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(44)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Asked if Congress might step in and force Net Neutrality: "I doubt that Congress could agree to adopt a national pancake right now"
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Sun April 27, 2014
(ABC 27)
 
 
 
The headline says it all: Congress returns to work to do the bare minimum
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Thu April 24, 2014
(Politico)
 
 
 
Say hi to Allan Levene, the British-born Republican candidate for Congress in Hawaii...and Georgia...and Michigan, if only they'd have him
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Fri April 18, 2014
(Poughkeepsie Journal)
 
 
 
Mountains of money in politics are so self-evidently horrible that over 85 percent of self-financed congressional candidates lose, except for Saruman (R-Orthanc)
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Thu April 17, 2014
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Republican Congressman thinks the individual parts of Obamacare are good ideas. It's just unfortunate that he's been forced to vote to repeal them over fifty times
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(68)
 
(National Journal)
 
 
 
Now entering its fourth decade - thanks to Larry Flynt, every member of Congress gets a subscription to Hustler whether they want it or not
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(62)
 
(Military Times)
 
 
 
Congressman says satire article about PTSD was "in poor taste and hurtful to our veterans." Problem: Satire site is "The Duffel Blog", a site run by veterans, with articles written by veterans, and hugely popular with veterans
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Tue April 15, 2014
(Advertising Age)
 
 
 
Congress wants to regulate Photoshopping. Farkers with guns and tanks mass at the Maryland border
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Sun April 13, 2014
(NPR)
 
 
 
Congress has pissed off the rest of the world again, with Republicans blocking IMF reforms that the rest of the world has overwhelmingly approved. The non-vote will actually weaken America's influence. Dick move, GOP
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Thu April 10, 2014
(Roll Call)
 
 
 
Why Congress can't agree on anything in one graph
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(59)
 
(The Wire)
 
 
 
Vance MacAllister the "value" Congressman caught on tape cheating with a staffer has a cunning plan to keep his seat. You can't heed calls from party officials to resign if you never actually TAKE those calls
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(32)
 
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
This is how America dies. Not with a bang but with one of the guys from Duck Dynasty giving public relations advice to a licentious congressman
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Comcast exec tells Congress that they know their customer service sucks, but they are going to do better. And why was Comcast in front of Congress? To tell them how much better customer service will be when they take over Time Warner
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Wed April 09, 2014
(The Wire)
 
 
 
"Family Values" GOP Congressman caught on an office security cam making out with an aide does the honorable thing and...demands the FBI figure out how the hell anyone got their hands on that tape
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Tue April 08, 2014
(Hot Air)
 
 
 
Turns out the CEO of OkCupid, the sanctimonious dating site that started the movement that cost Brendan Eich his job at FireFox, gave money to a congressman who opposed gay marriage. Ironic tag sits in for Hypocrite tag
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(419)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Philippine Supreme Court to allow access to French Ticklers. Black Mambos. Crocodile Ribs. Sheaths that are designed not only to protect, but also to enhance the stimulation of sexual congress
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(WebMD)
 
 
 
Mentally stimulating jobs keep the mind sharper during retirement years. Once again, more bad news for members of Congress
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(6)
 


Mon April 07, 2014
(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
Today's episode of family-values Republican making out with his aide brought to you by Louisiana's fifth Congressional district
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Sun April 06, 2014
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Congressional approval of D.C. marijuana bill would allow lawmakers to light up. Some people think that would be a... a... um... dude, where's the Congressional Doritos?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Body language can be tricky for the untrained observer to read, despite the widespread belief that it's easy to tell when someone's lying. Are you sure you could spot a liar without knowing if they were elected to Congress or not?
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Sat April 05, 2014
(LA Weekly)
 
 
 
Obama administration seeks to move Marijuana from Schedule 1 classification. Fark: It will require Congressional cooperation
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(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said that because ex-CIA Acting Director Michael Morell's congressional testimony didn't support her Benghazi theories he's "taking the fall" so Hillary can be President
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Fri April 04, 2014
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Many GOP Congressmen have been accused of being nothing more than mouthpieces or mannequins for the Koch brothers, but never before has one proved that to be literally true quite so publicly
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(FactCheck)
 
 
 
John Boehner's health insurance premium really is doubling under Obamacare...because Republicans passed a law kicking members of Congress out of the very affordable Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
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(WTOP)
 
 
 
Moran: The $174,000 per year that US Congressmen "earn" is barely enough for most of them to scrape by with even just two homes
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Wed April 02, 2014
(US News)
 
 
 
Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE) on why he was late to a hearing: "My plane was canceled for mechanical reasons. Probably an ignition switch." Awkward
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
Congressional report says that regulators ignored a "pattern of problems" at GM. A pattern of problems meaning Vega, Chevette, Cimarron, Aztec
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Tue April 01, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
"Conservative Republican" Jake Rush, who is primarying first-term Congressman Ted "You Only Herp Once" Yoho (R-FL) is also a Vampire LARPer
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(Washington Free Beacon)
 
 
 
Protip: When running for Congress, don't let your hot, 19-year old, toking, twerking, drinking-til-she-blacks-out -and-bites-people daughter keep her Twitter feed
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Mon March 31, 2014
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
TX Congressman thinks he's being clever at a hearing by using famous quote that "All scientists are only sure about one thing, and that's that all scientists before them were wrong," doesn't seem to realize that's the basics of HOW SCIENCE WORKS
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Congress aims to keep the internet under their control because LOLcats are as American as apple pie and great porn
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Fri March 28, 2014
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Congressional bill seeks to ban online gambling. If people want to watch their money being thrown away electronically, they'll just have to watch C-SPAN
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Thu March 27, 2014
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
OSHA asks any scientists submitting research to the agency, to disclose who paid for their research to ensure it is unbiased. Naturally Congressional Republicans have a HUGE problem with this
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Congress seeks to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac oversight on US lenders by creating a new US lender-owned issuer of government-backed loans. It's like Congress is taking crazy pills
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