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Inherit the Windbag

Steve Benen has a post from yesterday on Representative Jack Kingston (R-Ga), who denies evolution. “Real Time” host Bill Maher asked Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) a fairly straightforward question: “Do you believe in evolution?” Kingston not only rejected the foundation … Continue reading

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Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand Lies

When making the case for repeal, GOP leaders insist that the reform law will cost the economy “650,000 jobs.” Republicans even published a report of sorts, claiming that the 650k number is the result of “independent analyses,” most notably from … Continue reading

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Good News for Those Who Eat

A bill that would overhaul the nation’s food-safety laws for the first time since the Great Depression came roaring back to life Sunday as Senate Democrats struck a deal with Republicans that helped overcome a technical mistake made three weeks … Continue reading

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Republicans Block Compensation for 9/11 Workers

From The New York Times: Republican senators blocked Democratic legislation on Thursday that sought to provide medical care to rescue workers and residents of New York City who became ill as a result of breathing in toxic fumes, dust and … Continue reading

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