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U.S. General Elections: Vote Tuesday, November 4, 2014, for Governor, Senate, local, and House races

“Elections in the United States are being held throughout 2014, with the general elections scheduled for Tuesday, November 4, 2014. During this midterm election year, all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives and 33 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate will be contested; along with 38 state and territorial […]

Senate Bill H.R. 2775 (Debt Limit/CR), Has Passed 81-18 to End U.S. Government Shutdown

The U.S. Senate has made great progress at the last moment. Hopefully the U.S. House will pass the bill as well, and this government shutdown can come to an end. Also, I hope that the next time it comes up in 2014, they will fund the government for a full year instead of just a […]

Delaware Senator Chris Coons Warns About Threat of Default

U.S. Senator Chris Coons speaks on the Senate floor about the dangers of the United States defaulting on its debts, and looks at each of the options moving forward. October 14, 2013. http://coons.senate.gov UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Speech on the Debt Ceiling

Senator Warren’s speech about the debt ceiling on the Senate floor on October 9, 2013. UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

A U.S. Default on Debt Seen as Catastrophe, to Have Worldwide Affects

A U.S. default on it’s debt would be devastating to not only the U.S. but also it’s affects would ripple around the world. There is often talk of “slippery slopes” in politics, well this is one that the United States should not go down. Republicans are not letting on how devastating this could be to […]

Senate Begins Debate On Immigration Reform Bill

Scandals are stealing recent headlines, but an immigration reform bill that could affect millions in the US is now being debated in the Senate. President Barack Obama says there’s no reason Congress can’t pass an immigration overhaul by the end of summer. Washington Post Reports: “Immigration advocates have said they will withdraw support for the […]