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The massive number of Americans who support raising the minimum wage
should spur Congress to action.
Elect a Democratic Congress in 2006; restore ethics to
Congress; block the appointment of cronies to key
posts; stop the politicization of science.
Congress has passed legislation allowing evidence obtained through torture to be used against terror suspects in court. But human rights groups and some Congressional leaders will fight back in 2006, with court challenges, hearings and tough questions on executive privilege for Samuel Alito and other Bush nominees.
John Murtha is right: The American public has turned against the war.
Democrats and Republicans must put aside politics and work together to
bring the troops home quickly and focus on the real work to stabilize
The Senate will soon consider the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act (FAIR) that is anything but for the workers whose health has been impaired by asbestos. It's a move by major corporations to significantly reduce their liability.
Chastened by voter response to their earlier errors, many legislators push reform.
With their handling of the heart-wrenching Terri Schiavo case, George W. Bush and his Republican allies in tragedy exploitation were awash in the currency of Washington: hypocrisy.
In order never to convey
A tolerance for going astray,
Republicans, who now hold sway,
There has been much comment about the take-no-prisoners approach of the Congressional Republican leadership in cramming through the Medicare prescription-drug benefit this past November 22.
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