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U.S. House Votes To Charge Attorney General Hold With Contempt Of Congress

via Leigh Ann Caldwell, CBS News The House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress Thursday for failing to provide documents relating to the Fast and Furious gunwalking program. The first vote, 255-67, charged Holder with criminal contempt of Congress but is likely not to go anywhere as the … Continue reading

U.S. House Sets Afternoon Contempt Vote On Attorney General Holder

via David Jackson, USA Today Barring a last-minute deal on documents, leaders of the Republican-run House expect to vote this afternoon on a contempt of Congress citation for Attorney General Eric Holder. Democrats and the White House call it all politics, while House members criticize Holder for declining to release documents related to the botched … Continue reading

Rush Limbaugh: Sandra Fluke, Woman Denied Right To Speak At Contraception Hearing, A ‘Slut’

via Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post Rush Limbaugh called the woman who was denied the right to speak at a controversial contraception hearing a “slut” on Wednesday. Sandra Fluke, a student at Georgetown Law School, was supposed to be the Democratic witness at a Congressional hearing about the Obama administration’s contraception policy. However, Darrell Issa, … Continue reading

House Democrats Walk Out Of One-Sided Hearing On Contraception, Calling It An ‘Autocratic Regime’

via Amanda Terkel and Laura Bassett, The Huffington Post Three Democrats walked out of a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on religious liberty and the birth control rule on Thursday to protest Chairman Darrell Issa’s (R-Calif.) refusal to allow a progressive woman to testify in favor of the Obama administration’s contraception rule. The morning … Continue reading

An Alternative To SOPA & PIPA?

via Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune Show of hands: How many of you tried to go to Wikipedia on Wednesday and, instead of reading “List of Gilmore Girls Episodes,” were puzzled by the black and white screen that said “Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge”? Every English-language article was blocked, the frivolous ones and the serious … Continue reading

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