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Lawmakers Call for Tighter Sanctions on Russia
President Obama wants to isolate Russia by cutting off its economic and political ties to the outside worl

• Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington
• Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days
• Health Law Fund-Raising Is Detailed
Preview ►  Joe Biden to Meet Ukraine President, Prime Minister in Kiev
• GOP Campaign Committee Has $31 Million to Help Hold on to the House
Preview ►  Glenn Greenwald book to contain 'new stories from the Snowden archive'
• Glenn Greenwald Reacts to Winning Pulitzer Prize
• Republicans Making Bold Play for Oregon Senate Seat
• Justice Scalia Tells Law Students ‘Perhaps You Should Revolt’ If Taxes Become Too High
• The Incestuous Relationship of Tea Party Groups And Talk Radio

CA-04: a Rare G.O.P. Battle Forces an Incumbent to Look Left | Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Democrats Have 2014 Advantage Over GOP 'Extremists' | Investigation Could Complicate Rick Perry's Prospects | How Is Steve Israel's Advice Working Out for New Hampshire Democrats? | Analysis ►  Marijuana as a Wedge Issue | PA-13: How Much More Mud Will the Mezvinsky Clan Drag the Clintons Through? | Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core | MT-Sen: Primary Race Sparks Democratic Feud | CA-33: One Way to Know What to Expect from Political Leaders Is to Examine What They've Already Done | Democrats Confront Vexing Politics Over the Health Care Law | Analysis ►  Can Democrats Go Long? | Analysis ►  Political Battle Lines Blurred By Fracking, Keystone Debates | Analysis ►  Jeb Bush’s Rush to Prop Up Lehman Brothers May Hurt Any Presidential Ambitions He Might Have | Mississippi Tea Party Candidate Defends Confederate Group, Says It’s Not Racist

George Will: Supreme Court made Obamacare unconstitutional by not striking it down

Lawmakers Call for Tighter Sanctions on Russia

Analysis ►  A Right Wing Site Calls Out the Folly of the "Bundy Ranch Rebellion"

The real IRS scandal that's costing Uncle Sam trillions

Oklahoma Governor Sides with John Birchers on Minimum Wage | Oklahoma Provides a Win for ALEC’s 50-State Campaign Against Democracy | Texas County Names April “Confederate History And Heritage Month”

PETA demands Michelle Obama not use real eggs for White House Easter egg roll

Bankrupt City Fighting to Open a Crack in California’s Pension Agency | The Terrible Fear of Paying the Poor Too Much | Extravagant CEO pay doesn't reflect performance it's all about status

Another day, another US drone strike kills civilians | Former U.S. soldier says his friendly-fire shots might have killed Tillman

Iran state TV says dispute over Arak nuclear plant 'virtually resolved'

Analysis ►  Forget the Spin, Putin Is Holding a Losing Hand

Republican Mayor Sends Cops to Home of Twitter Parodist | Cliven Bundy got one thing right: His claim is absurd, but challenging property law is not

Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids May Grow Up to Be Terrorists

There’s a Hidden Timebomb in the Senate Rules That Will Go Off If a Supreme Court Justice Retires | Analysis ►  Scalia’s recusal dilemma: Is he conflicted on antiabortion “sidewalk counselors”?

California Governor Jerry Brown Grants Dozens of Drug Pardons | Arkansas ex-cop killed while trying to set anti-corruption blogger’s hot dog cart on fire | Analysis ►  Marijuana May Be Legal Federally Before the End of the Decade | Iran: US seizure of Manhattan skyscraper 'lacks legal justification' | Documentary Shows the Harsh Reality of Solitary Confinement

CNN Features Marketing Consultants on How the KKK Can ‘Rebrand’ Itself. No, Really | Dancin' Dave Gregory is so worried that Putin isn't learning the "right lessons" | After Former KKK Leader Shoots Up Jewish Centers, CNN Asks: ‘Can the Klan Rebrand?’ | Bundy bar-b-que blather: MSNBC hosts wingnut, lets her make fool of self | S.E. Cupp: ‘My friends at the NRA’ high-fiving over Bloomberg as face of gun control group | Legal Schnauzer Is Not the Only U.S. Blog to Receive Unwanted Attention from Content Thieves in India | ABC 'News' Celebrates Easter By Giving Bigots Franklin Graham And Ralph Reed Air Time | Analysis ►  David Gregory Proves Why He's So Bad for the National Dialogue | Elizabeth Warren Focuses on Working Family Woes in New Book | Yes, the stupid is strong | This week at progressive state blogs: Clear & present danger in NV, deadbeat in LA, sedition in AZ

Sharyl Attkisson Wants to Know Who Is Paying Media Matters to Go After Her | Fox Executive Darlene Tipton Fired Over Flight 370 Charity Email | Fox News warns of 'The Unholy War on Easter' | Nevada Journalist Jon Ralston: Sean Hannity's Championing of Nevada Rancher Is "Totally Irresponsible"

This week in the war on voting: IA felons and the right to vote, NY joins National Popular Vote

Coal Company Cuts Off Ex-Miners from Their Health Benefits | Analysis ►  Ukraine Is the Shock Doctrine, Writ International | Bloomberg and the Koch brothers have same contempt for working people | How Would Southerners Describe the South to Outsiders?

Analysis ►  Is This the Supreme Court's Next Big Gun Case?

What's the matter with Topeka? They haven't learned a damned thing in 60 years.

It’s time for the Alan Grayson health care narrative: ‘Don’t get sick or die quickly’ | New, environmentally unfriendly FDA proposal will hike up the price of your beer

Baltimore Will Stop Automatically Detaining Immigrants, Maryland Governor Says

Healthcare.gov users told to change passwords following Heartbleed flaw

The right's new racial math (or, Obama Derangement Syndrome's newest symptom)

NYC property owner: Restaurant and bar is okay, gay restaurant and bar is not | Students defy SC lawmakers, snap up tickets to college’s lesbian-themed musical

Union Ends Its Fight to Organize Volkswagen Workers in Tennessee


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