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Republicans Are All Over The Place On Senate Filibuster Reform

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans were outraged when Democrats changed filibuster rules last year to make it easier to advance President Barack Obama's nominees. They complained all year about being cut out of the process and took every opportunity to delay action on the nominees in protest.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @sahilkapur: "Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) stared blankly at HuffPost when asked if he wanted to keep filibuster reform” huff.to/11KGixF

Nov 21, 2014

RT @sahilkapur: "Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) stared blankly at HuffPost when asked if he wanted to keep filibuster reform” huff.to/11KGixF

Nov 21, 2014

"Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) stared blankly at HuffPost when asked if he wanted to keep filibuster reform” huff.to/11KGixF

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Democrats Used Twitter, Too, To Coordinate With Outside Groups

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Republican Party committees and outside groups shared polling data over Twitter during the 2014 elections, according to a CNN report on Monday. The purpose was to circumvent federal anti-coordination rules -- and the practice appeared to be part of a growing bipartisan effort to get around those rules by posting information in public.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @ajjaffe: After @moody reported on the GOP's use of Twitter feeds to share data, turns out Dems have done it too: bit.ly/1xaU98C

Nov 21, 2014

After @moody reported on the GOP's use of Twitter feeds to share data, turns out Dems have done it too: bit.ly/1xaU98C

Nov 20, 2014

RT @ryanjreilly: Turns out Democrats also used Twitter to circumvent anti-coordination rules. @PaulBlu: huff.to/1r1Flqy

Nov 20, 2014

Sheesh. “@nickconfessore: --> RT @PaulBlu: Democrats Also Used Twitter To Communicate With Outside Groups huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/dem…

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Torture Report Fight Erupts In Chaos

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Before White House chief of staff Denis McDonough came to brief Senate Democrats on Thursday afternoon, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) had a little pep talk with his flock. Every Tuesday, during the weekly caucus lunches, he said, you all gripe and moan about the White House.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @chucktodd: Can't help but wonder if WH is not-so-secretly running out clock on torture report until GOP takes over Sen huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/cia…

Nov 21, 2014

Can't help but wonder if WH is not-so-secretly running out clock on torture report until GOP takes over Sen huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/cia…

Nov 20, 2014

"They’re doing everything they can not to release it" -Sen Rockefeller, ripping WH instrangenice on torture report huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/cia…

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Obama Set To Protect Millions From Deportation

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- In the boldest move on immigration policy of his presidency, President Barack Obama is set to announce plans Thursday evening to dramatically increase deportation relief for an estimated 4.4 million undocumented immigrants. The executive action will protect parents, as well as those who came to the U.S.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @elisefoley: "Mass amnesty would be unfair. Mass deportation would be both impossible and contrary to our character.” huff.to/11zJETf

Nov 20, 2014

RT @elisefoley: "Mass amnesty would be unfair. Mass deportation would be both impossible and contrary to our character.” huff.to/11zJETf

Nov 20, 2014

"Mass amnesty would be unfair. Mass deportation would be both impossible and contrary to our character.” huff.to/11zJETf

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The Term 'Black Friday' Has Lost All Meaning

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Black Friday is not just a single day anymore. In the past few years, U.S. retailers have stretched "Black Friday," which once meant the day after Thanksgiving, across days and even weeks of bargains. That trend could continue if companies -- struggling to grow sales in an anemic economy -- find the new strategy pays off.

Mars 'Skull' Is Almost Certainly Just Another Rock

huffingtonpost.com — The rocks on Mars have become something of a Rorschach test: Those who believe the planet once held some form of life see signs of it everywhere; others, not so much. The image above either shows a humanoid skull partially buried in the sands of M...

HUFFPOLLSTER: How Much Support Does Obama Have On Immigration?

huffingtonpost.com — Americans support the immigration policies President Obama is putting into place, but nearly half oppose the way he's doing it. Climate change is considered a bigger threat abroad than at home. And Democrats also shared internal data via Twitter. This is HuffPollster for Friday, November 21, 2014.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @JohnCassidy: Useful RT @MysteryPollster HuffPollster: A round-up of polling on Obama’s immigration actions and policies huff.to/1AsySNS

Nov 21, 2014

Useful RT @MysteryPollster HuffPollster: A round-up of polling on Obama’s immigration actions and policies huff.to/1AsySNS

Nov 21, 2014

HuffPollster: A round-up of polling on Obama’s immigration actions and policies huff.to/1AsySNS

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sues Obama Over Immigration Order

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Nov 20 (Reuters) - An Arizona police chief who calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff" sued Barack Obama on Thursday soon after the U.S. president imposed sweeping immigration reforms, saying the changes were unconstitutional.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @igorbobic: And the first person to sue Obama over immigration is… Joe Arpaio huff.to/11lqyR0

Nov 21, 2014

RT @igorbobic: And the first person to sue Obama over immigration is… Joe Arpaio huff.to/11lqyR0

Nov 21, 2014

And the first person to sue Obama over immigration is… Joe Arpaio huff.to/11lqyR0

Tacos Al Pastor's Story Of Origin May Surprise You

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: When we at HuffPost Taste fall hard for a food, we want to know everything there is to know about it. Inspired by a love affair with pho, the iconic Vietnamese noodle soup, we learned the proper way to enunciate the controversially pronounced dish ( it's pronounced "fuh," for the record).

Therese Serignese, Florida Nurse, Says Bill Cosby Drugged And Raped Her In 1976

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Amid a slew of allegations against Bill Cosby, another woman has come forward claiming that the comedian and actor sexually assaulted her. Therese Serignese, a 57-year-old registered nurse from Boca Raton, Florida, reached out to The Huffington Post to tell her story, 38 years after she says she was raped by Cosby.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @emmaladyrose: I spoke with Therese Serignese, aka Jane Doe 10 in the Cosby case: "I just wanted someone to hear me" huff.to/1xGEVgS @HuffPostWomen

Nov 20, 2014

RT @rossluippold: .@emmaladyrose doing the big work. Her excellent interview with a Cosby accuser: huff.to/1r1sQvf (via @HuffPostWomen)

Nov 20, 2014

Jane Doe 10 From Cosby Case Goes Public With Claims huff.to/1xGFeIn

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Most Pre-K Seats Added By De Blasio Are In Poorer Communities, City Says

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: In a reversal of the way income inequality usually works, it's the very wealthy who appear to have less access to New York City's state-funded preschool centers during the program's first year. Last week, the de Blasio administration announced that 53,230 children had successfully enrolled in the city's prekindergarten centers, exceeding Mayor Bill de Blasio's goal to enroll 53,000 students this year.
Nov 21, 2014

Most Pre-K Seats Added By De Blasio Are In Poorer Communities, City Says huff.to/1xJNUOg via @rklein90

Nov 21, 2014

Most Pre-K Seats Added By De Blasio Are In Poorer Communities, City Says huff.to/1xJNUOg via @HuffPostPol

CNN Thinks Obama Wasn't Totally Sure About His Immigration Reform Plans

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: While other people are questioning Obama's new plans for immigration reform, we're pretty sure that the president is not one of them. Not according to this CNN chyron, however, which shows a very indecisive Obama laying down the law. We think? This was a mistake?

Immigration Activists Celebrate Bittersweet Victory After Obama Grants Relief

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Shortly before President Barack Obama on Thursday night announced deportation relief that could benefit an estimated 4.4 million undocumented immigrants, Cesar Vargas already had a reason to celebrate. The co-founder of the DRM Action Coalition had received the basic outline of the White House's plan hours earlier.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @elisefoley: Last night was a huge victory for immigration activists. It was also a bittersweet one. (with @RoqPlanas) huff.to/1v2f80k

Nov 21, 2014

"There is a lot of happiness...there's also this feeling of, 'Crap, why couldn't he have gone bigger?'" huff.to/1v2f80k

Nov 21, 2014

RT @elisefoley: Last night was a huge victory for immigration activists. It was also a bittersweet one. (with @RoqPlanas) huff.to/1v2f80k

Nov 21, 2014

Last night was a huge victory for immigration activists. It was also a bittersweet one. (with @RoqPlanas) huff.to/1v2f80k

11 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Highly Sensitive People

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Below are 11 things you probably thought wrong about highly sensitive people. 1. They're weak. "You're just too sensitive. Don't take things so personally." 2. They're introverts. In a culture that favors the powerful, sensitivity can be seen as a deficiency.

12 More Mind-Blowing Documentaries You Can Stream On Netflix

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: In light of World Television Day and the upcoming holiday weekend, it seemed like a good time to review another set of Netflix documentaries. If you've already powered through the first three collections, here are 12 more: "How to Survive a Plague" "How to Survive a Plague" captures the turmoil witnessed in Larry Kramer's semi-autobiographical "The Normal Heart" with depictions of actual events at the onset of HIV/AIDS activism.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @HuffPostEnt: Happy World Television Day! Here are 12 more mind-blowing documentaries you can stream on Netflix huff.to/1r4mdbr

Veterans May Gain Easier Access To Medical Marijuana

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: A bill introduced in Congress would allow Department of Veterans Affairs doctors to recommend medical marijuana for their patients. The Veterans Equal Access Act. Introduced Thursday by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.)

How Democrats Fell Into The Ultimate Death Spiral: A Drinking And Talking Investigation

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: The 2014 midterm election was such a drubbing for Democrats, so embarrassing in its lopsidedness, that there doesn't appear to be much more to say about it. One party completely walloped another. Period. Full stop.
Nov 21, 2014

“It was a researcher saying the entire thesis supports Bush’s foreign policy” - how GOP found Sen Walsh's plagiarism huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/dri…

Nov 20, 2014

resting bitch face is a real thing, people. (also watch drinking and talking) huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/dri… pic.twitter.com/K18jzy3d5l

Nov 20, 2014

Drinking And Talking Presents: How Democrats Fell Into The Ultimate Death Spiral In 2014 huff.to/1xHieZH via @HuffPostPol

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Pat Robertson Says God Is Totally Cool With Speeding

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Speeding may be a violation of man's law, but under God's law, it's totally cool as long as you don't hurt anyone, according to televangelist Pat Robertson. Speaking on his show " The 700 Club" on ABC Family, Robertson responded to a viewer who wrote in to ask if hitting the gas a little too hard was a sin.

House Appropriations Committee Confirms Congress Can't Defund Obama's Immigration Action

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- The House Appropriations Committee confirmed Thursday what some people are already figuring out: Republicans don't have the ability to defund President Barack Obama's forthcoming executive action on immigration. Obama is expected to announce Thursday night that he will use his executive authority to stop deportations for as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants.
Nov 21, 2014

House Appropriations Committee Confirms Congress Can't Defund Obama's Immigration Action zite.to/11yICXC

Nov 20, 2014

RT @RobbieSherwood: Boom, right-wing heads explode. House Approps Committee: Congress Can't Defund Obama's Immigration Action huff.to/1xGwKB6

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