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Barbara Boxer Blasts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's News Conference in New Letter

blogs.rollcall.com — Sen. Barbara Boxer is making a personal appeal to the new National Football League executive in charge of government affairs, calling for more action to address domestic violence. In the letter, the California Democrat notes past work by Cynthia Hogan, the NFL's new senior vice president of public policy and government affairs and previous senior aide to Vice President Joseph R.
Sep 22, 2014

Would be on the next train to Penn Station if I could interview @nflcommish about what senators are saying roll.cl/1poFG4v

Sep 22, 2014

RT #WGDB" href="http://twitter.com/wgdb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">@wgdb: Barbara Boxer Blasts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s News Conference in New Letter roll.cl/1C5HoAM via #WGDB

Sep 22, 2014

RT @hsanchez128: Barbara Boxer Blasts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s News Conference in New Letter via @nielslesniewski blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/barbara-b…

Sep 22, 2014

Barbara Boxer Blasts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s News Conference in New Letter via @nielslesniewski blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/barbara-b…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @rollcall: Female senator blasts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s news conference in letter roll.cl/1poFG4v via @nielslesniewski

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Still Backed by Obama

blogs.rollcall.com — President Barack Obama still supports the nomination of Michael P. Boggs for a federal judgeship in Georgia, even though Sen. Patrick J. Leahy told the New York Times there weren't enough votes for confirmation.

The Best TV Shows For Political Advertisements

atr.rollcall.com — Think of it as must-book TV. Six weeks before Election Day, campaigns are deciding where and when they want to air their political ads all over the country. But not all shows and networks are equal in the eyes of media buyers.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @RollCallAbby What's a political operative's six favorite letters? R-S-T-L-N-E atr.rollcall.com/elections-2014…

Sep 22, 2014

Football, Dancing w/the Stars, CBS--among best places to put political ads, says @rollcall @RollCallAbby Livingston:atr.rollcall.com/elections-2014…

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'It's Just the Way We Roll'

atr.rollcall.com — BATON ROUGE, La. - In the shadow of the state Capitol on Monday, Sen. Mary L. Landrieu had a message for any Republican critics of her decision Saturday to help a Louisiana State University football fan perform a keg stand as she campaigned across campus.
Sep 22, 2014

Mary Landrieu to Keg Stand Critics: 'It's Just the Way We Roll' ow.ly/BNuPr

Sep 22, 2014

"It’s just the way we roll,” says chugger-enabler Senator Landrieu, sewing up the kegger vote. atr.rollcall.com/mary-landrieu-…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @OKnox: Great detail: Guy whose keg stand @SenLandrieu assisted is a 28-year-old with an LSU Master's in Business. atr.rollcall.com/mary-landrieu-…

Sep 22, 2014

21+, phew MT @OKnox: Guy whose keg stand @SenLandrieu assisted is 28-year-old with LSU Master's in Business. bit.ly/1ymUsDh

Sep 22, 2014

Sounds like a Tri Delt RT @samsteinhp: "they need to get a life” — Mary Landrieu to her keg stand critics atr.rollcall.com/mary-landrieu-…

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Before Approving ISIS War, Menendez Wants Intelligence Briefing

blogs.rollcall.com — By Niels Lesniewski and Humberto Sanchez The senator leading a push to authorize the war against ISIS after the elections wants an intelligence briefing first, so that lawmakers know the full extent of the covert operations already under way.
Sep 22, 2014

What has the US done covertly in #Syria? The senators drafting the AUMF say they don't know! roll.cl/1mDqJ43

Sep 22, 2014

Senators responsible for drafting the new #ISIS AUMF haven't been briefed on what the #CIA already did? roll.cl/1mDqJ43

Sep 22, 2014

RT @nielslesniewski: Sen. Tom Udall suggests admin leaked @nytimes covert training of Syrian rebels, but not Foreign Relations Committee roll.cl/1mDqJ43

Sep 22, 2014

Sen. Tom Udall suggests admin leaked @nytimes covert training of Syrian rebels, but not Foreign Relations Committee roll.cl/1mDqJ43

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Pushing for Minimum Wage Boost, Nader Decries Vacationing Congress

blogs.rollcall.com — Between Aug. 1 and Nov. 12, the House will have only been in session for eight days - translating to a $788 per hour wage for Speaker John A. Boehner and $614 an hour for other lawmakers, says consumer-rights activist Ralph Nader in a letter to Boehner sent Monday.

Maine LNG Terminal Flipping for Exports

blogs.rollcall.com — Attracting little notice, Downeast LNG submitted a request this summer to build a $2 billion bi-directional LNG terminal at Mill Cove in Robbinston, Maine, on Passamaquoddy Bay.