Reform The Government

Sequestration: Surrender Is in the Air
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The budget axe is about to fall, and there’s little lawmakers in Washington are doing to stop it.

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Court decision on Voting Rights Act could spur election changes, but not turn back the clock
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If Wednesday’s argument before the Supreme Court is any indication, a majority of the justices seemed inclined to strike down or curtail key sections of the 1965 Voting Right Act.

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Gun Control in the United States
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Since the American Revolution, when colonists went to war against Great Britain, the right to bear arms has been central to – and controversial in – American culture. Take a look back over milestones in America’s relationship with and regulation of firearms.

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Gay Marriage Brief Gets More Republican Support
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Dozens of Republicans have added their names to a legal brief urging the Supreme Court to declare that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry.

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Dems ramp up push for assault weapons ban, face headwinds from states
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Democrats have begun an all-out push to move a new assault weapons ban through Congress. But it faces strong headwinds from House Republicans, Democrats in pro-gun rights states and many legislatures in western and southern states who are moving in a different direction to ease gun control, rather than strengthen it.

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Corporate Call for Change in Gay Marriage Case
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More than 200 companies have signed on to a supporting brief calling for the Supreme Court to overturn part of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Primary placement auctions of Latvian Government debt securities
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Riga, Latvia, 2013-02-28 15:02 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In order to place Latvian Government Treasury short term debt securities competitive multi-price auctions will be run on NASDAQ OMX Riga on March 6, 2013. Non-competitive fixed rate auctions …

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