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Congressional Black Caucus recommends Sheila Jackson Lee for Homeland Security Secretary

Congressional Black Caucus recommends Sheila Jackson Lee for Homeland Security Secretary Conservative bloggers went wild Monday when they got wind of the Congressional Black Caucus’ suggestion that President Obama pick Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston for the post of … Continue reading

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Texas AG Abbott says voter ID law will ‘take effect immediately’

Texas AG Abbott says voter ID law will ‘take effect immediately’ The Texas Department of Public Safety has declared that, effective immediately, voters must show identification before they’re allowed to cast a ballot in state and local elections. The declaration, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of Voting Rights Act Texas and other southern states are off the hook for now, in having to obtain federal approval when it comes to new voting laws. The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that provision … Continue reading

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Conservatives erupt after Sheila Jackson Lee mentions “entitlements” that “are earned”

Conservatives erupt after Sheila Jackson Lee mentions “entitlements” that “are earned” Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has the conservative blogosphere in a tizzy again today. The target of right-wing wrath is the liberal Democrat’s contention that Congress should look “carefully … Continue reading

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