Bruce Alpert

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Republicans and Democrats are calling each other "brain dead," "un-American," "tools of special interests" and "enemies of the Middle Class," par for the course during midterm…

US Senate Elections that Could Make a Difference

Republicans and Democrats are calling each other "brain dead," "un-American," "tools of special interests" and "enemies of the Middle Class," par for the course during midterm…

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For only the eighth time in history, but the fourth since 1989, the US Senate  convicted a federal judge  today on four articles of impeachment and disqualified him from ever holding…

Senate Impeaches Louisiana Judge

For only the eighth time in history, but the fourth since 1989, the US Senate convicted a federal judge today on four articles of impeachment and disqualified him from ever holding…

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For the first time in a decade, Congress has passed a bill over a  presidential veto .  President Bush said the  water resources bill  was too expensive, but two-thirds of both the…

For the First Time, Bush Veto Overridden by Congress

For the first time in a decade, Congress has passed a bill over a presidential veto .  President Bush said the water resources bill was too expensive, but two-thirds of both the…

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