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C-SPAN: U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee 1994 Hearing on Tobacco – Tobacco CEO’s Testify Before Congress

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat  The then Democratic controlled House of Representatives looked into tobacco by investigating the industry and looking at ways of regulating the industry. The famous scene with all of those tobacco … Continue reading

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PBS: NewsHour-Shields and Brooks on ISIS and Bob McDonnell

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the United States is getting ready to wipeout ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and NATO may help them out. And NATO may step in when it … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields & Brooks: Islamic State in Syria & Iraq

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Of course Congress has to and needs to not only approve any new war America gets involved in Syria and Iraq. Because what President Obama and the National Security … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields & Brooks on Iraq, Richard Nixon’s Legacy

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What choice does President Obama have, but defend Americans who are still in Iraq? That is what the airstrikes are about defending our personal that is still in there. … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on Finding a GOP Anti-Cruz, Middle East

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Right now House Republicans can’t get past their Tea Party base on anything. And that is led and known by the House Republican Leadership who don’t have the balls … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on President Obama’s Handling of the Border Crisis, Mideast Violence

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As far as the border crisis the issue I believe is fairly simple to resolve. Governor Rick Perry finally called up the Texas National Guard after claiming for weeks … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on Suing the President and the Texas Border Crisis

Is the President going too far with executive power? It depends on which party you are a member of and which party the President is a member of. Congressional Republicans didn’t seem to have any problems with President Bush during … Continue reading

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PBS: NewsHour: Shields and Ponnuru on House GOP vs. Obama, IRS Missing Emails

As far as the Republican primary elections last Tuesday, it was a great night for establishment Republicans in Congress. With none of them losing with Representative Jim Lankford winning his primary overwhelmingly. But the biggest victory would have to be … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks: The Flagging Labor Force, Congressional Mid-Terms & Foreign Policy

The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I agree with Mark Shields and David Brooks when they say that the jobs report is good news and … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on Kathleen Sebelius’s Legacy, Civil Rights and Jeb Bush

The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger It seems to me, an outsider, even though I live in the Washington area, that Secretary Kathleen Sebelius stepped … Continue reading

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