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Bob Marshall’s crusade against Thorne-Begland

If there was any question that Delegate Bob Marshall “led the charge,” as he put it, against judicial nominee Tracy Thorne-Begland due to his sexual orientation, this should put it to rest: A week after making the assertion that “sodomy is not a civil right,” Del. Robert G. Marshall, R-Prince William, stood by his remarks […]

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Republicans to preserve government involvement in health care

Reiterating their support for full repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act, key Republicans are now campaigning on promises that their version of health care reform will implement some of the same provisions as the one they have spent years campaigning against: Speaking to more than 100 students at American University, Cantor said, […]


How the United States recruits terrorists

From the NYT: KABUL, Afghanistan – The American military claimed responsibility and expressed regret for an airstrike that mistakenly killed six members of a family in southwestern Afghanistan, Afghan and American military officials confirmed Monday. The attack, which took place Friday night, was first revealed by the governor of Helmand Province, Muhammad Gulab Mangal, on […]