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Matthew Lannon, a 12-year-old who has two moms gave a powerful voice to America's youth in his testimony before the committee, delivering the most clear and concise case for marriage equality you could ask for from anyone, at any age. Read more...
DemocracyNow!: The Coalition for the Homeless reports the number of people living in New York City homeless shelters has reached an all-time high of 43,000. Critics attribute the spike in homelessness to the Bloomberg administration’s Read more...
Time for your weekly Professional Left Podcast with our own Driftglass and Bluegal. Links for this podcast include: Bernie Sanders and Lockheed Martin US Taxpayers build an unnecessary Iraqi prison. Daily Kos cartoon on Zip Read more...
[media id=17627] (h/t David at VideoCafe) On This Week with Jake Tapper, Tim Geithner advocates for letting the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy expire: Read more...
Good news for those of you left hanging by a thread by the fight over unemployment extensions -- they finally passed them yesterday, thanks to a new S Read more...

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(h/t ThinkProgress) Poor Michele Bachmann. She knows she lost the battle and the war, but still seems to be unaware that her one functioning br Read more...
No matter how hard Sharron Angle tries, she can't shake the fact of her radical associations and ideas away so easily. In her own words: "I Read more...