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February 28, 2015

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Mr. Sanders Goes to Washington

Posted 4 years, 2 months ago.

It’s the wrong Mr. S, but independent senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders is channeling the spirit of Jimmy Stewart circa 1939 today, in his filibuster of the president’s tax bill. It’s been six hours and for the most part, he’s managed to stay on message, accepting a lunch break from Sherrod Brown of Ohio, who took over. The two are, by most measures, the most liberal members of the Democratic ...

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American Gaming Association backing effort to legalize online poker

Posted 4 years, 2 months ago.

The American Gaming Association, the gaming industry’s biggest lobbyist, came out today in unequivocal support of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s bid to legalize online poker. The AGA, which had previously not taken a position on online gambling, changed its position in March to support the concept with certain regulations. After studying the issue, AGA members concluded that online gambling would grow the overall gambling market rather than cannibalize it, ...

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