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PASS THE MIDDLE-CLASS TAX CUTS NOW If Congress fails to act before the end of the year, every American family’s taxes will automatically go up

from Washington Post

U.S. will hit debt limit on Dec. 31, Treasury Department says

"U.S. will hit debt limit on Dec. 31, Treasury Department says-The U.S. government will hit the $16.4 trillion federal debt limit on Monday and turn to “extraordinary measures” to continue borrowing, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, beginning a countdown until Congress either passes legislation to allow for more borrowing or the government defaults on its debt..."

from The Huffington Post

Reid Slams Boehner 'Dictatorship'

"Vivre l'egalite - women can now legally - wear pants in Paris" French Government Strikes Down 200-Year-Old Pants Ban for Women by The World on SoundCloud

1,052 mass shootings in 1,066 days: this is what America's gun crisis looks like. The mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, is the deadliest in the US since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. “We have a pattern now of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world,” Barack Obama said on Wednesday.

Weaknesses in federal law and law enforcement leave untold numbers of women vulnerable to gun violence committed by men who have harassed, stalked, threatened, and terrorized them, often for years.

“Flip-Flop-For-Less”: Chamber of Commerce Switches RTW Position, Anonymous Sources Say GOP is Vote-Trading to Protect EFM Laws --