Tag Archives: The U.S. Constitution

Could a battle over States Rights lead to Civil War?

Nevada range war: Western states move to take over federal land The fight over Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s cows grazing illegally on federal land is a symbol of a much larger issue: control of land in western states, where the … Continue reading

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Senator uses old-style filibuster on CIA nominee

Senator uses old-style filibuster on CIA nominee WASHINGTON (AP) – A Republican senator and tea party favorite from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to take control of the chamber and block Senate confirmation of John Brennan’s … Continue reading

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Conservatives work to cull moderate Republicans

Conservatives work to cull moderate Republicans TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Frustrated by their inability to achieve some policy goals, conservatives in Republican states are turning against moderate members of their own party, trying to drive them out of state legislatures … Continue reading

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