The Week Gay marriages start in Florida, oil prices plunge below $50 a barrel, and more 1. Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage comes to an end Florida’s gay marriage ban ended at midnight. Court clerks in many counties issued marriage licenses to awaiting same-sex couples before dawn. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel got things started,… More 10 things you need to know today: January 6, 2015
The Week Obama picks Ash Carter as Defense secretary, Russia heads into a recession, and more 1. Obama to nominate former Pentagon official Ashton Carter to replace Hagel President Barack Obama has picked Ashton Carter, a former high-ranking Pentagon official, to replace Chuck Hagel as Defense secretary, Obama administration officials said Tuesday. Hagel got the… More 10 things you need to know today: December 3, 2014
The Week Oil prices dive, millions shop for deals on Thanksgiving to beat Black Friday crowds, and more 1. OPEC rejects pressure to reduce production, sending oil prices plummeting Oil prices dropped by 7 percent to $69 per barrel on Thursday, the lowest level since May 2010. The dive came after OPEC announced that it… More 10 things you need to know today: November 28, 2014
This is why the Dems are so screwed. The GOPers walk in lockstep (with an exception here or there) while the Dems have three factions, Blue Dogs, Progressives and Liberals. The GOP messaging is consistent. The Dems are all over the place! “A house divided…” Huffington Post The Democratic attempt to take on the major oil… More Mary Landrieu, Mark Begich Defend Oil Companies Against Democrats
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