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Senate to the unemployed: Go to Hell

Dear Unemployed Friends, When you're firing up those barbecue grills this Independence Day weekend, be sure to turn the flame up high in honor of...

Will Byrd's Death Endanger Financial Reform Bill?

Without Sen. Robert Byrd's vote, Democrats may struggle to obtain the 60 votes needed to prevent a Republican filibuster of the bill in the Senate. The longest-serving U.S. senator died Monday at the age of 92.