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November 02, 2011 12:27 pm ET filed under Blog

UPDATE: NRA Contributions To Holder's Critics Grows To Over A Quarter-Million Dollars

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October 31, 2011 3:50 pm ET filed under Blog

Holder's Critics Are NRA's Paid Congressional Gunslingers

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October 26, 2011 2:17 pm ET filed under Blog

When Business Owners Say "Lack of Demand," Republicans Hear "Too Many Regulations"

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July 20, 2011 10:14 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Burton's Long History Of Questionable Fundraising

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March 24, 2011 1:34 pm ET filed under Blog

GOP Bill Could Cut Families Off From Food Stamps If A Parent Goes On Strike

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February 17, 2011 2:27 pm ET filed under Blog

GOP Supports Birth Control For Horses, But Not For Humans

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January 25, 2011 12:35 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Issa Defends Rep. Burton's "Oversight" Of Clinton, Compares Him To President Lincoln

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January 19, 2011 1:15 pm ET filed under Video

Rep. Burton: The President Didn't Reply To My Letter On Border Security

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November 18, 2010 5:48 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Republicans Collectively Freak Out About The Ghailani Verdict

In the wake of a civilian court verdict convicting suspected terrorist Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani of only one of the over 280 charges brought against him, Republicans had a field day decrying the Obama administration's decision to try suspected terrorists before civilian courts instead of military tribunals. The denunciations ranged anywhere from declaring such a decision "insanity" to suggesting that the Obama administration "nearly allowed this terrorist to get away." In reality, there is no evidence that trying Ghailani in a military court would have produced a more severe verdict. Indeed, whereas terrorists tried in military commissions have served relatively short prison sentences, those tried in criminal courts have faced significantly longer prison terms.

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July 14, 2010 2:53 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Burton Overstates Cost Of Clean Energy By 5000%

Last night on the House floor, Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN) lied about the cost of Democrats' proposals for clean energy legislation. According to Burton, a cap-and-trade policy would "cost every family in this country about $4,000 more for utility bills." Burton is off by a factor of 50; according to estimates, the legislation passed in the House would add about $83 per year to family energy costs, or 23 cents per day. The Senate proposal would cost families $146 per year at worst, and might actually reduce family costs by $35 per year.

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June 23, 2010 3:00 pm ET filed under Blog

GOP Congressmen Parrot Glenn Beck's Lies On The House Floor

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April 15, 2010 8:53 pm ET filed under Video

Rep. Burton Lies About Foreign Praise Of Health Care Reform

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February 04, 2010 4:03 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Burton: Working With Abdulmutallab's Parents Is Not "The Way To Conduct Intelligence"

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