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"Power Point" Style Presentation
Vote Charts
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Abortion
Africa
Americas
Arms Control
Corporate Resp.
Civil Liberties
Death Penalty
Drug Policy
Econ. Inequality
Education
Elec. Dereg.
Environment
Globalization
Gun Control
Health Care
Immigration
Iran
Iraq
Israel-Palestine
Kashmir
North Korea
Political Reform
Race
Religion
Sex and Policy
Social Security
Stem Cells
Tax-Budget
Terrorism
Tobacco
Tort Reform
Welfare

Newsbatch Updates

Weary of congressional failure to act on Immigration Reform, President Obama enacted a series of administrative measures to address the status of certain undocumented immigrants. Republicans immediately responded that the measures were an abuse of Presidential authority. See Immigration Summary

The acceptance of gay marriage continues. A plurality of Americans are comfortable with the concept and its legal status has broadened within the U.S. and the world. See Sexuality Summary

Colorado has become the first American state to fully legalize marijuana. See Drug Policy Summary