November 6, 2011 Thousands of protesters encircled the White House in a show of numbers intended to persuade President Obama to stop a proposed oil pipeline from being built:
- The Keystone XL pipeline would stretch 1,661 miles from Alberta to Texas' Gulf Coast and requires presidential approval because it crosses the U.S.-Canada border--environmentalists say the project is a key test of Obama's environmental credentials.
November 7, 2011
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GOOD GRIEF AMERICA is coming to Roseburg on Thursday, December 1st. Your Douglas County Democrats are sponsoring this community program with Nancy Koerber, Executive Director of the Oregon non-profit sponsored by the Rural Organizing Project that was formed to help homeowners fight illegal foreclosures and to organize grass root solutions to stop the siphoning of our community wealth.
November 1, 2011
1. The Senate approved a $182 billion appropriations measure that lays out spending for some government agencies through September and could lead to an agreement with the House that would avoid a spending shutdown this month:
October 24, 2011
1. President Obama hit the road offering mortgage relief to struggling homeowners, taking the wraps off changes to a refinancing program that will make it easier to take advantage of record-low interest rates: