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  • Ashley Judd Targets Senate Seat In Kentucky

    10. March 2013

    Hollywood superstar actress Ashley Judd is aiming to become the next senator of Kentucky. (en.wikipedia.org)

    From the big-screen to public service.

    Hollywood superstar actress Ashley Judd is reportedly planning to run as a senator for Kentucky in the United States. According to reports, Judd hopes to challenge incumbent Republican senator and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Sources said Judd will run under the Democratic party and will formally announce her political intention in May.

    The 44-year-old actress is reportedly very serious on her political ambition and would announced it soon. Political experts said beating the incumbent Kentucky senator will not be easy but if Judd will work hard she can do it. The experts said the five-term Republican McConnell could be vulnerable to a challenge from the right candidate. Read more »

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    WikiLeaks’ Assange Targets Australian Senate Seat

    30. March 2012

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange wants to be a senator in Australia. (Photo: politicsworldwide.com)

    From exposing sensitive and secret documents, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange now wants to craft laws by becoming a senator.

    Assange recently told the media he is seriously thinking of running as a senator in the Australian senate. The 40-year-old Australian citizen made the decision to run to help his countrymen and fight off his possible extradition to the United States after WikiLeaks decided to release many US secret documents. Read more »

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    Barrack Obama Shows Iron Will Appoints New Consumer Chief Without Senate Nod

    17. January 2012

    United States president Barrack Obama has started 2012 strong by appointing someone without the formal approval from the senate. (Photo: spokesman.com)

    In an effort to show the American people that he has a strong will, United States president Barrack Obama has appointed the new chief of the consumer protection agency without the formal approval from the senate.

    According to reports, Obama made the tough decision to make sure Richard Cordray can assume the position without hindrance from the senate notably the Republican senators. The Democratic president revealed that now that he is officially appointed as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Cordray can now do his role in overseeing the mortgage companies, payday lenders,

    debt collectors and other financial operations often blamed for practices that helped undermine the economy. The Republicans for its part were angry with the decision of Obama to make an appointment without the senate approval.

    The Republicans said what the president did is illegal and against the constitution. It was reported in the media that despite the opposition from the Republicans, he will abide from his decision since what he cares about is the general welfare of the American people and not on a select few.

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    US Senate Approves $6.9 Billion In Disaster Aid

    16. September 2011

    Disaster victims in the United States could soon find relief in their ordeal after the Senate approved the bill for a $6.9 Billion In Disaster Aid. (Photo: care2.com)

    Victims of disasters in the United States has reasons to smile these days.

    This developed after the Democratic-led senate approved a pending bill that aims to pour in an additional  $6.9 billion to cover disaster response until October 2012 to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema). Fema earlier sought for additional funding since their money to address victims of  hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires is dwindling.

    Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana they decided to pass the bill to bring relief to victims of disasters in America. Despite the great news, the newly passed bill could face a strong opposition from the Republican dominated House of Representatives who had other plans to address the fund problem of Fema.

    According to reports, to cut program that promotes electric vehicles to address the disaster fund problem. The victims of disaster in the US for their part just want some money to address their ordeal, and they hope politics will not derail moves to provide them financial assistance.

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