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H.Res.489 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 07, 2011 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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  • 40% of users oppose H.Res.489

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    40% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.Res.489.
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    • H.Res 711, Holder Contempt, Being Voted on Now | Shall Not Be ... - June 28, 2012 by Sebastian - H.Res 711, Holder Contempt, Being Voted on Now. For real this time. No CNN-like mistake. Looks like a number of Democrats are walking out. Result shortly. Passes 255 to 67, with 17 Democratic defections. There was one ...

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      As noted by Sebastian on June 28, 2012, "H.Res 711, Holder Contempt, Being Voted on Now. For real this time. No CNN-like mistake. Looks like a number of Democrats are walking out. Result shortly. Passes 255 to 67, with 17 Democratic defections. There was one ..." (/url?q=http://www.pagunblog.com/2012/06/28/h-res-711-holder-contempt-being-voted-on-now/&sa=U&ei=b84VUOnJKoWo8ATMxoGACg&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNE4zZ7bSFBcqqpFmPi8VXH6mzwqUg)
    • H.Res 711, Holder Contempt, Being Voted on Now | Shall Not Be ... - June 28, 2012 by Sebastian - H.Res 711, Holder Contempt, Being Voted on Now. For real this time. No CNN-like mistake. Looks like a number of Democrats are walking out. Result shortly. Passes 255 to 67, with 17 Democratic defections. There was one ...

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      As noted by Sebastian on June 28, 2012, "H.Res 711, Holder Contempt, Being Voted on Now. For real this time. No CNN-like mistake. Looks like a number of Democrats are walking out. Result shortly. Passes 255 to 67, with 17 Democratic defections. There was one ..." (/url?q=http://www.pagunblog.com/2012/06/28/h-res-711-holder-contempt-being-voted-on-now/&sa=U&ei=eNQSUJSFCqeq0AGfkIGQCw&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEaZqSJpIfgMTatLjel6RC5j3edSQ)
    • H.Res.695: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives ... - June 19, 2012 by opencongress.org - Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for H.Res.695 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the appointment by the Attorney General of an outside special counsel to investigate cert.

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      As noted by opencongress.org on June 19, 2012, "Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for H.Res.695 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the appointment by the Attorney General of an outside special counsel to investigate cert." (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-hr695/show&sa=U&ei=rHoRUJLmL4ai8QSP64HQAQ&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNGXE5T4YBcz3eeM3txFyFThFCJWSw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • The Worst (and Best) War-on-Xmas News of 2011 - December 22, 2011 by Mother Jones - It's been a frustrating, gruelingly partisan, and very weird year in America. Pizza slinger extraordinaire Herman Cain actually rose to the top of the 2012 Republican presidential crop. The Obama administration felt compelled to assure us that ...

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      As noted by Mother Jones on December 22, 2011, "It's been a frustrating, gruelingly partisan, and very weird year in America. Pizza slinger extraordinaire Herman Cain actually rose to the top of the 2012 Republican presidential crop. The Obama administration felt compelled to assure us that ..." (http://motherjones.com/mixed-media/2011/12/weirdest-most-awesome-news-holiday-christmas-season-2011)
    • Congress Wastes Time on Alleged "War on Christmas" - December 21, 2011 by Opposing Views - This month, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) introduced H. Res. 489, “Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas.” Personally I was unaware that

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      As noted by Opposing Views on December 21, 2011, "This month, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) introduced H. Res. 489, “Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas.” Personally I was unaware that" (http://www.opposingviews.com/i/religion/christianity/congress-wastes-time-alleged-war-christmas)
    • Let Christmas always be Christmas - December 20, 2011 by Logan Banner - Borrowing customs and traditions from across many lands, cultures and histories, with zest and zeal, we mold a true American Christmas by adding our own good measure of giving to others as we celebrate the true meaning of the day. Throughout our Nation, in

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      As noted by Logan Banner on December 20, 2011, "Borrowing customs and traditions from across many lands, cultures and histories, with zest and zeal, we mold a true American Christmas by adding our own good measure of giving to others as we celebrate the true meaning of the day. Throughout our Nation, in" (http://www.loganbanner.com/view/full_story/16846455/article-Let-Christmas-always-be-Christmas?instance=lead_story_left_column)
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