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Where were the Republicans at the recent commemorations of the 1963 March on Washington?? Boehner, Cantor, McConnell, Romney, Bush (I, II, and Jeb), Newt . . . ??? Anyone catch a glimpse of any of ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 03:13 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
It's a strange tide when a sitting senator manages to run a blowout against opponents in fundraising. Sure, it happens in heavily leaning districts all over the country. But the demographics ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 12:50 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
There is some rejoicing on the progressive blogs about Mitch McConnell's awesome July. Bad poll numbers, a Tea Party challenger, and a small rebellion among his Republican colleagues in the Senate.
by Merlin1963
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 05:15 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Alison Lundergan Grimes released a REALLY good "meet the candidate"-style online ad to open things up against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. It runs a bit long, but at 3:41 it's well worth ...
by wesmorgan1
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 03:49 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Zimmerman walks. Snowden is still Snowden (and the White House still unhappy). Wendy gets it started in Texas, draws line on TeaPub insanity. Now more following her lead. Your Noontime News and ...
by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 09:03 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The Zimmerman verdict protests build in L.A. and Oakland. Meanwhile... Wendy shows how it's done , draws line on TeaPub insanity. Now more following her lead. Your Midnight News and Talk ...
by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 09:02 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I have an idea that I haven't heard anyone talking about. Why not change the Senate Filibuster to only apply when one party is in control of the Senate, the House of Representatives and the ...
by TexasJay
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 03:40 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell attempts an artful dodge when asked about his reaction to the Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act:
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, it gives me great pleasure to say that America's most disgusting politician has given-up on the fake IRS scandal. Yes, according to http://tpmdc....
by joelgp
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 12:29 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
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by MattWuerker
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 02:50 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Boy, it doesn’t take much to set some folks off….
by Easternshore Lib
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I have written previously about how the conservatives are either becoming more stupid or at least more crazy. Some of my colleagues in the blogging world think they all suffer from a personality ...
by Madrigal Maniac
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 04:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I wrote a letter to the editor in 2000 in the Courier Journal when George W. Bush was running for President. I called the Republicans “borrow and spend”. That was during the 2000 campaign when ...
by john s mill
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 07:14 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
When liberals argue with Limbaugh listeners, it often is like talking to a wall. Facts, logic, and the process of connecting the dots all have no power over these people because deep down it's like ...
by ProgToddNorCal
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 01:41 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
We the people need to figure out an effective counter-strategy to Republican obstruction and filibuster. In short, we need to swamp the swamp! Sen. Mitch McConnell is facing re-election in 2014, ...
by Ubix
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 06:34 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This is the kind of diary you can read as a plea for correction because I don't want to believe Obama really, truly f*cked up and handed the GOP exactly 98% of what they wanted. It seems to me ...
by ksh01
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 08:34 AM PST with 4 Recommends
McConnell has proposed giving the President the flexibility to choose what cuts go into effect under sequestration, propose his alternative to Congress, and give Congress the option to reject this ...
by klir2m
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 07:41 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Harry Reid blew it when he decided to uphold "the rules of the Senate" in spite of the Republicans unprecendented use of the filibuster. McConnell and his crowd have done everything to slow-down or ...
by Z51Xfire
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 11:35 AM PST with 3 Recommends
3 Strikes and Out, Senator. Anyone – particularly veteran legislators in DC – knew the GOP was going to stonewall all things Obama from day one in 2009. You did nothing when you had the chance ...
by Balkingpoints
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 05:25 PM PST with 8 Recommends
He put the pressure back on The R-cons in Senate. Abuse the rules? Lose public opinion. Not bad. The R-con game plan, it seems? Change the Electoral College, gerrymander seats, suppress ...
by empireport
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 09:51 AM PST with 5 Recommends