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Creating poster boy for filibuster reform out of nomination for Defense Secretary of conservative-Republican purple-heart enlisted-grunt Sargent Hagel: 1. Could wake up more enlisted military ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 06:37 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who accidentally shot Texas attorney Harry Whittington during a 2006 quail-hunting trip , told FOX News that he thinks that armed school guards are a "more ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 04:29 PM PST with 8 Recommends
While senate Republicans--John Cornyn chief among them-- continue ...
by VTGenie
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Feb 05, 2012 at 09:51 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Mike Lee went ballistic over President Obama’s recess appointments in January. This is how someone who believed in presumption of innocence might have worded it: Senator Mike ...
by Zera Lee
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Feb 04, 2012 at 05:36 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The US Department of Justice has released a copy of the legal memorandum justifying President Obama's recess appointments of Richard Cordray and three new members of the National Labor Relations ...
by Dave9000
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 11:49 AM PST with 12 Recommends
This from this mornings WashPost 2Chambers blog by Felicia Sonmez - Headlined, HeadlineGOP Rep: We’ll vote to disapprove of ‘recess’ appointments — once we’re back from recess"
by KAMuston
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 04:49 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Ezra Klein has ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 93 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 08:45 AM PST with 117 Recommends
The Republicans have spent the last few days blowing blood vessels over Obama's recess appointment of Richard Cordray, and the three members of the National Labor Relations Board. Now perhaps ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 02:16 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Here's House Speaker John Boeher, absolutely "outraged" that ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 109 comments on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 08:17 AM PST with 69 Recommends
Jon looked at the GOP outrage over Obama's appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 31 Recommends
President Barack Obama and Richard Cordray ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 122 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 11:43 AM PST with 155 Recommends
The ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 02:30 PM PST with 43 Recommends
Just a quick posting of something I saw coming over twitter from the Washington ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 179 comments on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 12:06 PM PST with 145 Recommends
President Obama has flown to Cleveland with his appointee to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray. He will speak on the economy, and his decision to use his authority to appoint ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 129 comments on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 10:14 AM PST with 61 Recommends
Richard Cordray ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 02:03 PM PST with 39 Recommends
What the GOP ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 11:41 AM PST with 30 Recommends
President Barack Obama ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 10:12 AM PST with 22 Recommends
The Republicans are obstructing the government from operating. Judges, appointees, NLRB members, etc. are blocked with the purpose of keeping government from doing its job. This is taking a ...
by davej
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 01:54 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Congressional Republicans plan to block President Barack Obama from appointing a director for the new U.S. consumer agency over the August congressional recess. A spokesman for Senate ...
by nappingwiththecat
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 11:20 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Republicans have made ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu May 12, 2011 at 07:45 PM PDT with 35 Recommends