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Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Joe Manchin of West Virginia introduced S.1381 on May 19, 2015, which would have required President Obama to de-classify the Trans Pacific ...
by Stephen Benavides
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 12:01 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
This is a picture I'd turn into a "Wanted" poster, maybe circulate in every election district in the 13 states represented by these folks. It says it all--thanks to the AFL-CIO.
by Tasini
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 05:50 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Where are the debates, McConnell; where are the votes on the amendments? Watch Sen. Sherrod Brown get on his roll about this Senate (White House) disaster in the C-Span video ...
by e2247
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 05:36 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Thursday morning, the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 11:59 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R. IL) has been pushing his Iran Sanctions Bill which would greatly undermine President Obama's negotiations with Iran: http://www.niacouncil.org/much-more-is-needed-from-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 11:21 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday morning to advance the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 99 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 08:10 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
She was a tiger on the Senate floor today --see this May 20th C-Span coverage ( fast forward to 03:33:24 ) and the May 19th C-Span here: ( fast forward to 13:03 ). The May 20th ...
by e2247
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 06:50 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D. CA) U.S. Senate campaign:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 02:34 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
"Couldn't we just for a couple of hours live under the Constitution?" http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/live-video/watch-live-rand-paul-opposes-patriot-act-on-senate-floor-322521155994 Paulistas ...
by annieli
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 01:07 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 12:18 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I don't know how these people remember to keep breathing . Sen. ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 12:30 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Some good news today from PPP out of Washington: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2015/05/washington-voters-grow-further-in-support-of-gay-marriage-marijuana-background-checks....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 09:18 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Sen. Bernie Sanders put a big danger warning on the TPP bomb-in-the-box at the end of his " THE TRANS-PACIFIC TRADE (TPP) AGREEMENT MUST BE DEFEATED " memo. Sanders says "Once TPP is ...
by e2247
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 09:24 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
So much for Mitch McConnell's "robust amendment process". After the Senate debating only 2 amendments thus far (& possibly 2 more Wednesday), McConnell has already filed plans to invoke cloture to ...
by Brown Thrasher
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 11:28 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
The separate Cloture votes will apply to S.AMDT.1221 and to H.R.1314 (H.R.1314, the legislative vehicle for Trade Promotion Authority (H.R.1314 will be the legislative vehicle; related are S.
by e2247
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:04 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
May 14 Senate Roll Call Vote #180 (65-33) Link Here -- 13 Dems voted YEA . Surprises in the YEAs: Feinstein (D-CA), Shaheen (D-NH), Warner (D-VA), Kaine (D-VA), Bennet (D-CO), Coons (...
by e2247
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 12:52 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: For close to a year, we have ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 01:52 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Just received a mailing today from Democracy for America with an alert that a new provision in the pending TPP Trade Bill, inserted by the GOP of course, would cut $700 million from Medicare to pay ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 119 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 11:31 AM PDT with 173 Recommends
Give a centrist a second and less scrutinized chance to weasel and you will not be disappointed...
by PoliticalBartender
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends