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The Senate confirmed another dozen U.S. district court nominees last night, giving President Obama 89 confirmations this year—for a total of 305 judges in his first six years. How does that ...
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 11:07 AM PST with 62 Recommends
I oppose the proposed Keystone pipeline. However, yesterday 59 senators sought to vote on legislation that would authorize its construction. 41 senators blocked this vote. Again, those with the ...
by cjo30080
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 08:50 AM PST with 0 Recommends
On the morning after Election Day—as we struggled to get out of bed from very depressing results—Daily Kos staff launched a petition demanding that Harry Reid and Senate Democrats use ...
by Carissa Miller
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 03:20 PM PST with 47 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR): ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 03:56 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Senate ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 10:04 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR): You know the saying: “When the ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 10:44 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Well it's Friday and what better way to end the week ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 08:41 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The single biggest hurdle facing the Democratic Party is a Supreme Court that believes that corporations are people and money is speech. We should learn the lessons from the success of the ...
by evcoren
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 05:08 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Tom Udall (D. NM): In New ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 11:49 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I was burnt out by the end of last week and I had Monday off so I decided to take the time off from some diaries and catch up on some rest. Here's one e-mail I received over the weekend from ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 02:00 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Juan Williams from The Hill wrote an excellent piece about one of our favorite Senators, Jeff Merkley (D. OR), naming him as 2013's top political player on Capitol Hill: http://thehill.com/opinion/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Ron Fournier on Morning Joe, because of course he is. You might remember Ron Fournier for such hits as "failed Beltway political startup HotSoup.com", ...
by kos
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 12:16 PM PST with 144 Recommends
So red state Democrats like Senator Mary Landrieu (D. LA) did the right thing and joined their party in going nuclear on President Obama's judicial nominees, ending the Republicans ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 02:16 PM PST with 4 Recommends
in Obamacare’s Secret Success he tells us that despite the problems and complaints it is working in one key regard, holding down the growth of medical spending, or as it has been described, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 03:55 AM PST with 136 Recommends
Good evening, Senators Alexander, Cruz, Graham, McCain, McConnell, Paul, et al. I know you think I have not been ‘listening’ to you, in these days of Obama, but I have. You have painted ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 47 Recommends
Kablooie! Thanks in large part to David Waldman, aka Kagro X, Daily Kos notched perhaps ...
by kos
Comment Count 144 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 10:28 AM PST with 144 Recommends
Take a good look at the screenshot below (click for a full-size version):
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 11:11 AM PST with 12 Recommends
if you have the time. First off, congrats on the reform victory! Way to dog them to the bitter end. That said, I have been around DK long enough to remember when folks were getting pretty steamed ...
by plan9pub
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 10:09 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I just had to put this up. I have seen a number of comments like this at RedState and other places. This particular comment (a response to a commenter supporting Harry Reid's actions) comes from ...
by JLFinch
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 09:56 AM PST with 5 Recommends
If a filibuster is that important to ...
by kos
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 09:36 AM PST with 120 Recommends