OK

These are the most recent diaries filed under this tag:
Well this is a something of a ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 02:30 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Increasingly frustrated with the size and direction of the Republican Study Committee, a handful of House Republicans have recently found respite in a smaller, private club founded by one of Congress'
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 07:51 AM PST with 17 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 09:47 AM PST with 42 Recommends
This should be good. Reading the content of two separate articles in The Washington Post makes me believe that the fracturing of the Republican Party that we saw over the last few weeks could turn ...
by night cat
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 07:53 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Establishment Republicans are finding Rep. Justin Amash hard to take. But beating him in the primary won't likely be easy. Some tea party insurgents [are running into troublehttp://www....
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • VA-...
by David Nir
Comment Count 81 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • TX-...
by David Nir
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Many Republicans who are holding town hall meetings during their August Recess are getting an earful about their opposition to the A.C.A. At a Marshall Michigan town hall meeting Republican Justin ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 170 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 09:27 AM PDT with 310 Recommends
Republican Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02) has organized a letter signed by both Republican and Democratic colleagues urging the President to seek Congressional authorization before any military ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 12:54 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Intelligence committee urged to explain if they withheld crucial NSA document The leadership of the House intelligence committee is under growing pressure to explain whether it withheld ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 10:18 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
How can there be oversight of the NSA if Congress is not allowed to see critical documents concerning NSA surveillance? Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) says that the House Intelligence Committee withheld a ...
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 128 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Without much accomplished, the 113th session of Congress adjourned for summer recess. So far, the session has been most notable for what didn’t get done but it hasn’t been a complete waste. ...
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 04:47 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • AK-...
by David Nir
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
If you thought there was something odd in that vote last Wednesday that could have brought the NSA to heel, you were right. The vote was split by those who received generous defense campaign ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jul 27, 2013 at 03:34 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • TX ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Amash amendment roll call vote, based on GovTrack's ideology scores Wednesday's vote on the Amash amendment was one of the most unusual votes taken in the House in a long time. The proposal, to ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 103 comments on Thu Jul 25, 2013 at 12:52 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
It’s now painfully clear that the president has put out a contract on the Fourth Amendment. And at the Capitol, the hierarchies of both parties are stuffing it into the trunks of their limousines, ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jul 25, 2013 at 09:56 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The debate preceding the Amash-Conyers amendment (i.e. the amendment to curb the blanket surveillance powers of the NSA) was riveting to watch. Unfortunately, the amendment failed, but it failed ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 07:27 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Just a heads up: Debate on the NSA related amendments (Amash amendment is one of them, these are amendments to the Defense Spending bill) on the floor of the House is beginning now. C-SPAN: http://...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 146 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 02:55 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
After failing to get his bipartisan amendment included in last year's National Defense Authorization Act, which would have eliminated indefinite detentions of US citizens without trial, Michigan ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 06:21 AM PDT with 25 Recommends