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Hi! I'm Bob Krause, and I am running against Chuck Grassley for US Senate in 2016. The Iowa Democratic party is yearning for a populist message. People want to break the cycle of stagnant wages ...
by bobk7777777
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 11:49 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Five AM IN THE MORNING! Damn it! In my very own bed! By a honey-voiced female on NPR. Dear Senator Grassley was wed in the Little Brown Church ... Dear Senator Grassley is a simple corn and ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 11:41 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Whoa! WASHINGTON— Prosecutors are gathering evidence for a grand-jury probe into whether congressional staff helped tip Wall Street traders to a change in health-care policy , an indication the ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 09:01 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
So the latest inane taking point from obstructionist Republican senators regarding their blockade of President Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals goes like this: each of the three ...
by TXdem
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 01:03 AM PST with 18 Recommends
First there was “financial innovation,” which was a catch-phrase used by Wall Street, towards the end of the Clinton administration, to push through [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gramm%E2%80%...
by bobswern
Comment Count 140 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 09:16 AM PDT with 150 Recommends
CNN FBI Director Robert Mueller reports -unshockingly to me - that the FBI uses drones but not that often and in limited ways, though, of course, there were zero specifics. But a law enforcement ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 109 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 04:16 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Here's Sen. Charles Grassley on Tuesday morning, making a really, really bad argument for why the Boston attack shows why the Senate's immigration reform bill shouldn't pass (my transcript): It ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 09:50 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Senator Charles Grassley (R (of course)- IA) thinks we need a study post-Sandy Hook: I do agree though that it's time to study these mass shootings. I think we ought to pursue the ideas that call ...
by mspicata
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 06:48 AM PST with 4 Recommends
After recent rumors of a turnaround for financial whistleblowers seeking rewards under the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) whistleblower reward program, it is fitting that one of its rare financial ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 123 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 298 Recommends
Responding to Romney's plan to kill energy production and thousands of jobs in Iowa, long time conservative Senator Chuck Grassley called Romney "stupid" and a "back stabber" at two town hall ...
by Billionaires for Wealthcare
Comment Count 212 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 09:01 PM PDT with 681 Recommends
As Republicans in the House of Representatives continue to politicize and criminalize Operation Fast and Furious, they should at least try to keep their facts straight. But, hey, they're Republicans.
by rlegro
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 06:33 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
Edward C. DuMont, a partner at a prominent Washington law firm, was nominated by President Obama to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the first openly LGBT person to be nominated ...
by craigkg
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 11:02 AM PST with 31 Recommends
This reads like a who's who of a Wall Street high-stakes Poker Tournament:
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 06:55 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Membership has its Privileges ... Right? Well usually -- But not always ... just ask Martha. Martha Stewart's ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 06:10 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Joe McCarthy Lives : Six years ago, Ninth Circuit judicial nominee Goodwin Liu published an op-...
by Armando
Comment Count 155 comments on Thu May 19, 2011 at 08:56 AM PDT with 150 Recommends
In a few minutes, Roxanne Conlin is prepared to debate Senator Charles Grassley at the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Art Center. Grassley, the Senior Senator from Iowa, and one of the longest serving members ...
by Govinda
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 10:34 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Tomorrow President Obama will return to Cooper Union in New York, where he gave a speech on financial reform as a candidate two years ago. We're told ...
by RJ Eskow
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Apr 21, 2010 at 12:56 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Rachel Maddow, Keith Olbermann and other luminaries are skewering Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) for crowing about his insertion of a new IRS rule into the Health Care Reform Bill after first ...
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 305 comments on Wed Mar 31, 2010 at 04:16 AM PDT with 287 Recommends
While neither condemning or endorsing the present Senate HIR bill, the startling thing is that it is almost identical to the plan proposed by Republicans in 1993 to counter the Clinton ...
by tassojunior
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Mar 09, 2010 at 02:21 PM PST with 14 Recommends
A report from the Senate Finance Committee released yesterday suggests that GlaxoSmithKline may have known for some time that Avandia could cause heart trouble--
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 62 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 02:44 PM PST with 17 Recommends