Post Tagged with: "Senate"

Congress Manages To Pass Bill That Funds DHS…For A Whole Week

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Congress finally decided that passing DHS funding was a good idea. This new funding bill will last…until next Friday. Then we might get to do this all over again.

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Temporary DHS Funding Measure Fails In The House, Pushing DHS Closer To A Shutdown

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Is holding something hostage that’s as important as funding the Department of Homeland Security really the legacy that Republicans want to leave?

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Senate GOP Wave White Flag, Will Pass Clean DHS Bill

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After posturing that they will force a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, the Republican Party offers an unconditional surrender on all fronts.

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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, ‘It Has Earned My Veto’ (VIDEO)

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Obama has vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill!

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Senate Republicans Start To Cave On DHS Funding, Obama’s Immigration Order

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Republicans keep trying political brinkmanship with funding bills and budgets, and it keeps not working. Sometimes, it even backfires. Why do they persist?

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WATCH: Boehner Comes Perilously Close To Throwing A Tantrum Over DHS Funding On ‘Fox News Sunday’ (VIDEO)

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Speaker Cheeto grew noticeably frustrated with Chris Wallace grilling him over who will be to blame if DHS funding lapses in two weeks.

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GOP Senator’s Crazed Guantanamo Bay Rant Ends In World’s Most Awkward Silence (VIDEO)

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After being caught brazenly lying, he responded by saying he didn’t care.

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Bernie Sanders Destroys Republican Economics With This Epic Speech (VIDEO)

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Do you think Bernie Sanders should run for president?

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Nine Shameless Senate Democrats Join 53 Republicans To Approve Keystone XL (VIDEO)

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Send the bill over, Obama’s veto pen is ready!

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With Barbara Boxer’s Seat Left Open, Kamala Harris Announces 2016 Senate Run

With Barbara Boxer’s Seat Left Open, Kamala Harris Announces 2016 Senate Run

With the 2016 left in play, the first to throw their hat in the ring for Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat is none other than California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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President Obama To GOP: ‘Responsibly Govern Or Be Prepared For Me To Use My Veto Pen’ (VIDEO)

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President Obama pulled no punches when addressing his intentions on defending health care, the environment, clean air and clean water.

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Senator Tom Coburn’s Departing ‘F**k You’ To Veterans (VIDEO)

Veterans commit suicide at a rate of 22 per day. Sen. Tom Coburn doesn't want to spend the money to help stem that tide.

Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma has done some nasty stuff during his tenure. His final act as a senator is beyond comprehension.

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Someone In The US Senate Tried To Wipe Out CIA Torture From Wikipedia Page

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Someone in Congress thought to get all editorial on Wikipedia, systematically trying to wipe out any references to torture in the recently released CIA Torture report.

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Senate Democrats Have ‘No Idea’ Why Elizabeth Warren Has New Leadership Role: REALLY?

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‘I don’t know,’ Sen. Carper carps on Warren. ‘I have no comment. I have no comment.’

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Obama Gives Big F/U To Republicans With Attorney General Pick (VIDEO)

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The battle she will face is that she’s an Obama nominee in an era where if he drank a Coke, Congress would call him unAmerican for not drinking Pepsi.

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Mitch McConnell Who? Ted Cruz Already Acting Like He Runs The Senate

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Ted Cruz is the nut job who is about to run the United States Senate. God help us.

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That Moment When Mitch McConnell Put The Final Nail In His Political Coffin

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Mitch McConnell’s coming for our Social Security and our Obamacare … and voters might not like that.

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Democrats Leave Alison Grimes On Her Own To Battle McConnell In Kentucky

Democrats Leave Alison Grimes On Her Own To Battle McConnell In Kentucky

It would appear the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is leaving Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to fend for herself in the remaining weeks of her Senate race against longtime incumbent Mitch McConnell.

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Mitch McConnell: I Didn’t Earn My Millions, I Inherited Them

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If there were ever a person I’d want to live on minimum wage, it would be Mitch McConnell.

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GOP Favored To Take Senate, And She’s The Reason Why (IMAGE)

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Why the GOP might win: ‘You have not registered to vote […] The lady below will be there. Let her choose your senate and house leaders.’

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