Post Tagged with: "Senate"

This Red State Appears To Be Turning Blue: Here Is The Reason

“Roberts has the fight of his life on his hands. And if you were going to cast a vote right now, you’d be talking about Kansas sending, I believe, our first independent to Congress. This is huge.”
Photo Credit: U.S. Government Printing Office, US Congress

Can you believe it? My Kansas is the happening spot for national politics. In a stunning move, Chad Taylor (D) dropped out of the race leaving independent candidate Greg Orman wide open to make a damaging run against battle-weary incumbant U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R). We Kansans are an independent […]

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Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Wife Is Screwing Up His Re-election Campaign – Big Time (VIDEO)

“One has to wonder just where Sen. McConnell is with respect to this, and whether he supports his wife’s continued service on the board of this organization, one whose actions have already cost thousands of coal miners in Kentucky and elsewhere their jobs.”

Oh Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is having a very bad month. Every time McConnell gets his head above troubled waters, the little wife tries to help him but ends up pulling him under in the sea of chaos. McConnell is working on his sixth term in the Senate and his […]

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CIA Finally Admits To Hacking Computers Of Senators Investigating Bush-era Torture

"The CIA’s search may well have violated the Constitution." Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Oh wow, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) isn’t the kind of woman you would want mad at you. And she is plenty mad. She caught the CIA hacking her computers and gave Director John Brennan hell. Feinstein is the Chairman of the Intelligence Committee and took the floor of the Senate […]

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GOP Blocks Elizabeth Warren’s Student Debt Refinancing Bill (VIDEO)

GOP Blocks Elizabeth Warren’s Student Debt Refinancing Bill (VIDEO)

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to make it easier for people with student loan debt to refinance their loans was blocked by Senate Republicans Tuesday.

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Republican Senate Candidate Thinks Big Government Is Persecuting Christians (VIDEO)

Ben Sasse. (Photo courtesy of topnews.com.)

The U.S. is a Christian nation under siege by Big Government according to this guy.

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The One Video Everyone Needs To Remember On Memorial Day (VIDEO)

The One Video Everyone Needs To Remember On Memorial Day (VIDEO)

“If you think it is too expensive to take care of veterans, don’t send them to war.” — Senator Bernie Sanders

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Dumb And Dumber: Alaska Republican Brags He’s The Least Educated Candidate

Marian Kemensky, Slovakia

Tea party-affiliated Senate candidate Joe Miller seems to be on a quest to prove that he is the least educated member of congress.

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Leading GOP Senate Candidate: Creationism Should Be Taught In Public Schools (AUDIO)

Leading GOP Senate Candidate: Creationism Should Be Taught In Public Schools (AUDIO)

In the misaligned world of Senate front-runner, Rep. Steve Daines’ (R-Mont.), creationism would be taught along with evolution.

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Mitch McConnell Is Proven To Be A Massive Hypocrite- Raising 80% Of Campaign Funds Out Of State

Mitch McConnell Is Proven To Be A Massive Hypocrite- Raising 80% Of Campaign Funds Out Of State

The reality of the situation is that McConnell’s own fundraising has been mostly out of state and from Wall Street.

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WATCH: Nate Silver Has Bad News For Democrats

WATCH: Nate Silver Has Bad News For Democrats

Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com released Senate predictions that Democrats are likely to dislike and Republicans will love.

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Underdog GOP Candidate Sings And Speaks In Tongues On Self-Posted Video (VIDEO)

Underdog GOP Candidate Sings And Speaks In Tongues On Self-Posted Video (VIDEO)

Singing and speaking in tongues to save ‘Suzie’ in a steam bath apparently comprises the entire campaign for this GOP candidate for Senator from Alaska.

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Conservative Politician Writes Resignation In Klingon

Photo of person dressed as Klingon in parade by Bruno Giri, cc 2006, Flickr.

David Waddell, a conservative politician from North Carolina turned in a resignation letter written in Klingon, plans to focus on his U.S. senate campaign.

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes A New Bill Aimed At Eliminating Credit History As a Metric For Employment

Photo by Tim Pierce

Elizabeth Warren has just introduced a bill in the Senate which would bar prospective employers from checking and denying employment based on credit scores.

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Eric Cantor Gives Cold Shoulder To Immigration Reform Kids

Eric Cantor Gives Cold Shoulder To Immigration Reform Kids

These kids tried to get Eric Cantor to listen to their pleas for immigration reform. They were brushed off and threatened with arrest by Ebenezer Cantor.

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Is The Change To The Senate Filibuster Rule A Good Thing?

John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune

Senate Democrats voted to change the rules so the GOP can no longer abuse filibusters to block Obama’s appointments. Now, the future looks really scary.

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Senate Democrats Grow A Pair, Vote ‘Nuclear Option’ On Filibuster Reform

Harry Reid warned the GOP that he'd use the 'nuclear option' if they kept abusing filibusters to block Obama's appointments. Now, he finally did it. Photo of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) from Wikipedia. Photo of nuclear explosion from Wallpapers Lot. Collage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Harry Reid warned the GOP that he’d use the ‘nuclear option’ if they kept abusing filibusters to block Obama’s appointments. Now, he finally did it.

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History Is Made As Senate Passes ENDA

History Is Made As Senate Passes ENDA

The United States Senate makes LGBT rights history as it passes ENDA with a 64-32 bipartisan margin, taking workplace equality a step further.

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GOP House Rules Committee Chair Admits To Using Rules Committee For GOP Election Campaign

GOP House Rules Committee Chair Admits To Using Rules Committee For GOP Election Campaign

GOP rep, Chairman of House Rules Committee Pete Sessions, admits to using his office for “political messaging” not governing. Demand an Ethics investigation.

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‘Houston Chronicle’ Appears To Regret Endorsing Ted Cruz, Longs For Days Of Kay Bailey Hutchison

‘Houston Chronicle’ Appears To Regret Endorsing Ted Cruz, Longs For Days Of Kay Bailey Hutchison

In 2012, the Houston Chronicle endorsed Ted Cruz for the U.S. Senate. Now the editors wish they could go back to the good old days of Kay Bailey Hutchison.

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