Post Tagged with: "Senate"

GOP Finds Itself Stuck On Obamacare Repeal, Thanks To Their Obsession With The Deficit

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It looks like Republicans have a lot of deficit-related hoops to dance through if they think they’re going to repeal Obamacare at this point.

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John McCain Finally Cozies Up To The President… Of Ukraine

John McCain Finally Cozies Up To The President… Of Ukraine

Senator John McCain was appointed to advise the President of Ukraine, assuring the public that he’ll be warmongering for years to come.

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Remember That Time Carly Fiorina Made The Worst Campaign Ad In The History Of The Universe? (VIDEO)

Remember That Time Carly Fiorina Made The Worst Campaign Ad In The History Of The Universe? (VIDEO)

It was so bad that it was so good. I don’t know about you, but I really hope she brings back the demon sheep in her run for the Oval Office…

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Elizabeth Warren On Skipping 2016: ‘I’m Doing The Work I Should Be Doing’

Elizabeth Warren On Skipping 2016: ‘I’m Doing The Work I Should Be Doing’

“You think I’m not forcing a debate? Call me back in a year and ask me what type of debate we’re having….I’m doing the work I should be doing [In the Senate].” – Elizabeth Warren.

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As Loretta Lynch Makes History, The Knuckle-Dragging GOP Displays Their Special Kind Of Stupid

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The contrast between Loretta Lynch’s professional reputation and that of the idiots who’ve held her hostage is pretty stark.

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Elizabeth Warren . . . The Next Senate Majority Leader?

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Senate Majority Leader Elizabeth Warren . . . that can be a reality, if progressives get out and vote in 2016.

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Hilarious Video Reveals 56% Of Congress GOPers Suffer ‘Climate Change Denial Disorder’ (VIDEO)

Featured photo: Composite with screen grabs via Funny or Die's Climate Change Denial Disorder video.

Hilarious video: 170 Republicans in the House and Senate suffer ‘Climate Change Denial Disorder.’ Is yours one of them?

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Republican Tweet Celebrates Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln…Sort Of (IMAGE)

GOP Supplied image of President Lincoln

Remember kids, grammar is important. Senate Republicans could have used this reminder when tweeting about Abraham Lincoln today.

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President Obama Takes On The Payday Lenders (VIDEO)

Photo of Obama making his case for cracking down on payday loans at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala.: Video screen grab/WhiteHouse.Gov via AL.Com.

Congratulations, President Obama, for yet another brilliant speech. Watch him attack payday lenders and the GOP’s horribly cruel budget.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill That Gives Same-Sex Couples Social Security Benefits

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11 Senate Republicans joined every Democrat to give same-sex couples who are legally barred from getting married Social Security and veteran’s benefits.

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Jon Stewart Slams GOP For Their ‘Fu**ery’ Over Blocking Sex Trafficking Bill (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart Slams GOP For Their ‘Fu**ery’ Over Blocking Sex Trafficking Bill (VIDEO)

Stewart mocks the gridlock over a bill to help sex trafficking victims in his “new” show.

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GOP Launches 3-Prong Attack on Women, Hillary Clinton Responds With Epic Trifecta Tweet (VIDEO)

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If Republicans want to wage a war on women, they’ll have to go through Hillary first.

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Mitch McConnell Holds Attorney General Confirmation Hostage Over Abortion Access

Mitch McConnell Holds Attorney General Confirmation Hostage Over Abortion Access

Up to the same old games as usual, Mitch McConnell refuses to confirm Loretta Lynch until he can get a bill passed that contains anti-abortion language.

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Utah Finds Old-School Solution To Shortage Of Lethal Execution Drugs (VIDEO)

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Rather than rethink their Capital Punishment policy, Utah has moved forward with a less humane, more unusual and deeply cruel form of execution.

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Rand Paul Signed #47Traitors Letter To ‘Strengthen The President’s Hand’ (VIDEO)

First draft of Iran Letter

Oh, really. We thought you were trying to sabotage delicate negotiations with Iran and make Obama look like a fool. Thanks for clearing that up.

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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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