Tag Archives: Senate Republicans

CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

Source: CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Lawrence Gelb- GOP Hates Barack Obama More Than a Nuclear Iran

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Even through Senate Leader Mitch McConnell is the strongest and most powerful Republican in Congress and that includes the Speaker of the House John Boehner, who outranks him in the … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Face The Nation: 2014 Mid-Terms: Where Does the Battle For the Senate Stand?

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Look I’m a loyal Democrat at least when it comes to my voting and anyone familiar with my blogging knows that. But what the Face The Nation panel didn’t … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: President Obama’s 2013 State of The Union: A Report Card

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in his first speech in the 111th Congress back in 2009, laid out the Senate Republican strategy at least if not the Congressional Republican strategy as … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Zoe Carpenter- The Progressive Resurgence

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When Republicans took back control of the House of Representatives in 2011, thanks to the Tea Party, the Republican right-wing had all the momentum when it came to economic policy. As … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Ben Jacobs- Harry Reid Goes Nuclear on Filibusters

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Just to be perfectly clear, the Senate filibuster on executive and lower judicial nominations, meaning non-Supreme Court appointments to the federal bench have been removed from possible future filibuster challenges. Which … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Evening News: Nancy Cordes: GOP at Odds Over Government Funding bill

GOP at Odds Over Government Funding bill – YouTube. As President Obama said talking to House Republicans like they are children. House Republicans need to knock it off and get past what they call ObamaCare and except realty that they … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur- ‘Harry Reid Full Of Cat Shit On Filibuster Nuclear Option’: Bipartisan Bullshit Strikes Again

  Source: The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur- Harry Reid Full of Cat Shit On Filibuster Nuclear Option I was watching a little of C-SPAN today before I went bike riding and went out and did what I needed to do. Why, … Continue reading

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HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- What’s Wrong With Republican Thinking

Source: HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- What’s Wrong With Republican Thinking When Senator John Kerry was running for President in 2003-04 and won the Democratic nomination for that election, he was famous for saying, “I was for it before … Continue reading

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