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Sebelius For Senate?

Sebelius For Senate?

There is a push in that direction. In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of “gross incompetence” over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services. Now she is […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

David Koch: 50-50 Chance Republicans Take Back Senate

David Koch says many Republicans want his support (ie, money), but he hasn’t decided yet who he likes best. He does think Republicans can be on the upswing. Koch was at Lincoln Center in New York for the premier of a play. Over dinner at the Youth America Grand Prix gala that followed the ballet […]

April 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Nate Silver Says Republicans Favored to Win Senate

Via Political Wire: Nate Silver: “We think the Republicans are now slight favorites to win at least six seats and capture the chamber… You’ll find that our characterization of the 36 races in most cases is very close to that issued by such forecasters as the Cook Political Report and Rothenberg Political Report. We’re looking […]

March 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

John McCain Unloads On Senate

The Senator from Arizona is miffed at members of his own party. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took to the Senate floor Thursday to castigate fellow Republicans for holding up aid to Ukraine over provisions boosting funding for the International Monetary Fund. “What has happened? Where are our priorities? Is the IMF, no matter whether it’s […]

March 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Son Of Former NJ Senator Corzine Dead At 31

Jon Corzine’s son was found dead in Mexico. Jeffrey Corzine, 31, was the youngest of Corzine’s three children with ex-wife and childhood sweetheart Joanne Corzine. The cause of his death was not released, and his mom and other family members declined comment. “Mr. Corzine is obviously devastated by this tragic loss,” said his spokesman, Steven […]

March 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Congress Has Worked 28 Days Out Of 69 So Far In 2014

There have been 69 days in 2014 so far. Congress has worked 28 of them. http://t.co/xmNdycCraT — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) March 10, 2014 Repost This Article Now read this:Every Member Of Congress Gets Hustler (Apr 18, 2014) The High Cost Of Unemployment (Apr 1, 2014) GM’s Faulty Ignition Switch Could Have Been Fixed For 57 […]

March 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

They quietly declared class war on us years ago, and now I’m hoping that the smackdown of America’s most egregious Bircher billionaires continues straight up until Election Day: Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) is out with the first TV ad of his reelection campaign, taking aim at the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, who have […]

March 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Dalai Lama To Give Senate Opening Prayer

The Dalai Lama will fill in for Senate Chaplain Barry Black. Dalai Lama has appeared on Capitol Hill before for meetings with congressional leaders and he was awarded Congress’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, during a 2007 ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda attended by George W. Bush. Although his prayers over the […]

March 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Harkin Scathes ‘Shameful’ Senate In Floor Speech

Senator Tom Harkin is not exactly the first legislator to come to mind when you imagine a scorching takedown of what pretends to be the most august legislative body in the world. On Wednesday evening, the senior Senator from Iowa read his peers the riot act: Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) took to the Senate floor […]

March 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Harry Reid Go <em>Thermo</em>nuclear?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid exercised the “nuclear option” late last year and took away one GOP obstructionist tactic – the “procedural filibuster.” It did not make the Republicans in the Senate behave in a more collegial manner: Republicans in the Senate have been blocking an extension of unemployment benefits since December, filibustering every attempt […]

February 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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