web analytics
Home » Posts tagged with » Senate

Durbin’s Daring Diss Hits GOP Senators Hard

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin let the GOP have it for stalling Loretta Lynch’s nomination as Attorney General, comparing the Senate GOP caucus to southern segregationists of half a century ago: “Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman nominated to be attorney general, is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes […]

Shorter Obama: “Stop sabotaging America, you idiots”: In an effort to reassert control over the domestic political debate surrounding sensitive negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, the White House penned a letter Saturday night warning senators to hold back on legislation that would detract from the president’s ability to affect and approve a final agreement with […]

The Arkansas senator who drafted a letter sent to Iranian leaders to persuade Tehran not to agree to a nuclear deal and urge U.S. President Barack Obama to give Congress oversight of the negotiations fired back Tuesday against Vice President Joe Biden, who called the letter “beneath the dignity of an institution I revere.” U.S. […]