Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid – (D) NV
“Speak softly and carry a big stick” … then cudgel’m til their bloody Harry…with all due respect, Mr. Majority Leader, I think you may have been on too something… At the height of conservative, teabag support for Cliven Bundy’s militant stance against the Bureau of Land Management, BLM, you labeled these fanatics ‘domestic terrorist’. – Read the full article
Reid pushes Senate to marathon session to confirm nominees (via PBS News Hour)
By: Christina Bellantoni and Katelyn Polantz A Senate employee walks through the Capitol Crypt at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images It’s not often the Senate works through the night. – Read the full article
Two Democratic Congressmen, Frank Pallone – NJ and Alan Grayson-FL, have recently and creatively expressed their frustration with behavior their Republican peers. Both men are not only Democrats but they are liberals; you remember that derisive label that President ‘Saint’ Ronald Reagan – progenitor of Tea Party politics – plastered on the anti-unpatriotic party of free thinkers of conscience alienating the party from national competitiveness for almost two decades. – Read the full article
The schizophrenic, radical right spent the past 3 weeks telling the American people that they were both for and against the government shutdown. The more moderate Republicans in the House and the Senate said they never wanted a government shutdown. They scoffed at reporters and claimed it was Democrats who wanted the shutdown. – Read the full article
The U.S. Senate has announced a deal that ends the government shutdown and increases the debt ceiling with no concessions on Obamacare. John Boehner has signaled there will be a House vote on the Senate deal and there will be enough votes to pass the legislation. – Read the full article
During the 2012 presidential campaign one of the greatest sources of amusement for us lefties was to point and laugh at various conservatives as they confidently predicted a landslide win for Mitt Romney.
Expecting Republicans to simply give up and admit defeat prior to the election may have been unrealistic, but Republicans took the expectations game to a whole ‘nutha level. – Read the full article
Yours truly and Roland Martin – Read the full article
… and its about frickn’ time.
House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday that he had agreed with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on a two-month extension of a package including a payroll tax cut and an extension of unemployment benefits. – Read the full article
I want to say now I love this woman! Not only do I think she wins the senate race in Massachusetts and this is an important race for us all, but she makes a bid for the democratic nominee for president, possibly in 2016 and most definitely 2020. – Read the full article