Senate Debt Ceiling Watch Party – Part II

By: Saturday July 30, 2011 1:45 pm

The Senate vote for cloture on the Reid bill is scheduled for 1am on Sunday morning. The House will vote on the Reid bill at 2:30 today, prior to the Senate vote. It will be on the suspension calendar which means that it can have no amendments and would need 2/3 vote to pass.

 

Senate Debt Ceiling Watch Party

By: Saturday July 30, 2011 10:21 am

The Senate vote for cloture on the Reid bill is scheduled for 1am on Sunday morning. The House will vote on the Reid bill at 2:30 today, prior to the Senate vote. It will be on the suspension calendar which means that it can have no amendments and would need 2/3 vote to pass.

The Opposite of Leadership: President Obama’s Tax Cut for the Rich

By: Friday December 3, 2010 2:00 pm

President Obama has damaged America by compromising on issues of principle with the unprincipled Republicans.

Reid Press Conference Today on Immigration: Double Messaging Time

By: Thursday April 29, 2010 11:48 am

And thus the press gets their direct cue not to take Reid’s immigration efforts seriously. They get it (wink wink). This is how they all wind up running around “knowing” things, like the White House will never include a public option in the health care bill. Yet it keeps the credulous typing their fingers to a bloody pulp to the bitter end, insisting that Obama most certainly will because after all he mentioned the public option in his address to the joint session of Congress. And, of course, blaming Republicans.

How Corrupt Reid/Obama PhRMA Deal Undermined Byron Dorgan, Pt. 1

By: Tuesday January 12, 2010 7:01 am

SENATOR DORGAN: The amendment we are offering, a bipartisan amendment dealing with the price of prescription drugs, is a very important amendment. We are going to get our vote on that, but then there is also going to be a vote on a poison pill amendment that nullifies it. It says if you pass the second amendment, it means nothing happens and prescription drug prices keep going through the roof.

Obama Passes the Public Option Hot Potato

By: Sunday October 4, 2009 4:00 pm

Looks like the President is desperate to get out from under the burden of disappointing the country by failing to follow through on his campaign promises for a public option

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