McConnell Tries to Scare Democrats With Threat of Making Senate Actually Functional

By: Wednesday June 19, 2013 5:40 am

Only in the insane world of the Senate would something like this even be considered a possible tactic. To try to stop an effort to end filibuster on just Presidential nominees Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to end the eventually filibuster completely. From TPM:


Does the Netroots Care About Nuclear Power?

By: Friday June 15, 2012 3:04 pm

Throughout the three-plus days of panels, training sessions, caucuses and keynotes, attendees quite likely heard no mention of nuclear power, its persistent threats to safety, its drastic drain on the budget, its onerous oppression of workers or its brazen gouging of rate-payers. For, while there were well over 100 panels, and dozens of other training sessions and caucuses, nothing on the schedule even made a passing attempt to address nuclear energy here in the United States or the ongoing (and growing) crisis of radioactive contamination from Fukushima spreading across the globe.

Bernie Sanders Contradicts Obama, Says Senate Does Have 50 Votes for Public Option

By: Wednesday March 10, 2010 5:40 pm

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is saying that the Senate has a majority for a public option–in direct contradiction to claims by President Obama.

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