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Right-Wing Media Cover Up Senate Republicans' Obstructionism

Following the release of a report on the legislative business conducted by the Senate, conservative media have tried to cover up Republican obstructionism in order to label the Democratic-controlled Senate as "lazy" and "do-nothing." In fact, Senate Republicans have repeatedly used procedural tricks to block measures that would otherwise have passed the Senate. Right-Wing Media Attack Senate Democrats As "Lazy" And "Do-Nothing".
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Chairman Kaine Condemns Republican Obstructionism, Calls McConnell’s Remarks in Favor of “More” Obstructionism Cynical, Partisan

US Politics / Liberal : Kicking Ass: The Democratic Party's Blog (4 years ago)

In a recent interview, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell told the New York Times that he wished Republicans “had been able to obstruct more” of the legislation put forward by Democrats over the past year and a half, including... Read Post

Fox 's Dana Perino: "It Is A Mystery To Me" Why Congressional Republicans Get A Bad Rap

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (2 years ago)

From the August 27 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Right-Wing Media Cover Up Senate Republicans' Obstructionism How The Mainstream Media Enables Senate GOP Obstructionism Of The Majority's Will Fox's Jonah Goldberg: The I... Read Post

FLASHBACK: When Conservatives Decried Filibusters And Urged Senate Majority Leader To Use Nuclear Option

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (10 months ago)

In response to unprecedented Republican obstructionism, Senate Democrats have voted to change Senate rules regarding the filibustering of most presidential nominees. Media Matters looks back at the numerous conservatives who, during... Read Post


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