Scared? “Senate Majority PAC, a prominent Democratic super-PAC, is extending its ad buy in the Massachusetts Senate race to run through the end of the election.” Very nervous. “With a Republican victory in a 2010 Senate special election still fresh … Continue reading ?
From the June 12 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Previously: Ann Coulter Decries "Ethnic Composition" Of Today's US Immigrants Right-Wing Media Plead With Rubio To "Walk Away" From Senate Immigration Reform Bill Limbaugh Urges Rubio To "Just Say No" To Immigration Reform Laura Ingraham Vows To Campaign Against Any House Republican Supporting Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Last night, during the second debate between Democratic Rep. Ed Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez, who are vying to fill John Kerry’s vacant senate seat in Massachusetts, Markey had this to say: ‘it’s not math, it’s arithmetic.’
Chris Matthews on Wednesday took his smearing of conservatives to a new level, comparing Ted Cruz to the Nazi-sympathizing, World War II-era Father Charles Coughlin. After playing a montage of the Republican senator, Matthews sneered,...Show More Summary
Democratic Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado and Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, two of the members of the bipartisan Gang of Eight, discussed their immigration-reform bill in a breakfast with reporters Wednesday, hostedShow More Summary
Cohasset, MA — In Tuesday evening’s U.S. Senate debate in Springfield, Massachusetts between Rep. Ed Markey (D) and venture capitalist Gabriel Gomez, the Republican nominee uttered a sentence rarely heard from the mouth of a conservative politician. “I’m a green Republican,” he said. “I believe in climate change, and I believe that humans have had [...]
Amid a segment discussing the new generation of Republican voices in the U.S. Senate, MSNBC host Chris Matthews railed against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). Matthews said that Cruz “fits in the tradition” of reviled historical figures like notorious Nazi sympathizer and radio host Father Coughlin and 1950s-era anti-communist Sen. Joe McCarthy (R-WI).
Good news for Majority Leader McConnell: The White House is trying to jump-start budget talks with Senate Republicans to avoid a showdown over the raising the national debt ceiling later this year. Given that the president has repeatedly...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, the bipartisan immigration legislation moving through the Senate cleared its first hurdle, with 82 senators -- including 28 Republicans -- voting for the cloture motion to proceed on the bill.But 15 senators -- all Republicans -- voted against the motion. Strikingly, …
Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa, is pushing a bill called the Court Efficiency Act, which would take away three unfilled seats on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, and add one seat to both the Second and Eleventh Circuits. Senator Grassley is adamant that “no matter how you......
As Politico reports, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has been pushing for an immigration bill that can win 70 votes in the Senate, and that such a result would “send a message” to House Republicans and increase the pressure on them … Continue reading ?
On June 11, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) warned that a Republican amendment to strengthen border security is actually a "poison pill" for the immigration reform bill. The amendment, sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), "would...Show More Summary
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), the Senate Minority Whip, introduced an amendment on Wednesday intended to improve the lagging border security aspects of the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill. The amendment would still allow illegal immigrants to be legalized, but would potentially suspend the "path to citizenship" until the border is secured. Show More Summary
A Wisconsin State Senate debate over a bill requiring women to get an ultrasound before being approved for an abortion descended into chaos on Wednesday morning when Republican leaders attempted to put an end to what they deemed the "theatrics" of their Democratic counterparts.
On Tuesday's All In show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes accused Republican Senator Marco Rubio of "showing both faces" in trying to make additions to his immigration reform plan, as he found fault with the Florida Senator for trying to add border security and an English language proficiency... -
On Wednesday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), the second-ranking Republican in the Senate, released the text of his amendment to the Senate's immigration bill that would prevent illegal immigrants who become legalized after the bill's passage from even applying for Green Cards, let alone citizenship, until the border is secure. Show More Summary
Right-wing media have repeatedly used dishonest and misleading charts from Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to decry spending on nutrition assistance and other programs for needy Americans. Fox News, Fox Nation, and The Weekly Standard have,...Show More Summary
During a House judiciary hearing Wednesday, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) echoed the fateful statements about "legitimate rape" by Republican senate nominee Todd Akin that effectively killed his campaign last year. Arguing in favor of his own bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, Franks reportedly said, "the incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low."
On Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden bashed Republicans at a fundraiser for Democrat Ed Markey, the candidate for Massachusetts Senator. After punching at Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), Biden turned to problems within...Show More Summary