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McConnell acknowledges difficulty in blocking Iran deal

(AP) — President Barack Obama has "a great likelihood of success" in his showdown with congressional Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell grudgingly acknowledged on Monday. The deal with Tehran...Show More Summary

Rubio Looks to Make His Move

Sen. Marco Rubio “is looking to turn around his stagnating presidential campaign and build momentum as the primary season kicks into high gear,” The Hill reports. “The Republican senator from Florida has seen a jump in the polls following a [...]

Why Rand Paul's Presidential Campaign Is Flailing

The latest Public Policy Polling Iowa poll has him at 3 percent. In November of last year, former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele declared Kentucky Senator Rand Paul the frontrunner for the GOP nomination for 2016. Show More Summary

Despite White House lobbying, Senator Jeff Flake opposes Iran nuclear deal

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake announced his opposition on Saturday to the nuclear deal with Iran despite White House lobbying to try to convince the Arizona Republican to back the deal when U.S. lawmakers vote on it. The agreement that Iran reached with the United States and other world powers...

Senate Republican comes out against Iran deal

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

President Obama's hopes for a sliver of bipartisan support for the nuclear agreement with Iran were all but dashed Saturday as the lone Republican senator thought to be undecided announced that he would not vote for the deal.

Sole GOP senator weighing support for Iran deal will vote no

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, the lone Republican senator who was considering support for the Iran nuclear deal, announced plans on Saturday to vote no, dealing a significant blow to the White House's efforts to garner bipartisan...Show More Summary

After Decades, Ted Cruz Finally Reunites With Pastor Who Led His Father to Christ

Republican presidential candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz reunited for the first time in decades with the pastor who baptized him and led his father to Jesus in the 1970s, during a campaign stop in Tennessee this week.

Al Roker rips climate-denying Sen. Inhofe’s snowball stunt: ‘What a moron … are you crazy?’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

NBC meteorologist Al Roker blasted Republican Sen. Jim Imhofe for denying the reality of climate change during an interview on HuffPost Live on Friday. “There was some senator who got on the floor of the Senate this past winter, and holds up a snowball on the floor of the Senate,” he...

GOP senator hints he will not agree to replace Roush on Va. Supreme Court

One GOP defection could keep Republicans from filling the seat but ultimately might not save the justice.

Young Gay Republicans Are Trying to Change their Party’s View on LGBT Rights

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Pictured: Chrys Kefalas is a Senate candidate. It’s no secret that millennials are more vocal and frank about what they want than past generations have been. Once they were publicly branded as the “me” generation, they decided to run...Show More Summary

GOP senator hints he will not agree to replace Roush on Va. Supreme Court

One GOP defection could keep Republicans from filling the seat but ultimately might not save the justice.

Republicans mull how to do pointless Obamacare repeal and leave enough time for shutdown fight

Acknowledging that they have far more important things to be doing this fall than repealing Obamacare, Senate Republicans have apparently settled on a plan to... repeal Obamacare. Seriously. They have figured out how to take a shortcut...Show More Summary

Carly Fiorina Gets a Bounce

Wall Street Journal: “No Republican presidential contender benefited more from the televised debates than Mrs. Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive who lost her only previous political campaign, for a Senate seat in California.” “But while in 2012, some [...]

Carly Fiorina Comes Out in Favor of Kids Getting Measles

At a town hall today in Alden, Iowa, former Hewlett-Packard CEO, onetime California Senate candidate, and Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina stated that all Americans should have the right to contract diseases from unvaccinated children.

Senate Republican leadership telling members to lie to public

Spin, spin, spin away. It won't work. If you're finding yourself knee-deep in bullshit this August, it might have something to do with this. Republican senators were sent home for August recess with a pocket card printed with a simple message. “When Republicans took control of the Senate, we promised to get the Senate working again,” the card reads. Show More Summary

The Knives Come Out for Donald Trump, but He’s Not Going Anywhere

For months, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has focused his campaign on weighty matters like auditing the Federal Reserve and attacking secret government surveillance. So it was another sign of how off-kilter the Republican sweepstakes has become when Paul announced that he was retooling his campaign to combat just one problem–really just one man–Donald Trump. …

Can Republicans Get Millennials to Hate Hillary Clinton?

The LA Times reports today on what millennials know about Hillary Clinton. Answer: they know her as a senator and secretary of state, but have no recollection of the Clinton scandals of the 90s: The youngest eligible voters of 2016 were...Show More Summary

Antonovich looking at another elected job

The Republican who goes back to the original community college board in LA wants to follow 36 years on the Board of Supervisors with a term on the state Senate.

Gay Hoteliers Mati Weiderpass And Ian Reisner Hosted A Party For ANOTHER Anti-Gay Republican

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Gay developers Ian Reisner and Mati Weiderpass hosted a cocktail party for anti-gay Senator Ron Johnson just a week before doing the same for Ted Cruz.

One NC Congressman Shows More Integrity Than Chuck Schumer

It's pretty sad when a Republican Congressman shows more integrity about the upcoming vote on the Iran Deal than Senator Chuck Schumer does. While Walter Jones (R-NC) is still not publicly declaring how he will vote on the Iran Deal,...Show More Summary

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