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Ted Strickland (D) launches his futile bid for Ohio-SEN today.

Ted Strickland wants to be a Senator....That's it. That's all he's got. The post Ted Strickland (D) launches his futile bid for Ohio-SEN today. appeared first on RedState....

Kevin McCarthy Wants Senate Republicans To Get Rid Of The Filibuster

2 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The No. 2 Republican in the House said on Sunday that the Senate should exercise the "nuclear option" and get rid of the filibuster to resolve the standoff over funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Senate Democrats have used...Show More Summary

Rand Paul wins CPAC presidential straw poll

The Kentucky senator is voted the top GOP candidate for the third consecutive year.

Feinstein: I'll Be at Netanyahu Speech -- But I Won't Be 'Jumping Up and Down'

Unlike some of her Democratic colleagues, California Senator Dianne Feinstein said she will attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress on Tuesday – but unlike her Republican counterparts, she’s “not going...Show More Summary

Rand Paul Won the CPAC Straw Poll for the Third Year in a Row

Congratulations to Rand Paul, Son of Ron, for winning the Conservative Political Action Conference'sPost reports that around 3,000 CPAC attendees participated in the poll this year.) Texas Senator Ted Cruz came in third (11.5 percent), Ben Carson came in fourth (11 percent), and Jeb Bush rounded out the top five with 8 percent.  straw... More »

Elizabeth Warren Says ‘I’m In’

No matter how often Elizabeth Warren has said that she won’t be running for the Democratic presidential ticket in 2016, hoards of supporters just won’t give up on the idea of the Massachusetts state senator running for the nation’s highest office next year. Show More Summary

Kansas Senate Approves Bill That Criminalizes Teaching Material Deemed “Harmful to Minors”

The Kansas State Senate on Wednesday passed S.B. 56, with twenty-six Republican senators supporting the measure, and six Republicans and eight Democrats opposing. The bill is ostensibly designed to protect students by making it illegal to display or present material that is “harmful to minors,” such as pornography. But the broad categorizations and vague language [Read More...]

Real TIME: Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll

Rand Paul won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference for the third year in a row on Saturday. The Senator from Kentucky won with 26% of the vote. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker followed closely behind with 21%, and Jeb Bush and Chris Christie finished fifth and 10th, respectively. Watch #RealTIME for more…

House Majority Leader Suddenly Finds He Doesn't Like Obstruction From The Minority

Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has now decided that obstruction from the minority is a bad thing. It's amazing how that works now that it's the Democrats in the minority in the Senate and not the Republicans. Here he...Show More Summary

Net Neutrality Rules Draw Mixed Reviews From US Senators

The net neutrality rules have drawn mixed reactions from US Senators.

House Majority Leader: Senate Should Invoke 'Nuclear Option' on DHS Funding

House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) wants his counterpart in the Senate to change the rules to pass funding for the Department of Homeland Security. While downplaying that changing the rules would be a “nuclear option” on Meet the Press on Sunday. Show More Summary

Joe Lieberman Blames Democrats For Making Netanyahu Speech 'Partisan' By Their 'Abscence'

Former Democratic Senator Joe Lieberman, who almost ran as Vice President on John McCain's 2008 ticket bashed Congressional Democrats for refusing to show up in the halls of Congress for Bibi Netanyahu's speech on Tuesday. Speaker John...Show More Summary

Lieberman: Democrats Are the Ones Making Netanyahu Speech Partisan, Not GOP

If Democrats wanted to avoid politicizing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before Congress this week, they should be attending the speech, not boycotting it, said f ormer Senator Joe Lieberman (I., Conn.). On MeetShow More Summary

John Boehner Answers Question With Creepy Kissy Face

America's sweetheart John Boehner had a puzzling response to a question posed by a reporter at a press conference this morning. When asked whether or not he would bring Senator Mitch McConnell's DHS bill to a vote, he smooched his lips and made a kissing noise before responding, "When I... More »

Who Should Select Senators?

A century after the Seventeenth Amendment transferred that power to the voters, legislatures and governors are devising new ways to retain it for themselves.

Cuba Should Surrender Fugitives or Remain in Terror Sponsor List - Senator

US Senator Robert Menendez said that Cuban President Raul Castro should be required to return fugitives to face justice in the United States before Cuba is removed from a US State Sponsor of Terror list.

President will veto any bill allowing Congress to act on Iran

9 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the United States and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on its nuclear capabilities, the White House said on Saturday. “The president has been clear that now is...

Senators Unveil Bill Challenging Obama On Iran

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, left, D-NJ, talks with ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 29, 2014. (photo credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation Friday that would require a congressional review of any deal the Obama [...]

Rand Paul Wins CPAC 2015 Straw Poll

As has been the case the last three years, Senator Rand Paul won CPAC's straw poll in 2015. His base (which comes from his retired father, Rep. Ron Paul) always comes out in strong support for their libertarian ideals. Kentucky Sen.Show More Summary

Harry Reid puts on sunglasses. ‘Deal with it,’ responds Internet.

Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.), who is recovering from eye surgery, donned a pair of dark sunglasses at an indoor news conference Tuesday. It didn't take long for the Internet to respond with a GIF and a 'Deal With It' meme. Harry Reid has upgraded from bandages to Deal With It glasses: pic.twitter.com/a37ggAMCLG — NowThis […]

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