Huffington Post is in quite a snit over the continued success of the law Texas Senator Wendy Davis failed to stop with her mob rule/filibuster combination. Abortion clinic after abortion clinic is shutting down because of it: Two abortion...Show More Summary
For years, Tea Party rallies were bedeviled by Lyndon LaRouche supporters carrying signs with extreme language and controversial images. The mainstream media often said the signs were signals of extremism among Tea Party activists, even...Show More Summary
Crossroads, the political operation founded by Karl Rove, isn't very active in Kentucky's Senate race, even though its president said that reelecting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is one of the group's top priorities for 2014—or at least it's not very active on paper. Show More Summary
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland-- Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has won the 2014 CPAC straw poll for the second consecutive year, with Texas Senator Ted Cruz coming in second and popular former neurosurgeon Ben Carson taking third. Senator Paul received 31% of the vote this year, while Senator Cruz received 11% and Dr. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky came out the favorite for the second straight year among Republican conservative activists voting for the candidate they would like to see in the White House next.
Some House Democrats are frustrated with their Senate counterparts.
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, agree on at least one thing: The economic status quo is not working. But in their weekly addresses, the President and the freshman senator presented very different ideas on how to fix the problem - and what is causing it in the first place. […]
Vladimir Putin isn't the only one who can slip a few armed men across an inconvenient border. Buzzfeed has a big story about a possible Mexican Army incursion into Arizona. It's a big enough deal to have Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) on the case: Just before 8:30 a.m. Show More Summary
America’s energy infrastructure is dangerously vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a new report released by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office. The report, requested by a group of Democratic senators...Show More Summary
Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's ongoing fight with the Koch brothers from the Senate floor isn't happening in a vacuum. Greg Sargent reports on the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee's new website, KochAddiction.com,...Show More Summary
Former Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), now president of the Heritage Foundation, told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday that "we the people remember that the solution to America's problems will not come from Washington...Show More Summary
As mentioned in Thursday’s news roundup and in a recent Publicola article, on Tuesday, the State Senate passed Senate Bill 6001, its supplemental transportation appropriations bill. Among the amendments tacked onto the bill was this strike at Sound Transit, sponsored by Sen. Bob Hasegawa: “(10) As a condition of eligibility to receive grant funds under […]
Two days after Texas Senator Glenn Hegar came within 200 votes of an outright victory in the Republican Primary race for Texas Comptroller, potential runoff candidate State Rep. Harvey Hilderbran conceded from the race. In a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas, Hilderbran announced he had contacted Sen. Show More Summary
The State of Washington is looking to take a progressive stance on crowdfunding. A senate bill was passed that will make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise up to $1 million during any 12-month period as long as the residents are from Washington state as part of a crowdfunding campaign. Show More Summary
Outreach to Congress has been the focus of a new White House initiative that the administration helps will advance his legislative agenda. Under the direction of new legislative affairs director and longtime Senate operative Katie Beirne Fallon, Obama’s weekly schedule now includes time for phone calls to lawmakers. Members are getting more invitations to fly […]
On March 6th, the Idaho Legislature passed legislation allowing campus carry by a 50-19 vote. In February the state Senate "overwhelmingly" passed the measure, which "now heads to Governor C.L. 'Butch' Otter (R) for his signature." According to Reuters, Otter is expected to sign the bill which will make Idaho "the seventh U.S. Show More Summary
Republicans should learn from Pope Francis how to better communicate their message, Rick Santorum, former Pennsylvania senator and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, argued Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference...
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is looking at the possibility of running for president in 2016. He feels the left needs an alternative to corporatist Democrats. Now read this:‘I Am Prepared To Run For President Of The United States’ (Mar 6, 2014) Barbara Bush Reiterates Desire For Non-Bush Candidates (Mar 5, 2014) Rand Paul Seeks Change […]
Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell, using facts, takes apart Greens Senator Larissa Waters, using overheated rhetoric. Here’s two…