According to Senator Chuck Grassley, the IRS's tax-exempt division director Lois Lerner refused to resign after she was asked to do so by the agency's acting commissioner: “My understanding is the new acting IRS commissioner asked for Ms. Show More Summary
By Frank Moraes During the Great Depression, Roosevelt was very angry that the Supreme Court kept blocking his reforms. A slim majority on the Court was very conservative. (Sound familiar?) What could the president do? Well, he could pack the court. Show More Summary
Well, okay, so he schools Chuck Grassley on the meaning of “pack the court:” Go to the one minute mark. (Yes, I know it wasn’t FDR’s best moment, but I’m still using the category “FDR owns everyone” because, well, he does.)
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Sri Srinivasan won unanimous approval Thursday by the Senate. But before he did, his nomination led to one of the more amusing moments on C-SPAN in recent memory. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) used a hearing … Continue reading ?
Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Sen. Chuck Grassley said Tuesday night that the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill is far from a real solution to the nation’s immigration woes. “Coming into the debate, my position was clear,” Grassley said in a statement as the Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up its markup of the bill. Show More Summary
An amendment proposed by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to the comprehensive immigration reform bill that clears the path to citizenship for illegal aliens with two convictions for drunk driving has passed. As the Senate committee continues...Show More Summary
Leaving aside the fact that this is yet another installment of It's 1939 And The Next Hitler Is About To Invade Poland silliness, Grassley's historical revisionism is remarkable. In fact, the United States in 1939 had a foreign policy under FDR, one that was increasingly at odds with Chuck Grassley's Republican Party. Show More Summary
One of Senator Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) many sticking points with the immigration reform bill in the Senate Judciary Committee is that certain groups should receive more scrutiny because of the Boston Marathon bombing. He offered an amendment to that effect, that would “permit Federal law enforcement officers to take into account an individual’s country of [...]
The Wall Street Journal is endorsing Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley's absurd claim that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit doesn't need to fill its judicial vacancies, a position the senator didn't take when he was helping confirm former President George W. Show More Summary
Another day, another amendment to the Senate immigration reform legislation from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) that would harm immigrants' civil liberties. Amendment 17, which will be up for consideration this week in the Senate Judiciary...Show More Summary
Arizona’s Jeff Flake is rewriting history. Flake used his vote for a watered-down amendment offered by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to argue that he voted to expand background checks. In reality, the amendment would do little to expand background checks and in fact would weaken gun safety laws. Flake made the comments in response to [...]
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to come clean about his role in the Department of Justice’s decision to seize phone records of the Associated Press secretly. In a Monday evening statement, Grassley...Show More Summary
By my count, a whopping 301 amendments to the Senate immigration bill have been offered by members of the Judiciary Committee so far. Chuck Grassley alone contributed 77. Most of these are technical in nature, but a few stand out. … Continue reading ?
Cedar Rapids, Iowa — Democratic senator Max Baucus is retiring because he is “fed up” with the Affordable Care Act, according to his Republican colleague Chuck Grassley. Speaking at tonight’s Lincoln Day dinner in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,...Show More Summary
Senator Chuck Grassley is seeking to cut almost 30 percent of the seats on the D.C. Circuit court, which hears a large number of major regulatory and national security cases.
The “Gang of Eight” immigration bill amends or refers to at least 52 other current laws, Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) noted in his opening statement at Thursday’s committee markup of the bill. “This bill is complex,” Grassley said. Show More Summary
An amendment submitted by Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley requiring the security of the Nation's borders before granting amnesty to more than 11...
Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) came out strongly critical of the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill in his opening statement at the bill’s committee markup on Thursday. Grassley compared the 867-page...Show More Summary
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday adopted six Republican amendments to immigration reform legislation to strengthen the border. One amendment sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) Read more...