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First day of Lynch nomination hearing might have proven that she is not Eric Holder

20 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch faced Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) Judiciary Committee Wednesday, the first day in her confirmation hearings. Most of the promised Republican crazy is going to come in a following hearing, where Grassley's hand-picked, nut-job witnesses will testify. Show More Summary

Grassley using creative math to grind Obama judicial confirmations to a halt

This is pretty ridiculous even for a Republican. The new chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has been taking stock cooking the books of the committee's accomplishments, and has just decided to commandeer some of them. Under Grassley’s version of new math, the current Senate has already confirmed 11 judges. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren's Crusade Against A Wall Streeter Joining The Treasury Is Going Bipartisan

It seems Republican Chuck Grassley (R-IA) may be joining Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in her crusade to keep one Wall Streeter out of the Treasury. The Massachusetts populist has long-opposed banker Antonio Weiss' nomination for the number 3 position in the Treasury. Show More Summary

Who wore the sweater vest best: Prince George, John McCain or Chuck Grassley?

Buckingham Palace this weekend released new baby pics of Prince George, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, proving that the tiniest royal is as adorable as he is dapper. And while the pink-cheeked tyke might be social media’s latest darling (the photo got Kardashian-esque retweets), he’s not exactly a fashion pioneer — we can think […]

Obama’s pick to head the Patent Office has Congress’s support. She just doesn’t have its approval.

Everything was moving along swimmingly for Michelle Lee as she sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning for her confirmation hearing. Until, that is, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) made plain that the United States would not be getting a new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for Christmas. Nor New Year's […]

Sen. Grassley Fears Obama Exec Amnesty Will Protect Dangerous Criminals, Terrorists

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is concerned that dangerous criminals and terrorists will not get deported when President Barack Obama enacts his executive amnesty and further weakens the nation's immigration laws and enforcement mechanisms. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans block their own judicial nominees

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sanctimonious Orrin Hatch wants you to know he is above petty politics. Sen. Chuck Grassley, incoming chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is giving us a preview of what's to come for the next two years of a non-functioning Senate. Last week, Sen. Show More Summary

The Internet Is Losing Its Shit Over a Senator's Dairy Queen Tweet

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

This is Chuck Grassley, a Republican United States Senator from Iowa. (Everyone say "Hi Chuck!") On Monday, he turned the Internet from a temporary repository for people to freak out about teenagers who work in retail to a den of speculation and—dare I say—wonder. Read more...

Senator Chuck Grassley Has A Thing For Dairy Queen And He Wants You To Know About It

Senator Chuck Grassley, Republican of Iowa, famously runs his own Twitter account, a rare feat for an 81-year-old, let alone an 81-year-old senator. As it happens, the self-proclaimed "Chief Twitterer of the Senate," occasionally has...Show More Summary

What Was Senator Grassley Implying with This Strange Tweet?

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Chuck Grassley's Twitter feed is a goldmine, and he proved it again today with this truly bizarre tweet implying something untoward that goes on at a local Dairy Queen.

Internet Freaks Out After Senator Tweets About Doing 'U Kno What' At Dairy Queen

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) drew widespread attention on Twitter Monday afternoon when he made a mysterious proclamation about a Dairy Queen franchise in Iowa. Windsor Heights Dairy Queen is good place for u kno what — ChuckGrassley...Show More Summary

Fox Talkers Amplify Fussy Chuck Grassley's Ire Over Humane Treatment Of Immigrant Children

It looks like they're trying to brew up a new scandal just in time to kill immigration reform whether Republicans take the Senate or not. Fox News teased this story Friday morning with Tucker Carlson and the gang: A California facility...Show More Summary

Chuck Grassley: Obama Admin 'Surge' of Immigrant IDs 'Suspect and Alarming'

Given that President Obama has promised to take executive action, the recent government solicitation for material for millions of green cards and work permits is suspicious, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said in a statement to Breitbart News on Friday. Show More Summary

Sen. Grassley to Obama: Executive Amnesty Will Have 'Harmful Effects' on US Workers

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, said President Barack Obama must consider the "harmful effects" his planned executive amnesty will have on American workers. In a Thursday letter to the White...Show More Summary

An embarrassment of Democrats: Braley edition

(Scott Johnson) Raising money from trial lawyers in Texas for his current campaign, Rep. Bruce Braley (D, IA) disparaged Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley as a benighted farmer who had not received the enlightenment afforded by a law school education. Show More Summary

Senator Attacks Shorter Drug Sentences, Flunks Math

Sen. Chuck Grassley pretends sentencing reform will cost more than it saves. The post Senator Attacks Shorter Drug Sentences, Flunks Math appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Rand Paul, Chuck Grassley shine a light on the nonprofit climate change group NEON

Two senators are investigating whether the National Science Foundation and Defense Department auditors skirted federal laws by signing off on a nonprofit organization’s use of taxpayer money for “unallowable expenses,” including alcohol, lobbying and extravagant parties. Show More Summary

Bruce Braley's Elitist War on Women

We already know that Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley doesn't think much of farmers, given that he called Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) a “farmer from Iowa who never went to law school” at a January fundraiser. Now, given new video of Braley deriding Sally C. Show More Summary

ASHE SCHOW: These senators still have not answered questions about their campus sexual assault bill…

ASHE SCHOW: These senators still have not answered questions about their campus sexual assault bill. To date, I have only heard from two offices: Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. I have sent multiple e-mails to the offices for the remaining co-sponsors and have not received answers. No one has responded for Sens. [...]

ASHE SCHOW: Chuck Grassley’s spokeswoman responds to questions on campus sexual assault bill. “My …

ASHE SCHOW: Chuck Grassley’s spokeswoman responds to questions on campus sexual assault bill. “My concerns have not been alleviated. Gerber’s response about colleges only being able to find students guilty of violating campus policy doesn’t diminish the fact that accused students are often not allowed to contribute to their defense.... As one [...]

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