Last Sunday, Republican senator Greg Evers for Florida’s panhandle posted a press release on his official page announcing giving away an AR-15 rifle, one week after a similar gun was used to massacre 50 people at a gay night club in Orlando. Show More Summary
GOP Senator Calls Trump Unfit For Office Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., who broke ranks earlier this month and announced he would not support Donald Trump as his own party’s nominee, became the first GOP incumbent to run an anti-Trump ad Friday. Kirk, who is considered one the most endangered Republican...
Wesley Meredith is out of control: Last September, the state House squelched controversial legislation that would have yanked about $5.5 million of hotel tax money away from the Cumberland County Tourism Development Authority and given it to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners. Show More Summary
Rubio This week, Florida Senator Marco Rubio yielded to the pleas of months of entreaties from colleagues, former rivals and fellow Republicans by agreeing to stand for re-election to his Senate seat. While no one could predict what Rubio would ultimately do leading up to the announcement, few on either were ultimately surprised. Still, because [...]Show More Summary
Former Colorado State University athletics director Jack Graham is backing a “woman’s right to choose” as he competes against four self-described “pro-life” Republicans in a primary to take on pro-choice Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) in November’s election. The post U.S. Show More Summary
Mark Kirk, considered the most vulnerable Senate Republican, has ratcheted up his efforts to differentiate himself from his party with a new ad that makes a virtue of his rejection of presumed GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Or Neverland. Through the looking glass. Down the rabbit hole. Just …. out of the way. The Senate voted on Thursday to keep a proposal to block gun sales to terrorism suspects alive … Sounds like the start of a promising paragraph. But this is the Senate. Show More Summary
A Republican in the House plans to introduce a version of the Senate bill that failed to advance, prohibiting gun sales to people on the no-fly list.
On Thursday, eight Senate Republicans — an unusually high number — backed an NRA-opposed compromise barring guns to some suspected terrorists. Though the GOP controls Congress, Democrats commandeered both chambers with a 15-hour Senate...Show More Summary
No, Senator Murphy, the Republicans are not selling weapons to ISIS, nor did they sell anything to Omar Mateen.
The Republicans in the Senate do occasionally find their backbones and were able to display them as they rejected four pieces of anti-gun legislation. Thank you Republicans and thank you
After the 2016 election, 10 states could have a Republican governor and two Democratic U.S. Senators; only one state currently has the reverse.
A sitting Republican senator has released a campaign ad today touting the fact that he has refused to support the nominee of his own party.
Look out, Sen. Richard Burr. Democrat Deborah Ross is nipping at your heels. From Public Policy Polling: We continue to find him with just a narrow lead over Deborah Ross for reelection—40/37, with Libertarian Sean Haugh at 5%. The overall...Show More Summary
Republicans offered a dose of political reality, denying House Democratic demands and holding a Senate vote designed to show a bipartisan gun compromise can't pass. Ryan said the House would not be giving in to Democrats' calls for votes...Show More Summary
Here is a real-world consequence of the Senate Republican leadership’s refusal to consider President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court: the dashed hopes of more than 4 million immigrants living in fear of deportation. Thanks to yet another 4-4 deadlock among the justices...
Meat is exempted After more than a year of negotiations, Senators have reached a bipartisan deal regarding genetically modified ingredients. On Thursday, Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Republican Senator Pat Roberts...Show More Summary
Katie already wrote about the due process nightmare that is the Collins Amendment, which would allow the attorney general to block gun sales to...
The deal announced Thursday by the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee would require labeling of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in packaged foods nationwide. Legislation passed by the House would make the labeling voluntary, but that measure stalled in the Senate last year. [...]Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois became the first sitting Republican senator to withdraw his support of Donald Trump. On Thursday, Kirk took that stand to its logical conclusion: He’s now actively touting his opposition...Show More Summary