THEY NEED TO CRYOGENICALLY FREEZE IT: Senator John Barroso (R-WY) has an oped in today’s Wall Street Journal, “Congress Can Cool Off Obama’s Climate Change Plans.” When the U.N. climate-change talks convene in Paris next week, the risks will be high for American taxpayers. President Obama wants a climate deal and is willing to pay dearly to get […]
The following is an excerpt from an opinion written by Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek: Governor Bruce Rauner, House Speaker Michael Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton, Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin: It's time for some plain truth-telling. Show More Summary
Exactly 52 years and one day after John F. Kennedy was assassinated, a batch of letters the then senator wrote to Swedish socialite Gunilla von Post sold for $15,000 at Upper East Side auction house Doyle New York, reports People. This set includes two complete letters on Senate stationary,...
Sen. David Vitter, R-La. who won re-election to the Senate despite his encounters with the “D.C. Madam” was lagging by double digits behind Democrat John Bel Edwards in his quest for the governorship of Louisiana when the Paris tragedy struck. Probably inspired by Republicans’ political abuse of the Paris massacre, their use of fear tactics [...]Show More Summary
Democratic candidate John Bel Edwards beat Louisiana GOP U.S. Senator David Vitter, who also announced that he will not seek re-election for his Senate seat in 2016.
In a race that many other Democrats once considered hopeless, Mr. Edwards defeated his opponent, United States Senator David Vitter, by a wide margin on Saturday.
In what has become an upset in the Louisiana governor’s race, Democratic State Representative John Bel Edwards defeated Republican Senator David Vitter in a runoff election on Saturday. Edwards, a socially conservative red-state Democrat, won 56% of the vote over the once prohibitive-favorite Vitter, who seems to have been finally dragged... More »
The David Vitter Era, if there ever was such a thing, is over. The rightwing senator from Louisiana was flushed away like so much doody in the state’s runoff election for Governor Saturday, losing to Democrat John Bel Edwards by a ten-point margin, which for a Democrat in a southern state counts as an all-out
Democratic State Rep. John Bel Edwards defeated ultra-conservative Republican Senator David Vitter in an upset that will make him the first Democratic governor in the Deep South in eight years. The Times-Picayune reports: Edwards came out of nowhere… Read The post David Vitter Defeated by Democrat John Bel Edwards in Louisiana Governor’s Race appeared first on Towleroad.
As most Washington Monthly readers know by now, Democrat John Bel Edwards defeated disgraced Louisiana Senator David Vitter in his bid for governor to replace failed presidential candidate Bobby Jindal....
This is pretty big: Republican Sen. David Vitter lost his bid to be the next governor of Louisiana on Saturday, and it wasn’t even close. The two-term senator lost the runoff election to Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards by double digits, setting the stage for the state to potentially become the first in the […]
John Bel Edwards (D) defeated Sen. David Vitter (R) in the race for Louisiana governor, the New Orleans Times Picayune reports. Vitter said he would not run for re-election to the Senate next year.
State Representative John Bel Edwards beat Senator David Vitter in a race characterized by personal attacks and a fractured Republican Party saddled with a deeply unpopular incumbent.
Republican Sen. David Vitter lost his bid to be the next governor of Louisiana on Saturday, and it wasn't even close. The two-term senator lost the runoff election to Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards by double digits, setting the...Show More Summary
Image credit – Getty Images/Andrew Burton Recently Senator John McCain spoke up out encryption in which he basically said that the government should outlaw encryption that they are unable to break. It seems that McCain isn’t alone in...Show More Summary
I started today’s show with Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, talking with them about the terrorist attacks in Paris and the capital of Mali and Obama’s recent speech on his refusal to stem the Syrian refugee flow. The audio: 11-20hhs-grahammccain The transcript: HH: That was United States Secretary of State, John Kerry talking last night. Show More Summary
U.S. Senator David Vitter has led a charmed life in Louisiana politics. But hounded by scandals and facing a real challenge from John Bel Edwards, Vitter may have run out of luck.
Senator John McCain joined the Fox News Exploitation Of Paris Tragedy party today with attacks on John Kerry and President Obama. On Your World, host Neil Cavuto all but prodded McCain to attack Kerry (part of today’s Fox meme) by quoting...Show More Summary
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) said on Fox News' Your World today that John Kerry is "the most inept Secretary of State" of his lifetime while reacting to Kerry walking back his recent claim that there was a "rationale" to the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
US senator John McCain has indicated that he will push to outlaw encryption technology that the US government is unable to crack. On Tuesday, he told reporters that "in the Senate Armed Services [Committee], we’re going to have hearings...Show More Summary