Senator John McCain on Saturday released a statement on the government shutdown, asking both sides to “put politics aside.” Read more...
The senator seemed to be targeting his own party. Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana blasted his own party as “idiots” hours before a federal government shutdown. “Our country was founded by geniuses, but it’s being run by idiots,” Sen. Show More Summary
Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana blasted his own party as “idiots” hours before a federal government shutdown. “Our country was founded by geniuses, but it’s being run by idiots,” Sen. Kennedy charged on Friday. On Wednesday, the GOP senator also blasted...
Is the Government going to shut down tonight? “I hope not,” Senator John Hoeven told me on today’s radio show. He made a really good point about the Democratic filibuster of legislation to keep the government running. What, exactly,Show More Summary
NEW CIVILITY WATCH: CBS This Morning co-host John Dickerson on Friday touted Democratic talking points regarding a government shutdown. Talking to Senator Cory Gardner, Dickerson tried to explain away demanding a DACA fix in return for keeping the government open. He lectured the Republican: “Nothing focuses the mind like a hanging.” Yes, Dickerson is paraphrasing […]
(John Hinderaker) Politico reports that Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to cut Senator Tom Cotton out of any future immigration negotiations: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told President Donald Trump this week that there will be no deal on Dreamers if hard-line conservative GOP Sen. Show More Summary
Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate John Kingston (R), who is pouring millions of his own dollars into his campaign, couldn’t name the U.S. House member who represents the district in which he lives, the Boston Globe reports. “Kingston, who is campaigning [...]
AP Photo/John Bazemore Supporters of Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones react during an election-night watch party in Birmingham, Alabama Union leader and progressive activist and strategist Paul Booth died suddenly on Wednesday, January 17. Show More Summary
You Might Notice a Trend: Martin Luther King on poverty and income inequality. First Draft: Radical MLK. The Rectification of Names: David Brooks versus John Stuart Mill. Booman Tribune: Good speech, Senator Flake, but where’s the beef? This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.
On Wednesday, Ohio’s Senate passed a bill that would require fetal tissue to be buried or cremated. The latest anti-abortion measure backed by Ohio Right to Life will likely receive support from Gov. John Kasich (R-OH), who has signed a number of abortion restrictions into law over the years, including a recent measure banning abortions if the fetus […]
Inaction by a group of Florida teenagers who videotaped a man's drowning rather than calling for help has prompted legislation in the Arizona Senate. Republican Sen. John Kavanagh's proposal would … Click to Continue »
In his op-ed, Senator McCain wrote, "While administration officials often condemn violence against reporters abroad, Trump continues his unrelenting attacks...
John Bowden, The Hill: Senate Democrats have put together 50 votes for a measure meant to block the Federal Communications Commission's December decision to end net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration. Democrats...Show More Summary
Last Tuesday Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) unilaterally released the full August 2017 testimony of Glenn Simpson from Fusion GPS. Fusion GPS was hired by Democrats after John Podesta’s emails were leaked online by Wikileaks back in June 2016. Show More Summary
Republican Senator John McCain has called on Donald Trump to stop his attacks on the American press, on the eve of the President’s newly invented “Fake News Awards”. Mr Trump announced earlier this month that he would bestow awards on the “most dishonest and corrupt media of the year,” setting off alarm bells with free-speech advocates. Show More Summary
I’d say this is excellent news for John McCain: Democrats picked up their first state legislature seat in 2018 on Tuesday, as the party’s candidate won a special election for a state Senate seat in Wisconsin’s 10th District. Though Donald Trump had won the rural district by about 17 points in the 2016 presidential election, […]
Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy said on Wednesday that Congressional dysfunction is so bad at this point that it’s keeping extra-terrestrials from contacting us. “We’ve got to stop looking like the Jerry Springer show up here,” Sen. Kennedy said, according to Igor Bobic. “That’s why the aliens...
Senator Jeff Flake called President Trump a “figure of suspicion” for his attacks on the press as John McCain called on Congress to protect journalists.
U.S. Senator John McCain wants President Trump to stop attacking the American free press. Read more...