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Brookings Institution: Governance Studies- Molly Reynolds: Limitations of The Senate Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Warning! This article is only for truly hard-core political and Congressional junkies and people who haven’t slept in days and need to fall asleep real quick. Great bedtime reading for … Continue reading

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Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement I would love to say I’m even surprised to see Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Chairman Chuck … Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15

Source: Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15 I actually agree with a lot of what Senator Paul said here. But he gets a couple of things wrong here. The new spending in the Bipartisan Budget … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: Panel- What Will Happen After Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Retires?

It must be a slow news day if I’m blogging about the retirement of a U.S. Senator. Even Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the most powerful Democrat in Congress and most powerful Democrat in Congress since 2005. Leader Harry Reid … Continue reading

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Roll Call: Congress: Tamar Hallerman & Niels Lesniewski: Senate Democrats Show Limits of GOP Control

Roll Call: Congress: Tamar Hallerman & Niels Lesniewski: Senate Democrats Show Limits of GOP Control For all of you non-political junkies, first of all I’m wondering why you’re reading this at all, but secondly this piece is for the average … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Capehart- “John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding”: How Senate Democrats Should Try to Fix Another GOP Mess

Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Capehart- John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding It is not often that I agree with House Speaker John Boehner on anything and I’ll let you judge for yourself how often that … Continue reading

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Politico: Blog: Dylan Byers: Chuck Todd: Senate Democrats May Overthrow Harry Reid: Why Senate Democrats Need New Leadership

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Politico: Blog: Dylan Byers: Chuck Todd: Senate Democrats May Overthrow Harry Reid First of all, I hope that Senate Democrats will overthrow Harry Reid as their leader which will … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Times: Opinion: Eric Pianin: Get Ready For One-Party Rule if GOP Wins The Senate

The Fiscal Times: Opinion: Eric Pianin: Get Ready For One-Party Rule If GOP Wins The Senate This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I blogged last night that best ways to fix Washington as far as … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: U.S. Senate Advances bill to Restore Benefits For Long-Term Unemployed

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Good news for unemployed workers and I did here a couple of positive things even from Speaker of the House John Boehner. Who basically said the current bill … Continue reading

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Filibuster Flashback: Video: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Senate Filibuster in 2005

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Senate Democrats in favor of the filibuster before they were against it as it relates to presidential nominees. Again just goes to the bipartisan hypocrisy and an example … Continue reading

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