Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Off Easy’

Source:The New Democrat  “Mitch McConnell says Jon Stewart is ‘bent out of shape’ for asking Congress to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Here to comment is Jon Stewart.” Source:The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate … Continue reading

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Economic Policy Journal: Veronique De Rugy- Stop Calling The GOP The Party of Small Government

Source: The New Democrat Listening to Republicans today talk about the need for limited government and limiting the size as well as growth of government, is like talking and listening to a 400 pound man ( perhaps in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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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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The Federalist: Opinion- David Harsanyi- Republicans, Don’t Be Hypocrites On The Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Senate Republicans, have all the motivation in the world to not only be in favor of the filibuster, but to want to keep it even though they’re current in the … 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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CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

  Source: CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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AEI: Ideas: James Pethokoukis: Supreme Court Upholds ObamaCare Subsidies: Where Do Republicans Go From Here?

AEI: Ideas: James Pethokoukis: Supreme Court Upholds ObamaCare Subsidies: Where do Republicans go From Here? With the U.S. Supreme Court making the right decision in ruling in favor of the subsidies in the Affordable Care Act’s health care exchanges, (at … Continue reading

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CNN: Video: U.S. Senator Rand Paul: The Right to be Left Alone is The Most Precious

. First of all, the Patriot Act is going to expire at midnight in less than two hours from the time this piece is posted, because of Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and his Neoconservatives in his caucus. They could’ve spent … Continue reading

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