Tag Archives: Senate Republicans

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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The Daily Beast: Opinion: Lawrence Gelb: GOP Hates Barack Obama More Than a Nuclear Iran

The Daily Beast: Opinion: Lawrence Gelb: GOP Hates Barack Obama More Than a Nuclear Iran Even through Senate Leader Mitch McConnell is the strongest and most powerful Republican in Congress and that includes the Speaker of the House John Boehner, … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on CPAC and Homeland Security Shutdown

. As far as CPAC, the one thing I respect about that group is that they do actually bring in lets say Classical Conservatives or Conservative Libertarians and actual Libertarians. It’s not just about mushy-middle establishment Republicans who always play … 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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Roll Call: Congress: Niels Lesniewski: Odd Couples Push Criminal Justice Overhauls: The World’s Greatest Deliberative Body

Roll Call: Congress: Niels Lesniewski: Odd Couples Push Criminal Justice Overhauls: The World’s Greatest Deliberative Body It shouldn’t be surprising that both John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are in favor of real criminal justice reform that reduce sentencing for people … 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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The New Republic: Opinion: Brian Beutler: Republican Homeland Security Spirals Out of Control

The New Republican: Opinion: Brian Beutler: Republican Homeland Security Shutdown Spirals Out of Control For the life of me, I can’t figure out how Democrats lose to these Tea Party and Neoconservative Republicans in any elections outside of the Bible … Continue reading

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New York Daily News: Opinion: S.E. Cupp: “State of The Union a Window Into Obama’s Mind”

New York Daily News: Opinion: S.E. Cupp: State of the Union a window into Obama’s Mind What I don’t think that S.E. Cupp gets that is of course President Obama was taking a victory lap last night. Which is his … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV: William Galston: State of The Union, President Obama in Campaign Mode: Pushes Middle Class Agenda

Brookings Institution: FIXGOV: State of the Union, President Obama in Campaign Mode: Pushes Middle Class Agenda President Obama looked strong and confident to me last night. I really didn’t have any serious issues with the President’s speech. Going into the … Continue reading

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Reason: Jacob Sullum- Legal Pot in Washington D.C. Slips Through a Loophole

  Source: Reason: Jacob Sullum- Legal Pot in Washington D.C. Slips Through a Loophole Sounds to me that House Republicans led by Representative Andy Harris of Maryland will lose the legal pot issue in Washington D.C. because of bad legislating and … Continue reading

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