Tag Archives: United States Senate

Warner Vod: Advise and Consent 1962- A look at How the Presidential Nomination Process Works

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Press Advise and Consent was a movie about the presidential nomination process in the U.S. Senate and what presidential appointments are put through by senators both in the opposition, but also from … Continue reading

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Discerning History: History of the Filibuster- The Right for Senators to Make Assholes Out of Themselves

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat You want to know why there’s so much hot air in Washington? For one its in an area that gets about five months of summer. Sometimes more, hot humid endless summers … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields & Brooks: Islamic State in Syria & Iraq

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Of course Congress has to and needs to not only approve any new war America gets involved in Syria and Iraq. Because what President Obama and the National Security … Continue reading

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Gerald R. Ford Library: Video: Vice President Designate Nelson Rockefeller to Senate Rules Committee, From 1974

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Nelson Rockefeller becoming the second appointed Vice President of the United States in less than a year in 1974. Right after Gerald Ford in late 1973 because of course … Continue reading

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Jim Heath: Video: CBS News: Election 1982 Highlights

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The recession of 1981-82 was huge and cost Congressional Republicans especially in the House a lot of seats. House Republicans lost something like thirty-five seats. Going from the low … Continue reading

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Gerald R. Ford Library: Video: Nelson Rockefeller Swearing in Ceremony as Vice President of the United States, From December 19, 1974

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I’m not sure we’ve ever had a more qualified nominee for Vice President of the United States. And you might be thinking, “that is not saying much”, (and perhaps … Continue reading

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Joe Pyne: Video: Joe Pyne Interviews Jack Anderson, April, 6, 1969

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Jack Anderson was a Washington columnist and a watchdog of Congress and wrote columns and did investigations with his partner Drew Pearson about what they saw as potential Congressional … Continue reading

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CNN: Political Ticker: Jeremy Diamond & Eric Weisbrod: Congress Defined As: Useless, Worthless, A Joke

Congressional Logic CNN: Political Ticker: Jeremy Diamond & Eric Weisbrod: Congress Defined as Useless, Worthless, A Joke This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I’m not an expert on this, but when your profession or institution … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Face The Nation: 2014 Midterms: Where Does the Battle For the Senate Stand?

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Look I’m a loyal Democrat at least when it comes to my voting and anyone familiar with my blogging knows that. But what the Face The Nation panel didn’t … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Digby: No Labels Gets a Label and it’s Not Pretty: The Unrealistic Approach of No Labels

No Labels Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Digby: No Labels Gets a Label and It’s Not Pretty This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger No Labels even though I respect the goals of their group as … Continue reading

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