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Parry! Riposte!

Political banter should be scored somehow, maybe as they do it in fencing, maybe as they do it in the Olympics. An exchange like this should be given a special name, like “triple salchow”:

13 Democrats, 4 Republicans and 1 Independent Vote to Stop Patriot Act Reauthorization

18 votes against the reformless reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act weren’t enough to stop the legislation from moving forward in the Senate, but the 13 Democrats, 4 Republicans and 1 Independent who made a stand to halt the reauthorization process on May 26 2011 should be recognized for their efforts to defend constitutional government:


Steakhouse Contributions in the 110th Congress

When you’re a member of Congress, some of the best contributions come in-kind. The following contributions by lobbying groups covered “expenses” at steakhouses during the 110th Congress of 2007 and 2008:

1. The National Community Pharmacists Association PAC covered over $1500 in “meeting expenses” for Senate candidate Jeanne Shaheen in two encounters at the Charlie […]