The names of the 21 U.S. Senators who voted in favor of torture by the American government on June 16, 2015.
S. 2617 would devastate local economies across the United States, giving workers less money to spend at local businesses, resulting in fewer jobs on worse terms. Included here is a list of those US Senators who have signed their names in support of this ill-advised scheme.
Instead of meeting with and working with his constituents in Texas, John Cornyn will be meeting with other Washington D.C. insiders in a place with Texas-style décor.
The 5 Democrats who defected to the Republican side to defeat Obama’s public option are: Max Baucus, Blanche Lincoln, Kent Conrad, Bill Nelson and Tom Carper.
The Republican senators who wrote to Eric Holder suggest that CIA interrogators ought to be able to engage in torture and other forms of brutality, breaking the law, without worrying about being held accountable. They propose that the CIA be allowed to operate as a criminal organization that no one has the power to restrain.
Whatever else you might say about conservative Republicans in the United States Congress, they certainly have a knack for naming bills. Nobody wanted to vote against “The USA Patriot Act” or “The Protect America Act,” even though they subverted patriotism and failed to protect Americans