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 U.S. Outdoor Act is clear in its practical effect: by lowering import tariffs on “recreational performance outerwear” (high-tech pants and jackets made for outdoorsy activities), the bill would lower the cost of making those products in factories overseas. But in trying to justify those
Head to the Boston Globe to find the full-size photo of Senator Edward Kennedy receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom. But Senator Edward Kennedy is not there; he’s back in Massachusetts, suffering from brain cancer. The most his son Patrick can tell President Obama after
United States Senator Ron Wyden speaks courageously in defense of old cheese.
When I hear politicians talk about the need for government programs to stimulate job creation, I think that they ought to start with the Government Printing Office.
Is S. 238 the right bill to start a renaissance in American rail transportation? I can’t say – S. 238 is not yet available to be read by the public.
Wyden’s logic suggests that he believes that a wasteful, risky corporate welfare scheme for Detroit is justified by the face that there has been a previous risky, wasteful corporate welfare scheme.