Most people agree that these are important matters, and see that the work of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs has a lot of work to do.
Senator Rob Portman is asking the committee to put this work aside, however, in order to consider other important legislation: S. [...]
Do you have bad credit? Get a job, say the corporate bosses! Do you want a job? You can’t have one, because you have bad credit, say the corporate bosses! [...]
If Ben Sasse gets elected to the U.S. Senate as a paid representative of the Legacy Foundation Action Fund PAC, it will be Iowa Values, not Nebraska Values, that get sent to Washington. [...]
“Vast NSA spying undermines our democratic freedoms and threatens international relations.”
Wouldn’t it be great to have a candidate for national public office who was willing to say something like this in blunt, bold, terms? It would be great to have someone in the U.S. Senate who says “the Senate should open its work to [...]
Yesterday, Barry C. Black, the man appointed and paid by the U.S. federal government to be the high priest of the United States Senate, stood on the floor of the Senate and called upon his god to seize control of the legislative body. “Today, equip our Senators to do Your will, helping them to grasp [...]
“Ninety percent of the audience will be there interested in what you have to say. It’s the other 5 or 10 percent who aren’t. They’re there to make a point.”
— legislative aide, explaining why Senate Republicans have decided to stop holding town halls with their constituents.
Roll call of the U.S. Senate vote blocking a legislative amendment by Rand Paul to restrict U.S. aid to Egypt. [...]
Close Guantanamo says that, “The prison at Guantánamo Bay is an abominable experiment in indefinite detention, which poisons America’s claim to be a nation that believes in justice, and the detention of 86 prisoners cleared for release, who are held because it is politically inconvenient to release them, is a disgrace.”
The American Civil Liberties [...]