If your politics are anywhere to the left of Pat Robertson, the two major parties offer no viable option in the Tennessee Senate race. Consider the Republican incumbent, Bob Corker. Corker may have good hair, but he’s got a nasty policy record. In 2011 Corker
While it sells its readers’ e-mail addresses for profit, NewsMax tells the public that it is a “fair,” “balanced,” and “independent” “news site”. During the month of October 2010, NewsMax has received $64,800 in payments from the Senate Conservatives Fund. Also during the month of
December 15, 2005 Senator Barack Obama Speech on the floor of the Senate, Opposing a bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act, Opposing “tossing aside” a bipartisan compromise worked out in the Judiciary Committee by Senate leadership. Mr. OBAMA. Mr. President, 4 years ago, following the
“I am firmly committed to repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. To that end, I am working closely with Congressman Murphy and Senator Kennedy’s offices to develop support for repeal legislation and will be among the original co-sponsors of the bill when it’s introduced.” — Senator
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
November 2003: Massachusetts Supreme Court declares the validity of same-sex marriage. Without noticing, Senator John Ensign stops telling his wife she looks pretty in the morning. February 2004: San Francisco begins to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Senator Ensign asks a staffer on a date. She
Newt Gingrich for President and John Ensign for Vice President in 2012: it’s the choice ticket, a perfect representation of Republican moral values in statement and in practice. There’s synergy in the pairing: I mean, they could cheat on each other’s wives with each other’s
S. 422, a bill introduced by Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan earlier this month, has a companion in the House, Lois Capps‘ H.R. 1032. It takes the short title of the “HEART for Women Act of 2009,” with HEART being an acronym for “Heart Disease
Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina is something else. Just this past week, he tried to divert taxpayer money into parochial religious building projects, then pushed legislation declaring health insurance to be affordable for a single mom and her kid earning just $28,000 a year.
In the Senate confirmation yesterday of Obama Attorney General nominee Eric Holder, Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona asked Holder about his legal opinion regarding the FISA Amendments Act. This FISA Amendments Act, for those of you joining in late, is the law passed in July
She can talk, a little bit! What more does Caroline Kennedy need to do to prove that she is qualified to be a United States Senator?