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Barack Obama on the Patriot Act: 2005 and 2010

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

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8 Months Wasted: Resign, Senator Kennedy, Resign

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

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Timeline of John Ensign Extramarital Affair

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

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?