Category Archives: U.S. Senate

Who Voted ‘YES’ and ‘NO’ on Manchin-Toomey Background Check Bill

Thursday, April 18, 2013 The fact that 90% of Americans support sensible background checks to own a gun was lost on the U.S. Senate yesterday. The senate by a vote of 54-46, including five Democrats, voted to kill the Manchin-Toomey … Continue reading

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DiFi Gets a Challenger?

Saturday, September 17, 2011 Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the DINO warmonger from California, faced with money woes and a 41 percent approval rating, the lowest of her Senate career, could get a senate challenger. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Michael Reagan, … Continue reading

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Statement on the Debt Deal

Sunday, July 31, 2011 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Statement on Senate Debt Deal: “The Republicans have been absolutely determined to make certain that the rich and large corporations not contribute one penny for deficit reduction, and that all of the … Continue reading

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The Senate Good Guys and Bad Guys

Saturday, December 18, 2010 Today’s historic U.S. senate vote to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” revealed just who is a reliable friend to the gay and lesbian community and, who isn’t. The Senate good guys and the bad guys. By … Continue reading

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Sharron Angle Tells Hispanic Students “Some of you look a little more Asian to me”

Monday, October 18, 2010 Nevada US Senate candidate and Tea Party kook, Sharron Angle, inserted her foot in her mouth again, this time telling a group of Hispanic high school students last week that “some of you look a little … Continue reading

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Hometown Newspaper Refuses to Endorse Barbara Boxer

Monday, September 27, 2010 In what can only be described as extremely unusual, the San Francisco Chronicle, Sen. Barbara Boxer’s hometown newspaper, has refused to endorse the senator’s bid for reelection. But the paper also refused to endorse Boxer’s Republican … Continue reading

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Sen. Harry Reid Sets DADT Repeal Vote for Next Week

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 This just in from Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid’s official blog: Sen. Harry Reid has reiterated his commitment to repealing the military’s ban on gays serving in our armed forces. This afternoon, he informed Republicans that … Continue reading

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Democrats Should be Afraid, Very Afraid

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 According to the latest Gallup poll, Republicans lead Democrats 51% to 41% among registered voters in the latest weekly tracking of 2010 Congressional preferences. The 10-percentage-point lead is the GOP’s largest so far this year and … Continue reading

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