Tag 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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Miss Lindsey Graham Talks About Gadhafi’s Snake

Sunday, April 24, 2011 Thar she blows! The fabulous Miss Lindsey Graham is talking all tough again and trying to convince the world she’s a he-man. In a video interview today with CNN’s uber-butch Candy Crowley, the fabulous Miss Lindsey … 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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Pelosi Concedes Healthcare: “I don’t see the votes for it at this time”

Thursday, January 21, 2010 This is depressing. President Obama squandered all of 2009 trying to pass healthcare reform, only to have Speaker Nancy Pelosi today concede: “I don’t see the votes for it at this time.” Pelosi said the Senate … Continue reading

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Will Gay Men in Massachusetts Elect Scott Brown Because He’s Hot?

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Scott Brown is the Republican candidate in the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by the late Senator Edward Kennedy. He is challenging Democratic candidate Martha Coakley. Question? Will gay men who … Continue reading

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Sotomayor Hearings: Who Yapped the Most?

Saturday, July 18, 2009 In case you’re wondering who yapped the most during Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court nomination hearing, I have the breakdown. Of course, you might not give a hoot and may be wondering what wonk at POLITICO had … Continue reading

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DiFi’s $25 Billion Dollar Conflict of Interest

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 DINO Democrat, Sen. Dianne Fienstein (CA), has a troubling history of engaging in behaviors that some might say meet the definition of conflict of interest. A few years ago, during the run-up to Iraq war, Sen. … Continue reading

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Senate Prepares to Loan FDIC $500 billion

Friday, March 6, 2009 Senate Banking Committee is moving to allow the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to temporarily borrow as much as $500 billion from the Treasury Department. The move comes in response to urging from FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair, … Continue reading

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New York’s Newest Senator Keeps Two Rifles Under Her Bed

Monday, February 16, 2009 New York’s newest senator, Kristin Gillibrand, keeps two rifles under her bed. Hillary Clinton’s personal choice to replace her in the U.S. senate seat made the shocking revelation through her chief of staff, Jess Fassler, in … Continue reading

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Blabbermouth Feinstein Needs to STFU

Monday, February 16, 2009 DINO Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, needs to shut her cakehole. As a senior U.S. lawmaker and the Chairwoman of the Intelligence Committee, Feinstein ought to know better than to disclose sensitive, classified CIA intelligence information in … Continue reading

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Bush’s Damage to the U.S. Economy Continues

Friday, February 6, 2009 The nation’s unemployment rate is 7.6 percent and the U.S. economy lost another 598,000 jobs in January — a larger-than-expected number, as companies continue to cut costs and reduce payrolls. The damage from eight years of … Continue reading

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Angry Senator Wants Pay Cap on Wall Street ‘Idiots’

Saturday, January 31, 2009 Finally, a Democratic senator with a spine. One day after President Obama ripped Wall Street executives for their “shameful” decision to hand out $18 billion in bonuses in 2008, Congress may finally have had enough. Sen. … Continue reading

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