Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

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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