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By Sierra Jones On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Senate Republican leaders vote over rules at lunch to keep status quo, Mike Lee out

Senate Republicans “settled” an internal rift over once-obscure conference rules that prompted a leadership bid from Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and now secures established roles of GOP senators on their More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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John McCain will skip RNC to fend off Kelli Ward in tough Arizona race

Dr. Kelli Ward earned 17 endorsements back in December to unseat Arizona Senator John McCain and now McCain is announcing that he would skip the Republican National Convention. “I have to campaign for reelection, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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President Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill

President Obama on Tuesday, as promised, vetoed the Republican led bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, pointing to the long State Department analysis project as an important means to assess the proposed More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Senate Democrats may force government shutdown over DHS, amnesty battle

For the second consecutive day, Senate Democrats blocked their Republican colleagues from bringing a bill to the floor to fund the Department of Homeland Security, which has become the epicenter of disagreement More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Krauthammer to GOP: make your own budget, force Obama to sequester

Charles Krauthammer turned his attention to the Republicans after President Obama’s proposed budget still exceeded projected revenues. The conservative was on Fox News offering his brand of advice. BRET BAIER: More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Mitch McConnell to lead Senate GOP with ‘Don’t be scary’ plan

Congress will add their new members today and Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell will be moving to Senate Majority Leader and offers a simple plan for Republicans: “Don’t be scary.” “I don’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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President Obama cornered on Keystone Pipeline, Dem Mary Landrieu calls for vote

Democrats may still be reeling from the midterm election results and now President Obama will face immediate pressure to move ahead on the Keystone Pipeline. Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu sees the writing on the More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Hobby Lobby, Obamacare battle continues, new bill in Senate stalls

A bipartisan attempt to overturn the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision has failed in the Senate, but the battle may be far from over.   The Senate on Wednesday afternoon fell short of the 60 votes needed More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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Arizona GOP ‘censure’ Senator John McCain, needs ‘to be held accountable’

The media has been quiet and Senator John McCain has not been commenting on the Maricopa County Republican Party’s decision to “censure” him for what GOP activists deemed his “long and terrible record of More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
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Liz Cheney drops out of Wyoming senate race noting ‘serious health issues’ in family

They VP’s daughter Liz Cheney has officially dropped out of the Wyoming senate race and her attempt to replace incumbent Mike Enzi. “Serious health issues have recently arisen in our family, and under More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 18th, 2013
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Potential 2016 Republican presidential contenders, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio vote against raising the debt ceiling

Several possible Presidential contenders for the Republican Party in 2016 voted no for raising the debt ceiling Wednesday being part of a relatively small group of conservatives to do so. Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida, More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, November 14th, 2010
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Ian Murphy Quotes

Writer for The Beast, AlterNet,The Daily Beast and now the Buffalo Beast Below is the “nugget” Ian Murphy feels he uncovered during a prank call to Scott Walker, Wisconsin Governor, as Murphy posed as More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 23rd, 2010
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How is this explained? Libertarian Alex Snitker is viewed favorably by only 4% of conservatives

Well I do have a theory…. In a poll on the Florida Senate race from Public Policy Polling released on July 20th it shows that among other data, that Libertarian candidate is viewed favorably by 24% of liberals, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 6th, 2010
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In defense of Jim Bunning

Honestly, I know little about the voting record of Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning (R), but I have to say that his recent vote to put a hold on a $10 billion bill to pay for extended unemployment benefits and other More...


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