Senate Confirms 12 Obama Judges

Harry Reid

Senate Confirms 12 Obama Judges Before Ending The 113th Congress | TPM | >by Sahil Kapur  | 12/17/2014, 10:18 AM EST |RePost: 12/17/2014 12:55:48 PM | Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid D-NV ended the 113th Congress with a holiday gift for President Barack Obama: 12 new lifetime-tenured judges to add to his legacy. After wrapping up a series of executive branch nominations, the Senate voted 51-38 on Tuesday night to confirm […]

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Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

Budget battle 2014

Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill, sends to Obama’s desk | MSNBC >by Carrie Dann and Frank Thorp |12/13/14 08:40 PM—Updated 12/13/14 11:26 PM | RePost: 12/14/2014 3:10:16 AM | After days of rancor and uncertainty on Capitol Hill, the Senate has passed a massive spending bill, formally averting a government shutdown and sending the $1.1 trillion measure to the president’s desk. The vote, which pitted both parties’ establishment against its more […]

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