Re-examine: What Happens When the GOP Takes Over the Senate…

Here’s What Happens When the GOP Takes Over the Senate >by Michael Tomasky | April 30, 2014| The Daily Beast| Re-Post 07/19/2014| From abortion bans to Obamacare cuts to, maybe, an empty Supreme Court chair, the Republicans already know exactly what they’ll do if they get control of both houses of Congress. Passing a federal law banning almost all abortions after 20 weeks. Defunding parts of Obamacare. Weakening the Environmental […]

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Highlight: Obama blasts GOP for ‘endless loop’ of Benghazi, Obamacare talk

Obama blasts GOP for ‘endless loop’ of Benghazi, Obamacare talk >by Morgan Whitaker | 05/20/14 11:05 AM—Updated 05/20/14 11:33 AM|Re-Post| President Barack Obama accused Republicans in Congress of operating on an “endless loop” of Benghazi and anti-Obamacare talk, and failing to speak to the real concerns of the American people Monday evening. The president’s latest comments came at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee event in suburban Maryland where he encouraged […]

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Highlight the Attack: Democrats take action on filibuster

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Democrats take action on filibuster Due to the action of the Senate Democrats, there will be no more 60-vote requirements to get the President’s appointments confirmed. Steve Kornacki and Joan Walsh join Chris Matthews to discuss.   Harry Reid delivers knockout punch on filibuster reform >By Aliyah Frumin | 11/22/13 03:00 PM| Republicans made holding hostage the confirmation of President Obama’s nominees almost routine in the Senate. Obama’s seal of approval […]

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Highlight: Ohio Faces Vote-Rigging Lawsuit

As Ohio Faces Vote-Rigging Lawsuit, Are Dems, Liberals, Election Officials Ready to Safeguard Votes? >by Art Levine | Contributing Editor, The Washington Monthly | Posted: 11/02/2012 5:35 pm | There’s mounting fall-out from reports, first broken by The Free Press, that a Mitt Romney-linked company owns the Hart Intercivic voting machines used in key counties in Colorado, Ohio and other states. The stories have stoked new fears about a “stolen” […]

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