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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Obama sets meeting with U.S. Congress leaders amid concern over Iraq crisis

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a question at a news conference at the conclusion of the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales September 5, 2014.

Obama sets meeting with U.S. Congress leaders amid concern over Iraq crisis WASHINGTON Fri Sep 5, 2014 11:19pm EDT | Re-Post 09/07/2014  | (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with the four leaders of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, a senior congressional source said on Friday, amid rising concern in Washington about the advances of the Islamic State. The source told Reuters the meeting would take place at 3:15 […]

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Highlight the Attack: Democrats take action on filibuster

Secret Meeting

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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