Watch Jon Stewart Shame Senate Republicans Over Stonewalling of 9/11 First Responders Bill

NEWS.MIC Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart exploded out of retirement on Thursday to deliver a stinging rebuke to Senate Republicans who he blamed for Congress’ failure to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. The act provided federally funded healthcare benefits to 9/11 first responders who suffered from ailments caused by exposure to… More Watch Jon Stewart Shame Senate Republicans Over Stonewalling of 9/11 First Responders Bill

Senate Approves Republican Bill Unraveling Health Care Law

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the chamber as Republicans pushed legislation that would demolish President Barack Obama’s health care law, Washington, Dec. 3, 2015 TIME The Senate bill would all but erase the health care overhaul by dismantling some of its key pillars (WASHINGTON) — With Republicans openly welcoming a preordained veto,… More Senate Approves Republican Bill Unraveling Health Care Law

Mitch McConnell Tries To Rig The Courts By Blocking Dozens Of Obama Judicial Nominees

POLITICUS USA Mitch McConnell is blocking dozens of President Obama’s judicial appointments in an attempt to rig the courts. According to Politico: The GOP-controlled Senate is on track this year to confirm the fewest judges since 1969, a dramatic escalation of the long-running partisan feud over the ideological makeup of federal courts. The standoff, if… More Mitch McConnell Tries To Rig The Courts By Blocking Dozens Of Obama Judicial Nominees

Clueless Republicans gloat over Reid retirement

Daily Kos Way to stay classy, Republican National Committee: TheRNC today released the following statement in response to Democrat Leader Harry Reid announcing his retirement:”With the Democrat Party already in disarray, a national committee struggling to raise money, and a scandal-plagued presidential frontrunner, it’s no surprise Harry Reid realized he was about to suffer a… More Clueless Republicans gloat over Reid retirement

McConnell Campaign Rocked by Photo Showing Him with Science Book (Humor)

The New Yorker WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The reëlection campaign of Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) went into a tailspin on Monday with the emergence of a leaked photograph showing the Senator reading what appears to be an advanced science text. The picture, which appeared on the gossip site TMZ, shows a visibly absorbed McConnell reading a… More McConnell Campaign Rocked by Photo Showing Him with Science Book (Humor)

Alison Lundergan Grimes May Have Found Mitch McConnell’s Weak Spot

The Huffington Post With Alison Lundergan Grimes down in almost every poll in a tight race against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, her success may hinge on whether she can bring Paducah, a small city more than three hours west of Louisville, into her camp. Paducah has long been a lynchpin in McConnell’s simple but… More Alison Lundergan Grimes May Have Found Mitch McConnell’s Weak Spot

McConnell digs a hole on Social Security, falls in

MSNBC – Rachel Maddow Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), in the midst of the toughest race of his career, still isn’t quite sure how he wants to present himself to voters. On the one hand, the longtime Republican senator is proud to be the nation’s top obstructionist, helping create the most dysfunctional Congress in… More McConnell digs a hole on Social Security, falls in

McConnell Reeling After 2 Biggest Newspapers In Kentucky Endorse Alison Lundergan Grimes

Sounds good to me… PoliticusUSA In strong editorials, the two largest newspapers in Kentucky have both endorsed Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes over Sen. Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky Senate election. The Lexington Herald-Leader’s editorial board wrote, McConnell does have power. He commands a perpetual-motion money machine; dollars flow in, favors flow out. The problem is… More McConnell Reeling After 2 Biggest Newspapers In Kentucky Endorse Alison Lundergan Grimes