Has Strong Shutdown Rhetoric Violated Senate Rules? (Video)

Roll Call The debate surrounding the government shutdown has been white hot in the Senate over the past few weeks, leading some lawmakers to complain about a lack of decorum. Indeed, twice over the past two days, senators reminded their colleagues of Senate rules. “I think we’ve all here in the Senate kind of lost… More Has Strong Shutdown Rhetoric Violated Senate Rules? (Video)

Reid rips tea party on the Senate floor: ‘Anarchists have taken over’ Congress

The Raw Story Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Thursday said that efforts by tea party-backed Republicans in the Senate to use an energy efficiency bill to defund Obamacare was evidence that “anarchist have taken over” Congress. In a speech on the Senate floor, Reid said that some senators had attempted to derail the… More Reid rips tea party on the Senate floor: ‘Anarchists have taken over’ Congress

The 2013 version of the Obamacare town meeting

Daily Kos Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV) is another recipient of a well-informed, Obamacare-supporting constituent schooling, just like Reps. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Daniel Webster (R-FL). Heck was confronted by a small business owner in Nevada, an employer who has always provided health benefits and a living wage to his employees, who doesn’t appreciate the fact that he’s subsidizing the uninsured… More The 2013 version of the Obamacare town meeting

ROMNEY: “MAKE IT VERY CLEAR TO YOUR EMPLOYEES” HOW THEY SHOULD VOTE

This was no faux pas.  In fact, Romney was talking to his base when he suggested that employers should make it very clear how their employees should vote… Examiner Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican Party nominee, spoke to the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) yesterday in a Tele-Townhall meeting, telling them to“make it very clear” to their… More ROMNEY: “MAKE IT VERY CLEAR TO YOUR EMPLOYEES” HOW THEY SHOULD VOTE

Scott Walker Using $100 Million Of Taxpayer Money To Fight Off Recall?

Stating it clearly and concisely, Scott Walker is a crook, period. Forbes As Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker heads into the final stretch in his effort to hang onto his job, he is finding it increasingly more difficult to make his case honestly— or without using huge sums of taxpayer money to sway voters. While life… More Scott Walker Using $100 Million Of Taxpayer Money To Fight Off Recall?

Oops: CNN host calls Romney ‘Governor Mormon’

This appears to be an honest mistake… The Raw Story Almost everyone knows that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney belongs to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but CNN host John King made the association all to clear Saturday by referring to him as “Governor Mormon.” Following the former Massachusetts governor’s decisive… More Oops: CNN host calls Romney ‘Governor Mormon’

Sunday Blog Round Up

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Romney-Backer John McCain Rejects Romney’s Immigration Policy Of Self-.. During an NBC GOP presidential debate last month, Mitt Romney drew laughter from som.. Republican Indiana Secretary Of State Convicted Of Voter Fraud Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White (R) Though President Ronald Reagan called t.. Sunday Talk: You’re the man now,… More Sunday Blog Round Up

West Wing Week: 4/22/11 or “My Old Number, 23”

The White House Blog Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week, President Obama held townhalls in Northern Virginia, California, and Nevada, to speak directly to the American people about his vision for reducing our debt and bringing down our deficit based on the values… More West Wing Week: 4/22/11 or “My Old Number, 23”

Harry Reid Toppled Sharron Angle In Nevada Senate Election With Many Votes From Registered Republicans

This is a great post-script to the very well organized campaign that Harry Reid ran in his Nevada midterm bid for Senator against Sharron Angle. Huffington Post The Las Vegas Review-Journal: Because there were 60,000 more registered Democrats than Republicans at the time of the election, the figures are a clear indication that many Republicans… More Harry Reid Toppled Sharron Angle In Nevada Senate Election With Many Votes From Registered Republicans