Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tag: U.S. Senate

Economics 101: The National Deficit Under The Obama Administration

In a speech President Obama made on the 5th anniversary of the financial crisis, the president stated that his administration had cut the deficit...

Decency Finally Wins: Doug Jones Victory, Roy Moore Is Out

On Tuesday, Alabama voters rejected Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. Despite long odds, Doug Jones became the first Democrat in 25 years to win a...

Trump Lashes Out At Advisers After Backing Losing Candidate (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump likes to remind us all that he's a "winner" — even though he lost the popular vote in the presidential election,...

Most Americans Would Benefit Financially From Bernie’s Healthcare Bill — Here’s...

A handful of Democratic senators are pledging to co-sponsor independent Sen. Bernie Sanders's plan for single payer healthcare coverage in the United States. At least...

Elizabeth Warren Is DONE With Trump – Drafting Bill On Trump...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a long-time champion of progressive causes. She is also an outspoken Trump critic, often lambasting him in speeches and social...

Senate Democrats Vow To Stall Trump Cabinet Picks: ‘What Goes Around...

Looks like Republicans are about to get a big dose of both karma and obstruction when it comes to Donald Trump's picks for his...

Kamala Harris Issues A Clarion Call For Liberals: ‘Do Not Despair....

The 2016 election is now behind us as a country, and while the future appears uncertain--especially for liberals and progressives--in a very real way...

New Model Shows The Chances Of Democrats Gaining Control Of Senate...

The Republicans currently hold a 54-46 majority in the United States Senate, but a new model and projection from the Huffington Post shows that...

Senate Pickup Chances Expand For Democrats As Trump’s Unfavorability Grows

As GOP nominee Donald Trump's poll numbers continue to plummet--especially in swing states--more Republican Senators seeking reelection are now on the hot seat, and...

Mitch McConnell Just Gave The GOP Some VERY BAD News

Say what you will about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (and Lord knows I've said plenty over the years), but one thing remains true...

These GOP Senators Are In Danger Of Losing, All Because Of...

Call it the Republican Dilemma: the GOP doesn't fear Donald Trump and the possibility of him losing by a historic margin nearly as much...

Koch Brothers Target Senate Race, Fall Flat On Their Face (Videos)

I've got a suggestion for Charles and David Koch. If you're going to go after a Democrat in a U.S. Senate race, attacking Russ...

Candidate After Rubio’s Seat Shakes Up LP, Denies Dismembering Goat, Admits...

Hunter Thompson wrote, “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro,” and no one is doing that better right now than Florida Libertarian...

At Long Last! Joni Ernst Explains That Weird ‘Bread Bag’ Story

Remember Joni Ernst? She's the Republican who won election to the U.S. Senate from the state of Iowa, and along the way she ran...

Congress Actually Passes Law To Protect U.S. Citizens, Cops Must Report...

House Resolution 1447, also known as the Death in Custody Reporting Act, passed through its final hurdle in Congress and will soon head to...

Chris Christie Says If He Were A Senator He’d Commit Suicide

New Jersey governor Chris Christie says that he'd be bored to death in the U.S. Senate and would rather die than serve there. From the...

Who The Hell Is Chris Wahmhoff?

Four years ago Chris Wahmhoff did what all seasoned activists do without even realizing it -- he decided to tend after his own garden,...

Granny Love Beats Mitch McConnell’s Self-Love Any Day (VIDEOS)

When Alison Lundergan Grimes?ran for Secretary of State in Kentucky in 2011, she had two secret weapons--Elsie and Thelma. Lundergan Grimes' two grandmothers made...

Mitch McConnell Attacks Opponent Matt Bevin In Vicious TV Ad

In a move that should surprise no one, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had his negative ad machine loaded and ready for attack...

Carpetbagger Liz Cheney Betrays Family Friend By Running For His Senate...

It doesn't pay to make friends with the Cheney family. Just ask Texas attorney Harry Whittington, the man who was shot in the face...