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See You Monday

Friday evening as Mitch McConnell exited the Senate his parting words to the assembled press were, “See you Monday.”  The big issue before the Senate was the Cromnibus bill and a lot of us read into McConnell’s comments that a … Continue reading

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Did Mitch McConnell Just Become John Boehner?

It’s interesting just where you get your ideas for articles.  I got my inspiration for this one while watching Joni Ernst’s victory speech on Tuesday night.  By the way, I watched in horror!

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Uncertain About This Season; Next Season Looks Great

Today is Election Day in America.  I am unable to tell you who will control the United States Senate in the 114th Congress and I may well not be that much closer to an answer tonight.  There are just too … Continue reading

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It’s Over, I Think

Monday the Supreme Court began its new term.  Normally I would have already written an article or two in anticipation of what was to come.  I have been distracted by the 2014 mid-terms and am not atoning for that sin … Continue reading

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Circle The Date

Today is a very rare day.  Not only am I breaking with President Obama on an issue; I find several leading Tea Party figures agreeing with me and I’m going to write nice things about them. 

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More Democratic Women

Women vote Democratic by a disproportion margin in America.  Based on the Senate’s action this week the gap isn’t large enough.  The Paycheck Fairness Act failed to get the 60 votes necessary to overcome a Republican filibuster and died.  The … Continue reading

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It’s A Coaltion, Stupid

Last Thursday Eric Cantor officially stepped down as House Majority Leader.  With that move Kevin McCarthy moved up to Majority Leader and Steve Scalise became House Majority Whip.  Speaker John Boehner now headed a new leadership team but before the … Continue reading

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Kicking The Can Down The Highway

Congress is slated to take the month of August off which leaves just a few days to take care of any pressing business.  The Highway Trust Fund, which completely or substantially funds most major road projects in this country, is … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Mark Udall

Today’s endorsement is easier to make than it might appear at first glance.  When you think of progressive Senators you normally don’t think of the West except for the three West Coast states.  However endorsing Democratic Senator Mark Udall for … Continue reading

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How Crazy Is Crazy Enough?

Thursday afternoon the House Republican Caucus did some housecleaning necessitated by Eric Cantor’s resignation as House Majority Leader.  His resignation is effective July 31st and was precipitated by his primary defeat earlier this month.  The new lineup will serve until … Continue reading

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