Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Governance Studies- Molly Reynolds: Limitations of The Senate Filibuster

Source: The New Democrat Warning! This article is only for truly hard-core political and Congressional junkies and people who haven’t slept in days and need to fall asleep real quick. Great bedtime reading for your hard-core insomniacs. Because this is … Continue reading

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Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement I would love to say I’m even surprised to see Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Chairman Chuck … Continue reading

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Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act

Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress This might be the only bipartisan bill … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion: Jonathan Capehart: “John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding”: How Senate Democrats Should Try to Fix Another GOP Mess

Washington Post: Opinion: Jonathan Capehart: John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress It is not often that I agree with House Speaker John Boehner on … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Brian Beutler- 2015 Congress Will Shake Up America’s Boring Politics: How Will a Party That Doesn’t Believe in Government Govern

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Here is sort of what the lighter more positive side of a united Republican Congress at least for Democrats, but perhaps bad for the rest of the country. A party that … Continue reading

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DSCC: Alison Lundgeran Grimes

Good news for Senate Democrats

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▶Washington Post: Video: Mitch McConnell’s Worst Week

▶ Mitch McConnell's 'Worst Week' – YouTube. Mitch McConnell has two realistic chances of losing reelection in 2014 and not being a member of the next Congress. Most incumbents in Congress House or Senate are only lucky enough to have … Continue reading

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Heritage Foundation: Video: The Nuclear Option: The Filibuster Power Grab in the Senate

The Nuclear Option: The Filibuster "Power Grab" in the Senate – YouTube. I have no doubt that Senate Republicans led by Mitch McConnell would be trying to eliminate or at least limit the Senate filibuster. Even just for executive nominations … Continue reading

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Senate Democrats: Video: Leader Harry Reid: It’s Time to End Gridlock In Washington: How to Reform The U.S. Senate

It's Time to End Gridlock In Washington – YouTube. I’ll start this post with a few old sayings not to be cheesy but to make a broader point. That you should be careful what you wish for because you just … Continue reading

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