Tag Archives: Senate Democrats

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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The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings in it. From the Bernie Sanders/Elizabeth Warren social … 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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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- Republican Homeland Security Spirals Out of Control

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus For the life of me, I can’t figure out how Democrats lose to these Tea Party and Neoconservative Republicans in any elections outside of the Bible Belt. Congressional Republicans know … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV- William Galston- State of The Union, President Obama in Campaign Mode: Pushes Middle Class Agenda

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus President Obama looked strong and confident to me last night. I really didn’t have any serious issues with the President’s speech. Going into the speech I was expecting a 2015 … Continue reading

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USA Today: Susan Page Interviewing Howard Dean- On the State of the Democratic Party

Source:The New Democrat  “Former presidential candidate Howard Dean talks about the state of the Democratic Party, the 2016 election and much more with USA TODAY’s Susan Page.” From USA Today I’ve been somewhat reluctant to write about why the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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▶ U.S. Senate Democrats: Video: Leader Harry Reid To Republicans: It’s Not Too Late To Do The Right Thing

FRS FreeState on Facebook ▶ Leader Harry Reid to Republicans: It’s Not Too Late To Do The Right Thing – YouTube. Looks like Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have a compromise in the Senate. That would not … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Raw Video- President Obama on The Budget Battle

“In an exclusive sit-down interview with the Associated Press, President Barack Obama said there are enough members of the House to vote to reopen the government and to avoid the first ever default, insisting the only obstacle is Speaker Boehner. … Continue reading

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