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McConnell, Graham Recount Highlights, Lowlights Of Kavanaugh Fight

October 17, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was first elected in 1984, but says his biggest achievement to date is something that didn’t happen. “My decision not to fill the Supreme Court vacancy during the 2016 election was the most consequential decision I’ve ever made,” McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday at The Heritage Foundation […]

The Senate Must Deny Obama’s Bid To Transform The Supreme Court

March 21, 2016 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ I think very highly of Merrick Garland, whom President Obama has nominated to fill the Supreme Court seat of the late, legendary Justice Antonin Scalia. Merrick was a voice of reason and sound judgment as a top official in the Clinton Justice Department during the Nineties when I was prosecuting […]

Vox Writer Wants ‘Anti-Democratic’ U.S. Senate Abolished

January 4, 2015 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ WAAAAAAH!!! I don’t like my Windows 8 so I think I’ll dump it! Okay, no big deal. Most of us are not pleased with that operating system. However, Dylan Matthews of General Electric Vox displays the same glibness which, while perhaps appropriate to switching computer operating systems, is completely absurd when […]

Is The Climate About To Change In The U.S. Senate?

November 1, 2014 by

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By Ron Arnold ~ How much does the average voter in this mid-term election know about the Senate? Mostly that they’re sick of congressional gridlock and all those nasty political ads on their TVs. Most voters have no idea how or why all that is happening or what role the Senate plays in the November […]

America Is A One Party State

June 27, 2014 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ The Republican Party is nothing more than the servile junior partner of an entrenched bipartisan political establishment in Washington DC that does everything in its power to extinguish representative government and thwart the will of the American people. In the Mississippi Republican primary run-off, Senator-For-Life, 76-year-old Thad Cochran was declared […]

It’s Time For Congress To Take Back The Power To Make Laws

April 28, 2014 by

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By Rich Tucker ~ Every senator, it is said, looks in the mirror and sees a president. But many of those senators are acting as if they work for the civil service bureaucracy, instead of the other way around. The Washington Post recently reported on several senators who are trying to bolster their 2014 reelection […]

Harry Reid Is Killing The Senate

January 16, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In his 2005 book, “The Most Exclusive Club: A History of the Modern United States Senate”, Lewis L. Gould began by noting that the Senate was intended “to provide a legislative check against the potential tyranny of unrestrained majority rule.” “The Framers of the Constitution envisioned a Senate that would function […]