Tag Archives: Pat Toomey

Senate Filibuster on Gun Control Fails

Today the filibuster attempt by conservatives on the floor of the U.S. Senate failed. The roll-call on a cloture vote that will permit debate on S.649, commonly titled Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013, included “Yeas” from the following Republicans (those up for re-election or retirement in 2014 are noted.) Alexander (R-TN)*Re-election in 2014… Read More »

Shifting Right: The Jewish Vote in 2012 with YJC President David Milstein

The Jewish vote has been a cornerstone in President Obama’s coalition and that of the Democratic Party for decades.  However, with calls from President Obama for Israel to return to the indefensible 1967 borders and disparaging remarks about Netanyahu caught on an open mic with President Sarkozy, one would think that Jewish support for this president should wane. Obama… Read More »