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Marco Rubio’s Defense of Senate Absence Indicative of Broader Political Cultural Failings

Marco Rubio’s winsome defense of his abysmal voting record- the worst in the Senate this year- is exactly the problem with American politics. Rubio, who recently announced that he will not be seeking re-election in the Senate, has, of course, talked himself in circles explaining why his lackluster performance is not his fault- he’s running for president, the strict procedural ...

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RE: The US Senate Race in Kansas


“Independent” Greg Orman, who has so many Democrat Party operative working on his campaign one expects to see Nancy Pelosi’s name on his campaign headquarters door, has stated that he will caucus with whatever party presents the best ideas. Mr. Orman’s campaign website states: “If Greg is elected, there’s a reasonable chance that neither party would have a majority in ...

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Democrats use fear-mongering in last ditch effort to hold majority


Democrats have gotten a large portion of their legislative and regulatory agenda enacted, but Americans seem greatly displeased with the results. Now, Democrat leadership is using FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) as a tool in the November 2014 elections to hold on to their slim and ineffectual majority in the U.S. Senate. Former House Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi appeared on “Real Time ...

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It Is Time, Democrats, to Send Mr. Reid Home

In these ridiculous times, where transparency is clandestine, science proves instead of disproves, and falsely instilled self-esteem trumps real education, I truly don’t expect even the most honest of Liberal or Democrat – and certainly not any Progressive – to understand, or even hear, what I am about to say, but for the good of our country I pray that ...

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Senate to Hold Hearings on Controversial UN Treaty


WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is on the move again as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has confirmed that it will hold hearings on the treaty starting today. The treaty was defeated on the Senate floor last year after it failed to receive the required two-thirds ...

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Federal Government: Embarrassing to the Point of Painful

As the so-called “government shutdown” drags on, one thing is hard not to admit: the Obama Administration is acting in a manner that is attempting to extract the maximum amount of pain on the American people. While many are wondering how it came to this point, those of us who actually paid attention in Social Studies, Civics and American History ...

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Kerry states US will sign UN arms regulation treaty despite legislative objection

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Secretary of State John Kerry stated Monday that the Obama Administration intends to sign a U.N. treaty that would restrict trade of conventional weapons, despite opposition from the Senate. Fox News reports: “We look forward to signing it as soon as the process of conforming the official translations is completed satisfactorily,” he said. Kerry called the treaty “an important contribution ...

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Poor Reid can’t handle Ted Cruz


Harry Reid is bemoaning the fact that Ted Cruz is not willing to play ball according to the (Democrat) rules on the floor. Reid calls Cruz a schoolyard bully, and points out that since he’s on the losing end, Cruz he should stop trying to force debate outside of standard order of business. In simple English, Reid is upset that ...

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This Week On The Left

Second Amendment: The Battle Rages On It’s hard to believe that in 2013 there would still be an attack on Constitutional rights…but there is. The most recent(and surprisingly well sustained) is against our right to bear arms. This past week President Obama re-upped his gun control push calling on Vice President Biden and NYC Mayor Bloomberg, who held press conferences, ...

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Is House Passed GOP Budget Hopeless?

via   On Thursday, the House passed the GOP Budget Plan, authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis). It passed almost entirely down partisan lines with a 221-207 vote. Ryan’s plan is geared toward balancing the budget within 10 years through a series of huge spending cuts equaling $4.6 trillion that primarily affect funding of social programs while keeping current ...

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Super PAC Spending in Maine’s Senate Race


Despite running against spending from non-local groups, Maine’s Senator-Elect Angus King’s campaign benefitted from money spent on his behalf by Super PAC’s. King’s campaign was opposed to recent campaign finance reform measures that created Super PAC’s. Super PAC’s do not have to disclose their donors and can contribute unlimited amounts of money. However, they cannot give money directly to a ...

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Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) Takes To the Floor and Raises the Roof!

Mike Kelly

Pennsylvania’s Mike Kelly fires up the House of Representatives with a stirring speech about putting politics aside and getting America back to work! His oratory is accompanied by chants of USA USA from other members. The video speaks for itself!

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Inhofe Review Act Defeat Will Hurt U.S Economy

SENATE VOTE WILL CAUSE JOB LOSS AND INCREASE ELECTRICITY RATES WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012  — The U.S. Senate held an up-or-down vote Wednesday on Sen. James Inhofe’s (R-Okla.) resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) onerous Utility MACT rule. The resolution was defeated by a vote of 53 to 46. The pending new EPA rule will be the ...

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Emperor obama Rules by Decree on Immigration

Emperor wanna be barack hussein obama, knowing full well that over the years amnesty for illegal aliens has been consistently rejected by American voters, decided to bypass the American people and the Constitutionally legitimate legislative process to rule by executive fiat. The White House has ordered the halting of the deportation of 800,000 illegal aliens, many of whom will be ...

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