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Tag: "U S Senate"

Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

Five-term Senator Frank R. Lautenberg died June 3rd in a New York hospital from complications due to viral pneumonia. He was the last sitting member of the Senate to have served in World War II. The New Jersey Democrat first took office in 1982, took a short hiatus from office in 2000, and returned as […]

Are Gun Rights Safe from a dead Assault Weapons Ban in U.S. Senate

Are Gun Rights Safe from a dead Assault Weapons Ban in U.S. Senate

 Round one of the gun control battle on Capitol Hill has been seemingly won by default by the protectors and supporters of the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment. This win for gun rights advocates became obvious to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) this week. He ordered Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) to pull the so-called assault […]

Kentucky Democrats Worry About Judd Crashing The Party

Kentucky Democrats Worry About Judd Crashing The Party

According to Joshua Miller’s February 13 piece on Roll Call, an Ashley Judd senate candidacy would give Kentucky Democrats “heartburn.” …for many Bluegrass State Democrats, a potential Judd run brings a different feeling: heartburn.  “If she runs, I think that it would be a catastrophe for a lot of downballot races in Kentucky,” said Jimmy Cauley, a […]

This week in Congress: 11/9/12

Another week has passed and still no budget out of the Senate. With the House out of session this week ,the Senate has still managed to put some legislation on the table. Never mind, nothing happened this week, so we’ll just cap what happened last week. Activity in the Senate In Majority Leader Harry Reid’s […]

Mid-term election: Senate seats up for grabs in 2014

Mid-term election: Senate seats up for grabs in 2014

The political season never ends and the 2014 mid-term elections are next. There are 20 Democrats with seats for the taking and only 13 Republicans up for re-election. Only 5 Republicans and 7 Democrats have so far announced intentions to run again. States to watch in 2014 North Carolina went Republican for the 2012 Presidential […]

As Clock Ticks, Democrat Majority Refuses To Address Budget Or Looming Defense Cuts

As Clock Ticks, Democrat Majority Refuses To Address Budget Or Looming Defense Cuts

“The responsible thing is to fix this problem now and not leave the Defense Department in turmoil. They won’t even send an answer to Sen. Thune and I and McCain’s request for where the cuts are going to occur.” WASHINGTON, September 13—Sen. Sessions joined Sens. John Thune, John McCain, and Kelly Ayotte today on the […]

Klobuchar is “Minnesota Nice” …in name only!

Should a sitting senator be praising a 9/11 truther? Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is often billed as the “Minnesota-nice” senator who makes great hot dish. She is soft spoken and is quick to flash an unassuming smile. It’s a great cover for a woman who pals around with communist revolutionaries, George Soros lackeys and union […]

Head Of Democratic Party Directly Contradicts Reid On Need For Senate Budget

Head Of Democratic Party Directly Contradicts Reid On Need For Senate Budget

Last night on “On the Record,” DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz contradicted earlier statements by Majority Leader Harry Reid that the Senate’s Democrat majority did not need to write and adopt a budget plan this year (after not having done so for over 1,000 days).

Postal Workers Caught in Tax Refund Fraud

Postal Workers Caught in Tax Refund Fraud

A ring of criminals operating out of the Dominican Republic have been running a massive income tax refund scam in which billions of false income tax filings have cost the taxpayers billions of dollars in losses. In an article in The Wall Street Journal we see the following information: Between October 2010 and June 2011, […]

Senate Socialists Bailout Buffoonery Continues

The United States Senate, led by Liberal Democrat Harry Reid, is lining up at the taxpayer-funded debt-lovers cash trough again this week in the form of trying to “fix” another crisis of their own making. Meet  S. 1789  , or as today’s Senate Progressives call it, the 21st Century Postal Act of 2012: A bill to improve, sustain, and transform the United States […]

The 2012 Guide To Winning The Senate

Any discussion of Republican electoral success in 2012 has to include a major discussion of retaking the U.S. Senate. Without the Senate, it doesn’t matter if we get “Anybody But Obama” into the White House. We currently have 47 seats in the Senate, and Democrats have 53. Here is the breakdown of the Senate seats […]

The Danger of the Cordray Recess Appointment

Back on Dec 6th and 7th of this year a two-part article appeared on CDN that described the method the Obama administration was using to take over U.S. Banks by copying exactly how Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was taking over every part of private industry in creating his Communist Collective down in South America. Please […]

U.S. Senate seats up for election in 2012

While every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives is up for grabs every two years, only one-third of all Senate seats are offered up to the meat-grinder of popular elections every other year. CDN has compiled a list of every seat that will be eligible for challenge in the 2012 election. Senators that are […]

Senator Rubio Rips Pork-Laden Omnibus Bill

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl) voted against H.R. 2055, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012, which passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday, Dec. 18th, 2011 in an attempt to avoid a government shutdown once again. The last minute deal was necessary due to the gridlock in the U.S. Senate where Majority Leader Harry Reid has refused […]

Senator John McCain Blasts Big Government Grifters Taxpayer Abuse

A grifter is defined by urbandictionary.com as a: someone who swindles you through deception or fraud, and b: a grifter is an expert in illicit acquisition of goods or services through various methods of over confident flim-flammery and fast talking. Apparently several members of Congress today fit both definitions of the term grifter, as outlined […]