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Sausage Making in Full View 02-07-2017

U.S. Senate Votes on Betsy DeVos

Through our “contact us” page, we have received the message that many of you prefer to see just how the “sausage” is made in D.C. so we’ve started streaming, recording, highlighting and showing raw video from the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court, appellate courts and more. You asked for raw access to the White House’s press briefings, Senate votes ...

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WATCH LIVE: Tom Price’s confirmation hearing

Tom Price confirmation hearing

Price faces a contentious hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee. Democrats are hoping to slow the repeal and replacement of Obamacare by stalling President-elect Trump’s nominee for health secretary.

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Full Video: Betsy Devos confirmation hearing

Senate Confirmation Hearing Betsy Devos

U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee committee questions Donald Trump’s Education Secretary nominee Betsy Devos. The hearing was more about Democrats preaching to Mrs. DeVos and complaining about time constraints than actually understanding what she might accomplish as the Secretary of Education. With over three hours of testimony, Betsy DeVos set a record for the longest Senate testimony ...

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WATCH: Sen. Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing for U.S. Attorney General [Live Stream]

Jeff Sessions

Watch live as the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee holds a confirmation hearing Tuesday for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as his attorney general of the United States. Live Stream will start at 9:30am Tuesday, January 10th, 2017.

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Senate Seats up for grabs in 2016

2016-senate-elections

2016 presents Democrats with some opportunities to steal back a few senate seats and possibly even re-take the majority. Democrats have a clear advantages this year as there are far more republicans up for election than democrats – 24 vs. 10. DEMOCRATS    Michael Bennet (Colorado) Richard Blumenthal (Connecticut) Barbara Boxer (California) retiring in 2016 Patrick Leahy (Vermont) Barbara Mikulski (Maryland) retiring in 2016 Patty Murray (Washington) ...

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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 a freshman lawmaker in 2002 ...

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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 weapons provision from the bill. ...

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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 longtime Kentucky Democratic strategist who ...

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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 Democrat Senate, despite being in ...

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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 election, 2012 Gubernatorial election and ...

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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 Senate floor today to discuss ...

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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 thugs who would like to ...

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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).

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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, the IRS received phony tax ...

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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 Postal Service. This bill is ...

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