Tag Archives: U S Senate

Government Shutdown Avoided at Last Minute [Again]

Once again, DC lawmakers painted themselves into a corner and had to scramble to avoid a government shutdown at the very last minute by reaching another “deal” to fund a major part of the United States government in 2012. Just what grand bargain have the wizards of DC struck this time? Once again the details… Read More »

House Defense Bill Will Fund DNC for Decades to Come

In a recent very informative article by Jeff Viral titled, House Votes to Approve Defense Bill, we see the following paragraph: [Speaking about the defense bill that recently passed in the House] Specifically, the White House took issue with the detainee detention provision. The bill requires the military take custody of a suspect considered to… Read More »

Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 Breakdown

On Dec. 13, 2011 the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3630 -The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011, by a vote of 234-192. H.R.3630 includes extending the payroll tax cuts demanded by President Obama, with a provision that calls for the speedy approval to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which… Read More »

Payroll Tax Debate: The Truth Comes Out in the U.S. Senate

On Thursday, Dec.1st the battle to extend the payroll tax holiday and unemployment insurance benefits reached new heights in the Senate, as not only did Republicans battle Democrats, but both parties saw raging fights within their own ranks over how to pay for the extensions, along with whether the tax holiday should even be extended… Read More »

Progressive Senators Gang Up on Rand Paul to Allow EPA to Apply Cap and Trade by Fiat

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky submitted a resolution in the U.S. Senate on Thursday which would have stopped the EPA ( as in Extreme Political Activists) from enforcing the very same cap and trade laws that were previously voted down in Congress. The EPA regulations Senator Paul was trying to block is just the latest… Read More »

More Obstructionism from Obama's Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats, led by  Majority Leader Sir Harry Reid once again blocked a simple vote on an FCC rule-blocking resolution in the U.S. Senate today by a total of 52 – 46. You see, Harry Reid is desperately trying to protect big government Liberal Democrats from having to vote on important legislation simply to try to hide… Read More »

Holder, DOJ Back Off FOIA Rule Change of Saying Docs Do Not Exist

The U.S. Justice Department is withdrawing a controversial new rule regarding FOIA ( Freedom of information Act) requests in which the DOJ wanted to just deny the existence of requested documents instead of complying with the requests for government information as per the FOIA. The FOIA is the law that gives all U.S. citizens the… Read More »

Stop the Nonsense Mr. President

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor would like to know just who President Obama is talking about when he recently stated, “I’m waiting for THEM to act.” ( in today’s campaign jobs speech) Of course in keeping with his current campaign pattern of whining that Republicans are “blocking his jobs bill,” we can safely assume that… Read More »

A Message from Senator Jim DeMint: Harry Reid Nukes the Senate

 Fellow Conservatives: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) fundamentally weakened the United States Senate yesterday in a desperate attempt to block a vote on the President’s stimulus bill. Using a simple majority vote, Reid used the "Nuclear Option" to change the rules of the Senate so senators cannot offer amendments. In the future, senators will only be… Read More »

The American Jobs Act and The Games Harry Plays

  President Obama wants his jobs bill passed. Does everyone understand that now?  For those of you living in a cave in Iraq without wi-fi, there is a supposed jobs bill here in America, and President Obama wants it passed right now, today, no questions asked! Obama wants you to know that if Congress does… Read More »

Senate to Vote on China Currency Manipulation Bill Monday

     While China has purposely devalued it’s currency, hurting the value of the U.S. dollar over the last decade, neither the Obama or G.W. Bush administrations have actually taken the step to formally designate China as a currency manipulator in any annual reports in the past decade. Failure to designate China as a currency… Read More »

U.S.Senator Sherrod Brown's Wife Caught Red-Handed and Red-Faced, Resigns

The latest longtime member of D.A.M, as in the Democratic Attack Machine, to be exposed recently has been working in the media at The Cleveland Plains Dealer newspaper for 18 long years, promoting liberal talking points and spinning the news stories 24/7. No big revelation here you say right? What if it was exposed that… Read More »

What a Week in Politics: 9/17/2011

  Here at CDN we try to give our readers insightful, informative and sometimes humorous articles generally written from a conservative point of view,( and sometimes Libertarian) thus we are known as Conservative Daily News. While very detailed articles are a must for most political junkies, citizen activists and all around working folks concerned about the direction of America… Read More »

Progressive U.S. Senate Piles on the Debt with 2012 FEMA Bill.

Pretty much everyone in the country wants to fund FEMA ( Federal Emergency Management Agency) to ensure the money is there to help the areas of America that need to recover from the numerous natural disasters of late. Hurricanes, tornadoes, and the subsequent flooding from them have left many towns ravaged and they are in… Read More »