Senate

GOP Senator Reads Entire Koch WSJ Op-Ed
Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) thought yesterday was a fine time to get Charles Koch's "mainstream" opinion piece into the public record by reading it in its entirety on the senate floor. Read more...
Sen. Lamar Alexander Wants To Know What Equal Pay Bill Does For Men
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who opposes the Paycheck Fairness Act, to attorney Camille Olson: "Take me through exactly what would have to happen, with a specific example of a man and woman, where a man is being paid less than the woman... Because this law is not just about women -- it's about men and women." Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, April 1, 2014.
Unemployment Insurance Deal Means The Fight Is On
Congress: Stop stalling and sign the discharge petition. Reinstate unemployment benefits. Read more...
'Balanced' Bill Will 'Only' Cut Food Stamps By One Percent
Americans are hanging from a cliff by their fingers as Republicans break them, one by one. And the Democrats are heroes because they stop them from breaking as many fingers as they planned. Read more...
Former RNC Chair Ed Gillespie Announces Virginia Senate Run
Former Bush operative, RNC chair, Romney adviser and lobbyist Ed Gillespie just threw his hat into the race for the senate in Virginia. Oh joy. Read more...

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McCain: Jobless Benefits, Minimum Wage 'Clever Strategy' Of 'Anything But Obamacare'
If it's Sunday, it's meet John McCain for his gazillionth appearance on a bobble head show. Read more...
Senate Advances Unemployment Benefits, Obama Pushes Congressional Passage
The bill will bring back unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans that expired on December 28 and extend them for three months. Read more...
Harry Reid Threatens To Eliminate All Filibusters If GOP Continues Obstruction
It seems Harry Reid may have finally had enough of the Republicans and their unprecedented levels of obstruction. Read more...
Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chairwoman
Janet Yellen is the first female chair of the Fed in its 100-year history. Read more...
Joe Lieberman Predicts Military Action Against Iran Before The End Of 2014
The neocons continue to beat the war drums on Iran. Read more...