Category Archives: Congress

The Young Turks: What Will Happen After Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Retires?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus It must be a slow news day if I’m blogging about the retirement of a U.S. Senator. Even Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the most powerful Democrat in Congress and … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Lawrence Gelb- GOP Hates Barack Obama More Than a Nuclear Iran

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Even through Senate Leader Mitch McConnell is the strongest and most powerful Republican in Congress and that includes the Speaker of the House John Boehner, who outranks him in the … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Ben Jacobs- Harry Reid Goes Nuclear on Filibusters

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Just to be perfectly clear, the Senate filibuster on executive and lower judicial nominations, meaning non-Supreme Court appointments to the federal bench have been removed from possible future filibuster challenges. Which … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur- “Harry Reid Full Of Cat Shit On Filibuster Nuclear Option”: Bipartisan Bullshit Strikes Again

Source: The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur- Harry Reid Full of Cat Shit On Filibuster Nuclear Option I was watching a little of C-SPAN today before I went bike riding and went out and did what I needed to do. Why, because … Continue reading

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Salon: Krist Novoselic: My Plan to Fix Congress, Curb Obstruction

Krist Novoselic: My plan to fix Congress, curb obstruction – Salon.com. It’s when I read blogs like these when I believe that Progressive or Social-Democrats in America really live in the wrong country. And probably be much better off living … Continue reading

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