• by Lahdee

    Somebody has put something in the water of Senate Democrats. In a reversal of their wishy, washy approach to Health Insurance Reform the caucus has taken a firm stand on Wall Street Reform. The Majority Leader is looking to begin debate on legislation to tighten regulation of the nation’s financial system and the republicans are […]

  • by Lahdee

    Christmas Gifts for everyone! I’m first, of course. Lahdee – A Senate healthcare bill. Sure it’s not everything a liberal Democrat would like to see, and sure it doesn’t include a public option or removal of monopoly protection for insurance companies and sure the mandate gives it all away, but it’s moved out of the […]

  • by Lahdee

    Al Franken made a living calling out republican BS and taking down their talking points. So it’s no surprise really he’d follow that lead as a U.S. Senator. This time the junior Senator from Minnesota has struck with an amendment to H.R. 3326, the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010, which the President signed on […]

  • by Lahdee

    Number two man in the Senate, Jon Kyl of Arizona, announced today he’ll be hosting a “Refresher Day” for Senators and their staffs before Congress returns from its August holiday. While the Senator was not available for comment his spokesperson Nonie Naisaier said, “Yes, Senator Kyl plans to host an event. He feels it is […]

  • by Lahdee

    Via dday at Hullabaloo, Think Progress reports on a fine bit of hardball politics. Ever the blowhard Senator Jon Kyl, republican of Arizona, in an appearance last Sunday on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos says of the stimulus, which he believes is a waste of, well just about everything holy and patriotic, “What I […]

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