In 2014, the Republican party took control of the senate. They have used that majority to wield incredible power over Democrats. The GOP led Senate was able to push through a massive tax break for the rich. They were also able to prevent Donald Trump from being impeached in early 2020.
Ranked-choice voting will likely decide Maine’s 2020 Senate race between Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon (D) and Senator Susan Collins (R), according to a new poll released today by Colby College that shows the two candidates “nearly in a dead heat.”
Not only has the GOP packed the judiciary, but they've completely undermined the idea of an apolitical, independent court.
This is a shameful, 11th-hour power grab from a Republican Party that's officially on its political deathbed.
Restaurants have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Indoor eateries have been highlighted as places where the illness could spread more quickly than others.
And the Republican party has been oddly focused on the food services industry. Recently, when he was asked what people don’t like wearing masks, Donald Trump replied by saying waiters.
Democrats forced the Senate into a rare closed session as they are protesting the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett.
Sen. Lindsey Graham is counting on getting Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to win reelection for him, but Democrats denied him the spotlight by boycotting the vote.
Chuck Schumer couldn't speak directly about the classified briefing he received but he was able to suggest that DNI Ratcliffe was lying about Iran's motivations.
All Georgia voters have to do is roll the tape to understand exactly what the Republican senator was doing.
Earlier this morning, President Donald Trump wrote a tweet singling out Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), who faces a troubling path to reelection.
“There is a nasty rumor out there that @SenatorCollins of Maine will not be supporting our great United States Supreme Court Nominee,” Trump wrote, referencing Amy Coney Barrett, who just wrapped four days of highly contentious hearings. “Well, she didn’t support Healthcare or my opening up 5000 square miles of Ocean to Maine, so why should this be any different. Not worth the work!”
Mitch McConnell is refusing to allow the Senate to vote on a pandemic stimulus bill, but he will vote to confirm a Supreme Court justice.
Speaking to reporters in Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Republicans have enough votes to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court later this month.
“She’ll come out of committee next Thursday … and we’ll go to the floor with her on Friday the 23rd and stay on it until we finish,” McConnell said.”We have the votes.”
Democrats must also win back the Senate if they want a shot at implementing a policy agenda that will put America back on the right track.
Lindsey Graham has typically had an easy road to reelection since joining the United States senate in 2002. But his toadyism towards Donald Trump has made him one of the most unpopular lawmakers in America.
In a piece for The Washington Post, regular contributor Helaine Olen writes that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) “is laughing at our nation’s suffering,” saying that his behavior in “response to the economic catastrophe that has resulted from the pandemic is full-on contempt for the suffering and needy.”
Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) denounced what he referred to as the current state of “vile” and “vituperative” American politics. His comments were a direct criticism of President Donald Trump, whom he blames for much of the political climate.
The Cook Political Report for the first time found that Democrats are favored to win the Senate and remove Mitch McConnell from power.
Lindsey Graham is terrified that he is going to lose his Senate seat to Jaime Harrison, so he is begging for cash on Fox.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) participated maskless at Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing with no doctor's confirmation that his COVID symptoms are gone.
The hearing that Lindsey Graham, Mitch McConnell, and Trump are rushing through has given Democrats a national platform on the pandemic and healthcare.