Boehner’s reaction to Senate dysfunction is to claim a change of leadership in the Senate has given us a Senate that is actually working.
On Tuesday night’s episode of CNN’s Crossfire, Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) stated that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is wrong in threatening to filibuster the clean debt ceiling bill that passed in the House on Tuesday.
On Wednesday afternoon, both Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) backtracked and said that they would only vote for passing the extension if Democrats would agree to offset the new spending with cuts elsewhere.
Lo and behold, in this least productive year ever in Congressional history, the House was able to get a two-year budget deal passed.
Republican Senators went through with their plan on Wednesday and held up business in the Senate by debating to delay the vote on one of President Obama’s judicial nominees.
After allowing Republican dictators-by-committee to hold sway over a crucial portion of government for nearly five years, Majority Leader Harry Reid did what he should have done three years ago.
Recent appalling decisions by Bush-appointed judges show the importance of getting some Obama-appointed judges on the bench. If only he could
Ted Cruz, not content to show America he does not understand Dr. Seuss, showed us he understands neither facts nor history
Republicans have managed to give the public Republican rule via the filibuster, even though the public elected Democratic rule.
Senate history may have been made today when GOP Sen Mitch McConnell attempted to filibuster his own bill on the debt ceiling. Reid called him out, ‘I guess we have a filibuster of his own bill.’