Manchin and Heitkamp Are Getting Pressure to Vote for Kavanaugh

The ultra-conservative Judicial Crisis Network (JCN) is spending big money to pressure red-state Democrats Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. In a new ad buy the group is making one final push on behalf of Donald Trump’s beleaguered Supreme Court nominee. read more

Kavanaugh’s Fate Totally Depends on Collins and Murkowski

Just like with last year’s vote on Obamacare, Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation will all come down to Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski. Two GOP senators must vote against Kavanaugh for his confirmation to fail, and these two women senators are the only ones in their party ever to vote against the wishes of Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump. read more

Ad Shows Manchin Shooting Down Anti-Obamacare Lawsuit With a Gun

In a new TV ad Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia shoots downlawsuit backed by his Republican opponent who is known to be anti-ObamaCare. Manchin’s new ad is reminiscent of his well-known 2010 video shooting a climate change bill. read more

4 Red State Democrats Turn Down Trump Invitation To SCOTUS Pick Announcement

Red state Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly (Indiana), Joe Manchin (West Virginia). Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota), and Doug Jones (Alabama) were invited by Trump to attend his Supreme Court nominee announcement at the White House. They all turned him down.

Sen. Joe Manchin Tells Al Franken Not To Resign Because He Is Being Railroaded

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) told CNN that Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) shouldn't resign because he is being railroaded and denied the due process of a Senate ethics investigation.

3 Red State Democrats Just Dealt A Crushing Blow To The Republican Tax Bill

Red state Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin (WV), Joe Donnelly (IN), and Heidi Heitkamp (ND) announced on Tuesday that they would be voting against the Republican tax bill.

Meet The 3 Democrats Who Betrayed Their Party By Voting To End Gorsuch Filibuster

Red state Democrats Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-MN), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) voted with Republicans to end cloture during the reconsideration and move Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination forward.

Red State Democrats Fear Trump No More As Sen. Joe Manchin Shifts On Russia Investigation

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) shifted on his stance that an independent investigation wasn't needed into the Trump/Russia scandal while telling the President that he still needed to apologize to President Obama for his wiretap lies.

Senate Republicans Unanimously Block Amendment To Keep Keystone Oil In The United States

GOP Senators killed amendments requiring Keystone oil be kept in the U.S., and mandating that the pipeline be built with U.S. steel.

Harry Reid Throws Blue Dogs A Bone By Naming Senator Jon Tester New Chair Of The DSCC

On Thursday, Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) will take over as Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, replacing Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO).

Corporate Media’s Idea Of Diversity: Nearly All Sunday Show Guests Were White GOP Men

On this week's five Sunday news shows (CNN's State of the Union, ABC's This Week, NBC's Meet the Press, CBS' Face the Nation and Fox News Sunday) almost all of the guests that were brought on for interviews were white Republican males.

Lack of Diversity on Display as White Male Republicans Dominated the Sunday Shows in 2013

Well, when looking at the most frequent guests on these shows in 2013, it is apparent that the opinions that were most valued by these shows were from older, white, male Republicans.

Extortion: The United States Senate’s Newest Racket

American government has lost its designation as a representative democracy, and is turning into a racket where one man, or one party, dictates its will on the entire government, and apparently no-one is willing to stop the demise of democratic rule. There is much talk about compromise and bipartisanship from the Democrats, and the White House, but in the 21st Century American democracy, it is a fallacy and a joke.