Tag Archive for U. S. Senate

Senate Republicans Block Debate on Financial Reform Bill

Democrats failed to get the cloture vote, on Monday, which is necessary to proceed debate on a financial reform bill putting tougher restrictions on Wall Street. Based on the things they are opposing, it’s an easy sell to voters that Republicans are taking their orders from Wall Street.

Franken Victory Sends Fox News Hosts Over The Edge

From MediaMatters.org: After Norm Coleman conceded the 2008 Minnesota Senate race to Al Franken (D), several Fox News hosts expressed bewilderment, disappointment, and denial about the outcome. For instance, Glenn Beck said of Franken’s victory, “[I]t shows how crazy our country has gone.” He added: “[I]t shows that we’ve lost our minds.” Sean Hannity claimed…

Congresswomen Who???

An aide in Governor Paterson’s office has leaked that Congresswomen Gillibrand is his choice to replace Secretary Hillary Clinton in the Senate report the Associated Press. Apparently she’s a Blue-dog Democrat that supports 2nd Amendment unwaveringly. Great we need more Democrats supporting 2nd Amendment rights. Unfortunately she is also the least gay-friendly Democrat in the…