Tag Archive for US Senate

Kagan’s Passes Senate Committee’s Muster

We appear to be days away from the confirmation of a new Supreme Court Justice.  The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Solictor General Elena Kagan by a vote of 13-6 with one Republican joining Democrats in voting yes. Here’s the story from the New York Times. The nomination now goes before the full Senate with…

Senator Robert Byrd dies

The longest serving member of the United States Senate, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, has died.  See more about the Senator’s career here.  He cast more votes in the United States Senate than any other senator. The video below is from the Associated Press.

Yes We Can/Hell No You Can’t Mash Up Goes Viral

It had to happen.  A mash up of 2008′s Will.i.am’s “Yes We Can” music video together with GOP Congressman John Boehner’s speech in Congress on healthcare reform is storming the Internet.  Take this into consideration as Republican senaotrs are invoking obscure rules to stop working at 2PM EDT or 11AM PDT to delay the work…

Michael Steele wants to know….

The same geniuses who sent me the signed photo of John McCain and Sarah Palin last fall are at it again; I received a 2009 Obama Agenda Survey in the mail from the Republican National Committee.  The survey questions are like the survey questions on the Orange Juice Blog — there are no choices that…