Tag Archive for US Senate

LA Times Endorses Boxer for Senate, Brown for Governor

The Los Angeles Times issued its endorsements for the top two races in California this election — and the editorial board on First Street has come out in favor of Senator Barbara Boxer for Senate and AG Jerry Brown for Governor.  Boxer’s endorsement ran in today’s edition while Brown’s endorsement ran in Sunday’s newspaper. On…

Best Political Button of the Season

Christine O’Donnell is the Tea Party candidate (don’t call her a Tea-Bagger) for Republicans running for US Senate in Delaware.  She’s noted as a strong advocate against sex outside of the marriage and against masturbation.  Her home is either in foreclosure or has liens placed against it and she’s running on a platform of fiscal…

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. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gyug7cCWvoo&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

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

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmlgwwCHof8[/youtube] 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…

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…