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Brookings Institution: Governance Studies- Molly Reynolds: Limitations of The Senate Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Warning! This article is only for truly hard-core political and Congressional junkies and people who haven’t slept in days and need to fall asleep real quick. Great bedtime reading for … Continue reading

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Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement I would love to say I’m even surprised to see Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Chairman Chuck … Continue reading

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Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act

Slate: Blog: Beth Ethier: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Promotes Industrial Hemp: Senate Leader is Fighting to Remove Hemp From Controlled Substances Act This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress This might be the only bipartisan bill … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion: Jonathan Capehart: “John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding”: How Senate Democrats Should Try to Fix Another GOP Mess

Washington Post: Opinion: Jonathan Capehart: John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress It is not often that I agree with House Speaker John Boehner on … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Brian Beutler- 2015 Congress Will Shake Up America’s Boring Politics: How Will a Party That Doesn’t Believe in Government Govern

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Here is sort of what the lighter more positive side of a united Republican Congress at least for Democrats, but perhaps bad for the rest of the country. A party that … Continue reading

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DSCC: Alison Lundgeran Grimes

Good news for Senate Democrats

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▶Washington Post: Video: Mitch McConnell’s Worst Week

▶ Mitch McConnell's 'Worst Week' – YouTube. Mitch McConnell has two realistic chances of losing reelection in 2014 and not being a member of the next Congress. Most incumbents in Congress House or Senate are only lucky enough to have … Continue reading

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