Tag Archives: U.S. Congress

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: Karina Longworth- The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Slate: Karina Longworth- The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question I blog about political correctness and what I at least see as fascism on … 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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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Crash Course: Craig Benzine- The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics The main reason why we have a bicameral Congress made up of a House of Representatives and a … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office After spending a few months trying to lead the Tea Party and rest of the … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix Gov- Molly E. Reynolds: Can Speaker Paul Ryan Keep His Promise of Amendment Opportunities For the Rank and File?

Source: Brookings Institution: Fix Gov- Molly E. Reynolds: Can Speaker Paul Ryan Keep His Promise of Amendment Opportunities For the Rank and File? Warning! This piece may come off as inside Congress and the beltway wonky for all of you … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: No Taxation Without Representation!

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat It is not often that I blog about no taxation without representation and perhaps I should blog about it more, because it is a clear issue as well as constitutional … Continue reading

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