Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

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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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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Brookings: William A. Galston & E.J. Dionne- “The Case For Universal Voting: Why Making Voting a Duty Would Enhance Our Elections and Improve Our Government”: More Big Government Won’t Equal Better American Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus “William Galston and E.J. Dionne, Jr. make the case for universal voting – a new electoral system in which voting would be regarded as a required, civic duty. They … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion- U.S. Senator Tom Coburn- A Deficit of Debt Discussion

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus: USA Today: Opinion: U.S. Senator Tom Coburn: A Deficit of Debt Discussion This is the main reason why I wish Senator Coburn at least finished his last term in the … Continue reading

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AP: Raw Video- Mark Sherman- Explaining Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling

AP: Raw Video- Mark Sherman- Explaining Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling What I get from Mark Sherman, is that the challenge to the Affordable Care Act in King V Burwell, is that the challengers were saying that the subsidizes through … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: WonkBook- Christopher Ingraham- The Orwellian Deception of Chuck Grassley’s Leniency Industrial Complex

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Anyone who calls them self a Conservative and especially a fiscal Conservative, but who supports the American Prison Industrial Complex and our current criminal justice system, I at the very … Continue reading

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