Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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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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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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