All posts tagged "Congress"

  • Alabama Election Officials Expect Lower Turnout In Wake Of Moore Controversy

    Alabama’s Secretary of State John Merrill is expecting turnout to be a quarter of a million votes lower than he had initially expected, NBC News reported on Monday. Instead of a turnout rate of around 25 percent, Merrill...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
  • Sen. Ron Johnson
    GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Against Tax Bill

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said on Wednesday that he does not support the current Republican tax legislation as it is written, making him the first member of the GOP to officially oppose the legislation. Johnson did say,...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
  • ME TOO Act Seeks To Address Sexual Harassment Problems In Congress

    Sexual harassment in Congress is a huge problem. Women who work in the halls of Capitol Hill have described how they have avoided entering elevators with men, if doing so means they’d be the only female inside....

    • Posted November 16, 2017
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham said he didn't know about the Niger operation.
    Senators Had No Clue U.S. Troops Were In Niger

    In interviews given on CNN and NBC, a number of key Senators are saying they had no idea that the United States had deployed troops to Niger despite a claim from the Pentagon that Congress had been kept...

    • Posted October 23, 2017
  • Obamacare has helped millions of Americans get the care they need.
    Obamacare Stopgap May Come In Late 2017

    The measures originally conceived by Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to fill the hole that President Trump left in Obamacare when he ended cost-sharing payments could come as part of the year-end spending package...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
  • Former Trump aide Carter Page
    Carter Page Says He’ll Plead the Fifth

    Once eager to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about so-called “hate crimes” by the Clinton campaign, former Trump aide Carter Page now says he’ll plead the fifth amendment in an attempt to avoid turning over documents...

    • Posted October 12, 2017
  • Is Corker Planting The Seeds For The 25th Amendment?

    Could Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker be playing the long-game with President Donald Trump? At least one commentator thinks so. CNN host Michael Smerconish said on Monday that he believes Corker is “planting seeds” in Congress that may...

    • Posted October 9, 2017
  • President Donald Trump
    Trump’s Unpopularity Is Truly Something To Behold

    President Donald Trump is an unpopular president — that much is not under dispute. But just how bad are his approval ratings? Taking a look at the Gallup Daily poll, and the trends it presents to us...

    • Posted October 9, 2017
  • Chuck Grassley
    Grassley Has Private Meeting with Rosenstein

    Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently met with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about the Justice Department’s decision to prevent senior FBI officials from testifying before Congress about the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. “We’ve...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
  • Roy Moore
    Senate Candidate Roy Moore Fails to Disclose $150,000 in Ethics Filings

    According to the Daily Beast, polarizing anti-LGBT Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore failed to disclose up to $150,000 in paperwork he filed with the Senate Ethics Committee. In disclosure forms he filed in June with the...

    • Posted September 29, 2017