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Rand Paul's 'Stratigic Ambiguity' Toward Iran

Rand Paul’s foreign policy leaves many questions.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY recently opened his mind about foreign policy, specifically in regards to what he would do about Iran and its drive to acquire nuclear weapons. 473 more words


Term Limits: Senate - George Mason, Virginia Ratifying Convention

George Mason, Virginia Ratifying Convention

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The senators are chosen for six years. They are not recallable for those six years, and are re-eligible at the end of the six years. 310 more words


Spokeswoman: Sebelius 'Not Considering A Run For The Senate'

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday. 487 more words


Senatorial Courtesy, Blue Slips Caught in the Fallout

Ian Millhiser has a very good piece on judicial nominations and blue slips over at Think Progress. It covers a lot of ground and is a wonderful read. 520 more words

Legislative Procedure

"Feigning Outrage": Outraised By Grimes, McConnell Rethinks Money-As-Speech

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) has once again outraised Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) in their 2014 Senate race — and all of a sudden, McConnell no longer seems so enthusiastic about the use of money as free speech. 385 more words


Harry Reid: Rancher's supporters are 'domestic terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy are “domestic terrorists.”

The comments by the Senate’s top Democrat, made in Las Vegas on Thursday, seem to ratchet up the rhetoric in a dispute over grazing rights that the rancher’s supporters say is an example of government overreach. 169 more words