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Democratic Senator regrets changing filibuster rules now that Donald Trump is President-elect

  Several years ago Harry Reid invoked the so-called “nuclear option” (no, that is not quite right because it was only called the “nuclear option” by Democrats when Republicans threatened to do it. 311 more words

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Bipartisan Disapproval Follows Bill Clinton's Meeting With Loretta Lynch

“No lawyer in their right mind should have been in this meeting under these circumstances. Every law school student knows that.”

By Carrie Johnson
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Senator Chris Coons: Senate Should Consider Obama Nominee

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Delaware Senator Chris Coons called on Republican leaders in the Senate and on the Senate Judiciary committee to hold confirmations hearing and a vote on President Obama’s impending nominee for the vacancy on the Supreme Court, and to break with statements they’ve previously made promising to not take action until next year. 553 more words

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US Treasury Urged to Sanction Iran Airline Partners for Aiding Hezbollah

Sputnik — 05.03.2016

The US government has been urged to impose economic sanctions on any company doing business with the private Iranian airline Mahan Air, four US senators wrote in a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.

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Del. Senator Backs President's Executive Actions On Gun Control

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – US Attorney General Loretta Lynch received both praise and criticism this past week at a Capitol Hill hearing on President Obama’s executive order on gun control. 213 more words

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Democrat Senator Calls for Additional Taxes to Finance Conflict against ISIS

It’s a long time running joke that nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. In all honesty, it isn’t a joke;  but a verifiable truth.  1,490 more words

This Democrat Wants to Hike Your Taxes to Pay for War

December 28, 2015—Next year’s Christmas may come early for Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/Daesh) terrorists, says The Hill.

According to the political news hub, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) used an op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer to criticize Congress for not doing enough to boost yet another military intervention in the Middle East. 369 more words

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