In an exclusive reported by the Washington Post’s Paul Kane this afternoon, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) has announced he will join Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and lend his support to the Iran deal, bringing the Democrats’ vote total to 33, just one vote short of the 34 needed to uphold a veto of the Republican-drafted resolution to block portions of the agreement. 414 more words
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Yeah, cheaply going for the headline here….
Today it was announced thatNetanyahu Wanted To Attack Iran But Was Overruled….
Now unless you live under a rock, and reportedly there are still three in Delaware who do so, you know that the only reason ANYONE is against the awesome Iran nuclear deal is because of AIPAC and billionaires like Sheldon Adelson who throw large blocks of money at campaigns of US legislators who vote to give $$$ in arms to Israel… 1,587 more words
"Is The Iran Deal ‘Liberal’?": Shifting The Reigning Washington Foreign-Policy Paradigm From War-Making To Deal-Making
So, Senator Chris Coons, what do you think of the Iran deal?
There’s a pause. I have spoken a few times in recent weeks to the Delaware Democratic Senator, because a) he is deeply immersed in the details of this negotiation and b) he’s coming from what seems to me roughly the right place here: He wants to support his president and he wants to see diplomacy succeed, but he doesn’t trust Iran and he wants a deal that has a chance of actually working. 1,137 more words
From Arthur Stamolis of Citizen’s Fair Trade Campaign:
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote again on Fast Track legislation for the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Tuesday morning, and several Democratic Senators still hasn’t committed to vote NO. 501 more words
"I Don’t Follow That Every Day": Selma's Senator Not Really Sure What's Going On With That Voting Rights Stuff
It was just last weekend that people flooded into Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights marches there — marches that led to the Voting Rights Act. 539 more words