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Friday Factoid: Impeachment Tennessee-Style

Ray Blanton  was a successful politician and he served in the Tennessee legislature, Congress, and as Governor of Tennessee. He served as Governor from 1975 to 1979. 531 more words

Republicans Will Win the Fight Over Neil Gorsuch. Some Worry They Will Regret It

In all likelihood, Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the Supreme Court later this week. But senators from both parties fear that the fight to put him there will dramatically change the upper chamber and the court. 818 more words


In 2015 Republicans in Congress overwhelmingly passed a measure to repeal Obamacare. The repeal package, embedded in a budget reconciliation bill, never had a chance to become law as long as President Obama was in office and could veto it. 505 more words

Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander Concerning the Hearing of Betsy Devos

January 23, 2017

Dear Senator Alexander,

I am writing today concerning the nomination process of Betsy DeVos. It is my understanding that, as the Chairman of the Senate HELP committee, that you were in charge of the proceedings where senators were given the opportunity to examine the qualifications of and question Ms. 360 more words

Labor stands united against Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

GRAND RAPIDS January 30, 2017– As the Senate prepares to vote on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for the position of Secretary of Education, labor leaders from across the state of Michigan and the country stand united in opposition to her leading our nation’s education department. 582 more words

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