Tag Archives: U.S. Senate
Posted on30. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
President Obama kicked off his week by continuing the quest to fill his empty Cabinet positions. In a move that was surprising to me, he nominated Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx to be the 17th Secretary of Transportation. In his role, if confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Foxx would oversee the entire federal government [...]
Posted on24. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
Most of my readers don’t live in Montana, but this news may be important to you. Yet another member of the U.S. Senate has decided to call it quits on the lawmaking body at the end of their next term. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) announced on Tuesday that he will not seek re-election for his seat [...]
Posted on23. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
This cartoon says it all. We were greeted with countless acts of heroism and selflessness in Boston last week. But, please don’t forget about the U.S. Senate dropped the ball on more protections from gun violence. While people in Boston were treating blood-covered victims, our simple-ass lawmakers in Washington, D.C. wouldn’t even require a background [...]
Posted on18. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
The U.S. Senate, as many of us have long known, is a lawmaking body that can be bought and sold like an expensive pair of shoes. It takes money to play in Washington, please believe. And, many of our lawmakers carry a price tag. The highest bidder on Wednesday was the National Rifle Association (NRA), [...]
Posted on17. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
President Obama took the gloves off on Senate Republicans in a blazing speech at the White House on Wednesday afternoon. He spoke to the press, flanked by family members of at least one the fallen children in Newtown, Connecticut, about the failed outcome of the vote on the strengthening of gun laws. Former U.S. Rep. [...]