Help for 9/11 Rescue Workers Sacrificed on Altar of Arcane Senate Procedure

By: Thursday December 9, 2010 11:58 am

Sometimes the often irresponsible behavior of the United States Senate rises to a new, more disgusting level that still manages to physically make me ill. Today, a bill that would provide help finding health care for the 9/11 rescue workers sickened as a result of their selfless actions failed in the Senate because it managed [...]

Did Harry Reid Use The Public Option To Punk The Democratic Base?

By: Tuesday February 16, 2010 3:12 pm

Today, Sen Michael Bennet (D-CO) sent Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) a letter co-signed by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH). It asked Reid to add the public option to health care reform using reconciliation. The letter makes the case that a public option is popular, good politics, good policy, [...]

Americans United’s “Fighting For Middle Class Families” Ads

By: Monday June 2, 2008 11:30 am

This one above is for Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire. Similar ads are up for Reps. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Nick Lampson (D-TX) and Kirten Gillibrand (D-NY).