The Senate is basically a lost cause — the only Democrats I could find who openly oppose action in Syria are Begich and Manchin, and there is more than enough Republican support to get to 60 votes. So the battle is going to be in the House.
|By: Jane Hamsher Saturday July 30, 2011 1:29 pm|
Video: McConnell and Reid spar over vote on Reid amendment today
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday May 6, 2010 10:55 am|
JP Morgan chief Jamie Dimon sits on the board of the NY Federal Reserve. He knows what the Fed is doing. But Hagan says Congress can’t be trusted with that information because they would leak like a seive and the markets would crash. In the short span of a year, she has decided she doesn’t want anyone to tell her anything, and that we should just trust Jamie Dimon to do the right thing.
That’s. . . delightful.
|By: Jon Walker Sunday March 21, 2010 10:53 am|
Welcome to the liveblog on the House of Representative’s health insurance reform vote live on C-Span). Whether you support the bill or opposite it, whether the bill passes or doesn’t this is a historic vote. If a potential deal is struck with the Stupak bloc and the “pro-choice” caucus does not bolt, there would [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday June 29, 2009 11:21 am|
Gene Taylor is utterly and completely safe. He won 74.6% of the vote in 2008, and 79.8% in 2006. He’s beloved.
Periello, on the other hand, was a photo finish at 50.1% to Virgil Goode’s 49.8%.
Whatever this is about, it ain’t about protecting “vulnerable” Blue Dogs at risk of losing their seats.
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Tuesday November 4, 2008 12:59 pm|
Election Protection is getting reports of Ohio voters whose names have mysteriously vanished from the voter rolls:
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Monday November 3, 2008 9:05 am|
A mercenary firm in Oregon offered to provide “security” on election day in case voters “get out of control,” Danger Room reports
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Tuesday October 21, 2008 7:40 am|
Brave New Films released a new short film yesterday debunking the McCain campaign’s smears against ACORN. The film argues that spurious charges against the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now are part of a larger Republican strategy to depress the turnount of low income, minority, and young voters in battleground states.
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Friday October 17, 2008 10:43 am|
Why have the Republicans redoubled their attacks on the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) as Obama’s lead increases?
|By: Lindsay Beyerstein Tuesday October 14, 2008 10:42 am|
For a minute, forget the difference between voter fraud and registration fraud and the history of ACORN-bashing as voter suppression. Has anyone stopped to consider whether the Republican National Congressional Committee’s allegations against ACORN make any sense?