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Whitehouse: I Think McConnell Gave Collins a 'Hall Pass' on Witnesses to Help Her Electoral Prospects

Whitehouse: I Think McConnell Gave Collins a 'Hall Pass' on Witnesses to Help Her Electoral Prospects

During MSNBC’s impeachment coverage on Thursday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said that he thinks Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) announced her support for additional witnesses and documents in the
Dem Sen. Whitehouse: 'I Doubt' There Will Be Witnesses in Impeachment Trial

Dem Sen. Whitehouse: 'I Doubt' There Will Be Witnesses in Impeachment Trial

During a Thursday interview on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) sounded off on the possibility of witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial. With Democrats and Republicans at an impasse
Senate Dems Submit FOIA Request To DOJ To Get Info On Ukraine, Efforts To Probe Biden

Senate Dems Submit FOIA Request To DOJ To Get Info On Ukraine, Efforts To Probe Biden

A handful of Senate Democrats used a public records request law to try to compel the Justice Department to give...
Tom Steyer Met with Opposition at D.C. Climate Strike

Tom Steyer Met with Opposition at D.C. Climate Strike

Longtime climate activist and Democrat presidential hopeful Tom Steyer was met with opposition Friday as he attended the climate march in D.C., according to a source on the scene.
Pelosi : No, we’re not wasting time on impeaching Kavanaugh

Pelosi : No, we’re not wasting time on impeaching Kavanaugh

Showdown with Nadler coming? The post Pelosi : No, we’re not wasting time on impeaching Kavanaugh appeared first on Hot Air.
Mitch McConnell: Kavanaugh attacks follow a familiar pattern ‘Shoot first, correct the facts later’

Mitch McConnell: Kavanaugh attacks follow a familiar pattern ‘Shoot first, correct the facts later’

"This is not normal political behavior." The post Mitch McConnell: Kavanaugh attacks follow a familiar pattern ‘Shoot first, correct the facts later’ appeared first on Hot Air.
Senate Republicans to SCOTUS: Democrats are a threat to your independence

Senate Republicans to SCOTUS: Democrats are a threat to your independence

"Their court-packing plans are ... a direct, immediate threat to the independence of the judiciary." The post Senate Republicans to SCOTUS: Democrats are a threat to your independence appeared first
Five Democratic senators just declared all-out war on the Supreme Court

Five Democratic senators just declared all-out war on the Supreme Court

A tone of ritualized obsequiousness pervades most briefs filed in the Supreme Court of the United States. Judges are powerful and at the Supreme Court level, unaccountable. They wield enormous,
Dem warns SCOTUS a pro-Second Amendment ruling will lead to court packing

Dem warns SCOTUS a pro-Second Amendment ruling will lead to court packing

You've been warned The post Dem warns SCOTUS a pro-Second Amendment ruling will lead to court packing appeared first on Hot Air.
Dem Senators Demand DOJ, FBI Prioritize Radical Right-Wing Terrorism

Dem Senators Demand DOJ, FBI Prioritize Radical Right-Wing Terrorism

From the Long Overdue News Department, today’s reminder that Donald Trump, who campaigned on using the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism,” has to this day still never publicly uttered the phrase
Barr Defends His Use Of ‘Spying’: It’s ‘A Good English Word’

Barr Defends His Use Of ‘Spying’: It’s ‘A Good English Word’

Attorney General Bill Barr on Wednesday defended his use of the word “spying” to refer to authorized activities by U.S....
A US senator’s angry quest to crack down on dirty money

A US senator’s angry quest to crack down on dirty money

The Rhode Island senator is aiming to stamp out shell corporations and other forms of hidden money
Big Pharma Gives Big Money to the Senators Who Will Question Drug Company CEOs Today

Big Pharma Gives Big Money to the Senators Who Will Question Drug Company CEOs Today

The CEOs of America’s largest drug companies will testify on Capitol Hill today. But will U.S. senators really hold their feet to the fire after taking so much money from those same drug

Senator Says House GOP May Have Obstructed Mueller

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) told Yahoo News that Republicans in the House of Representatives may have worked to obstruct justice in the ongoing Russia probe by special counsel Robert Mueller. Said
Senators are suing to get "unconfirmed lackey" Matt Whitaker’s appointment declared unconstitutional

Senators are suing to get "unconfirmed lackey" Matt Whitaker’s appointment declared unconstitutional

"The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey ... whose stated purpose, apparently, is undermining a major investigation into the president"
Sheldon Whitehouse’s Frustrating, Illogical Remarks on D.C. Statehood

Sheldon Whitehouse’s Frustrating, Illogical Remarks on D.C. Statehood

Donald Trump’s presidency has sparked a rolling national discussion about the long-term vitality of America’s democratic system. Democrats are more than happy to talk about how his rise to power

WATCH: Dem senator who questioned Kavanaugh about ‘boofing’ gets ironic nickname in new political ad

A top Democratic senator who questioned Brett Kavanaugh about “boofing” during his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee late last month is the subject of…
“Gasbag”: GOP challenger takes aim at Senator Boof in new ad

“Gasbag”: GOP challenger takes aim at Senator Boof in new ad

Boofed? The post “Gasbag”: GOP challenger takes aim at Senator Boof in new ad appeared first on Hot Air.
Former Obama/Hillary aides: The FBI has to get to the bottom of … “boofing”

Former Obama/Hillary aides: The FBI has to get to the bottom of … “boofing”

Boof truthers? The post Former Obama/Hillary aides: The FBI has to get to the bottom of … “boofing” appeared first on Hot Air.
The real meaning of judicial temperament

The real meaning of judicial temperament

In the US, September 2018 will likely be remembered as the month of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, where America learned that the controversial federal judge…