Sen. Warner shares voices of furloughed Virginians on Senate floor “I come to the floor today to try to provide real world examples of the damaging impacts caused by our inability to do our jobs,” Sen. Warner told his colleagues ... In 2010, he co-founded the bipartisan Gang of Six, which worked for two years ... 02/22/2014 - 7:56 am | View Link
Ex-GOP John Warner endorses Dem Sen. Mark Warner Chuck Robb. But this is the first time he has endorsed a Democrat outright. John Warner praised his successor, also a centrist, for seeking bipartisan solutions. "You see him crossing that aisle to try to form teams to solve problems," John Warner said. 01/27/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
Ex-GOP Sen. John Warner endorses Dem RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Republican Sen. John W. Warner, never bashful about defying the Virginia GOP establishment, endorsed his Democratic successor’s re-election bid Monday. “There are times you must, I think, recognize that certain individuals ... 01/26/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Sen. Tammy Baldwin pushes to create forestry jobs while Sen. Ron Johnson sits on sidelines: Our View It is an absurd justification for sitting out a bipartisan effort that absolutely would translate into actual, flesh-and-blood jobs for northern Wisconsin. Instead, Johnson this month announced a lawsuit against the federal government, challenging the ... 01/16/2014 - 7:59 pm | View Link
Sen. Bennet seeks bipartisan assurances in taking partisan job wanted to make sure it would not interfere with my ability to work in a bipartisan way in the Senate," Bennet said ... Heading the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee pushes him into a leadership position in his first full term in the U.S. Senate ... 12/9/2012 - 6:05 pm | View Link
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Latest News Senator Warner enjoyed answering the students’ thoughtful questions. One asked about the proper role of government. Senator Warner, who serves as the chairman of ... 03/9/2014 - 1:01 am | View Website
CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak There will be no more hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay, according to a new document first reported on Monday night. Not because the the detainees of the military prison are giving up on the tactic, though. Instead, the military is transitioning to referring to hunger strikes as “long-term non-religious fasts.” The shift was first reported on the newly minted VICE News which obtained a copy of the document that contained the change, a standard operating procedure (SOP) manual innocuously titled “Medical Management of Detainees With Weight Loss.” Under the new guidelines, according to VICE, the previous liberal use of the phrase “hunger strike” had vanished.
The Senate has passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions. Instead, $126 million over the coming decade will go for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and down syndrome.
President Barack Obama is bolstering his party's campaign coffers, joining an ally of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to help the Democratic National Committee climb out of a worrisome deficit.
Hemant Mehta writes at The Friendly Atheist that students in Oregon are being allowed to skip fundamental classes in order to attend what he calls an “indoctrination program.”
According to Mehta, PREP4Kids offers a shuttle to transfer students from Banks Elementary School to Banks Community United Methodist Church. Once there, they learn “about God and how He made the world.”
The program claims to be non-denominational, and teaches the Christian Bible in four-year cycles.
(Credit: AP)This is big news, because Dianne Feinstein is the dysfunctional mother who insists her national security boys would never do anything wrong. But the Senate is always quick to protect themselves from abuses they tolerate for ordinary citizens. Stay tuned:
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday sharply accused the CIA of violating federal law and undermining the constitutional principle of congressional oversight as she detailed publicly for the first time how the agency secretly removed documents from computers used by her panel to investigate a controversial interrogation program.
Senate Democrats were up all night talking climate change and yes, Dr. Seuss made an appearance. Lawmakers took turns over a 14-hour period to rail against Republican inertia toward global warming on the Senate floor.