Tag Archives: GOP obstructionism

The Republican Plan To Take Down Your Government

This is an excellent must read article by Matt Sinovic, Director of ProgressIowa, originally published in the Des Moines Register. When did we stop trusting in our government? The government isn’t some distant, unknown group. It’s “us, you and I” … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court, The Republicans, And Democracy

Within an hour of the news of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on February 13, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., ruled out Senate consideration of any U.S. Supreme Court nominee until the inauguration of the next president in 2017. This … Continue reading

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Grassley Playing Politics With Federal Judge Confirmations

Action Alert from Credo and Daily Kos In 2014, Republicans in the Senate blocked confirmation votes on 22 judicial nominations that they later voted unanimously to confirm, wasting days of legislative time. This year alone, the Senate has confirmed just … Continue reading

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Republicans Not Elected To Govern

All we can say is.. wow..      

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GOP Resorts To Swift Boat Strategy Once Again

Van Jones: Let’s Stop Trying To Please Republicans The GOP were smart when they made the decision to swiftboat Van Jones out of the Obama administration in 2009, because Van Jones is a tremendously powerful force for good. Individuals like … Continue reading

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Senate Republicans Obstruct Passage Of Veterans Jobs Bill

maddowblog.msnbc.com Veterans won’t be getting a new, billion-dollar jobs program, not from this Senate. Republicans on Wednesday afternoon blocked a vote on the Veterans Job Corps Bill after Jeff Sessions of Alabama raised a point of order — he said … Continue reading

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It’s The Republicans, Stupid

It appears that some in the media have realized that it is now time to stop pretending that both sides are equally dysfunctional. politicususa.com On Friday, in a commentary in the Washington Post, Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein … Continue reading

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