Five years after Rick Santelli’s rant on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange that sparked a nationwide movement, the Tea Party had one message to deliver to Washington, D.C., on Thursday: they are not going anywhere.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) is scheduled to speak at an upcoming libertarian conference along with his former aide, Jack Hunter, who left Paul’s office amid controversy over his past career as a neo-Confederate shock jock nicknamed the “Southern Avenger.”
My must read of the day is “The Vetting of Hillary Already Labeled ‘Sexist’ in the Media,” by Noah Rothman in Mediaite.
My must read of the day is “Rand Paul to deliver alternate response to State of the Union,” in the Washington Post.
The office of Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) signaled on Friday afternoon that he would support a new bipartisan Iran sanctions measure currently under consideration in the House.
Lawmakers discussed on Sunday the packed 2014 legislative agenda and focused on the immediate extension of federal unemployment benefits.
“It’s good for the economy,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said. “It’s good for the country. Every one of these people that are long-term unemployed, they spend the money. They don’t put it in the bank. It helps small business. That’s why small businesses favor this … they know it’s good for the economy.”
My must read of the day is “Your guide to the budget deal compromise,” in NBC News.
Fox News viewers were unimpressed with Sen. Rand Paul’s ambiguous comments on Iran sanctions during Monday night’s Special Report panel, according to real-time response data measured by Bing Pulse during the program’s broadcast.