Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee have amended the $60 billion Hurricane Sandy relief package in an effort to “buy votes” for the measure, Republican sources charge.
Republicans understand that their political leverage is significantly diminished following their electoral drubbing earlier this month, but some fear that the secretive, high-level nature of negotiations underway risks further undermining the GOP position.
October 29, 2012 marks another mournful milestone for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his Democratic colleagues. Today is exactly three and a half years from the last time Senate Democrats passed a formal budget resolution, as required by law.
A report from the Democratic Policy and Communications Center that lists the Democratic Senate majority’s “Accomplishments in the 112th Congress” contains distortions, exaggerations, omissions, and falsehoods.
Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has a number of skeletons in her closet, including close links to radical left-wing pressure groups and a record of helping corporate interests suppress asbestos liability lawsuits.
A secretive political action committee founded to help Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D, Nev.) in his tough 2010 reelection campaign is running attack ads against the Republican opponent of Democratic Senate candidate Shelley Berkley.
Sen. Claire McCaskill claims the Senate passed a budget last year, and calls statements to the contrary a “talking point by the political right,” in a video interview with the Quincy Journal, posted Monday.