Eric Cantor Fail #tcot #hcr

On Saturday evening, health care reform passed the House of Rep. with a 220 to 215 vote.   Despite Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R) promising protesters on Friday that there would be no support behind the bill from the Republicans, a lone GOP vote from Joseph Cao (R-LA) brought screams of “bipartisan” support from the […]

House Vote Allows Rangel To Remain Chairman

WASHINGTON – House Democrats voted down an attempt Tuesday to remove Rep. Charles Rangel as chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee during an ongoing ethics investigation. The action came on the same day the House ethics committee voted to reauthorize a subcommittee of three Democrats and three Republicans to investigate Rangel, a New York Democrat […]

Republicans Ask For No Prosecutions of Bush Administration

Delay in Holder Confirmation Illogical and Unreasonable, Whitehouse Says January 23, 2009   Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a former U.S. Attorney and Attorney General for Rhode Island, today sharply criticized the argument some Republican members of the Committee are making for delaying a […]

Senate to vote Thursday on rest of bailout

” (CNN) — The Senate will vote Thursday on whether the second half of the $700 billion financial rescue package is released, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said late Wednesday. Barack Obama is facing bipartisan opposition to his plans for the bailout funds. Barack Obama is facing bipartisan opposition to his plans for the bailout […]

Veteran Report Card Notables: Hillary Clinton – A Barack Obama – B Joe Biden – B John McCain – D