If Democrats fail to keep the majority in the Senate, they’ll move quickly in November to confirm the next Attorney General.
Going to hurt his farmer cred.
Yes, I do sleep on a copy of Atlas Shrugged.
Immigration position “may influence some people right now, but right now is not 2016,” Sen. Chuck Grassley said.
The final vote count was 68–32, legislation now moves to the House.
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy has compromised more than most to get immigration reform through the Senate. “I think he understands what the market can bear,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham.
Because it’s the Congress we deserve, not the Congress we need right now.
“It will help shed light on the weaknesses in our system … [and] how can we beef up security checks on people who would enter the United States,” Iowa’s Chuck Grassley says. Rubio’s office acknowledges “legitimate policy questions,” but says immigration reform will make the country safer.
Grassley’s decision to tone it down on Twitter made freshman Democratic senator “so sad.”
Leader of Iowa Republicans says the process that gave us Michele Bachmann may need to go. But don’t touch the caucuses.
“A lot of time I get unpleasant [responses],” the 79-year-old lawmaker says of reactions to his offbeat Twitter musings. Assume Twitter Dead.
“You’d think [because] he served in the Senate, it’d be different. But he evidently doesn’t like to interact with members of Congress,” the Senator tells BuzzFeed.
An unwillingness by nominees like Lew to discuss specifics makes the meetings meaningless, spokesman says.
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Thanksgiving in the political Twittersphere.
Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley’s cell phone went off while speaking today.
” I love Tweeting, but I don’t like to type.”
The Iowa Senator is known for his dadaist twitter account.
Senator Chuck Grassley (Iowa-R) applauded U.S. ambassador Susan Rice’s strong statement about “Soviet Russia” and “Red China” Saturday afternoon. Only Rice didn’t say anything about “Soviet Russia” and “Red China.”