The Arizona Republican wants to live up to Tom Coburn’s legacy and get back to what started his rise to the Senate in the first place. “They’ll come after him with knives,” Coburn says.
While many in the conservative base stew over the president’s decision to end half a century of frosty relations with Cuba, the list of Republicans in Washington on board with the plan is growing.
He declined to mention that on the show.
The Arizona congressional delegation asked the federal government to pay back the $465,000 it spent to open the Grand Canyon for five days during the shutdown.
Bipartisan Senate majority may want to move towards final passage, but House Republicans aren’t in any mood to take up massive immigration bill.
Rep. Joe Heck’s son Joey has made several racist, homophobic, and sexist remarks on Twitter. “I apologize to everyone he may have offended,” the Congressman tells BuzzFeed.
“He has apologized and I apologize as well,” says Senator Jeff Flake.
“Folks are sweating back there right now.”
“Fish, crab, coconuts.. and more coconuts.”
“I have got a bugaboo about swag.”
“We never stop monitoring you.”
Can you tell from their faces?
“Nothing like waking up to a poll saying you’re the nation’s least popular senator,” the Arizona Republican deadpanned on Facebook recently.
“I hope it will receive a majority vote in the committee,” Judiciary Committee member Richard Blumenthal says of same-sex couples’ immigration measure. “My hope is that Republicans who may be talking about this provision being a deal breaker will reconsider.”
“Bottom line, we’re very close. I’d say we’re 90 percent there. We have a few little problems,” Sen. Schumer says.
Barely clothed, running for Senate the Scott Brown way.
Amendment by Rep. Jeff Flake would have ended funding for emergency operations centers that helped coordinate response to Sandy.
Democrat Richard Carmona has been trying to move past allegations he doesn’t work well with women. This may not help.
Jeff Flake’s views on term limits have become a campaign issue in his race for the Senate. In 2000, he pledged to limit his own time in office.
Congressman and Arizona Senate candidate testified in support of South Africa’s Apartheid government in 1987. UPDATED