Donor: Harry Reid's Endorsement In Maryland "Insulting" To Black Community
Steve Phillips says Reid endorsing a fellow Democrat in leadership neglects black candidates like Donna Edwards and Ben Jealous who are considering a run. "That's how you perpetuate an unequal status quo," he tells BuzzFeed News.
GOP Congressman: Reid "Fanning Flames Of Hatred"; Obama "Most Socialistic Administration"
Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp was speaking to Newsmax TV Wednesday where he said Democratic Sen. Harry Reid was attempting to fan the "flames of hatred, jealousy, and greed" when speaking of the Koch Brothers and Mitt Romney.
Harry Reid: "Senate Republicans Are Addicted To Koch"
Koch is pronounced like "coke," which is a reference to "cocaine," which Merriam-Webster defines as "a bitter crystalline alkaloid C17H21NO4 obtained from coca leaves that is used especially in the form of its hydrochloride medically as a topical anesthetic and illicitly for its euphoric effects and that may result in a compulsive psychological need." The Senate majority leader continues his war on the Republican mega donors Charles and David Koch.
Mitch McConnell Focuses Speech On Becoming Senate Majority Leader
As his re-election campaign kicks off, the Republican Leader in the Senate tries to ignore his opponents and remind supporters he's really close to being in charge. "This is not just an election about who gets to be Senator from Kentucky, this is about who sets the agenda for America," he said.
Senate Filibustering As Explained By "Mean Girls"
UPDATE: Harry Reid dropped the bomb. Maybe you heard about filibustering in the Senate and the threat of a "nuclear option," and maybe you're still a little bit confused about what it all means. Sit back and let the cast of Mean Girls walk you through the finer points.