Post Tagged with: "Lame Duck"

December 29, 2010 06:45

Is the Republican Party Finished?

Congressional Republicans failed to leverage their victory into political clout and collapsed like a house of cards in the lame-duck session.

December 21, 2010 08:10

Scott Brown hands Obama lame duck START

Scott Brown (R-Mass.) told reporters Monday afternoon that he would vote to ratify the treaty and also support a motion to end debate

December 11, 2010 08:47

Incoming congressmen want a say on tax rate deal

Two newly elected congressmen weigh in on the tax cut deal that they can’t vote on.

November 22, 2010 03:50

Thanks for Nothing

We must redouble our efforts to turn back the tide. We must limit the government before the government limits us.

November 18, 2010 07:28

Essential Issues Must Be Addressed Before New START Is Taken Up in the Senate

The rush to ratify a flawed treaty undermines the important role of “advice and consent” that the Senate must exercise on any treaty of this magnitude.

November 18, 2010 07:01

13 former Senators urge Reid, McConnell to postpone deliberations on New START treaty

The letter notes that never before in American history has the Senate seen fit to exercise its constitutional responsibility to provide quality control on treaties by effectively rubber-stamping a major strategic arms treaty in a lame-duck session.

November 15, 2010 05:53

Democrats Face Headwinds in Spending-Plan Initiative

As a lame-duck Congress convenes Monday, Democrats are still hoping to pass a $1 trillion year-end budget bill in spite of the anti-spending fervor that dealt a blow to their party in the midterm elections.

November 5, 2010 04:18

START of a lame duck?

Obama hinted at one of his lame duck goals in his post election posturing speech. Calling it an issue of ‘national security’ he said the START treaty should be approved by the lame duck senate.

October 1, 2010 13:06

How to stop a lame duck – Dale Peterson

A Lame Duck goes to Washington, and encounters a force to be reckoned with: Dale Peterson.

September 30, 2010 07:04

Group Begins Campaign to Send Harry Reid ‘Lame Ducks’

The group 1001 Reasons to Vote Against Harry Reid wants to send a message to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. A very yellow, squeaky one.