Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Today’s New York Daily News

Via Talking Point Memo: The New York Daily News on Tuesday used its front page to condemn Republican senators for signing an open letter to Iran warning that a potential nuclear deal could be null once President Barack Obama is out of office. The tabloid’s front page prominently featured Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), …

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Wingnut Coalition To GOP: Now We LOVE The Democrats’ Filibuster Rule Change

A coalition of far-right groups has sent a letter to incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging him to keep the filibuster rule change made by the Democrats last year. A group of 26 conservative academics, advocates and leaders wrote in a letter that they see “very little upside” to restoring the old rules, which had allowed the minority party …

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Harry Reid Concedes Senate Leadership

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Sen. Mitch McConnell Takes Stage At CPAC While Waving A Rifle

McConnell then presented the rifle to retiring Sen. Tom Coburn. If you can stand it, CPAC is being live-streamed on CSPAN3.

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Teabagger Vs Sen. Mitch McConnell

This nut is is actually running against Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and not McConnell. But he wants you to know that McConnell looks like a turtle. And his dog agrees. Rifle, dog, pickup truck – it’s the teabagger trifecta.

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Sen. McConnell Has The Kentucky Sadz

“I will continue to support traditional marriage and fight to make sure that Kentuckians define marriage as we see fit and never have a definition forced on us by interests outside of our state. I am a traditionalist, but regardless of one’s personal view on the issue, we should be able to agree that only the people of Kentucky, through …

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Infighting Is Funny, Part 94

Enjoy!

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BREAKING: Shutdown Deal Reached?

Stand by…

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Shutdown Deal Might Be Close

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Ten GOP Senators File DOMA Brief

On Friday ten GOP members of the U.S. Senate filed a Supreme Court brief against the overturn of DOMA.  Among the many citations included are two from the landmark case Lawrence Vs Texas, which struck down sodomy laws nationwide in 2003. An excerpt: Notwithstanding the Attorney General’s belated discovery of DOMA’s allegedly unconstitutional motivation, this argument is flawed because legislative …

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Sen. Joe Lieberman On DADT Timetable

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Sam Seder & Servicemembers United On Mitch McConnell’s Plan To Stall DADT

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Sen. Mitch McConnell: Not Much Chance Of A Vote On DADT Before End Of Year

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GOP Senators: We Will Block 100% Of All Bills Until Bush Tax Cuts Are Extended

Today all 42 GOP members of the Senate issued a letter declaring that not one single bill (including DADT) will be considered until Congress agrees to extend the Bush tax cuts to the wealthy. Because when you’re out of money, the thing to do is cut your income. And so much for yesterday’s bipartisan summit. “[W]e write to inform you …

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Dems Gay-Bait Sen. Mitch McConnell

In an uncharacteristic turn, this time it’s the Democrats that are gay-baiting a candidate, accusing famously anti-gay Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of being a closet case via this Village People ad. Conservative queer James Kirchick writes in the National Review: With prominent exceptions (the inquisition over Mark Foley and the anti-gay witch hunt that followed, Bill Clinton’s touting his support …

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