Dems block Cruz bill to strip U.S. citizenship from Islamic State defectors

David Sherfinski The Washington Times 9/18/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz tried to get the Senate to consider a measure Thursday providing that any American who joins the fight with terrorist groups such as the Islamic State would immediately renounce their U.S. citizenship, but a Democratic senator objected, saying more time is necessary to weigh the significant […]

Senate Democrats Kill Amendment To Prevent IRS From Targeting Political Opponents…

Zip Weasel Zippers 3/7/2014

The Dems aren’t going to give up their muzzle without a fight.

…Ten Democrat senators — none up for re-election this year — killed a measure to prohibit political discrimination by IRS employees.

The Senate Judiciary Committee defeated an amendment by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Titled “Intentional Discrimination by Employees of […]