New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg, last surviving WWII vet in the Senate, dies at 89

Chad Pergram Fox News 6/3/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., who cast more votes than any other U.S. senator from New Jersey, died Monday after complications from viral pneumonia.

Lautenberg died at 4:02 a.m., at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was 89 years old.

First elected to the Senate in 1982, Lautenberg lived to […]

Beck Breaks Exclusive Information on Saudi National Once Considered a Person of Interest in Boston Bombings

Erica Ritz The Blaze 4/22/2013

Background points:

A Saudi national originally identified as a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombing was set to be deported under section 212 3B — “Security and related grounds” — “Terrorist activities” after the bombing As the story gained traction, TheBlaze’s Chief Content Officer Joel Cheatwood […]

Democratic senators offer gun control amendment for cybersecurity bill

Ramsey Cox The Hill 7/26/2012

Democratic senators have offered an amendment to the cybersecurity bill that would limit the purchase of high capacity gun magazines for some consumers.

Shortly after the Cybersecurity Act gained Senate approval to proceed to filing proposed amendments and a vote next week, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), a sponsor of the […]

Dems target vulnerable GOP lawmakers over health law repeal vote

Meghashyam Mali The Hill 7/2/2012

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is launching a new campaign Monday targeting vulnerable GOP lawmakers on healthcare ahead of the House vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

“Democrats are on offense as we expose these House Republicans for standing up for insurance companies and congressional perks instead of […]

Overreach: Obamacare vs. the Constitution

The president of the United States has just ordered private companies to give away for free a service that his own health and human services secretary has repeatedly called a major financial burden.

Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post 2/16/2012

Give him points for cleverness. President Obama’s birth control “accommodation” was as politically successful […]

Schumer’s brother-in-law quietly nominated by Obama to federal judgeship

Schumer in-law offered judgeship

Tim Mak Politico 12/26/2011

Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) brother-in-law was quietly nominated by President Barack Obama to a federal judgeship in New Jersey, even though the state’s senior senator, Frank Lautenberg, was leaning toward other candidates, according to a report Monday.

Kevin McNulty, who is married to Schumer’s sister, was nominated […]