Sen. Corker: White House Meeting About Obama’s Foreign Policy ‘One Of The Most Bizarre I’ve Attended’

CBS News Washington, DC 5/23/2014

White House officials have been holding private meetings this week aimed at soothing lawmakers’ concerns over the U.S. posture in Syria, the future of the American military presence in Afghanistan and defense spending. The meetings come as a frustrated White House seeks to push back at criticism of President Barack […]

RI Senator Supporting Socialism

Wealth Reed-istribution- RI Senator Enrolls in Socialism

Travis Rowley GoLocalProv 1/4/2014

…Modern Democrats don’t necessarily disagree with John F. Kennedy’s explanation that a “rising tide lifts all boats.” It’s just that they can’t stand such imagery anymore. That’s how much they hate rich people – the glorious icons of capitalism.

Remaining loyal to their party’s […]

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 […]

Violating the Oath – Voting For Cloture

Mary Catherine “radicallyright” Sibley RedState 5/5/2011

From the diaries by Erick

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same …

In voting for cloture (see roll call vote […]

Panel takes up McConnell nomination again

John E. Mulligan The Providence Journal 3/18/2011

WASHINGTON — Amid indications that some Republicans remain strongly opposed to seating Providence lawyer John J. McConnell Jr. on Rhode Island’s federal court, senators on Thursday began formal consideration of his controversial nomination for the third time.

McConnell’s nomination was on the agenda as the Senate Judiciary Committee […]

RI judicial nominee haunted by business accusations of prejudice

“With plenty of former corporate lawyers on the federal bench, there’s a need for more judges who spring from modest roots and ‘who care about the little guy,’ said Sen. Jack Reed, a Harvard-trained lawyer who asked President Obama last year to nominate the 51-year-old McConnell [worth $15 million], a […]