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By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Four ‘defect’ to join GOP as Senate confirms Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

As the battle against President Trump’s cabinet selection continue, former chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, Rex Tillerson, was confirmed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. With a vote total of 56-43, More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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ADF praises Neil Gorsuch nomination, Mi Familia Vota says he’s hostile on women’s rights, bad on immigration reform

President Trump’s nomination of Colorado judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court was certain to create a divide between the left and the right, the progressives and the constitutionalists and that is More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director, but Chuck Schumer lost credibility for reneging on ‘the deal’

The Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) to lead the CIA in the closest confirmation vote for the Trump cabinet members with the two Democratic Senators from Connecticut delayed by the weather. With More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Lamar Alexander denies Democrats’ request for second hearing on Betsy DeVos

The Senate committee chairman, Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, on Monday rejected a formal request from Democrats for a second hearing to question west Michigan businesswoman and education secretary nominee Betsy More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Fake News: Sen Maggie Hassan asks Gen Kelley about debunked power grid hacking story

Democrat senators did their best to smear Jeff Sessions during his confirmation hearing to be our next Attorney General, painting the future AG as a racist or sexist. No surprise, a similar tactic was used in other More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Tom Cotton calls out Cory Booker’s 2020 Presidential bid preview as Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing

Sen. Cory Booker’s testimony against the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general was widely reported as a “History in the making” as the New Jersey Senator broke with Senate tradition, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Social workers group opposes Tom Price for HHS, defends Obamacare

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) opposes the Senate confirmation of Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to become Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over concerns he will erode health More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Why has Cory Booker, leftists been silent, apathetic towards ‘racist’ Jeff Sessions

As the critics are calling Senator Jeff Sessions a racist and bigot, unfit to become Donald Trump’s Attorney General, one has to wonder why has this not been a bigger issue until now? In fact, New Jersey Senator More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Hispanic group opposes Jeff Sessions, black pastors Dean Nelson, Henry Jackson says attacks are ‘baseless’

As President-elect Donald Trump’s official start date nears, the nation appears to be divided over his cabinet picks. As the Senate Judiciary Committee is set to hold a confirmation hearing Sen. Jeff Sessions More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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ACLJ’s Jay Sekulow testifies IRS ‘out of control’ targeting Americans for ‘personal beliefs’

Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), says it is critical to focus on truth and the need for accountability in the ongoing IRS scandal, especially in light of new revelations More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
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Republicans battling President Obama over judicial nominations, Obama says ‘Don’t play games’

Tuesday President Obama announced that he is nominating three candidates for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit: Patricia Millet, Nina Pillard and Robert Wilkins. Obama went More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin Democrat, becomes the first openly gay Senator

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) beat Republican Tommy Thompson for Wisconsin’s open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, becoming the nation’s first openly gay senator. Tammy Baldwin official photo “I am honored More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 15th, 2012
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Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter passes away

Arlen Specter, a key Senator from the Supreme Court nominations of Robert H. Bork and Clarence Thomas to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton — only to lose his seat in 2010 after quitting the Republican More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Senator candidate Elizabeth Warren accused of practicing law in Massachusetts without proper license

The debate between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren this week has been relegated to the background as Warren’s private legal representation of The Travelers Insurance Company in an asbestos-related case has More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
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House passes bill eliminating the Senate approval for presidential appointees

The House of Representatives voted 261-116 to eliminate the Senate approval process for President appointees for certain presidential appointees who no longer will be confirmed by the Senate. But a number of conservative More...

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