Naming managers and transmitting articles, after a few weeks wait the Senate will finally get on with the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump
So now we have an impeached president, a pending senate trial whose machinations are uncertain even if the outcome is not, and oh-by-the-way the Iowa caucuses and rest of the presidential primary is relentlessly coming towards us.
The day has finally come: The House of Representatives is set to vote on the Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump.
The House Judiciary Committee will be kicking off their portion of the impeachment inquiry.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made a statement about starting an “Official Impeachment Inquiry”
It was inevitable that those seeking to knock down the House — the House who have their own constituencies, own concerns, and own political careers to worry about — would start knocking back.
Nancy Pelosi did not suddenly forget how to run the house, so the answer must be in the new makeup of her caucus.
Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you linked stories from around the world and across the web. This week, “For the 116th Time…” a look at the many stories of the incoming US Congress, plus remembering the music of Roy Clark.
In which the necessity of a law is politically dismissed because of a massive public misunderstanding by a man with an eerily orange face.
I was getting ready to write something about the new Social Networking Online Protection Act (SNOPA for short – couldn’t get another O in there, guys?), and its intersection with the free market, libertarianism...
(Edited to add) Erik and I crossed the streams. From there: One important thing to glean from this, especially when held up in contrast with the defeat of SOPA and PIPA, two bills aimed...
By Wyeth Ruthven Forget conference committees, any observer of health care reform needs to add the term “ping-pong” to their legislative vocabulary. Ping-pong is a little known but increasingly used procedural device to pass...
I was an English major, so this really speaks to me. And it’s hilarious, as is everything Fry and Laurie did together. I don’t watch House, but I loved the old Jeeves and Wooster...