Tagged: Senate

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Remembering Susan Collins

The Republican Senator from Maine hasn’t covered herself in glory recently, but her accomplishments should be remembered as much as her downfall.

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Chief Justice John Roberts Does Nothing, Rand Paul Objects

Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s quip about “I did nothing, and I did it well,” about his time presiding over the Clinton Impeachment is going to have to be updated for Chief Justice John Roberts.

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About Last Night: Impeachment Edition

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.

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Congressional Kabuki: Non-Electric Boogaloo Edition

As he promised, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought the Green New Deal up for a vote in the Senate. No one voted for it, with 57 against and 43 voting “present” out of protest.

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Linky Friday: Those Folks on the Hill

Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end-of-week tradition of bringing you links to stories from around the world and across the web. This week: The Folks on the Hill, looking at the newly sworn in Congress, with music to read, share, and discuss

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Mitt Romney Writes a Thing, People React

What we now have in this latest version of Trump v Romney is two men in whom it’s been established who and what they are. In Romney we have a throwback vestige to the Republican party of the time before Trump the disruptor came, in many ways, as the reaction to that type of politics.

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Linky Friday: For the 116th Time…

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.