Tag: dick durbin

Trump Trying To Take Down Mueller. Wonkagenda For Fri., July 21, 2017

Trump is mad Robert Mueller isn't a golfer, Paul Manafort is a terrible criminal, Betsy DeVos gives herself a participation trophy. Your morning news brief.

Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin For Man Who Shouldn’t Be There At All

In an alternate universe, Merrick Garland politely refuses to say how he'll vote on a challenge to President Clinton's expansion of Obamacare.

Hey Democrats, Here’s How To Grow A Pair And Save The Supreme Court

Longshot? TOTALLY. BUT IT COULD HAPPEN!

‘Nice John McCain’ Temporarily In Charge, Compliments Hillary & Biden; Surly Johnny Hungers To Taste Flesh Once More

Oh, hey, it's "Statesman McCain" today! In Chicago today, Walnuts said that he believed that Hillary Clinton would make a "very strong candidate" for the 2016 Democratic nomination: I don’t think there’s any doubt she has widespread support. Her work...

If Harry Reid Doesn’t Have Anything Nice To Say, Come Sit By Us

Harry Reid is telling tales again, and we could not love him more. He's been fingered (gross) as the gossip girl behind the rumor that Rep. Pete Sessions told Barack Obama, to his face, in the White House, "I...

During Fake Filibuster Senators Dick Durbin And Ted Cruz Derpbate Motel Maids On Medicaid

As we continue to sift through the fallout from the 21-hour blather-fest-drone-strike on the impending Obamacare of doom by Texas Senator Ted Cruz this week, interesting shards of shrapnel are starting to emerge. Take for example, this bit of...

Florida Congressthing Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Killed Anti-Child-Bride Bill, Because Abortion

Sometimes, life just sucks. Not the Oh God What Did Glenn Beck Say This Time sucks, but the for reals, what is wrong with the world kind of suck. The kind that leaves you wanting to weep, drink heavily,...

No Buttsechs For Gay Messicans After All

Recently, there has been lots of Nice Time! for our LGBT sisters and brothers. But hey, this kind of momentum can’t go on forever, and who better to put a stop to it than the House GOP  Senate GOP...

Student Loan Bubble Reaches Around 1 Trillion, So What Who Cares

Oh LOOK someone has decided to do something about the gigantic loan bubble (student, not housing) in the form of commissioning a report from the Consumer Protection Bureau, and YAY Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill) has gone ahead and followed...

Senate Celebrates Spring Break With Free Love Festival of Bipartisan Votes

Check out the Senate, guys, they passed two whole major bills on Thursday! Don't look now, but the JOBS Act to reduce regulations on small businesses and the STOCK Act to prevent insider trading in Congress -- both already...

Naughty Wingnuts Put Bad Word On Dick Durbin’s Wikipedia Page

RUH-ROH. Can you spot it?! The wicked little Internet trolls are fiddling around on their favorite source of Official History, Wikipedia, to try to embarrass Senator Dick Durbin. We have to admit -- it's a little bit mysterious why...

America’s Manure Crisis Finally Hits Home

After losing the meeting with his appointed death panel (cancer), a brave Houston man speaks out from beyond the grave to stop Barry Hussein. Sen. Ron Johnson says that Obamacare is the greatest assault on freedom in his lifetime,...

Dumb Tax-Cut ‘Compromise’ About To Happen, Annoying Democrats

Your editor thinks it was adorable when young Riley Waggaman said this morning that "Democrats win" on this whole tax cut thing, because c'mon, Riley, even Democrats themselves don't think that. You are Thinking Progress too much. According to...