Tag Archives: Chuck Schumer

Let The Wild Chuck Hagel Rumpus Begin! (Americans For Whatever Edition)

As night follows day, two more conservative groups have emerged opposing Chuck Hagel’s nomination for Secretary of Defense. From the New York Times The Caucus blog: Conservative Groups Air Ads Pressuring Senators on Hagel Conservative groups are piling on advertising … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar 2016 Rumpus Begin! (One Day After Edition)

Okay – now that the parties have officially nominated their presidential candidates, Obama and Romney are fishwrap. On to the next round! From Thursday’s Politico (Burns & Haberman blog): Gillibrand, at Iowa breakfast, says she’s all for Hillary 2016 At the … Continue reading

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Your Democracy At Work

Eye-opening piece in Friday’s Wall Street Journal. Headline: How to Fix a Dysfunctional Senate: Cut 98 Senators Lede: WASHINGTON—Apparently the Senate can work quickly after all. You just have to limit it to two senators. On Thursday, the chamber approved … Continue reading

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Acronym o’ the Day (pat. pending)

From Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, in an op-ed about a bill “proposed on April 30 by Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Chris Van Hollen to ‘blunt’ the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC”: Moreover, the Democracy Is Strengthened by … Continue reading

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Big Media Driving Ford

Former Tennessee congressman and current New York political heartthrob Harold Ford got the Big Interview Chair (and a nice cuddle) at the Wall Street Journal over the weekend, and today Ford gets a byline on the New York Times op-ed … Continue reading

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