White House Legislative Director Marc Short (Screenshot)(CNSNews.com) - White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short complained of Senate Democrats’ obstruction of President Donald Trump’s nominees, saying at this rate, it will take 11 and a half years for his nominees to be g
The immediate post–Great Recession years were dark times for the Republican Party in Connecticut. Democrats ran up commanding majorities in the state House and Senate in the November 2008 elections, and two years later, Dannel Malloy’s election gave Democrats control of the state’s executive branch for the first time in two decades. In 2010 and 2012, Republican Linda McMahon spent almost $100 million of her personal fortune in campaigns for the U.S. Senate but lost both races by double digits.
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Photo, above: Senator Heidi Heitkamp declares that she never realized how messed up Washington was until she borrowed Al Franken’s spare “magic glasses”Liberal Democrat politicians govern from the left, often the extreme, far left. But when it is re-election time, they run hard to the right, knowing that liberal voters aren’t really paying attention (because they never do, otherwise they wouldn’t be liberals), but conservative voters are paying close attention.
One of the few beneficial legacies of the Barack Obama presidency is the electoral decimation of the Democratic Party. Over a thousand seats, national and statewide, flipped from Democrat to Republican control during the fundamental transformation of America from 2009-2016.
Recently, I heard a grisly description of the long-ago practice of torturing (often killing) people by strapping each leg and arm to a horse and then sending the horses in separate directions. Tearing people asunder. It sounds horrible.The point of the speaker was to say this practice was called distraction, and it is the root meaning of that word.
Mar 14, 2018RUSH: There’s not as much glee and happiness as I thought there would be with the Democrats winning the special election. Well, it’s still up for grabs. It’s still… They haven’t been officially called. The Democrats are claiming they’ve won it, and the Democrats never really lose these close elections. They’ve got their systems in place; they just don’t lose these. But I tell you, folks, here’s the thing. I know a lot of people are distressed by this, and I’m not gonna try to talk you out of that. Maybe not totally.