Tag: Carl Levin

Dem Senator: Obama Has No Plan B to Defeat ISIS

Dem Senator: Obama Has No Plan B to Defeat ISIS

Thursday at the Council on Foreign Relations, Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) was asked what President Barack Obama’s “Plan B” would include if a coalition of allies is defeated on the ground by ISIS. He replied, ‘I don’t think there’s a

Court Grants Judicial Watch Hearing over Missing IRS Emails

Court Grants Judicial Watch Hearing over Missing IRS Emails

Judicial Watch filed a Motion for Status Conference in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to confer about the emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which were the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom

Emails: Dem Sen Levin Pressured IRS To Target Conservative Groups

Emails: Dem Sen Levin Pressured IRS To Target Conservative Groups

Contrary to the White Houses explanation that a few rogue agents in Cincinnati lead the targeting of Tea Party groups by the IRS, newly released emails obtained by Judicial Watch detail Democratic Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) pressuring the IRS to

Michigan Senate Race Tightens to Dead Heat

Michigan Senate Race Tightens to Dead Heat

Michigan’s open Senate seat is in play since Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) announced his retirement earlier in the year. Michigan, like Colorado, was won by Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, and Democrats expected to sail into re-election victory in

Michigan: ObamaCare Polls Poorly, Republicans Poll Well

Michigan: ObamaCare Polls Poorly, Republicans Poll Well

The left-wing polling firm Public Policy Polling took a look at Michigan and concluded that ObamaCare is hurting Democrats in a state President Obama won by nine points in 2012. Obama’s approval is upside-down 47/51%; ObamaCare polls even worse with

PPP: GOP Leads Michigan Senate Race, ObamaCare to Blame

PPP: GOP Leads Michigan Senate Race, ObamaCare to Blame

A new poll from Public Policy Polling (PPP) finds the Michigan GOP Senate candidate, Terri Land, taking the lead over Democrat Rep. Gary Peters in the race to replace retiring Sen. Carl Levin. Land trailed Peters by 7 points in

Democrat Senator Speaks Out Against Prohibiting Filibusters

Democrat Senator Speaks Out Against Prohibiting Filibusters

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) was one of only three Democrats to oppose ending the filibuster on executive and most judicial appointments in the Senate on Thursday. Levin’s dissent is noteworthy: he chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, which oversaw one

Detroit, USSA

Detroit, USSA

When people say that Detroit’s bankruptcy is the offspring of the Left, they are more right than they know.  Within the archives of the Communist Party USA at NYU is the transcript of a 1988 interview conducted with Howard Johnson,

Levin Retirement Expands Senate Battlefield

Levin Retirement Expands Senate Battlefield

Late this week, MI Sen. Carl Levin announced that he would retire at the end of his term, rather than seek reelection next year. Levin is the 4th Democrat Senator to announce his retirement next year. Senate Democrats already faced

CIA Rips 'Zero Dark Thirty' Over Waterboarding

CIA Rips 'Zero Dark Thirty' Over Waterboarding

The acting director of the CIA, Michael Morell, has, in an unprecedented move, taken time out from his schedule to launch an attack against a movie. Morell released a statement in which he warned viewers that Zero Dark Thirty was

Top Dem Senator: Obama Must 'Express Concern' About Morsi Power Grab

Top Dem Senator: Obama Must 'Express Concern' About Morsi Power Grab

Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told “Meet The Press” this morning that Obama must acknowledge what is happening in the Egyptian government power structure. Senator Levin: “If Egypt takes some real responsibility for making

Senator Levin Blasts Egypt's 'Weak' Effort on Gaza

Senator Levin Blasts Egypt's 'Weak' Effort on Gaza

Senior US Senator Carl Levin criticized Egypt’s “weak” efforts Sunday to pressure its ally Hamas to reduce tensions in the bloody conflict between Gaza’s Islamist rulers and their enemy Israel. Egypt was mediating talks between Hamas and Israel to broker

JP Morgan tarred as shares plunge on $2 billion loss

JP Morgan tarred as shares plunge on $2 billion loss

JPMorgan Chase’s shares were pummeled and politicians blasted its CEO Jamie Dimon after the bank reported a shock $2 billion derivatives loss that even the pugnacious chief executive called “egregious.” The huge New York-based bank sent shivers through the markets