Open Seat: GOP Scramble in Georgia Senate Race

(AP) Big scramble seen in open Senate seat in GeorgiaBy BILL BARROWAssociated PressATLANTAA rare open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia promises a scrambled 2014 campaign that already has some Republicans quietly nervous about retaining it. Democrat Barack Obama lost the

Open Seat: GOP Scramble in Georgia Senate Race

AWOL: Meet The GOP Senators Who Refused to Stand With Rand

It’s time to name names.   Yesterday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) embarked upon an historic filibuster in an attempt to coax the White House to answer a basic and fundamental constitutional question that affects every American’s 5th Amendment rights. He was joined

AWOL: Meet The GOP Senators Who Refused to Stand With Rand

Brennan Vote Delayed Without Explanation

The Senate Intelligence Committee has postponed the vote on CIA Director nominee John Brennan until next week, and it has declined to offer an explanation for the delay. The committee’s vice chairman, Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), would only say he expects the

Brennan Vote Delayed Without Explanation

Chambliss Exit Sets Off Conservative Scramble

On Friday, two-term GA Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced he would not seek reelection next year. Conservatives and grass roots activists in the state had been actively seeking a primary challenge to Chambliss. At least two members of the GOP House

Chambliss Exit Sets Off Conservative Scramble

Georgia Sen. Chambliss Won't Seek Re-Election in 2014

By BILL BARROWAssociated PressATLANTAWhen Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced Friday that he wouldn’t seek a third term in 2014, a race that already was likely to feature a contested Republican primary exploded into a free-for-all. Several Republicans, including several congressmen,

Georgia Sen. Chambliss Won't Seek Re-Election in 2014

Democrats Release Biased Report on 'Enhanced Interrogation Techniques'

Against the word of the interrogators who used “enhanced interrogation techniques” against terror suspects during the George W. Bush administration, Democrats in the Senate have released a report saying those techniques “did not produce significant intelligence breakthroughs.” The report was

Democrats Release Biased Report on 'Enhanced Interrogation Techniques'

Norquist: Resurgent Tea Party Will 'Dwarf' First Wave

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, predicted on Friday that an upcoming “Tea Party second wave” will “dwarf” the first wave that propelled Republicans into the majority in the House during the historic 2010 midterm elections. In an interview

Norquist: Resurgent Tea Party Will 'Dwarf' First Wave

Reid to Republicans: Forget Norquist and Anti-Tax Pledge

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) challenged Republicans like Senators Saxby Chambliss (GA) and Lindsey Graham (SC), who have indicated they may break the anti-tax pledge they signed, to stop talking and fall in line with Democrats to raise taxes

Reid to Republicans: Forget Norquist and Anti-Tax Pledge

Top Republicans Prepare to Cave On Taxes

Today, multiple high-ranking Republicans announced that they were willing to raise taxes as part of a deal to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” breaking the pledges they had made to Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform. Said Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC)

Top Republicans Prepare to Cave On Taxes

Congress, Obama set to resume 'fiscal cliff' talks

Congress returns Monday from its week-long Thanksgiving holiday and resumes talks with President Barack Obama on averting a looming fiscal crisis that could send the entire US economy plunging into recession again. Officials in Washington are hoping to find a

Congress, Obama set to resume 'fiscal cliff' talks

Senators Seek Petraeus Testimony on Benghazi Attack

Republican and Democratic senators called for scandal-plagued CIA ex-director David Petraeus to testify about the deadly September 11 attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya. In the first congressional work week since the re-election of President Barack Obama, lawmakers

Senators Seek Petraeus Testimony on Benghazi Attack

GOP Senators to Obama: Let Our Troops Vote

Six GOP Senators are asking Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta to intervene in what they see as the disenfranchisement of the military vote. The Senators are specifically asking Panetta to be sure U.S. military personnel overseas are allowed to register

GOP Senators to Obama: Let Our Troops Vote

Are We a Center-Right Nation?

Last Tuesday, Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas wrote an op-ed in The Hill claiming the center-right nation was a myth. In the article he points out that it is impossible for it to be a center-right nation due to the

Chambliss Mailer Attacks Democrats, Olbermann

MSNBC: Supporters of Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., have adopted a new tactic to beat Democrat Jim Martin in the upcoming Georgia run-off election. A mailer warning that “only your vote can stop the liberal Democrats†featuring Senate Majority Leader Harry