Harry Reid’s S.O.S. to K Street
Hoping to stave off a fight from conservatives on the housing bill, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made a direct appeal to K Street lobbyists for help. RedState has obtained a copy of the e-mail from a Reid staffer sent this afternoon. The request to K Street came shortly after Roll Call reported that Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) would hold up the legislation unless it’s | Read More »
The Senate’s Integrity Is at Stake
For more than 219 years, the U.S. Senate has earned a reputation as the “world’s greatest deliberative body.” But in the year-and-a-half since Democrat Harry Reid took over as majority leader, the body has taken on a new role — one that substitutes debate and deliberation for politics and expediency. The latest threat comes in the form of what conservatives have dubbed “Reid’s Monkey Pork | Read More »
Will Democrats Shut Down Government Over Oil Drilling?
Fresh from a trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge over the weekend, House Minority Leader John Boehner promised to “use every option we have” to force votes on energy production, including a showdown over the Sept. 30 expiration of the off-shore drilling ban. Boehner came out swinging at Democrats this afternoon. “We will use every option we have to force votes in the House,” | Read More »