SENATE REPUBLICANS ABHOR TRUTH!


 

“Russia probes kick into high gear”


POLITICO

“The congressional Russia investigations are entering a new and more serious phase as lawmakers return from the August recess amid fresh revelations about contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

In the coming weeks, both intelligence committees are expected to conduct closed-door interviews with high-ranking members of the Trump campaign, and potential witnesses could include Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr.”  MORE

“Trump’s Obamacare Repeal Dream Is Dying Fast as McConnell Moves Toward Bipartisan Healthcare Bill”


POLITICUS USA

Trump has been threatening to withhold payments for ACA subsidies from insurance companies, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is signaling a move towards a bipartisan health care bill.

“Trump’s Russia problems under scrutiny next week”


SALON

Republican obstructionism has slowed the investigation, but not killed it.

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“With Blood On Their Hands, Senate Republicans Vote To Sell Guns To ISIS”


POLITICUS USA

In a series of votes, Senate Republicans enabled ISIS radicalized domestic terrorists by voting against amendments that would have made it difficult for suspected terrorists to buy guns.
In a series of votes, Senate Republicans enabled ISIS radicalized domestic terrorists by voting against amendments that would have made it difficult for suspected terrorists to buy guns.

“Can birth control help Democrats keep the Senate?”


MSNBC

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“Could senate’s top GOPer get knocked off?”


MSNBC

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“Not a good day for Mitch McConnell: Yet another poll shows him trailing”


DAILY KOS

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“Obama’s plan to save the Senate”


POLITICO

By MANU RAJU and CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN

President Barack Obama has a plan to save the Senate’s tenuous Democratic majority: Sell a populist message, try to make Obamacare work better and raise lots of cash.

And unlike previous years when Senate Democrats were mostly left to fight on their own, the White House is wasting no time coordinating its political and policy agenda with congressional leaders and vulnerable lawmakers.

The 55-member Senate Democratic Caucus will meet with Obama on Wednesday at the White House, the first such session since October.

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White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and legislative director Katie Beirne Fallon have already briefed Senate leadership aides on the outlines of proposals Obama is considering for the Jan. 28 State of the Union address, and they’re expected to do the same with House Democratic leadership aides.

A Republican-controlled Senate and House would be a nightmare for the president, likely reducing him to full lame-duck status as the GOP works to block what’s left of his agenda, including a minimum wage hike and climate change, as official Washington looks ahead to 2016.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/barack-obama-senate-elections-democrats-2014-102183.html#ixzz2qSs2LK6y