Wednesday, December 15, 2010

The Seventeenth Summary 12-15-2010 AM

Judge says Alaska should have at least a tentative US senator by Jan. 3
Washington Post
Alaska should have a US senator in place by the time Congress convenes in early January, even if all of the legal wrangling between the ...

Senator Levin Backs US Navy Plan for Littoral Ships
Senator Carl Levin, the Michigan Democrat who heads the Armed Services Committee, supported the US Navy's ...

Senator Brown on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio was one of the leading advocates for this legislation. With hunger on the rise in the United States, a bill which supports the ...
Comment: Tremendous socialism and greater federal involvement in the family and local schools.

Senator John McCain takes issue with Senate spending bill
The State Column (blog)
Arizona US Senator John McCain said late Tuesday that he plans to opposed a $1 trillion spending bill brought forth by Senate Democrats. ...

Senator Kit Bond says goodbye
US Senator Kit Bond today spoke on the Senate floor to thank Missourians for electing him statewide seven times and to offer a few parting ...

Senator Tom Udall: “the Senate is broken”
The State Column (blog)
New Mexico US Senator Tom Udall said on “The Rachel Maddow Show” that the US Senate is “broken.” ” I really believe in the rights of the minority,” Mr. ...
 Comment: It's always broken when it doesn't go their way...but we can agree it is broken on another level because the Senate is another House of Representatives where it needs to be a body representing the states, not the people (read the "Federalist Papers" Maddow and Udall).

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