Monday, December 20, 2010

The Seventeenth Summary 12-20-2010 AM

Senator Tester Presents Airport Body-Scanner Bill
KFBB NewsChannel 5
While Americans are preparing for one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, Senator Jon Tester is introducing legislation to protect ...

An Open Letter to Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley on the New START Treaty
Blog for Iowa (blog)
In his floor speech on the treaty, Senator Dodd covered the broad bipartisan support for the treaty among a generation of our country's diplomats, ...

Another Act of Treachery By Senator Dick Lugar, And the Political ...
By dhorowitz3
Richard Lugar has become the leader of the rampaging RINOs. Ever since the November electoral repudiation of liberalism, Lugar has voted for the FDA farm.

Senator Ron Wyden to undergo prostate cancer surgery this week
By Kamal
Ronald Lee “Ron” Wyden, the senior U.S. Democratic Senator for Oregon since 1996 , was diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer last week. Ron Wyden previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1996. ...

Proposed Amendment Would Enable States to Repeal Federal Law
New York Times
Tea Party groups and candidates have pushed for a repeal of the 17th Amendment, which took the power to elect United States senators out of the hands of ...

A lesson for Sean Hannity on the 17th amendment
By Greg Halvorson
A recent exchange between Sean Hannity and one of his listeners provides an opportunity to educate the public on the 17th amendment of the United States Constitution. Sean, defending the 10th amendment - which grants those powers not ...

Graham Announces Opposition to START Treaty
CBS News
Bob Schieffer spoke with the chairman of the senate armed services committee Carl Levin and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on the chances of the START ...

'This Week' Transcript: Sens Kerry and Lugar
ABC News
It was a historic day yesterday, as the Senate voted to repeal the ban on gay men and lesbian women serving openly in the military. ..

Durbin Says Senate to Pass Aid for Sept. 11 Clean-Up Workers
San Francisco Chronicle
Illinois Senator Richard Durbin said the Senate will likely pass a $7 billion measure to provide compensation and health care for workers ...

Manchin skips big Senate vote for Christmas party
Manchin was a no show in Washington when the US Senate voted to overturn the military ban on openly gay troops. They also voted to block a bill that would ...

Senate passes community radio bill: Low power FM to be expanded nationwide
Reclaim the Media
With the clock ticking on the end of this year's Congress, the Senate today passed a new law which will allow for community groups, churches and schools ...

McCain's new role: GOP agitator
Seattle Post Intelligencer
And as he went down fighting Saturday on the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, Senate... Majority Leader Harry Reid was baffled, saying,

Durbin: Senate will back Guantanamo transfer ban
Politico (blog)
That measure has stalled in the Senate, but Durbin said he still wants funding to buy the prison--at least as a first step. "It won't go through unless that ...

$19 million spent on W.Va.'s US Senate race
Daily Mail - Charleston
It is also overshadowed by the nearly $11 million that national parties and outside groups devoted to this year's bout, when control of the Senate appeared ...

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