Friday, February 18, 2011

The Seventeenth Summary 02-18-2011 AM

McCook Daily Gazette: Blog: The Chicken Littles of the World
When the 17th Amendment became law and gave people the right to vote for Senators it was believed, at the time, by those Progressives, that it would give the American people a stronger vote by putting members in the House and in the ...

Alaska US senator Mark Begich on Thursday blasted the Transportation Security Administration's decision to cancel a recruitment campaign aligned with the dog race.

Obama: Kaine would be 'a great senator'
Washington Post
By Ben Pershing President Obama said Wednesday that Timothy M. Kaine would make a "great senator" for Virginia, but did not apply any public pressure on his friend to enter the 2012 contest to succeed retiring Sen. James Webb (D). ...

Senator supports small airports
CBS 21
US Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today voted to preserve support for Pennsylvania airports in the Essential Air Service (EAS) program when an amendment to eliminate the program came to the Senate floor today. The amendment was rejected by a vote of 61-38. ...

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