Monthly Archives: June 2013

Senator Rubio Addresses Far Right

Speaking on the Senate floor yesterday, the major mover of the immigration reform bill addressed his biggest opposition within his party. Senator Marco Rubio from Florida is facing hard questions and obstacles from the far right, who worry that there needs to be a secure border first and that granting amnesty to illegal aliens will […]

Christie-Clinton Tied in Ohio Poll for 2016

According to Tal Kopan reporting for Politico, a new poll shows Governor Chris Christie and former first lady and secretary of state Hillary Clinton tied in the crucial purple state of Ohio for the already anticipated 2016 election. This state, which is known to be crucial for the presidential victory, is looked to as a […]

DOMA Debate Begins

Republican Speaker of the House, John Boehner, issued the following statement today on the DOMA decision, “Congress passed the Defense of Marriage Act on an overwhelmingly bipartisan basis and President Clinton signed it into law.  The House intervened in this case because the constitutionality of a law should be judged by the Court, not by the […]

Senator Murkowski’s Response to SCOTUS Ruling

Senator Murkowski from Alaska, one of the few Republicans to support gay marriage, released the following statement to the SCOTUS ruling of DOMA stating, “I welcome today’s Supreme Court decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act because the federal government should empower households, respect the decisions of states and otherwise get out of the […]

Senator Coats Against Immigration Bill

Senator Coats spoke on the Senate floor today on the Immigration Reform Bill. He addressed that at times like this where Benghazi is still not settled and people are trusting less and less in their government, the immigration bill needs to be as transparent as possible in order to gain the trust of the American […]

Senator Blunt Fights For Coal

Senator Roy Blunt from Missouri strongly opposes President Obama’s attack on coal. During the Republican Leadership Stakeout, Blunt expressed his concerns about the Obama Administration’s proposed regulations on coal. The Senator said, “This plan contradicts President Obama’s 2012 campaign rhetoric, when he claimed to support an ‘all-of-the-above’ energy strategy. Now the Obama administration is admittedly waging a ‘war on coal,’ which will […]

“Mr. President, what are you thinking?”

Senator Lindsey Graham is strongly opposed to President Obama’s position against the passage of the Keystone Pipeline. The controversy is over greenhouse emission standards and environmental issues. Senator Graham is quick to point out, however, that if we miss this opportunity countries such as China with low environmental standards will be quick to purchase the […]