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On General Aviation, Congress Deserves High Marks
Gallup reported today that Congress' approval rating has dropped to 14 percent, the lowest figure in four decades of polling.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Donnelly, Inhofe Introduce Bill to Give Regulatory Relief to Public Utilities
WASHINGTON , Dec. 11 -- The office of Sen. Joe Donnelly , D- Ind. , issued the following news release: Today, Senators Joe Donnelly and James Inhofe introduced the Public Power Risk Management Act, legislation that would clarify provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in order to level the playing field between ... (more)
Donnelly bill seeks equal standard for power utilities
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., announced Wednesday that he and Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., have introduced legislation that would hold public and private utility companies to the same regulatory standard for fuel purchases.
Media Matters for America
The Worst Climate Change Misinformer In America Is On CNN
CNN gave a platform to " toxic and divisive " Marc Morano to dismiss global warming on its new program, The 11th Hour.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
GOP Defense Bill Squabble Leaves Measure in McConnell's Hands
Republican Sens. Tom Coburn and Rand Paul are objecting to a bipartisan deal that would fast-track the defense authorization bill, setting up a split GOP caucus and leaving Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a difficult choice to make.
The Huffington Post
Senate Conservatives Fund Endorses Primary Challenger Milton Wolf Over Pat Roberts
In a sign of conservative appetite to unseat incumbent Republicans, the Senate Conservatives Fund announced Tuesday that it was endorsing Dr. Milton Wolf over Sen. Pat Roberts .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Lawmakers expedite process to get defense bill before year end
Congressional military committee leaders on Monday unveiled an expedited process for a new, $632.8 billion defense bill for 2014, bowing to a calendar crunch and pressure from the Pentagon.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
EPA methane emission methods questioned
Two Republican senators urged the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its methods of calculating methane emissions from natural gas operations.
English should become America's official language
Most often, pundits, politicians, and partisans focus on a small set of issues. The poor economy, hot-button social policy, and national security get the spotlight without failure.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Right Wing News
China Threatens Military Action Against Japan
With no major world power posing any kind of a threat to them, China is donning their war paint and swaggering towards conflict.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Environmentalists Want to Name Deadly Storms After Climate-Change Skeptics
We're all at the mercy of the other people in the world who share our name. Consider how sickening it must have been to be an Adolf as the full extent of the Fuhrer's crimes was revealed.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Filibusters and Indian country
The United States Senate is a curious institution. It's not democratic. It's not representative.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Conservatives should stop defending Pentagon waste and fraud
How can some policymakers claim to be fiscal conservatives when they won't allow small spending cuts to the defense budget to go through? We've seen that the 'sky is falling' predictions about sequestration haven't materialize.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Methane emissions from industry soar past previous estimates, study says
A Cessna plane, making continuous observations of carbon dioxide, flies over an Atmospheric Radiation Measurement tower used by the Department of Energy to collect air samples near the town of Lamont, Oklahoma.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Ending carbon emissions will make no difference in temperature rise
Sen. James Inhofe says carbon dioxide is not pollution because if it is people would be polluting by breathing.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Sen. Levin: Defense Bill Will Get Done
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin , right, talks to the committee's ranking Republican Sen. James Inhofe on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Nov. 7, 2013.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Vote delayed on sexual-assault measures
After a year of congressional hearings into military sexual-assault scandals, the Senate held a spirited floor debate Wednesday over competing proposals to reform the military justice system.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
GOP bill stops union exemptions from ObamaCare
He and 10 other Senate Republicans introduced the Union Tax Fairness Act, S. 1724, which would prevent the administration from exempting union healthcare plans from the ObamaCare reinsurance tax.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Sen. Inhofe speaks of 'horrible loss' after son's death
Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., speaks on the Senate floor Monday about the death of his son, Perry, who died in a plane crash.