Republicans supportive of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act failed to break the Democrat filibuster of S. 2311 when the cloture vote failed on a 51 to 46 vote on Monday afternoon.
After liberal pressure DNC Chair Tom Perez states, “Every Democrat should support a woman’s right to make her own choices about her body and her health.”
Senate Democrats defeated a cloture vote Monday on a motion to proceed with a bill that would have defunded Planned Parenthood on federal taxpayer funds.
16 Republican Senators voted to proceed with debate on a gun control bill which most Senators have not read which could lead to a federal gun registry.
The Blunt Amendment was defeated in the Senate today on a 51-49 vote. The measure introduced by Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) would have allowed employers to opt out of health care coverage which would violate their religious or moral beliefs. In effect Obama’s contraceptives mandate trumps religious liberty. Senators Ben Nelson (D-NE), Joe Manchin (D-WV) […]
Republican John Raese is running for Senate in West Virginia against sitting governor Joe Manchin. The seat is important enough it could make the difference between a GOP or a Dem majority in the Senate in 2011. Think Progress thinks that Raese is unqualified because he apparently has a propensity to mess up names. TP […]