Senate Votes to Advance Kavanaugh Nomination

The U.S. Senate voted 51-49 to invoke cloture to end the debate on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The final vote is on Saturday.

Kavanaugh’s Nomination Advances Amidst Flake Out

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said he would vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation now says he wants an FBI investigation before a floor vote is held.

Democrats Defeat Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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.

Ernst Will Work to Add Hyde Amendment Language to Alexander-Murray Bill (Update)

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will work to add Hyde Amendment language to Alexander-Murray healthcare bill she and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley support that currently expands abortion funding.

Seven Republican Senators Who Voted Against Obamacare Repeal

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander, Shelley Moore Capito, Suans Collins, Dean Heller, John McCain, Lisa Murkowski, and Rob Portman voted against Obamacare repeal.

Senate Votes to Allow States to Defund Abortion Clinics

The U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to send a bill reversing an Obama-era rule directing state family planning money to Planned Parenthood to the President’s desk.

Senate Democrats Block Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

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.

CRPD Treaty Fails Ratification Vote

The U.S. Senate failed to ratify the CRPD Treaty on a 61 to 38 vote. Eight Republicans voted in favor as did all Democratic Senators.

Five Items of Interest: Bachmann Campaign Post-Mortem, Romney’s Electability, Thatcher’s Legacy, NYC Schools’ Church Ban & EPA Rules

This week’s edition of five things I wanted to point out, but…

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repealed: Let’s Just Throw Out All of the Standards

The branches of the United States military will soon have to enlist…

Sarah Palin Calls Lisa Murkowski a Thug for Intimidating Talk Show Host.

“I support him in this fight because this D.C. Beltway thuggery, as…

Latte Links for October 30th

Check out our items of interest for October 30th, some miscellany to help keep you caffeinated.

Joe Miller: She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named

I don’t think Joe Miller’s latest ad in the Alaska Senate Race…

Sarah Palin: Lisa’s Gall and Miller’s Honor

By Sarah Palin I have never seen a candidate stoop as low…

Genius! Old Spice Parody Ad from Joe Miller in Alaska Senate Race

Joe Miller’s campaign launched what has to be my most favorite ad…

Tea Party Win! Senator Lisa Murkowski Concedes to Joe Miller in Alaska GOP Senate Primary

Victory at last!  From CNN: Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski conceded late Tuesday…