The U.S. Senate replaces No Child Left Behind passing on a 85 to 12 vote the Every Student Succeeds Act that President Obama is expected to sign into law.
On Tuesday U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced S.1881 legislation intended to protect women’s health and defund Planned Parenthood.
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) […]
Some reading I’ve done over the weekend. Enjoy 🙂 Politico: Palin emerges as Facebook phenom by Andy Barr Pundit and Pundette: Mislead, Distort, Repeat Washington Examiner: More Walls close in on ACORN – a new $548,000 tax lien (HT: Wintery Knight) Katie Favazza: Roy Blunt a Racist? Hardly. Joe Chavez: The Cup of Suffering Sam […]