Tag Archive | Chuck Grassley


Betrayed! Only 5 Republican Senators Voted ‘NO!’ to a Tax Increase –

We have been predicting for some time that House and Senate Republicans were going to cave in to higher taxes. Every one of these Republicans has said many, many times “you don’t raise taxes on anyone in a recession – period!” So Senate Republicans would have us believe that they were completely at the mercy […]

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Grassley, WSJ: Where’s The Legal Rationale For Obama’s “Recess” Appointments?

In an op-ed for USA Today, Sen. Chuck Grassley, ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, writes, “President Obama’s appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unacceptable because it violates both the letter and spirit of the Constitution. The framers saw the dangers of power grabs by any one branch […]

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Senate Republicans Block Controversial Obama Judicial Nominee With Troubling Views On Gun Rights, Terrorism

Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) forced a cloture vote on President Obama’s nominee to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, Caitlin Halligan. Senate Republicans opposed her confirmation, and the vote failed, 54-45.   Unfortunately, Halligan has a controversial record with activist views on the 2nd Amendment and the War on Terror. As Senate […]

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McConnell, Senate GOP Judiciary Leaders Demand Answers From Holder On Kagan’s Role In Defending Obamacare

On Friday, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican Whip Jon Kyl, Judiciary Committee Ranking Republican Chuck Grassley, and Committee member Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) sent what National Review Online’s Ed Whelan described as “a strong letter” to Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to comply with Congressional oversight requests regarding former Solicitor General (now Supreme […]

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Another Company To Drop Health Coverage Thanks To Obamacare

It hasn’t even been a week since President Obama assured a group of Iowans in a backyard discussion that under Democrats’ unpopular health care bill, “[I]f you’ve got health care through your employer, that’s not going to change, except to make it a little bit safer and more secure.” But today, there’s yet another story […]

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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