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The GOP to pass Patriot Act extension tonight

February 14, 2011 politisite 3

Republicans will tell you that the 2010 election was a referendum on Nancy Pelosi and the  Democrats pushing unpopular bills through the House like a Freight train.  The GOP complained that the Democrats passed bills with late night votes that has  little debate and no provision for Amendments. This same party, who said they would restore the process to the people, are now going to push through the Patriot Act […]

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Russia threatens Senate Not to Amend START

December 20, 2010 politisite 0

Russia warned the United States Senate on Monday not to rewrite the new arms control treaty being debated on Capitol Hill as American lawmakers clashed about the politics of ratification in the waning days of the Congressional session. Republican critics of the treaty, known as New Start, offered more amendments to the treaty’s language on verification and launcher limits. But any change to the treaty text would require both countries […]