I don’t know if Chuck Grassley’s been having digestion issues, but he rates my quote of the day. From the Senate floor this morning talking about how the Dems plan on doing a package of popular bi-partisan tax extenders outside of regular order:
The Senate is constipated. This legislative body needs a function, a laxative.
Story today on Lieberman’s slow separation from the Democratic Party.
One detail that didn’t make it into the story:
Anyone looking for a hint at where Joe Lieberman’s loyalties lies need go no further than the foyer to his Senate offices. There the Connecticut Independent has a proud display of photos of himself with U.S. …
Returning to the Senate after a presidential campaign can be, well, awkward. A webstory out today on the landscape Hillary might face if/when she returns to the Senate.
Guess who skipped today’s Senate vote on Webb/Hagel’s G.I. Bill?
Here’s a web story on Kennedy’s very full plate. In researching about brain tumors I came across some interesting, if not terribly relevant to Kennedy’s case, tidbits from the Senate Historian’s Office. There have been at least two other senators this century who also suffered from tumors, unfortunately both died in office.
A story today on Kennedy. We hope he recovers.