repeal

The More Things Change…

While the balance of power in Congress is likely to undergo a seismic shift tonight, at least one thing won’t change – the legislative maneuvers lawmakers undertake purely to score political points. Case in point – repeal of the Affordable Care Act. This law will be on the books so long as Barack Obama is in the White House. But don’t …

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

The repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell hit a speed bump today in the Senate with Lindsey Graham, a senior member on the Armed Services Committee and a Republican the Dems had been hoping Joe Lieberman could lure, coming out against the deal. Dems will need at least one Republican* — and likely a few — to overcome a Republican filibuster …