Democratic Senate candidate Roxanne Conlin sent a fax to Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) inviting him to a debate Sept. 19 and warned the Senator she's ready to "do the empty chair routine" if he does not show.
Criminal immigration prosecution and deportation levels under the Obama administration rival or surpass those during the Bush era, yet Republicans have nonetheless blasted the White House for being lenient on illegal immigrants.
The Wall Street reform effort enters a new phase on Thursday, as the conference committee between the House and Senate will meet to begin hashing out the differences between the House and Senate versions which have already passed.
The greatest lawyers in this country have represented traitors, serial murderers, rapists, deserters, corrupt politicians and scoundrels of every sort. Why are suspected terrorists' lawyers any different?
In short, the will of 80 percent of Americans can be thwarted by representatives of 20 percent due to a quirk in Senate rules. I'm pretty sure that's not what the Founding Fathers, or anyone, had in mind.