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Senator Ben Nelson

Lucia Graves

Biden's 'Republican Tea Party' Remarks Prompt Negative Reactions On Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Vice President Joe Biden said the alternative to a Democratically controlled Congress is the "Republican Tea Party," lawmakers on both sides of ...

Ben Nelson Now Says Health Care Reform Was 'Mistake'

Fremont Tribune | Chris Zavadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Ben Nelson said Tuesday it was a mistake for the Obama Administration to take on massive health care reforms in 2009, and suggested efforts would...

Hypocritical Outrage: Why the Process of Engineering This Health Reform Bill Is No Uglier Than the Rest of Congress' Handiwork

Tanya M. Acker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanya M. Acker

Obviously this process has been as ugly as that which attends most significant legislation. To suggest it is any uglier is nothing but a passive-aggressive attack against reform.

Obsessive Compulsive Bipartisanship Disease

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

There are numerous examples of the fetishization of bipartisanship -- but none have been as blatant as what we see today from Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson.