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Lame Duck Sessions

GOP Senator Threatens Dems Over DADT Repeal

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But on the Senate floor a few moments ago, Senator Bob Corker basically said this publicly: He said that moving forward with DADT "poisons the well" o...

Taming the Lame Duck

Richard Klass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Klass

Three issues will frame the lame duck session of Congress and determine the second half of President Obama's first term. Handled well and the first two years will also look brighter. Handled poorly, and they will look worse.

Time To Stop Paying Lameduck Members of Congress If They Stop Showing Up For Work

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

14 of the 26 non-voting members are lameducks who seem less interested in saving anything except their fat paychecks.

Bridge Loan to Nowhere or Bridge Loan to the 21st Century?

Randi Rhodes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randi Rhodes

Should Congress find the votes to take back at least $25 billion and loan it to the auto industry, they ought to attach it to a long list of demands that need to be set down in writing.