Capitol Hill Updates

  • Many "pro-life" Democrats were fooled into voting for ObamaCare -- which 60% of the American people still want to see repealed -- after they heard Obama's promises that abortion would not be funded with Americans' hard-earned tax dollars. As many of us predicted, this turned out to be not the truth. The votes of these "pro-life" Democrats actually provided the votes for ObamaCare to be passed -- expected to cost over a ten-year period some 2.6 trillion dollars. Note this email from the Office of the Republican Leader in the United States House of Representatives, Congressman John...
  • The latest two United States Senators announcing their intention to vote against the nomination of Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court are Senator John Thune from South Dakota and Senator David Vitter from Louisiana. It is hard to believe that there has ever been a more left-leaning Supreme Court nominee than Elena Kagan. ---------- Senator Thune: WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator John Thune today made the following statement regarding Elena Kagan's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court: "After meeting with Solicitor General Kagan and after careful deliberation, I cannot support her...
  • Note the following email from the Senate Republican Leader, Mitch McConnell's office regarding the Obama administration's newest avowed socialist; a gentleman who was given a recess appointment by the president over the July 4th recess, of all the times for the president to go around the Congress. Obama's appointment of Donald Berwick as the new head of Medicaid and Medicare will lead to drastic rationing of health care for senior citizens and much higher premiums for middle class families. Obama did not want America to hear of Donald Berwick's radical ideas during a Senate committee...
  • Note in the email below from the Office of the Senate Republican Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell from Kentucky, the latest in the growing list of United States Senators expressing their opposition to the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan. United States Senator Mike Johanns from Nebraska in his announcement lists almost countless reasons why Elena Kagan is unqualified to serve as a United States Supreme Court Justice. ---------- WASHINGTON- Sen. Mike Johanns today made the following statement announcing his opposition to Elena Kagan to be the next Supreme Court Justice: "After...
  • As you can see in the email below from the Office of the Senate Republican Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell from Kentucky, the opposition to the nomination by Barack Obama of Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court continues to grow over the July 4th Senate recess. As you will read below, the most noteworthy opposition is that of Obama's opponent in the 2008 presidential race, Senator John McCain from Arizona which was announced today. ---------- Over the holiday the amount of opposition to Elena Kagan's confirmation has risen. Just in case you missed the most recent three Senators to...
  • For those of you who may have missed the news this morning, Sen. Hatch announced his opposition to Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. His full statement is below. ---------- Utah Senator Says, He "Cannot Ignore Disturbing Situations in which it Appears that Her Personal or Political Views Drove her Legal Views" WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a former chairman and current member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement today announcing his opposition to Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan: "I have carefully examined Solicitor General...