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Congress Overrides President Obama Veto

The Senate and the House of Representatives both voted on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of a 9/11 lawsuit bill, overriding the President’s veto. This is the first overridden veto of President Obama’s administration. The last President to go without any overridden vetoes was President Lyndon B. Johnson. The […]


Pennsylvania Establishment Coalesces Around Katie McGinty

In Pennsylvania, Democrats sense an opportunity to defeat Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) who was elected as part of the Tea Party wave in 2010. There are three major Democratic candidates lining up for an opportunity to take on Toomey in November, Braddock Mayor John Fetterman, former Secretary of Environmental Protection […]

Photos Courtesy of the McGinty and Sestak Campaigns

Marco Rubio Returns to the Senate with an Eye on the Exit

Senator Marco Rubio returned to the Senate on Thursday after spending eleven months running for President. While running for President, Rubio did occasionally make an appearance on Capital Hill, but his visits were infrequent. Speaking to reporters, Rubio took himself out of consideration to be the Republican vice presidential nominee. In […]


President Obama Nominates Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

President Obama has nominated Merrick Garland to be the next Supreme Court Justice. Garland would replace Justice Antonin Scalia who passed away recently. Garland is the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia. Justices Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Chief Justice John Roberts all have served on […]

Courtesy of the White House