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There’s little reason to expect the filibuster for legislation to hold now that it’s been removed from all judicial nominations. What’s remarkable is that this procedural rule has lasted this long.
by NW Spotlight Once again defying the odds, Donald Trump has won the U.S. presidential election! Yesterday, Real Clear Politics polling averages showed Hillary with a 39 electoral vote lead over Trump, but today they are showing election results with … Continue reading
by Katie Eyre The take-over of a federal building by an offshoot of Saturday’s peaceful rally in Burns, Oregon is taking over the real story. The real story, best I can piece together: Two men were convicted of setting federal … Continue reading
The U.S. Supreme Court decision today in the King v. Burwell case is a sad reminder that the President of the United States and his Administration can arbitrarily interpret laws passed by Congress to suit their own purposes. In this … Continue reading
by Sen. Doug Whitsett The United States Supreme Court has been busy this summer. The preponderance of their body of work has been focused on reaffirming their constitutional authority to check the powers of governments. The high Court has acted … Continue reading