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Senator Exposed D.C. Insanity for One Night
The residue of the Great Freak-out.
Old White Guys Pose With Big Gun: Welcome to CPAC 2014
Senators Mitch McConnell and Tom Coburn kick things off right.
Senator Tom Coburn Will Retire at the End of 2014
He’s battling prostate cancer, but says that’s not why he’s leaving.
Senator Tom Coburn Is a Terrible Friend
Just because he’s pals with Obama doesn’t mean he won’t impeach him.
GOP Senators Pressured to Join Gun Filibuster
Tom Coburn is resisting, for now.
GOP Senators Decide Todd Akin Isn’t So Bad After All
Four are co-hosting a fund-raiser for him this week.
Congressional Insider Trading Ban Overwhelmingly Passes Procedural Hurdle
act moves forward after a 93–2 vote.
Tom Coburn Implies That He’d Like to Shoot His Colleagues
This is probably something he’ll regret immediately.
GOP Split As August 2 Debt-Ceiling Deadline Approaches
Can’t agree on a Plan A, B, or C.
Senator Tom Coburn Is Not Happy With the World’s Most Famous Adult Baby
Because he’s getting Social Security.
Peace and Civility to Reign Throughout the Land
Starting with minimally downgraded political attack language.
Deal Reached on 9/11 Health-Care Bill [Update: It Passed]
Tom Coburn gets some concession in exchange for not killing the bill.
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn Wants to Kill the 9/11 Health-Care Bill
Time is running out, and Coburn is aiming to ensure that it does.
Republican Senator Tom Coburn Would Vote for Literally Any Other Human Over Newt Gingrich
He’s not a big fan.
Elena Kagan Will Be Confirmed by a 65–35 Vote
That’s our prediction, anyway.
Senator to Fab Fab: ‘How Did It Make You Feel’ to Have All of Your Personal E-mails Released?
With little to go on, the Senate subcommittee starts prodding Goldman executives for an emotional reaction.
Scott Brown Helps Break Another GOP Filibuster
I have pledged to do my best to change the tone in Washington,” Brown said.
GOP Senator Insists That Nancy Pelosi Is Not a Fire-Breathing Jabberwocky, Gets Hissed At
Oklahoma’s Tom Coburn calls Pelosi “a nice lady,” slams Fox News.
GOP Movement to Oust Harry Reid Sputters, Dies
Why it should be no surprise that many Republicans are rallying to Reid’s defense.
Health-Care Bill Slows to a Grinding Halt
Tom Coburn: “There will be several more attempts to derail this bill from a parliamentary standpoint by me.”
UPDATE: Senator Charles Schumer in Hot Water With Local Arts Organizations
No one seems happy that the stimulus package all but ignored the arts.