By John Isaacs Although the 2022 elections are almost two years ahead, there have been a number of development setting up the Senate elections: Several Senators have already announced their retirement at the end of 2022: Richard Burr (R-NC), Rob Portman (R-OH), Richard Shelby (R-AL) and Patrick Toomey (R-PA). Democrats are considered viable in North […]
By John Isaacs (last updated 2/8/21) *Previously endorsed by Council for a Livable World Democrats – 14 *Bennet, Michael F. (D-CO) Blumenthal, Richard (D-CT) *Cortez Masto, Catherine (D-NV) *Duckworth, Tammy (D-IL) *Hassan, Margaret Wood (D-NH) – possible challenge from Gov. Sununu *Mark Kelly – running for full term *Leahy, Patrick J. (D-VT) […]
By John Isaacs The Senate completed work on the budget resolution around 5:35 a.m. February 5, approving it as expected 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris in the chair to break the tie. There will be many tie votes over the next two years. Interestingly, while 889 amendments – non-binding, message amendments — were submitted […]
Trump’s maximum pressure campaign on Iran was a maximum failure. The Biden administration should begin work with Congress and our allies now to start down the path of diplomacy, and put Iran’s nuclear program back in the box. We have no time left to waste.
By John Isaacs Bulletin: January 20 update: On inauguration day, Vice President Kamala Harris swore in Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff of Georgia and the newly appointed Senator from California, Alex Padilla, to the Senate and control of the Senate has now switched to Democrats. ========== Lost in the turmoil over the violent insurrectionist attack of the U.S. Capitol on January […]