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    VIDEO: Kennedy Says He’s Going To Vote For Gorsuch, And Outlines Why

VIDEO: Kennedy Says He’s Going To Vote For Gorsuch, And Outlines Why

This video is part of what seems to be a regular series of clips Sen. John Kennedy is putting out in which he sounds off on current events affecting his

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    VIDEO: Kennedy’s Opening Statement In The Neil Gorsuch Hearings

VIDEO: Kennedy’s Opening Statement In The Neil Gorsuch Hearings

From a press release Louisiana’s junior senator just put out… Today in the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) issued the following statement on the nomination of Judge

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    In Case You Missed Ted Cruz’ Taking A Flamethrower To Liz Warren And The Democrats Yesterday…

In Case You Missed Ted Cruz’ Taking A Flamethrower To Liz Warren And The Democrats Yesterday…

…here’s your chance to catch up. This was an appearance the Texas Senator made yesterday morning on Fox News with Bill Hemmer. Cruz pulls absolutely no punches, and it’s clear

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    Did The Democrats Just Show A White Flag On Neil Gorsuch?

Did The Democrats Just Show A White Flag On Neil Gorsuch?

On Monday night, we did one of the better episodes of The Red Bayou Show that we’ve done in terms of substance; we had constitutional scholar and Southern University Law

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    Betsy DeVos Was Just Confirmed On A 51-50 Vote As Education Secretary

Betsy DeVos Was Just Confirmed On A 51-50 Vote As Education Secretary

Mike Pence had to show up to break the tie. Two Republican Senators, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, voted against. The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Betsy DeVos to lead the

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    The Red Bayou Show, Episode 73 – Featuring The Gorsuch Nomination With Michelle Ghetti

The Red Bayou Show, Episode 73 – Featuring The Gorsuch Nomination With Michelle Ghetti

Southern University Law Professor Michelle Ghetti joined Scott McKay and Brian Haldane this week to talk about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Ghetti takes the guys through the background of

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STUPID PRIZES FOR STUPID GAMES, PART 2: Pruitt Clears Senate Committee Amid Rules Change

  STUPID PRIZES FOR STUPID GAMES, PART 2: Pruitt Clears Senate Committee Amid Rules Change

This happened in the Senate Finance Committee yesterday after the Democrats thought they’d make a scene and boycott a committee

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BAYHAM: Trump’s Huge, Tremendous, Terrific Supreme Court Pick

  BAYHAM: Trump’s Huge, Tremendous, Terrific Supreme Court Pick

President Donald Trump, sorry I am still wrapping my mind around those three words strung together, made a great pick

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STUPID PRIZES FOR STUPID GAMES: Republicans Change Committee Rules, Force Nominees Through

  STUPID PRIZES FOR STUPID GAMES: Republicans Change Committee Rules, Force Nominees Through

It was never an intelligent gambit for Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee to boycott its meetings earlier this week

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THEY DID IT AGAIN: Dems Boycott Committee Vote On Scott Pruitt

  THEY DID IT AGAIN: Dems Boycott Committee Vote On Scott Pruitt

This is becoming a pattern after the sitout yesterday of the Senate Finance Committee, which denied a vote to Treasury

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What To Make Of Dick Durbin’s Statement On Neil Gorsuch?

  What To Make Of Dick Durbin’s Statement On Neil Gorsuch?

Here’s what Durbin said… . @SenatorDurbin on the Neil Gorsuch SCOTUS nomination: pic.twitter.com/yNl3IRPGx5 — Jason Rosenbaum (@jrosenbaum) February 1, 2017

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The Democrats Say They’re Going To Boycott Committee Votes On Price And Mnuchin’s Confirmations

  The Democrats Say They’re Going To Boycott Committee Votes On Price And Mnuchin’s Confirmations

There isn’t any adult supervision in the Democrat Party at this point, and it’s not getting better. Senate Democrats on

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WATSON: Principled Conservatism, or Politics as Usual?

  WATSON: Principled Conservatism, or Politics as Usual?

It’s bound to happen: every 4-8 years the party that just regained control of government throws principles out the window

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WATSON: DeVos Defends Free-Market Against Socialist Sanders

  WATSON: DeVos Defends Free-Market Against Socialist Sanders

During Tuesday’s hearing in the Senate Health and Education Committee, Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos was grilled by committee member

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Helena Moreno (Rightfully) Calls on Troy Brown to Resign (Again)

  Helena Moreno (Rightfully) Calls on Troy Brown to Resign (Again)

Here’s a feel-good story of Democrats not wanting to circle the wagons around another Democrat who has screwed up badly:

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Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearings Will Show What Complete Partisan Hacks The Democrats Are

  Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearings Will Show What Complete Partisan Hacks The Democrats Are

There’s an interesting Washington Times piece out this morning on the confirmation prospects of Jeff Sessions, the longtime Alabama senator

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CASSIDY: Here Is Your Long-Awaited Replacement For Obamacare

  CASSIDY: Here Is Your Long-Awaited Replacement For Obamacare

Editor’s Note: The following is a transcript of a speech given on the floor of the Senate today by Sen.

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Why Harry Reid Was Absolutely Right About The Supreme Court And His Suggestion Should Be Adopted

  Why Harry Reid Was Absolutely Right About The Supreme Court And His Suggestion Should Be Adopted

Here’s something from October 24, a date from a completely different reality in American politics… When John McCain boasted recently

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Election Lessons, Part 1: Senate, LA-4 Blowouts Dispel Myth Of A Purple Louisiana

  Election Lessons, Part 1: Senate, LA-4 Blowouts Dispel Myth Of A Purple Louisiana

The over-under on John Kennedy’s margin of victory over Foster Campbell in the Louisiana Senate race, a victory which was

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