As of the end of the day Tuesday, 190 U.S. representatives have signed a “discharge petition,” a rarely-used parliamentary maneuver, aimed at forcing a vote on comprehensive immigration reform — including all but 10 members of the House Democratic Caucus.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says he will soon propose a federal Internet gambling ban, a proposal that mirrors the agenda of billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and the Adelson-backed Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling.
Asked why his party pushed another bill to make it harder to vote in Wisconsin, State Sen. Dale Schultz (R) responded, "I am not willing to defend them anymore. I’m just not and I’m embarrassed by this.”