Why Does Justin Bieber Want to Jail Amy Klobuchar?

By: Friday October 28, 2011 1:38 pm

PROTECT IP Act Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. What are we to make of Justin Bieber exclaiming that Amy Klobuchar needs to be “locked up”? “That guy needs to be locked up,” Bieber said after hearing about the bill, apparently not immediately remembering Amy is generally a woman’s name. “Whoever [...]

Bipartisan Senate Trio Agrees to Elimination of Ethanol Subsidy

By: Friday July 8, 2011 8:15 am

Let’s celebrate perhaps the only bipartisan policy agreement that we’ll ever see this year, one that is actually not a bad policy. A group of Senators have come to an agreement to phase out ethanol subsidies. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) told Senate leaders that their proposal would repeal [...]

Biofuel, Coal-State Dems Beg for Scraps for Industry in Future Energy Bills

By: Friday February 4, 2011 11:28 am

Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tim Johnson have taken up the call from President Obama in the State of the Union of a clean energy standard, while calling it a renewable energy standard. Klobuchar and Johnson will introduce legislation on an RES, but she praised the CES idea. In addition, their bill from last year, [...]

Merkley/Klobuchar Amendment On Lending Standards Passes

By: Wednesday May 12, 2010 7:43 am

Consumers got a break in the Senate today, as an amendment to the Wall Street reform bill from Jeff Merkley and Amy Klobuchar passed by a 63-36 count would impose tough new standards on the mortgage lending industry. The amendment, borrowed from the lending rules governing many states, has two major parts. One, it establishes [...]

Senators Demand Up Or Down Vote On Unemployment Insurance Extension

By: Monday October 26, 2009 3:23 pm

In a conference call with reporters today, three Democratic Senators charged Republicans with obstructionism in all aspects of public policy, particularly stopping the Senate from passing a bill that would extend unemployment to millions of Americans, at a time when 7,000 Americans a day are losing their benefits. Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) [...]

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