Posts Tagged ‘stupak’

Retiring Guy

09Apr10

Bart’s gone. Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak of Michigan tells The Associated Press he’ll retire from Congress rather than seek a 10th term this year. You’ll recall that Bart’s the guy who caved on his abortion concerns and put the socialist health plan into law. Stupak has drawn stinging criticism from opponents of the recently enacted […]


Liberal Haters

25Mar10

We’re hearing all sorts of news about attacks on Democrats and Democratic leaders in fear. More than 100 House Democrats met behind closed doors Wednesday afternoon with representatives of the FBI and the U.S. Capitol Police. The lawmakers voiced what one senior aide who was present described as “serious concern” about their security in Washington […]


Stupak Stopped

21Mar10

Politico reports that the pro-life block has found its compromise, agreeing to an Executive Order and ready to vote yes on Castro Care. BREAKING: House Democrats have picked up critical health reform “yes” votes from a group of anti-abortion lawmakers, including Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak, according to senior Democratic aides. Democrats believe a breakthrough with […]


Closing Weak

21Mar10

The normal rules of political physics would suggest a strong finish for the bad guys (with a vote scheduled for around 6pm), as they can call in those willing but reluctant to vote yes if needed. Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) said Sunday morning that he is close to striking a deal with the Obama administration […]


Demon Pass

20Mar10

Were the Dems ever seriously considering using the dreaded Deem and Pass tactic? They now say they won’t use it, which may mean they’ve got the votes to pass Castro Care without the controversial move. This will be a spectacular weekend as spring is sprung. Don’t waste it watching media counts on health care. It’s […]


Baking Bart

09Mar10

Has Bart Stupak’s price been paid? Prospects are good for resolving a dispute over abortion that has led some House Democrats to threaten to withhold support of President Obama’s health-care overhaul, a key Michigan Democrat said Monday. Is he ready to make a deal to get the senate bill through the House? “I’m more optimistic […]


Lost Year

04Mar10

Why are Democrats still plotting to deny the American people the health reform that we so desperately need! A dozen House of Representatives Democrats opposed to abortion are willing to kill President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform plan unless it satisfies their demand for language barring the procedure, Representative Bart Stupak said on Thursday. Despite all […]