November 12, 2014

OUR REPUBLICAN SENATE RUN-OFF:

Mary Landrieu Tries to Beat the GOP by Joining Them (RUSSELL BERMAN, NOV 12 2014, The Atlantic)

Senator Mary Landrieu sure is moving fast to embrace her new Republican overlords. She just might not have the chance work with them.

Facing a run-off election in three weeks to hold onto her seat in Louisiana, the woman who is now the most endangered Democrat in America raced to the Senate floor on Wednesday--shortly after it reopened following last week's election--to call for an immediate vote on a top GOP priority: approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. "I want to say yes to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell," Landrieu said. "The time to start is now. The public has clearly spoken."

Posted by at November 12, 2014 5:04 PM
  

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