Steve Soto's The Left Coaster



Congress Archives

October 8, 2013 - Sinking the GOP by Steve
December 23, 2012 - Another GOP Fraud by Steve
October 26, 2012 - Climate Congress 2014 - The Contract with Climate by Oly Mike
January 2, 2012 - Our Own Austerity Program by Mary
August 25, 2011 - Good Luck, Take Care Senator Sanders by paradox
April 8, 2011 - Did The Dems Cave on the Policy Riders? by Deacon Blues
January 8, 2011 - More of the Giffords Shooting by Oly Mike
January 3, 2011 - A Few Items From the News by Oly Mike
August 5, 2010 - Jon Stewart: I Give Up by Mary
June 18, 2010 - Let Biden Loose by Deacon Blues
March 22, 2010 - Company Town by paradox
March 21, 2010 - The World Didn't End With Stupak by Steve
February 2, 2010 - A Return to Failure by Steve
October 8, 2009 - The Public Option Counter-Attack by Steve
October 7, 2009 - How To Get The Public Option Through by Steve
September 22, 2009 - Act in Haste, Repent at Leisure by Mary
September 9, 2009 - So, what do you think? by Erin Alecto
January 29, 2009 - The House Bill Was Crap by Deacon Blues
January 24, 2009 - Funding The Gravy Train by Steve
February 16, 2008 - Long Way to Go by paradox
November 26, 2007 - Trent Lott Leaving Senate? by Steve
November 7, 2007 - Morning Notes by Steve
October 18, 2007 - House Fails In SCHIP Veto Override Attempt by Jeff Dinelli
September 26, 2007 - AUMF 77 to 23; Kyl-Lieberman 76 to 22 - hmm by Mary
August 3, 2007 - Heading For An SCHIP Showdown by Steve
August 2, 2007 - Democrats Pass Tougher Ethics and Lobbying Requirements by Steve
May 19, 2007 - Reining in the Lawbreakers by Mary
May 16, 2007 - Outrage Central by Steve
May 14, 2007 - Afternoon Grab Bag by Steve
April 25, 2007 - Condi Gets Her Subpoena by Steve
March 14, 2007 - At Least We Can Argue About The Pace Of Change by Steve
February 6, 2007 - Read The Damn Bill, Please!!!! by Mary
January 30, 2007 - Bush Politicizes Regulatory Function by Steve
January 11, 2007 - Pelosi: Clearing the Smoke-filled Rooms by Mary
December 26, 2006 - Making Bush Pay For It by Steve
November 30, 2006 - A Broken Promise, Or A Necessary Concession? by Steve
November 16, 2006 - Hoyer Wins It by Steve
November 16, 2006 - Speaker Pelosi's Challenges by Steve
November 15, 2006 - Tread Carefully Nancy by Steve
November 15, 2006 - He's Back by Steve
November 10, 2006 - Open Thread - Good Beginnings Edition by Steve
November 8, 2006 - Playing For The Long Term by Steve
October 23, 2006 - Not A Rubber Stamp by Steve
August 8, 2006 - A small step back to sanity by Duckman GR
July 22, 2006 - Open Question, Part Dem by Duckman GR
July 2, 2006 - About those Earmarks? by Mary
June 21, 2006 - Three-Quarters Supports Voluntary Public Financing Of Campaigns by Steve
June 21, 2006 - Mid-Morning Update: NSA Is Spying On Domestic Internet Traffic Without Warrants by Steve
June 16, 2006 - Morning Update - Democrats Could Win Touting Cheney Task Force And WMD Inquiries by Steve
June 7, 2006 - Why Shouldn't Senate Democrats Boycott The Committees? by Steve
June 2, 2006 - Following The Money by pessimist
May 28, 2006 - Cheney Doesn't Give A Damn About Protecting Congress by Steve
May 27, 2006 - Jefferson Seizure Leads To Internal GOP Fissures by Steve
May 26, 2006 - What Is The Real Event Going On? by pessimist
May 24, 2006 - Congress Upset About FBI On Capitol Hill? You Reap What You Sow by Steve
May 23, 2006 - Nightmares Of The Long Knives On Pennsylvania Avenue by pessimist
May 23, 2006 - "I Knew Jack Kennedy..." by pessimist
April 15, 2006 - Unlucky Seven by pessimist
April 10, 2006 - Mysterious Joe by larre
April 9, 2006 - Are We Back To Two-Party Politics Yet? by pessimist
March 29, 2006 - Senate Lobbying Reform Does Zilch by Steve
March 26, 2006 - Feingold Should Broaden His Censure Rationale by Steve
March 8, 2006 - 62-2 by Steve
March 1, 2006 - Ramdom Thoughts And Updates by Steve
February 11, 2006 - Abramoff Taints Three More House Republicans by Steve
February 2, 2006 - In Upset, Boehner Chosen To Be Majority Leader by Steve
January 31, 2006 - Greatest Deliberative Body in the World, my ass! by Marie
January 29, 2006 - Dissenter Centering by pessimist
January 27, 2006 - The Call To Battle? Why Bother? by pessimist
January 27, 2006 - Bobby, Bobby, Bobby! by Marie
January 27, 2006 - Feinstein on the Floor by Marie
January 26, 2006 - Keeping the Republic by larre
January 24, 2006 - Two More Of Karl's Bitches On Capitol Hill by Steve
January 21, 2006 - My Senator, Barbara Boxer by Marie
January 21, 2006 - A Good Lobbyist is Hard to Find by Marie
January 21, 2006 - Conyer’s Forum on WH Spying by Marie
January 18, 2006 - GOP Lobbying Reform A Sham by Steve
January 11, 2006 - Yahoo On That Yahoo Alito by pessimist
January 7, 2006 - DeLay Resigns Majority Leader Post by pessimist
December 21, 2005 - Abramoff Ready To Name Names by Steve
November 17, 2005 - Pelosi Leads United Democratic Caucus And 22 GOP Moderates To Kill Spending Cuts by Steve
November 10, 2005 - Is Bush's Control Over Congress Finished? by Steve
October 23, 2005 - Bill Frist: Lying Bastard by Steve
September 22, 2005 - Wage Protection Update by Duckman GR
August 16, 2005 - Resign Randy and Why It Matters by Duckman GR
August 3, 2005 - Just a reminder by Duckman GR
June 22, 2005 - The [Republican] Congress is now a transactional institution by Duckman GR
June 8, 2005 - Why Is The White House Stonewalling GOP Senators On Boeing Air Tanker Lease Deal? by Steve
June 5, 2005 - Bully-boy Bolton Strikes Again by Mary
May 25, 2005 - Knocked Backin' The Saddle Tramp by pessimist
May 23, 2005 - The Center Finally Held Tonight by Steve
May 12, 2005 - A Question Of Balance by pessimist
April 20, 2005 - Filibusters by eriposte
April 16, 2005 - Nuclear Winners And Losers by pessimist
April 15, 2005 - As Bush Signals A Willingness To Budge On Private Accounts, Events May Make It Moot by Steve
April 11, 2005 - Monday Morning Quick Hits by Steve
April 6, 2005 - Don't Just Focus On DeLay, Think About Those He Helped by Duckman GR
April 5, 2005 - Now It's Frist's Turn To Distance Himself From DeLay And Cornyn by Steve
April 4, 2005 - Why Is The Medical Malpractice Bill Worth A Filibuster, But The Bankruptcy Bill Wasn't? by Steve
March 23, 2005 - Spotting Lies by larre
March 22, 2005 - Federal Judge: "No injunction" by larre
March 20, 2005 - The Silence of 'Good' Democrats by larre
March 20, 2005 - Congress Calls for a 'Mulligan' by larre
March 19, 2005 - The Thugs of Congress by larre
March 16, 2005 - With A GOP-Heavy Sample, Gallup Reports Low Approval Ratings For GOP-Led Congress by Steve
March 15, 2005 - A Scholarly Google of Bankruptcy Reform by larre
March 15, 2005 - A Scholarly Google of Bankruptcy Reform by larre
March 11, 2005 - Fire Your 'Credit Card Politicians' by larre
March 9, 2005 - Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Pelosi Chronicle House GOP Abuses by paradox
February 27, 2005 - New Test for True Democrats by larre
February 11, 2005 - Democrats Should Campaign Against DeLay Like Gingrich Did Against Dem Leadership In 1994 by Steve
January 19, 2005 - Minority Leader Reid Attempts To Delay Condi's Confirmation Vote by Steve
January 19, 2005 - Senate Foreign Relations Approves Condi - Only Kerry And Boxer Say No by Steve
December 2, 2004 - Mr. Will Goes To Washington by pessimist
November 30, 2004 - How Big is the Democratic Party's Tent? by rayman
November 19, 2004 - You Ain't No Abe, Lincoln! by pessimist
November 16, 2004 - there's pizza around here somewhere by Duckman GR
November 16, 2004 - Schumer Grows Gonads by pessimist
November 15, 2004 - Poll-ar Opposites by pessimist
November 11, 2004 - Specter's Spectre by pessimist
November 10, 2004 - What Role Now For Kerry? by pessimist
November 4, 2004 - Right is the Wrong Answer by larre
October 13, 2004 - And the Band Plays On by Marie
September 16, 2004 - Real Money by pessimist
September 7, 2004 - Holding Someone Responsible by larre
August 9, 2004 - Krazy Keyes Meets The City of Big Shoulders by larre
August 1, 2004 - THE MORALS OF A MONEY CHANGER by larre
June 20, 2004 - Granny D for Senator by Mary
June 2, 2004 - Herseth Wins: One Closer to a Majority by CA Pol Junkie
May 19, 2004 - Senate Hearings Today by Mary
April 11, 2004 - McCain Enabler by pessimist
March 10, 2004 - Moderate GOP Senators Prepare To Abandon Bush Over His Tax Cuts by Steve
March 1, 2004 - Without Real Accomplishments, GOP Plots Focus On Wedge Issue Votes by Steve
March 1, 2004 - Senate And House GOP Willing To Scale Back The Bush Tax Cuts by Steve
February 1, 2004 - White House Now Wants To Blame Congress For Medicare Drug Bill Deceit by Steve
November 24, 2003 - White House Loses Energy Bill: DeLay Rebuffs Bush Over MTBE by Steve
November 15, 2003 - Zell Miller Equates Democratic Opposition to Lynching by Steve
July 19, 2003 - New Republic Articles - the Condensed Version by Mary
May 5, 2003 - Are Frist and the GOP Becoming a Little Detached From Reality? by Steve
February 27, 2003 - Bush Blames the GOP for His Inadequate Homeland Security Funding by Steve
February 24, 2003 - GOP Leadership Blackmailed GAO Into Dropping Cheney Lawsuit by Steve