Senator Saxby Chambliss, a Georgia Republican, said it’s “imperative” that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad be removed, adding that he favors imposing a no- fly zone if the military determines it’s necessary.
The attempted seduction of Senator John Cornyn by immigration reformers is akin to my effort to get Neil Patrick Harris, the best emcee ever of any awards show, to sing at my next birthday. No matter how much I offer him, he’ll turn me down.
Lawmakers demanded the prosecution of a former contractor who revealed details of government surveillance, as officials braced for possible further disclosures of U.S. intelligence secrets and Congress prepared for hearings about the program and breaches of security.
Senators Richard Durbin and Charles Schumer, with long records of supporting labor unions, gay rights and gun restrictions, are ready to vote against these constituencies to win passage of an immigration law.