July 11, 2011 - 9:15pm
Can the ship's captain marry you and your bunk-mate? Not according to congress!
Kentucky’s 6th District congressman, Democrat Ben Chandler voted last Thursday in favor of an amendment to the Pentagon appropriations bill, reaffirming the Defense of Marriage Act.  Representatives Virginia Foxx (R-North Carolina) and Dan Burton (R-Indiana) inserted the amendment into...
July 11, 2011 - 3:54pm
On July 7th, Ben Chandler voted for an anti-gay amendment to a Pentagon appropriations bill that only existed as a vehicle for homophobes to flex their political muscle.
The amendment to a Pentagon appropriations bill Ben Chandler [D-KY] voted for on July 7th reaffirming the Defense of Marriage Act served no legal purpose. It did not change the law of the land. It did not change Pentagon policy. It was not required in order for the Pentagon to get the money it...
July 1, 2011 - 2:23pm
Some conservatives say the Democratic Party has no room for moderates like Blue Dog Ben Chandler. The truth is -- it has even less room for true liberals.
Representative Pete Sessions (R-CA) speculated earlier this week in Politico that the end is near for Blue Dog Democrats like Rep. Ben Chandler (D-KY). His premise is that the Democratic party of (the hated) Nancy Pelosi is so relentlessly liberal that it no longer has room for the “moderate...
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