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Walter Shapiro: What's missing from Bob Woodward's book? Ask Ben Sasse

Bob Woodward’s book “Fear” — which might better have been called, Hunter Thompson-style, “Fear and Loathing in the White House” — is filled with revealing anecdotes that have gotten overlooked amid the incessant rounds of TV interviews and cable news panels.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-09-19 02:16:36

Ben Sasse is Right: Congress Must Stop Deferring Its Authority | Mitchell Nemeth

In January 2014 President Obama famouslysaid, “We’re not just going to be waiting for legislation to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help they need. I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone.”

FEE.ORG - 2018-09-18 10:00:40

Can Ben Sasse Actually Drain the Swamp?

Judging by the substance, Senator Ben Sasse has made a forceful case that an ethics reform package he introduced on Thursday would help unclog Washington’s “swamp.” Draining the capital of conflicts of interest is not a rhetorical task—it requires a frank diagnosis of the city’s institutional failur

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Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse sets example for how politics should be done | Opinion

Let’s play the word association game. When you think of a member of the United States Congress, what pops into your mind?Reliable? Public servant? Honest?Probably not. With the state of our politics right now, you’re probably more likely to think of words like liar, hypocrite or even criminal. And b

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Ben Sasse has five great proposals for draining the swamp

Lots of politicians talk about draining the swamp. Few seem motivated to do anything about it. While the president tweets, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., has introduced five pieces of legislation that seem like common sense and would actually clear some of the weeds from Washington.On Thursday, Sasse autho

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Letter, 9/19: Nebraska lucky to have Sasse

Sen. Ben Sasse (right) confers with Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake as President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-09-19 12:55:00

Ben Sasse: Let's drain the swamp -- by, among other things, making politicians disclose their tax returns

He’s violating one of the basic rules of populism: Establishment transparency good, populist transparency bad. (There’s a corresponding rule of establishmentarianism. Can you guess what it is?)

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Sen. Ben Sasse's new ethics reform bills target legislative, executive branches

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ben Sasse says a great way for Congress to honor the legacy of Sen. John McCain would be to actually accomplish something worthwhile — approving a package of robust ethics measures to start cleaning up D.C.“Every election cycle, people run saying that we need to do swamp draining,

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Opinion | Ben Sasse and other Republicans worried about Trump need to do more than just complain

Over the weekend, Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, mused that he regularly considersleaving the Republican Party. Sasse’s reflections may be borne of stylistic differences and genuine concern for the Republic. However, based on his voting record (87 percent in

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Paul Kane: Sen. Ben Sasse not that interested in incumbency

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., spent the past week rekindling his musings about not fitting in the Republican Party, from TV appearances to committee hearing rooms to social media.The Nebraska Republican even acknowledged that he periodically considers switching his party affiliation to independent, after

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The Only Subject Ben Sasse Won't Talk About: Spygate - American Greatness

He blasts the president’s lack of civility, but he regularlydemeanshis colleagues, to say nothing of the president. Sasse complains that folks in Washington have no long term plan for the country, but hestumbleswhen asked for his own specific vision. And the father of three wrote a book chock full o

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How Ben Sasse could best help America: Leave the Republican Party, become an independent.

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska drew national headlines last weekend after candidly replying to a tweet from a newly independent voter asking whether he, too, would consider leaving his party.

USA TODAY

Senator Ben Sasse Explains Why Both Major Parties Lack "Long-Term Vision"

During the 2012 and 2016 election cycles, I was “Team Perry,” a true believer in former Texas Governor (now Energy secretary) Rick Perry.

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Episode 60: Stray Cats and Screaming Chyrons | National Review

Jonah invites Senator Ben Sasse (R-Corn) back toThe Remnantfor a wide-ranging conversation on the Republican Party, the state of our government, and…cats.

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MTP: SEN. BEN SASSE TELLS CHUCK TODD: “THERE’S JUST WAY TOO MUCH DRAMA EVERY DAY” IN THE WHITE HOUSE; IT’S “A REALITY SHOW, SOAP OPERA PRESIDENCY”

SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 – This morning onMeet the Press,Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.)told moderator Chuck Todd that “there’s just way too much drama every day,” which is “distracting” the country from more serious issues. Sasse said, “I don’t have any desire to beat this president up, but it’s pretty clear tha

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Ben Sasse is my new spirit animal

If someone were to ask you, "why do you vote Republican" what would your answer be? Would it be, "well anything's better than whomever the Democrats are rolling out" or "because I'm Alpha and you're Beta and RAWR!" If you're a Democrat listening to this show, first I want to congratulate you for pro

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We Need More Senators Like Ben Sasse | Caffeinated Thoughts

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) hasnever been a favoriteof those riding on the Trump Train, despite the man having one of the most conservativevotingrecordsin the Senate. Hewas #NeverTrumpduring the general election, and he has been a critic of President Trump’sconductandrhetoricwhile being supportive

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Who Is Ben Sasse Kidding?

signature issue in Washington: pretending to be mad about Donald Trump. The Nebraska senator revealed to CNN's Jake Tapper that these days, the very first thing he does upon waking up in the morning is think about leaving the Republican Party. "This party used to be for some pretty definable stuff,"

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Ben Sasse Has Considered Leaving the GOP to Support the GOP

Republican senator and longtime anti-Trump grandstander Ben Sasse claimed over the weekend that he “regularly” considers leaving the GOP. Sassefirst expressed the sentimentin response to a tweet on Saturday, which set up an opportunity to follow up on his point on the Sunday-morning political show c

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Buh-Bye: Vocal #NeverTrump Senator Ben Sasse Says He Often Thinks of Leaving GOP

Mr. President:Are you recanting of the Oath you took on Jan. 20 to preserve, protect, and defend the 1st Amendment?pic.twitter.com/XLB7QXM3bQ— Ben Sasse (@BenSasse)October 12, 2017

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