William Rivers Pitt from "Truthout" writes about the showdown in the Senate:
…This amendment is the opening gambit in a deadly serious political chess match with both House and Senate on the board, a match that may come to determine the future of this republic. This was one gambit, with more to follow, and if the strategy is true, we may find ourselves bearing witness to a legitimate phenomenon: an administration in checkmate, and a president with no moves left to make. … read more