February 15th, 201518On Tuesday Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) told the National Journal that a failure to fund DHS and any consequences resulting from such a failure "should be laid at the feet of the Democratic caucus."
This is a departure from what Senator Kirk, who is considered a moderate, told Politico early in January. "I think the defunding action...
November 26th, 2014113Congress has nearly reached bipartisan agreement on a tax bill that would retroactively renew tax breaks that expired at the end of last year, making them permanent. But President Obama has said that he will veto the bill if it reaches his desk because it heavily favors business while ignoring middle and lower-income families.
September 19th, 201425Yes, after a bone-crushing eight days of work, House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has announced that effective today, school's out for mid-terms. They're returning to work on November 12th, one day after the elections. McCarthy himself washes his hands of the matter:
August 29th, 201431When it comes to "fiscal conservatism" John Boehner talks a good game -- When it comes to actions, not so much. He will be sending the taxpayers a $500 per hour bill capped at $350,000 for his frivolous, partisan lawsuit against the President, which is hardly the mark of a fiscal conservative.
July 31st, 2014285What is hypocrisy? Hypocrisy is telling the president in one breath to do less with executive orders under threat of lawsuit, and with the other, to do more because heaven forbid the Republicans miss their recess.
July 30th, 201419Tea Parier Rep. Steve King (R-IA) says he's not pushing for impeachment, and then pushes for it. Or, at least, calls it a possibility in the face of Boehner's assertion that it's not a possibility.
July 2nd, 201432The President spoke at the Georgetown Waterfront on Tuesday about the economy and more specifically the need to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, which is expected to run out of money by the end of August.