"We have hit rock bottom."
Max Baucus' comments show how far the debate has shifted.
When you help 20 million people get health coverage, you tend to take all this personally.
The pundits who wouldn't stop haranguing Barack Obama to reach across the aisle seem to have lost their voices.
Several years ago after the Newtown massacre, when Adam Lanza took his rage out on a classroom defenseless students and teachers, I wrote a piece castigating a number of Democratic Senators who dug their heads into the sand and refused to close basic background check loopholes.
Although both Democrats and Republicans in Congress have introduced bills and proposals about how best to proceed, we live in an era where money and politics take precedence and the question of doing what is "in the best interest of children" is far too often forgotten or ignored. That must end.
It has microbreweries, artists, a cowboy hat-fixing genius, solar-powered lofts, and huge summer street events, along with homeless people, addicts, and the occasional break-in or fatal stabbing in an alley.
"As an appearance matter, you want to leave a little distance between a contribution and a meeting so it doesn't look like
The revelations that John Walsh plagiarized a major paper in college have now completely torpedoed his chances for retaining the seat. To be fair, there was little chance that Walsh was going to win in any case. But the difference between "little chance" and "no chance" can be measured in hope. There is now no hope for Democrats in Montana, this year.
Does America even have a national security strategy? I ask because the Pentagon is getting ready to promulgate the latest version of same in the forthcoming Quadrennial Defense Review. And the Obama Administration has given off some big conflicting messages over the past year.
According to the Helena (Mont.) Independent Record, Reid called Bullock in December to discuss who the governor would choose
WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Poised to take the reins of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Senator Mary