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As Norman Lear told the Los Angeles Business Journal, "I don't want a President who's out of his f*cking mind."
It is no overstatement to note that with each passing day America is more the "Land of the Hypocrites and Barbarians" and less a land of morals and values than ever before. All this, while the world sits back and laughs.
-Jonathan Bernstein predicts "gimmicks, stunts and...attention-grabbing device[s]" by Republican campaigns on the debate
Even if Obama decides to take executive action over executive action, Mitch McConnell says there won't be a government shutdown.
It was a miscalculation to delay action on immigration back in September, and it will continue to be a blight on the community's trust of the administration if, after November 4, President Obama does not act swiftly and use his authority to remedy the inaction of a gridlocked Congress.
As chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) plays an integral role in determining exactly how productive Congress can be in passing legislation.
Read Roll Call's entire interview with Sessions here. While Democrats did praise Sessions in the Roll Call story, the fact
There are more than enough votes on the floor of the House to pass immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship if it is given an up or down vote. The only question now is whether the House Leadership decides that it is in their political interest to call the bill.
On issue after issue, the GOP has veered far from the mainstream of the American electorate. Worse, they are swimming upstream against a tide of changing demographics.
This week, the Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives did something that you wouldn't think is even possible: they introduced (and then the House passed) a five-page bill that, despite its brevity, may violate two separate provisions of the United States Constitution.
Regardless of how the current debt ceiling circus act plays out, don't be surprised to see what happens to Uncle Sam's credit rating as potential lenders to a government living well beyond its means start figuring all of this out.
Nevertheless, by vowing to block any increase in the debt limit until the administration accedes to their budget demands, congressional conservatives have embraced this new nihilism
"Whether it was immigration or education or voter suppression that we saw recently, each and every one of these issues was
First they obstruct. Then they complain.
Republicans who support subsidies should stop their mass-manipulation. Rather than hiding behind hypocritical pro-market rhetoric, it is time to admit they have embraced their very own entitlement-boom that rivals the dreams of any European welfarist.
On Monday, fresh off the budget fight, Press Secretary Jay Carney offered the first preview of the White House's position
So much for making nice Mr. President, the gloves are off as the Republican leadership comes out swinging. These folks don't
This year's crop of GOP legislative candidates looks like the Colorado's Most Wanted. In their eagerness to do battle over the legislature, the Colorado GOP leadership confused toughness with thuggery.
As Democrats ramp up their attacks on House Minority Leader John Boehner - who's presumed to be in line to become House speaker
As for Obama, 70 percent of Esquire's respondents said they thought Bill Clinton was a better president. Twenty-nine percent