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The Last Word on the Debt Ceiling

The Last Word on the Debt Ceiling

Alex Glashausser  06.19.2012
As Congress once again threatens to hold the nation's credit rating hostage by refusing to lift the debt ceiling, the president need not...
$100 Million In Food Stamps Used On Military Bases

$100 Million In Food Stamps Used On Military Bases

Michael McAuliff  06.18.2012
WASHINGTON -- Congress' push to cut food stamps could cause collateral damage in the military, hitting everyone from active-duty members...
GOP Senate Campaign Boss Flip-Flops

GOP Senate Campaign Boss Flip-Flops

Michael McAuliff  06.13.2012
WASHINGTON -- The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee insisted he's capable of walking the fine line of calling for the...
GOP Senator Argues Food Stamps Increase Isn't Moral

GOP Senator Argues Food Stamps Increase Isn't Moral

Michael McAuliff  06.13.2012
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) mocked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday for trying to stop cuts to the nation's...
Harry Reid, John McCain Agree On Pacquiao Fight, Push Boxing Bill

Harry Reid, John McCain Agree On Pacquiao Fight, Push Boxing Bill

Erin Mershon  06.13.2012
Boxing may be a contentious sport, but it's bringing rare harmony to the halls of the Senate. Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) disagreed...
When Leaks Mattered Less To the GOP

When Leaks Mattered Less To the GOP

Michael McAuliff  06. 8.2012
WASHINGTON -- Republicans who bristled at the suggestion the George W. Bush White House did anything wrong in revealing the identity of...
WATCH: John Boehner Shows Nancy Pelosi Some Bipartisan Affection

WATCH: John Boehner Shows Nancy Pelosi Some Bipartisan Affection

Ethan Klapper  06. 7.2012
For a few minutes on Thursday afternoon, the partisan toxicity that pervades the House of Representatives subsided, as lawmakers gathered...
Marco Rubio's Immigration Pivot: A Search for Solutions or Politics as Usual?

Marco Rubio's Immigration Pivot: A Search for Solutions or Politics as Usual?

David Leopold  06. 7.2012
Since he arrived in Washington in January 2011, Rubio has seesawed between anti-immigrant and vaguely pro-immigrant positions, but doesn't...
Republicans Attempt to Actively Sabotage U.S. Economy to Win Fall Election

Republicans Attempt to Actively Sabotage U.S. Economy to Win Fall Election

Robert Creamer  06. 7.2012
Today the surest way to make certain that a piece of legislation is deep-sixed by the Republicans in Congress is to demonstrate that it...
Fresh Fodder Delivered For Year-End Brawl Over Bush-Era Legislation

Fresh Fodder Delivered For Year-End Brawl Over Bush-Era Legislation

Reuters  06. 5.2012
* U.S. debt could reach 200 percent of GDP in 25 years-CBO * Letting Bush tax cuts expire cuts U.S. long-term debt load...