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GOP Rep: I 'Hope To God Nobody Knows Who I Am'

GOP Rep: I 'Hope To God Nobody Knows Who I Am'

09.22.2012
WASHINGTON -- A frustrated Congress quit Washington on Saturday with at least one hope – that the stark choice in the election ahead...
Polar Bear Measure Ties Senate In Knots

Polar Bear Measure Ties Senate In Knots

09.22.2012
WASHINGTON — On its last day in session before the election, the Senate tied itself in knots over 41 polar bear carcasses that hunters...

Senate Republicans Shaft the Vets

09.20.2012
They'll salute the troops, march in the parades, celebrate the returning heroes, and call for larding more billions into the Pentagon....

Congress Raids 9/11 Funds For Deficit

Michael McAuliff  09.18.2012
WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers vowed to "never forget" 9/11 again last week, but it appears many already had -- in the budget sequester legislation...
White House Issues Warning On 'Deeply Destructive' Move

White House Issues Warning On 'Deeply Destructive' Move

ANDREW TAYLOR  09.14.2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House report issued Friday warns that $109 billion in across-the-board spending cuts at the start of the new...
Paul Ryan, Other Republicans Need to Come Clean About the Night of Obama's Inauguration

Paul Ryan, Other Republicans Need to Come Clean About the Night of Obama's Inauguration

09.12.2012
Ryan and Mitt Romney claim to be America's comeback team, but that claim is extremely specious if Ryan helped to orchestrate something...

Congress Must Act on Clean Energy

08.24.2012
Policy matters. Nations that have strong policy commitments to clean energy already reap the economic rewards. If the United States is...
Not Your Daddy's GOP

Not Your Daddy's GOP

08.10.2012
The Olympic Games are winding to a close, but the biennial -- and increasingly competitive -- contest to be the craziest GOP congressional...
The Courage That Comes From Being Different

The Courage That Comes From Being Different

08.10.2012
Keith Ellison is facing a primary next Tuesday. I hope that you will support his campaign. Because the mere existence of Congressman Keith...
The Profound Failure of Congress on Cybersecurity (and Why You Should Care)

The Profound Failure of Congress on Cybersecurity (and Why You Should Care)

08. 9.2012
The "Party of No" hurt us all on a critically necessary piece of cyber-security legislation, and continued the U.S. Senate's proud tradition...
Why We Should Not (Always) Blame Congress

Why We Should Not (Always) Blame Congress

08. 8.2012
Congress and the president enacted an important piece of legislation that will affect millions of Americans. Surprisingly this new law...
Dem Rep's Depression 'Debilitating,' Wife Says

Dem Rep's Depression 'Debilitating,' Wife Says

08. 4.2012
CHICAGO -- Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is suffering from debilitating depression and even collapsed at his home in Washington two months...
GOP Hates On 'Dumb' Budget Control Act

GOP Hates On 'Dumb' Budget Control Act

Michael McAuliff  08. 3.2012
WASHINGTON -- Republicans are sounding increasingly angry with the deficit-cutting deal, which was pushed through by their own leadership...