During a time when Washington, D.C., is almost completely overcome by gridlock and when comprehensive immigration reform inches from debate to debate with an indefinite timeline, EB-5 is the outlier, garnishing the endangered species known as bipartisan support.
Even after the fire, the city's businesses continued to insist they could regulate themselves, but the deaths clearly demonstrated that companies like Triangle, if left to their own devices, would not concern themselves with their workers' safety.
Setting a level for hypocrisy usually not so blatantly shown by Democrats, Senator Dianne Feinstein is hopping mad that the government spied on her computers. The irony is so thick you can spread it on toast.
The Russian Bear is out of hibernation and its Siberian frost has also settled in Washington, D.C.
The result of the Republican budget would be opportunity only for those who already have money. So, of course, the GOP had to try to kill a budget conceived under the proposition of opportunity for everyone.
Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.
Modern day conservatives are fools. They have positioned themselves on the extreme end of the American political system, and they know they can't honestly say what they believe or voters will reject them out of hand. But their lies will catch up to them, and so will their lack of courage.
The spectacle of a strong-armed politician wresting control of the processes of government by denying his adversaries any rights whatsoever, including...
With liabilities at $63 Billion and assets of only $40 Billion, the USPS is bankrupt by any stretch of the ruler. Without legislation, the USPS will add another $5.7 Billion of defaulted retiree health benefits to the deficit on September 30,2104. And so it goes. Deeper and deeper into the hole.
Let's help our budget crises by continuing billion-dollar handouts to huge, profitable agribusinesses. Apparently, that's what Congress thinks.
When fast talk and slight of hand are combined with poor science education, the real effects of public policy are missed. This trickery does not feed hungry children, nor create jobs, nor strengthen America's global competitiveness.
An analysis of personal financial disclosure data by the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics reveals that "for the first time in history" a majority of senators and representatives are millionaires.
Darrell Issa says one thing. The facts say something else. ...
Well, another year has passed with political lies spewing forth faster than stink on you-know-what.
You're enjoying the problems? Really? ...
The Benghazi Hoax is the product of hyper-partisan zeal on Capitol Hill -- familiar enough -- mixed with a new and virulent strain of Tea Party-tinged Benghazi Trutherism in the conservative grassroots. "Benghazi, you let them die," a heckler shouted at Clinton during a speech this week.