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Gop Extremism

The GOP Shutdown Is Sedition and Shouldn't be Forgiven

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics
Andrew Reinbach

The behavior of the House GOP in the current showdown -- whether or not they reach some sort of deal -- makes them guilty of sedition. Whether they're indicted, arrested, and imprisoned for it, America should not forget or forgive this come election time.

The Price of Political Purity

Richard Klass | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Richard Klass

It is clear from the current debate over Obamacare and the debt ceiling that a small number of Republican members of Congress put ideological purity over their constitutional obligation to govern. There is a political price to be paid for this choice.

The GOP at War With Itself -- and Us

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

Though conflict and dysfunction seem to be the order of the day on Capitol Hill, congressional negotiators and the president have managed to build jerry-rigged compromises on a range of issues.