It is time to pass the torch from the extremism, division and obstruction of Republicans to the leadership of opportunity and aspiration that was ignited with the election of Obama -- and would be culminated by the election of President Hillary Clinton.
A new message will have to be sent to John Barrow and the other "Contempt" Democrats in the House: "The party does care about what your position is on guns" -- to the point that it will affect important future decisions like committee assignments and fundraising assistance.
Using the powers of his Speakership to stage-manage passage of Plan C could be John Boehner's Profiles in Courage moment. Let's see if he takes it.
If you believe certain Republicans who have anointed Mitt Romney as the next president, I have a binder full of reasons they are wrong.
Yesterday, House GOP members tried and failed to pass legislation meant to keep the best and the brightest foreign students in the United States. At least those with doctorates in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) from our better universities.
Across the world, our competitors are investing in their future. We cannot afford to fall behind. As former President Bill Clinton wrote in his latest book Back to Work, it's time Americans got into the future business again.
We have sworn to uphold our Constitution of the United States of America.... Yet we are about to give our seal of approval to a bill that gives the military the authority to hold American citizens captured abroad on suspicion of terrorism and to hold them indefinitely without trial.
The fate of the fiscal stability of the United States was sealed on the weekend of December 4-5, 2010.
House Democrats and Nancy Pelosi--You are all that stands between the American people and unconditional surrender to the darkest forces in American society and the mass suicide of the liberal Democratic project.
Every Democrat in America who believes in the values and heritage of the Democratic party owes Harry Reid a debt of gratitude for standing up for what we as Democrats believe.
The non-case against Waters has meandered off and on for far too long for anyone to take the probe or, for that matter, the ethics committee that's supposedly probing her seriously.
There really is nothing worse than a deadbeat father who has the means but won't pay his child support. So what can be said of a Congress that has the means but just won't meet the financial commitments it's made?
Democrats should take a page out of the Republican playbook: Fashion their own debt-ceiling bill in collaboration with the White House, pass it in the Senate under reconciliation, and then put the House under enormous pressure.
If Democrats continue on their self-destructive road to Republicanism, voters will see red in 2012. Only if self-interest happens to intersect with the public good will we see blue.
This country often feels utterly incapable of political conversation; it's an axiom of American civility, after all, "no politics or religion at the dinner table," right?
Republicans are so desperate to distract Americans about their plan to end Medicare that they plan to pull the same trick play: purposely scare and mislead seniors into believing their Medicare benefits are getting cut under the new health care law.