The bottom line of this story is that nine out of forty-one Republican senators just broke ranks with their party and voted to strip a McCain amendment from a budget bill.
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Hoping to ride on the tattered coattails of Alex Rodriguez, three members of Congress plan to introduce legislation to ban products intended to help a...
Tax cuts without a stimulus package is like shooting someone to minister to a bullet wound: it only creates more bleeding with no end in sight.
House and Senate Republicans are doing Obama a huge favor. Congress is setting up places for the Stimulus Luau, and though it pains me to say it, our folks are doing making pork the main course.
Change has come to America. Well, sort of. On "K" Street - home to Washington's most powerful corporate lobbyists - it's business as usual.
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Happy New Year 2009!
Because I've always felt it is more amusing to make new year's resolutions that others should follow, today's Friday Talking Poin...
Like a restricted country club that would rather die than change, the Republican Party is marginalizing itself for the sake of the white men who run it.
Brian Williams, NBC's talking head extraordinaire, is probably a decent guy, a guy with whom you could sit down and have a beer. [More on the alcohol...
I am confident that Mr. Obama will work to end the ban on lesbians and gays serving openly in the military. Why am I so confident? Because Barack Obama said so.
I'm not worried about whether checks and balances will disappear if Republicans don't have more than 40 seats in the Senate. True checks and balances are more fundamental than party affiliation.
While today is not officially Turkey Day, I will warn you in advance that it's going to be a theme running through today's column, like gravy through ...
A tax cut for new cars would encourage Americans to rack up more debt and buy the same gas guzzling cars without assisting the failing economy in a significant way.
This week, American Rights at Work launched a substantial nationwide television ad campaign. It emphasizes the fact that far too often, CEOs won't wil...
The 111th Congress, when it convenes on January 6th, will be the oldest in our nation's history. Each of the last five Congresses has, successively, set a new record as the oldest our country has ever seen.
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Of course, the big question on everyone's mind right now is: What is going on up in Minnesota? Al Franken is t...
It is dangerous for Lieberman to remain chair of the Homeland Security Committee, particularly when that position gives him subpoena power to investigate the Obama administration.
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Because it's Election Day, I'm not going to give a detailed analysis of the past week's polls, as I normally d...
The real Marxist is in the McCain camp, the Neiman Marxist adorned in that fetching $150,000 wardrobe. That same $150,000 would outfit 15,000 RNs.
Voters on November 4, 2008, will be genuine Deciders, using the election not only to select a president but to clean house--to clear a path by gettin...
LA-04: Fleming vs Carmouche
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