If you seriously want to prove that you still have the chops to remain Majority leader in the next Congress, it's time to get serious about finishing the current Congress on a winning consensus-building note.
There is good news and bad news from Capitol Hill. On the up side, the U.S. Senate last night gave unanimous approval to legislation to crack down o...
The Humane Society of the United States was called to testify this morning at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the repugnant phenomenon of anim...
Beck leads a pack of royalist Republicans who have spent the summer mocking, vilifying and denigrating the nation's 14.5 million unemployed workers. The unemployed are fighting back, however.
I spoke with Fitz to explore the current context in the Beltway. We discussed the congressional politics on immigration in 2007 and 2010 and the significance of Latino voting patterns for the prospects of immigration reform.
Hillary Clinton did not pull her punches at the podium last week. "Our national security is at risk," she said last Wednesday. "When the Senate retu...
The Arizona experiment has been a fiasco for Republicans. It has cemented the idea in the minds of many Latinos across the country, that the GOP is actively antagonistic to Americans of Latino descent
August in Washington means the beginning of the official "silly season" of politics. This is because Congress takes the whole month off, and politica...
The news that Sens. Graham and McCain are joining with Mitch McConnell and Jon Kyl in support of repealing birthright citizenship, led me to conclude that the GOP has either taken leave either of its senses or of its principles.
Every day without New START in force is another day we don't know for sure what is going on with Russia's nuclear weapons. That is not good for America.
During the 2008 campaign, it didn't seem that the Republican party could move further to the right on immigration. What it doesn't seem to understand is that the stakes on this issue are, politically, far greater than most.
To Republicans, the unemployed -- along with the un-rich -- deserve only disrespect. And they've been heaping it on.
Republican policies precipitated the recession, and the party's solutions are to offer more of the same. Americans' anger is legitimate, but directing that anger by giving power back to the GOP is misplaced.
The US Chamber of Commerce has released an "open letter" to the President, Congress, and the American people which contains its blueprint for our political future. It reads like the battle plan for those alien spaceships from Independence Day.
Neither member of the Axis of Hysteria will be satisfied until they've installed a Republican police state that will round up millions of undocumented migrants across the country and expel them.
If you want to be serious about being fiscally responsible then you can't have some sort of double standard where you hold the line on new spending but ignore the fact that tax cuts add to the deficit.