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Republican Filibusters

Mitch McConnell and the Art of Dysfunction

Stanley Kutler | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

McConnell wanted the president not to propose his own agenda and policies, but to offer "solutions" that would satisfy Republicans -- and undoubtedly on their own terms. McConnell's boldness knows no boundaries.

House OKs New Taxes on Big Oil Companies

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The House approved $18 billion in new taxes on the largest oil companies Wednesday as Democrats cited record oil prices and rising ...