GOP leaders don't seem fazed by the potential looming political booby trap. They are too busy accusing Obama of incompetence and lack of character in an attempt to delegitimize his presidency.
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I've been called many things in my time, but there's one in particular I find I'm most proud of: public servant. There's a lot of people out there who think I've served for too long, but I love my community, my city, my state and our great nation too much to quit now. These are critical last two years, and I'm not done fighting yet.
Now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his bid to return to Congress, the door is open for Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R - Washington) to make a play for John Boehner's Speaker seat, which insiders say Boehner will not run again for.
Does your God still condone slavery? No? Your God has changed over the centuries, hasn't He? Why haven't you?
Not so fast. Cantor didn't lose because he supported immigration reform. Cantor lost because of his inaction on immigration reform, plus several strategic errors. His defeat can teach the Republican Party a good lesson -- if it's willing to face facts.
It's no secret that Congress has not been solving many problems lately - and its popularity reflects this. Some of the issues the country faces are co...
Numerous observers and actors alike in the conflict blame al-Maliki's refusal to form a coalition government, composed of multiple sectors and factions within the country, for the ongoing existential crisis.
Republicans have a regrettable history of using key political moments for ridiculous publicity. However, for Dick Cheney to take an international crisis and turn it into a self-centered publicity campaign is a new low entirely.
To say that Cheney's op-ed piece is revisionist history would be a gross understatement. Rather, it's the most mind-numbing case of delusion in political history.
This June, as we celebrate LGBT Pride Month, we approach the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Windsor v. United States striking down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. Without question, no President has done more for the LGBT community than President Obama.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
As long as Congress commits U.S. taxpayer dollars to the World Bank, it should fight to ensure those funds are not used to finance projects that drive climate change or harm human health.
It is appalling that Green is today's McCarthyism. A few Republicans behind closed doors will nod their heads that they believe the scientific community, but their stronger belief is that they will lose voters if they come clean and seek legislation to protect the environment.
As expected, the Federal Reserve stuck to its pattern of reducing asset purchases by another $10 billion. The monthly pace is now down to just $35 bi...
At its least offensive, Cochran's sharing of his profane recollections was based on his twisted view of Tea Party supporters.