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Hoyer Wants To Shame AIG Into Returning Money | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats in Congress are looking at "all options" to recoup the bonus payments made to AIG executives, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told...

Ryan Grim

The Myth Of The Filibuster: Dems Can't Make Republicans Talk All Night | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hoping for a C-SPAN spectacle of GOP obstruction, some impatient Democrats are urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to call Republicans on ...

Hoyer To Pelosi: Stand Up To Senate

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) is pushing Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to take a harder line with the Senate after a trio of Republic...

Hoyer: GOP Can't Write Half Of Every Bill

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) on Thursday dismissed Republican complaints about not being able to "write exactly half of every bill" as a ...

Ten Democrats Who Should Go Away

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Cohen

The Democrats have in some ways, been worse than the Republicans. As a party, they've stood idly by as the Bush Administration has literally ransacked the country.

Dem Leaders Split Over Heated Committee Chair Race

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top two Democratic leaders in the House are expected to vote for different lawmakers to lead the Energy and Commerce Committee in the next Congres...

House Bailout Vote Could Still Hold Surprises

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A wave of House converts jumped aboard the $700 billion financial industry bailout Thursday on the eve of a make-or-break second vo...

Congress Pushes Back Against Supreme Court, Returns Civil Rights to People with Disabilities

Cristóbal Joshua Alex | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristóbal Joshua Alex

In passing the ADA Amendments Act, Congress is finally pushing back at a Court that has been hard at work dismantling our civil rights infrastructure.

Steny Hoyer: Palin "Worse Than Dan Quayle" (VIDEO)

Newsweek | Tammy Haddad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer blasts McCain's VP pick Sarah Palin, calling her "worse than Dan Quayle" with almost no experience....

Michelle, Hillary, and Maureen at the DNC

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Senator Clinton gave a performance that even Maureen described as "electrifying." Until I read the Dowd column this morning, I thought the hardest of the hardcore Hillary haters would be won over. But no.

It's Outrageous That Rove Is Walking Free

Tom D'Antoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom D'Antoni

So why is Karl Rove walking around free today? Because the Democrats talk a good game but when it comes to taking action, they fail time and time again.

Hey Kids, Let's Fire Steny Hoyer

Marshall Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marshall Grossman

So why, when in more and more districts, a vote to fund the war is a greater threat to incumbency than a vote to end it, do Hoyer and Pelosi still carry Bush's brackish water?

Bush Gives Dems STDs

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Nancy Pelosi, Stenny Hoyer and the blue dogs they lie down with have been rewarded with the same herpetic embrace that is turning John McCain into a Republican cootie incubator.

Friday Talking Points [36] -- End The Media's Pro-McCain Bias! Now!!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

McCain has joked that the media is "his base" of support. It was a funny line, but there is a truth at its core: the media has been hard on Obama but unbelievably light on McCain. And this has to stop. Now.

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 ...

Dem Majority Leader Hits Obama Over Negative Attacks

Bloomberg | Laura Litvan and Alison Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democratic Leader Steny Hoyer said the acrimonious tone of recent Democratic presidential debates may hurt the party's prospects in 2008. ``I'v...