December 22, 2011 - 11:32pm
If Congressman Yarmuth's proposed Constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision "panders" to anyone, it is to a stupendously vast, bipartisan, majority of the American public.
If Congressman John Yarmuth's proposed Constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision "panders" to anyone, as my colleague Thomas McAdam says it "obviously" does, it is to a stupendously vast, bipartisan, overwhelming majority of the American public.Polls...
December 16, 2011 - 2:33pm
Congress gets set to pass a 1,209 page, $1 trillion spending bill. At a dense $827 million of spending per page, few members of Congress will have much idea what is in the bill, seeing as they will have had less than 48 hours to consider it. Kentucky Congressman and Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Hal Rogers (R-Ky) says "it is good to see that responsible leadership and good governance can triumph.”
Republicans and Democrats alike issued a flurry of accusatory statements today, both sides hoping that their desperate spin would convince a soon to be stunned public that the other side "did it".  What will soon be stunning that public is a 1,209 page, $1 trillion plus spending bill...
July 21, 2011 - 9:08pm
The debt ceiling issue has bared the fact that the Republican Party is now so fractured that it cannot constructively participate in governance. It is time for Mitch McConnell and John Boehner to provide the leadership they are paid to provide.
Political analysts are beginning to speak openly of the possibility that the long awaited showdown within the Republican Party may be nigh. The energy of the Tea Party has been both exhilarating and alarming for serious Republican leaders like Mitch McConnell and John Boehner. But as the deadline...