July 13, 2011 - 11:35am
In laying out his "last resort" plan for dealing with the debt ceiling, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [R-KY] finally made the call. "Houston, we have a problem."
In laying out his "last resort" plan for dealing with the debt ceiling, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [R-KY] finally made the call. "Houston, we have a problem."McConnell's plan acknowledges that the Republican ultimatum of not raising the debt ceiling is simply not...
July 6, 2011 - 9:25pm
The clear message was that fireworks and Old Glory are to Democrats as garlic and crucifixes are to vampires.
There’s a persistent slander making the rounds in our country, to the effect that Republicans are somehow more patriotic than Democrats. Last week, U.S.
July 1, 2011 - 3:23pm
Some conservatives say the Democratic Party has no room for moderates like Blue Dog Ben Chandler. The truth is -- it has even less room for true liberals.
Representative Pete Sessions (R-CA) speculated earlier this week in Politico that the end is near for Blue Dog Democrats like Rep. Ben Chandler (D-KY). His premise is that the Democratic party of (the hated) Nancy Pelosi is so relentlessly liberal that it no longer has room for the “moderate...
July 1, 2011 - 10:45am
You know that moment when Wile E. Coyote is over the cliff but he hasn't started falling yet? That's where Mitch McConnell is now with the debt ceiling issue -- and only the President of the United States can save him.
Mitch McConnell has been promoting a new big lie of late... that the debt ceiling be considered a viable leverage point for Draconian Republican demands.Called out for couching his position several weeks ago, the senior senator from Kentucky has gone from running to legs a blurred, fiery, circle of...
June 11, 2011 - 2:06pm
Hubris and complacency has cost Democrats "easy" wins before.
cn|2 Pure Politics is reporting strong early polling results for Governor Steve Beshear [D-Ky.] in his reelection campaign against David Williams [R-Ky.] Whether this is good news or bad news for Beshear depends on whether Democrats get complacent.There is good reason why they shouldn't, and...