On The Daily Show, Rachel Maddow had a classic line when she labeled Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, “a troll.”
Eric Cantor has confirmed that he and Paul Ryan talked John Boehner out of accepting a “Grand Bargain” with Obama in 2011. It was this rejection that led to the sequester.
Never one to let facts or reality get in the way, Rush Limbaugh is claiming that Obama is going to kill Bob Woodward with a death panel.
The Republican majority in the House is split. This was revealed today in a painfully obvious way when moderate Republicans joined the Democratic minority to pass the Violence Against Women Act.
Rep. Paul Ryan went on CNBC today, looked straight into the camera, and completely lied about the sequester to the American people.
One never imagined Scalia would openly declare his racism and disdain for the most basic of rights in an open and free democracy, but then again it is Antonin Scalia.
In reality the future of the Voting Rights Act depends on whether Justice Kennedy places a higher priority on states’ rights, or the rights of millions of Americans to vote.
On March 1st a decision will be made that could impact millions for at least 9 years. Jobs will be lost and people will go hungry, but not the rich.
More than 80 Republicans have signed a brief which will be submitted to the Supreme Court in support of Marriage Equality
Younger television viewers continue to abandon Fox News in droves. In February, Fox is down another 29% with viewers age 25-54 in primetime.
Rep. Keith Ellison completely turned the tables on Sean Hannity. Instead of letting Hannity talk through and roll over him, Ellison destroyed Hannity with his own tactics.
Contrary to what Republicans are saying now, the sequester is a largely Republican idea. In fact, Jack Kingston (R-GA) proposed sequestration in December of 2010.
House tea partiers are preparing to celebrate the damage to the people and economy that the sequestration cuts will cause when they begin in two days.
On the same day that John Boehner told the Senate to get off its ass, he refused to allow the House to vote on a sequester replacement bill.
Former Romney top strategist, Stuart Stevens has joined a growing chorus of GOP leaders who seem to be waking up the simple unpopularity of the party platform.
Harry Reid fired back at John Boehner’s attempt to blame the Senate for the sequester by saying, “The speaker’s doing nothing to try to pass anything.”
President Obama told House Republicans that they need to compromise, and he will not be cleaning up their sequester mess for them.
The SCOTUS will hear arguments Shelby County Alabama v. Holder on Wednesday. The facts of 2012 alone should make this an easy ruling in favor of upholding the VRA including Article 5.
It is time for Democrats to call out the absurd canard that taking money out of the economy helps the economy grow. There is a time to address debt, but it is not during an economic downturn.
The Senate Republican Minority Whip, who accused Obama of threatening national security by nominating Chuck Hagel, claimed that sequester cuts to defense won’t jeopardize national security.