Harry Reid came out of tonight’s meeting at the White House on the government shutdown saying that, ‘The President of the United States was very, very strong, strong, strong.’
Unlike some in Congress who claim they won’t be taking their salary during the government shutdown, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) specified the charity to which his salary will be sent.
President Obama went on CNBC today, and cleverly worked to ramp up the pressure on Speaker Boehner and the tea party by turning Wall Street against the party that they fund.
President Obama did what the mainstream media has failed to do throughout the government funding crisis and said, “They’ve shut down the government over an ideological crusade.”
With every strategy that he is trying failing, Speaker John Boehner is trying to deflect blame for the government shutdown by using America’s veterans as political human shields.
Republicans said ObamaCare fell flat because there were ‘glitches’ in the rollout, but they’re ignoring the rush on the exchanges.
The fact that there are people who still believe in death panels is pathetic enough, but now they think there will be forced home visits.
Senate Democrats believe that they can use their leverage in the government shutdown to force House Republicans to solve the shutdown and the debt ceiling together.
Rick Joyner of MorningStar Ministries said Monday that our “republic can’t last much longer” and that only a military takeover can save us
Rafael and the wacko birds celebrated the government shutdown as if they actually accomplished something.
Democrats quickly shot down the latest Republican attempt to weasel out of their government shutdown by stopping the bills that would have partially funded veterans, national parks, and DC.
Americans can begin signing up to buy affordable healthcare insurance, and it is unlikely that reality will sink in to Republicans in Congress that the next phase of the ACA is underway.
Estimates for the current shutdown vary from $40 to $80 million a day. It’s time for Democrats to consider rejecting a short term CR, and instead insist on a real budget from Republicans.
West Yellowstone, Montana and Cody, Wyoming when your communities suffer the economic consequences brought about by a government shutdown, just remember you voted for this.
President Obama called the government shutdown an ideological crusade and told Republicans that they, ‘don’t get to hold the economy hostage over ideological demands.’
A desperate House Majority Leader Eric Cantor tweeted a picture of (all male) Republicans sitting at a table, lamenting, “We sit ready to negotiate with the Senate. #FairnessForAll”.
Here’s an unheeded warning for Republicans: A new poll shows voters picking a generic Democrat over a generic Republican 43% to 34%. Bring on the midterms.
John Boehner is privately warning House Republicans that the government shutdown could cost them control of the House in 2014.
Paul Ryan admitted in May that Republicans would not sit down for budget reconciliation with Democrats since they had no leverage for negotiations.
Michele Bachmann took time off from election fraud efforts to have an Obamacare hissy-fit for the ages