The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding mechanism for the cost of TAA for displaced workers; but they did not call for a corporate tax hike to cover the cost. Why? Because this is America and corporations get a free ride which is precisely why Washington politicians let corporations write the trade agreement in secret.
No more playing war on citizens with federally funded military-style equipment for local police. So says President Obama. Police need to have a “guardian”, not a warrior, mind-set about their communities.
On Thursday, Bush finally relented and joined others in the GOP field in admitting that the Iraq War was a mistake.
The tragic accident was, by all accounts, entirely due to perpetually inadequate funding for the nation’s transportation infrastructure; just one of the hallmarks of Republican governance when they control the nation’s purse-strings and yet another devious means to privatizing all aspects of government for the Koch brothers.
President Barack Obama plans to visit the Florida Everglades on Wednesday to highlight the urgency of tackling climate change.
What the evangelical right never, never ever, talks about is the persecution, barbarism, and hatred targeting Christians at the hands of Israeli Jews in the Holy Land and it leads one to wonder if America’s neo-Christians are using President Obama as a surrogate for the Israelis targeting Christians for persecution.
Hillary Clinton hopes the Supreme Court will come down on the side of same-sex couples being guaranteed the constitutional right to marry.
The Republican presidential contenders offer no alternative policy for dealing with Iran other than saber-rattling rhetoric.
Well, this is awkward for Republicans. The Obama economy has set yet another job growth record in the private sector.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers solicited Obamacare “horror stories” on Facebook, but instead got bombarded with positive ACA testimonials.
Even if they put Jeb Bush at the top of the ticket, Republicans are in obvious danger of losing Florida once again.
Republicans have actively worked for the collapse of the political system (government) entirely. Now, the machinations of the Republicans have been exposed on the global stage and finally a foreign leader said what the world and an increasing number of Americans already know.
The Iranian may know the Constitution and international law better than the treasonous 47, but it seems he does not understand that in America, Republicans are not bound to any law; domestic or international.
In a Friday morning interview, President Obama made it clear that Ferguson, Missouri’s racist police practices are not unique.
Seems like every time you turn around these days there’s another crazy Republican uncle doing and saying the kind of things crazy Republican uncles do.
Friday morning, at CPAC, Senator Rubio told an audience that he had learned that his previous support for immigration reform was a mistake.
Warren is not running. It is not going to happen, and I think it’s time to accept that fact.
A Rutgers University-Eagleton Poll shows New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie sinking to new depths of unpopularity
During Thursday’s broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough whined about the Authorization for the Use of Military Force that President Obama put forth on Wednesday in regards to the ongoing situation with ISIL in the Middle East.
In a speech where President Obama condemned ISIS as a “death cult”, Congressman Fleming interprets Obama’s words to be supportive of ISIS.