Failure to pass Zika funding forced the administration to choose between delaying vaccine work and raiding other programs to avoid these delays.
A series of polls are giving President Obama payback for years of Republican obstruction. At the exact time that Republicans were hoping to open the door to take back the White House, the American people are supporting the president at newly high levels.
President Obama has unleashed a powerful election-year message by calling out Senate Republicans for their historic obstruction.
In a new Grassley ad, the Agenda Project Action Fund has decided to be exactly as dignified and respectful to Republicans as Republicans have been to America.
It turns out, sucking up to President Obama by doing their job is a much smarter strategy. What a sick burn.
Today on the Senate floor Reid accused Republicans of bowing to the Koch brothers with their SCOTUS blockade against Judge Merrick Garland.
Perhaps a better name for it would be simply, "The United States Constitution." It's the one they've all sworn to uphold, after all.
Republican Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) was pummeled today with negative press over his refusal to hold hearings for President Obama's Supreme Court nominee. Dave Damstrom of Spencer Iowa was quoted by Omaha.Com saying to Senator Grassley, “Excuse me, Senator, but it seems to me like there’s so much crap in the political system, and I expect you to be a leader and not part of this. I’m just getting sick of this stuff. Just do your job, and let politics be what it is.”
Faced with angry voters who want them to do their jobs, the jobs the voters are paying them to do, which includes as a basic confirming Supreme Court nominees, Republicans are at a loss as to justify and sell McConnell's big lie.
The reality is that when Democrats did have majorities in both houses of Congress they were barely able to pass health-care insurance reform
The percentage of middle-class households dropped in every state in the Union between 2000 and 2013, along with median income
Instead of changing course and helping the majority of the population, Republicans still propose heaping wealth on the rich and increasing taxes on the bottom 90% of the population to complete the utter destruction of middle income earners. According to yet another report they are succeeding beyond their wildest dreams.
One might wonder what kind of malcontent opposes a worldwide treaty that limits the transfer of conventional arms and battlefield components to evil dictators who promote and commit genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and attack civilians or civilian buildings such as schools and hospitals. In America, it is Republicans indebted to, and serving, the National Rifle Association.
Bernie Sanders pointed out on MSNBC that the only way Republicans will pay for their years of obstruction is if Democrats come out and vote this November.
President Obama has come up with a novel way to get around Republican obstruction. He is bypassing Congress and reaching out to the nation's governors.
Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans have hatched a plan for revenge on Harry Reid that is toxic that it could cost the Kentucky senator his seat in November.
Recent appalling decisions by Bush-appointed judges show the importance of getting some Obama-appointed judges on the bench. If only he could
President Obama is done caring about what congressional Republicans think. The president is meeting with Democrats in order to implement his agenda without them.
The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) today warned that the operation of the USA's National Airspace System is being put in danger by compulsory furloughing, courtesy of the sequester cuts.
When obstruction for obstruction's sake is the Republican reason for serving in government, any fantastical reason suffices to block the President's choices.