In 2010, Republicans made big gains in both the US Congress and state legislatures, sailing into office on promises that they'd be the ones to balance the budget largely because of a push from female voters defecting from the left wing. But now, after over a year of non-job creating ladyparts legislation, it seems that in 2012, women will run back into the arms of the Democratic Party.
We have a budget: In their final action of the year, the House approved the budget 332 to 94, with 169 Republicans and 163 Democrats voting in favor.... Not bad! I guessed "at least 150 Republican votes," and we got 169. And with th... Read Post
You know how tea party Republicans are showing True Political Courage by bravely defending unpopular spending cuts? Well: Almost all Republicans and some Democrats will vote to alter the Constitution when the issue comes up as early... Read Post
"House Republicans, feeling they have scored significant fiscal victories, are moving on to an even bigger challenge: persuading voters, state legislatures and Democrats to alter the Constitution with a balanced budget amendment," t... Read Post