As Republicans and Democrats in Texas House and Senate hash out the details of the state’s 2014-15 budget, one issue they are not arguing about is support for mental health.
Every member of Ohio's delegation to the U.S. Congress, including Republicans and Democrats, both senators and Speaker of the House John Boehner signed a letter to President Barack Obama asking him resolve the issue of orphans who have been adopted by American parents, but are not allowed to leave Russia.
(H/T: Hot Air Headlines) This is not going to end up being a windmill joust against Barack Obama. Much to the Democrats’ secret displeasure. GOP leaders will help coordinate various House investigations into controversies involving the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the State Department. Show More Summary
"House Democrats left Washington on Friday insisting they're not worried about political fallout after one of the most difficult weeks the Obama administration has endured," The Hill reports. "Democrats know their fate in the 2014 elections...Show More Summary
All Things Democrat - who could have predicted that the GOP would fabricate emails? Echidne of the Snakes - look! Michael Kinsley said something stupid on the internet! Prairie Weather - House Republicans: they just can''t help themselves; Right...Show More Summary
Seeking maximum political gain from the string of controversies swirling around the White House, Republicans are on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who accepted donations from the union that represents Internal Revenue Service employees.
Keeping on Top of Priorities When White House Deals With Drama (via PBS News Hour) JEFFREY BROWN: And we return to our look at the Obama administration under pressure. We get takes now from both parties. Democrat Tom Perriello is president of the Center for American Progress Action Fund. He served as a member of [...]
By Richard K. Barry (Charlie Cook is currently calling eight House races toss-ups for 2014. Seven of these are held by Democrats and only one by a Republican. Let's look at the California 36th.) The California 36th is represented by Democrat Raul Ruiz. Show More Summary
The reporters at Good Morning America on Friday continued White House damage control efforts on the growing scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service targeting conservative groups. Former Democratic operative turned journalist George...Show More Summary
Senior White House officials met on Thursday with outside Democratic strategists for advice on how to get past the controversies.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior White House officials responsible for navigating the administration through a trio of scandals met on Thursday with outside Democratic strategists for advice on how to get past the controversies and back on track advancing...
(CNN) – President Barack Obama plans to appoint former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to the board of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship program, the White House announced Thursday. Giffords, who resigned from Congress after being wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Chihuahua, Mexico in 1996. The […]
The group of eight Republicans and Democrats says that it has overcome obstacles and agreed on a tentative plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system.
The House of Representatives today voted for the third time since 2011 to repeal the Obamacare law that presents abortion funding and rationing concerns for pro-life advocates. “Only two Democrats voted with Republicans in the party-line 229-195 vote, and no Republicans voted against repeal,” the Hill reports. “This is the 37th time the House GOP [...]
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal Barack Obama‘s health-care reform law. You have read that sentence before. It was the 37th time Republicans have voted to repeal or defund all or part of the President’s signature legislative achievement since taking control of the House in 2011. Show More Summary
In what has become an annual tradition, the Republican-led House of Representatives on Thursday voted again to fully repeal the federal health care law passed by Democrats and signed by President Barack Obama in 2010. The House first voted for full repeal in January 2011 when Republicans took control of the chamber, and again in [...]
Republicans are promoting their 37th attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act — otherwise known as "Obamacare" — with the Twitter hashtag #ObamacareInThreeWords. Democrats all the way up to the White House took the hashtag and spunShow More Summary
The House Agriculture Committee approved a farm bill late Wednesday night that would cut federal food stamps more steeply than any legislation since the welfare reforms of the 1990s. A Democratic amendment to strip $20.5 billion in Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) cuts was defeated by a 27-17 vote, after more than an hour of [...]
Most movie goers watch a James Bond film and marvel at the gadgetry on display. A House Democrat caught last year's Skyfall and figured a specially equipped gun used in the film could be a solution to the nation's gun violence problem. Show More Summary
The Hill has a story today that leaves one wondering if, when it comes to gun control, there is any line too ridiculous for progressives to cross: A House Democrat inspired by the last James Bond movie has offered legislation to produce...Show More Summary