Democrats in the Senate derailed an attempt Thursday by Republicans to expel a legislator convicted of perjury and voter fraud, prompting pointed comments by lawmakers from both parties.
Gov. Jerry Brown visited California’s drought-stricken agricultural heartland on Wednesday and called on Republicans and Democrats in Congress to strike a compromise that will benefit the region and nation.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Trying to maintain their grip on newly won congressional seats, California Democrats are seeking to counter the corporate money pouring in from other states by expanding the party’s base of small donors and looking for more outside financing.
Making a down payment on his vow to go all in for Democrats in 2014, President Barack Obama courted well-heeled donors in California on a two-day fundraising jaunt that required him to walk a fine line: Berate Republicans too much, and Obama could put fragile prospects for achieving his second-term goals in jeopardy.
Democrats have regained their two-thirds majority in the state Senate with a special election victory in a San Diego-based district.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.