A remarkable exchange in the House Rules Committee on Friday, March 24 laid bare the difference between the priorities of the Republican Party and the priorities of the ruling party’s opponents. Congressman Alcee Hastings of Florida began challenging Republican Greg Walden of Oregon on the
The Republicans Don’t Want To Repeal The Affordable Care Act. They Just Want To Seem Like They’re Trying.
Keep this simple phrase in mind as you watch the theatrics from Congress and the White House today over whether Paul Ryan’s bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act will pass the House of Representatives: You break it, you own it. For years, Republicans have
The towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle, Maine are very small (with populations of just 2,200 and 1,700 people respectively). So are the towns surrounding them. When 180 people turned out to the demonstrate on the bridge connecting the two on a winter’s day, the event