President Barack Obama has the power to adjust the way immigration laws are enforced, and Congress has the power to reign him in. There is no present border crisis. Illegal border crossings have shrunk dramatically under President Obama. However, there is a lingering problem of
Two weeks ago, the Democratic Party lost ground in the House of Representatives, and lost control of the U.S. Senate. These losses were largely due to the inability of the Democratic Party to inspire voter turnout from the liberal political base that it has traditionally
More than twice as many Democrats crossed the aisle to join the majority of Republicans to support the legislation to encourage fast and loose offshore drilling for oil.
The disaster of the oil spill from a pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas began just two months ago. 19 members of the U.S. House of Representatives seem to have forgotten that the environmental catastrophe ever took place, though. Last night, they voted along with every Republican
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 as passed by the House of Friday preserves spending on extravagant weapons program that the Pentagon says it doesn’t want. It keeps open redundant military bases that are not strategically necessary. The money to pay for this wasteful military spending is being taken from older Americans, by reducing their health care benefits.
The issue isn’t what’s happening in Syria at the moment. It isn’t cutting spending. The issue is nuclear weapons. Too many members of Congress favor the expansion of America’s nuclear weapons, and don’t care to even try to control the spread of nuclear weapons out of Russia.
Congressman Mike McIntyre doesn’t care enough about prayer to center his own life around the practice, so what right does he have to lecture to the rest of us about how we’re not praying enough?
163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody.
A list of the 31 Democrats who signed a letter demanding that Democratic congressional leadership cave into Republican insistence on permanent tax cuts for the rich.