Heritage Foundation president Jim DeMint says the uninsured will get better care by "going to the emergency room." It's hard to believe that anybody's out there making the case for using the emergency room, but there you have it.
Republicans are going to spend August "blaming President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats for Americans' unhappiness with government." That's right, they're going to blame government, not themselves.
August actually is a pretty good time to be in Washington. Here are the key elements about what's ahead...or not ahead...on the budget when Congress returns to Washington in September.
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) thinks that it is not Congress’s job to keep college affordable. That’s what she said at a House Education and the Workforce Committee markup last week […]
Imagine a political party that keeps government from helping people, because that might lead people to support government. Imagine a political party that hurts parts of the country because those […]
Republican leaders understand political reality well enough to grasp that they can’t survive as the anti-immigrant party. They insist they want to pass some sort of immigration reform, just nothing […]
House conservatives revealed a lot about themselves and their priorities when they passed a farm bill that did not include nutrition programs like SNAP – the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, […]
Make no mistake about it; House Republicans definitely prefer that a Republican be elected president.
Congress should do the right thing the right thing for our people, our country and our economy and provide a free college education to everyone who qualifies. Instead student loan […]
Conservative Republicans have turned the farm bill – normally a bipartisan grotesquerie of agribusiness subsidies and excess – from legislation to identity politics. They wanted to make a statement, even […]
Forget about "the Aughts." Never mind "the Naughts." The decade just passed — and which promises to leave a lingering, bitter aftertaste — deserves a better, more descriptive name: "The Uh-Ohs: A Decade of Conservative Failure."