With a final vote of 261 "yeas" against 165 "nays" the resolution falls short by 23 votes.
Holder’s testimony surrounding Operation Fast and Furious on Capitol Hill can be summed up this way: I knew nothing about this, none of my senior officials authorized this, it was a local project and we need more gun control.
When official Washington wasn't trying to figure out who said what to whom about what Herman Cain might or might not have said or done while he was running the National Restaurant Association …
At the Heritage Foundation last week, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan demonstrated why he doesn't need to be running for President to be framing the debate for 2012. He delivered there on October 26 a breathtakingly beautiful speech on Saving the American Idea, which defines the Spirit of 2012.
When politicians head out on tour, it’s often because they need to drum up support for unpopular policies.
Two issues plague Democrats when it comes to congressmen representing swing districts: The moderates don’t get heard in Washington, and centrist districts are rapidly becoming extinct because of the way congressional lines are being drawn.
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