It is clear that, as the debt ceiling issue reaches a stage of urgency, the positions staked out by Republicans and Democrats are on different planets.
This is not the first time a Democratic administration has used a glorious backdrop to announce that it was putting the screws to an industry, or a state. President Clinton made his announcement about creating the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument in Arizona from across the border from, and in more recent history Salazar has chosen Colorado to announce restrictions on gas leases for Utah in Colorado.
First-year Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and veteran Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah last week introduced a bill protecting parental notification laws on minors traveling out of state to obtain abortions.
With the Statue of Liberty as a striking backdrop, former Utah Governor and US Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman announced his decision to enter the 2012 presidential race on Tuesday.
Why are leaders of both parties working at cross-purposes on this devastating Patent Reform Bill?
GOP Senators push trade agreements to stimulate economy and create jobs.
On Mar. 31, Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee introduced a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) to make it a constitutional requirement for Washington, D.C., to end our deficit spending and culture of debt.
The Dream Act is amnesty in the most meritorious sense. Many of those eligible to participate came as babes in arms or as young children.
Some conservatives in Congress have stepped forward to blast the deal between Obama and congressional Republicans, and these critics' numbers will grow over the next few days.
To understand Washington DC, you have to first stop listening to the rhetoric, and start watching the behavior. As TV character Michael Weston aptly puts it, “Watch my actions, not my words.” Underneath all the bluster, we live in a single party country where the Republicans and Democrats are just different factions of a big-government loving elite feasting on the plunder of an enormous bureaucracy.