Sen. Pat Toomey, the GOP's fiercest anti-tax ?warrior, stunned the supercommittee when he proposed raising taxes to ?break the impasse over cutting the government's monster debt.?
Given her prominent role as a top party spokesperson, fundraiser and cheerleader, some of Wasserman Schultz’s critics may forget that she simultaneously wears another hat: Three-term Congresswoman from Florida’s 20th Congressional District. Karen Harrington wants to strip DWS of that title in 2012.
Who do you trust? For thinking people, that may not be the primary question.
President Obama is going to give yet another Big Speech next week. Who among us can contain his excitement?
During the recent debt crisis, President Obama talked about the need for bipartisan compromise and, as in the past, urged civility.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid frequently accused Republicans of playing partisan politics during the debt ceiling crisis.
Saying that Israel faces daunting challenges today and that those challenges will multiply and grow in the near future should not be construed as a partisan or ideological statement. Rather, it is a statement of fact.
Yet when it comes to executing the decisions that matter, that will truly impact this country for generations to come, another set of three come to mind: those who don’t know what’s happening, those who watch what’s happening, and those who make things happen.
This is a speech Mitt Romney should have given last year. It may even work this year.
If future historians look back on the ruins of the American economy after a U.S. bond crisis struck in the second decade of the 21st century, many causes will be noted.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the confessed mastermind of the 9-11 attacks, will finally face a military tribunal under rules set up by the Bush administration. Holder, who has opposed using a military tribunal for the trial, made the announcement with the kind of wild partisanship that we’ve come to expect from the top justice official.
In state after state corruption is beginning to undermine the credibility of the fairness of elections.
Obama’s recent announcement that he will appoint a commission to propose and possibly oversee the closing and sale of obsolete federal buildings is yet another delaying tactic which allows Team Obama to wear the mantle of fiscal hawks, serious about cost-cutting, while delaying the need for immediate action to reduce the ever-ballooning deficit.
Barack Obama rose to office promising to take on the "special interests." But there may be no "special interest" quite as special and quite as well connected as General Electric.
The debate between left and right on contributing factors in the Tucson shootings has unfolded along utterly predictable and thoroughly unenlightening lines.
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