As a technical matter, many, if not most, congressional historians believe that conscious, congressional partisanship in recent times did not start with the Tea Party or Obama or Bush or Newt Gingrich and Bill Clinton in the 90s.
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.
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