The House

Yesterday was MoveOn.org's national day of protest against the Citizen's United decision and the influence of corporate donations on our represent Read more...
Historical events, it is said, occur twice: first as tragedy, then as farce. Sometimes, though, as with the latest Republican call for a balanced Read more...
[media id=17671] (h/t Heather) This clip of Anthony Weiner going ballistic on the House floor is one for the ages -- it should be watched again Read more...
The news surrounding the pending congressional ethics trial of Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) is all quite confusing. Despite reports that he has reached Read more...
It won't happen anytime soon, but Rep. Lynn Woolsey wants to bring it up in the next session of Congress. Obviously, I'd like to see it happen; I real Read more...

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On Meet the Press Sunday, born-again deficit virgins John Cornyn and Pete Sessions could not explain any steps they would take to stem the flow of Read more...
During an episode titled "The Pitch," George Costanza famously described Seinfeld as "a show about nothing." And so it is now with the Republican Read more...
Not to get all Shock Doctrine-ish on you or anything, but this interview in the Washington Post got my attention. It represents the very worst tha Read more...
You go, girl! When I read this earlier, I thought, "Why are the Dems giving this away without using it as a bargaining chip?" Once again, we see t Read more...
This is the madness that oozes from our House of Representatives and the Republican Party. Our old friend Rep. Steve King is palling around with G. Go Read more...