News of this day included the loud gasp heard over the size of the new budget President Ford was handing Congress. The Recession dragged on. Calls for belt tightening. Supplemental Aid to Southeast Asia was voted down - between the 55,000 lives lost and the billions already spent, enough was enough. Aid to Turkey was on hold pending outcome of the latest Cyprus situation. And the U.S. had the dubious distinction of the 2nd highest trade deficit of the century. Not a day to celebrate.
Why does Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) hate Christmas? The Arizona senator slammed President Barack Obama on Thursday for buying Christmas gifts for his daughters instead of meeting with the House Republicans who are refusing to pass a payroll tax cut
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc), a tea party favorite, insulted minimum wage workers at a recent constituent event, saying that "when you’re a good worker you don’t stay at minimum wage for long." Johnson has a strong record supporting the one
What does he want? Revenge. For what? Being born. This is the way famous gunslinger Doc Holliday answers equally famous lawman and good friend Wyatt Earp’s inquiry - in their depiction in the movie Tombstone - into why their sworn
I recorded the entire exchange not so you'd have to sit through the same tired talking points, but so you could see Russ Feingold absolutely eviscerate Ron Johnson's claim that the Affordable Care Act is a disaster that takes away his "freedom".
This is a terrific, upbeat, positive ad for Democrat Scott McAdams, who is a far better choice for Alaska Senator than Joe Miller. It introduces him, gives some background, and portrays him as a "regular guy." Spread the word.
Senators Liberman & Graham Move To Assure All Enemy Combatants Will Be Tried In Military Courts Only
July 23, 2009 C-SPAN Part 1 Part 2
[media id=8969] Think Progress has more: Earlier this week, New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote about how “the dignity code” has been
From The Arizona Guardian: Arizona state Senator Sylvia Allen (R) voices support for opening up uranium mining in the state. Sen Allen responds to
February 03, 2009 C-SPAN Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer and other members talked about their principles for climate ch