What would David Gregory do if he were actually required to have facts on hand during these discussions?
The Senate failed to clear the 60-vote hurdle on two proposals to extend unemployment benefits, thanks to a GOP filibuster.
It's because of funding time bombs like this that Obama's self-created crisis may end up screwing the long-term unemployed. That's what happens when you give into Republican extortionists, and the fatal mistake is assuming they're going to
Isn't it interesting, how Republicans pick and choose which moral positions they decide they want to support? Too bad they don't knuckle under to pressure from the Catholic church on policies like this - and that the church doesn't work quite as
It's infuriating. My state's been taken over by the wingnut shock troops, and the voters aren't even really paying attention yet. As difficult as it is to get a job in this economy, the same old Chamber dirtbags are insisting the unemployed just
All Bets Are Off. Without A Real Unemployment Benefits Extension, This Tax Cut 'Compromise' Isn't Worth Crap.
(H/T to maymay) In the words of Emily Litella, "Never mind." Never mind that I thought the rest of the tax cut deal was worth swallowing, because that was when I thought there were 13 months' additional unemployment benefits in the
BREAKING: Obama Presents The Tax-Cut Deal Cut With GOP Leadership. Will Rank-and-File Republicans Pass It? Will Dems Say No?
H/T Heather. Senior administration officials talked to bloggers tonight after President Obama addressed the nation on the results of the extortion negotiation with the Republican leadership, and I have to tell you, I'm not all that unhappy with
Good news for those of you left hanging by a thread by the fight over unemployment extensions -- they finally passed them yesterday, thanks to a new S
While two million people have run out of unemployment benefits, the Senate Republicans are insisting they're just protecting us from deficit spendin
I don't think this mean old snake is used to being under the gun like this. I'm glad it's finally over: Sen. Jim Bunning’s (R-Ky.) one-man filibu
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