Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Obama: Once I Leave Office, I’m Probably Going To Help Democrats Oppose Trump But Barack Obama won’t be too far away, and he said that he’s probably going to head back into trenches to oppose Trump once he makes his exit ... especially when it comes to manufacturing jobs, then Obama would be a great surrogate for Democrats ... 11/20/2016 - 10:30 pm | View Link
Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They’re Afraid to Speak Out RUSH: Folks, let me tell you something. You know, privately there are a lot of Democrats that tell me that they are just distressed over what Obama has done to the health care industry and to jobs. They are afraid to say anything about it because of ... 08/26/2013 - 8:53 am | View Link
New Obama jobs bill: Do too many Democrats view it as 'bailout lite'? Sen. Jon Tester (D) of Montana, who voted with Nelson to oppose the first Obama jobs bill last week, has yet to commit to backing the latest version of a jobs bill. “Jon supports full, responsible funding for this nation’s teachers, firefighters ... 10/19/2011 - 12:32 pm | View Link
Why some Democrats oppose Obama's jobs bill WASHINGTON — Not long before the Senate voted to block his $447 billion jobs package on Tuesday, President Barack Obama described the impending roll call as a “moment of truth.” He meant for Republicans, whom he blames for quashing his attempts to ... 10/12/2011 - 6:00 pm | View Link
Why some Democrats oppose Obama’s jobs bill Not long before the Senate voted to block his $447 billion jobs package on Tuesday, President Obama described the impending roll call as a “moment of truth.” He meant for Republicans, whom he blames for quashing his attempts to improve the economy and ... 10/11/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Democrats.org: Change that Matters Our party, our future Congratulations to Chair Tom Perez and all the new DNC officers 03/22/2017 - 8:29 am | View Website
2.19 Million Jobs Lost Under Obama | Americans for Tax Reform The U.S. has lost 2.2 million jobs since President Barack Obama took office. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the total number of jobs nationwide ... 03/21/2017 - 10:57 pm | View Website
Why Democrats Should Oppose Neil Gorsuch So what can Democrats do? First, they need to make sure that the stolen Supreme Court seat remains at the top of the public’s consciousness. When people ... 02/1/2017 - 3:58 pm | View Website
Pelosi rallies House Democrats to oppose health law repeal ... WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has issued a call to action to her rank and file to fight Republican efforts to scrap the health care law by ... 12/22/2016 - 3:40 am | View Website
Embattled House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes on Tuesday rejected calls for his recusal from the panel's probe into allegations Russia meddled in the 2016 election.. Top Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called on Nunes to recuse himself Monday after his office confirmed that he was on White House grounds the day before he claimed to have evidence that members of President Donald Trump’s transition team were inappropriately monitored by intelligence agencies.“Well, why would I not” continue to lead the House panel’s investigation, Nunes said to reporters.
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It was probably clear, once President Donald Trump’s administration purged all climate change information from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website, that President Barack Obama’s global warming policies were in trouble.
Trump plans on issuing an executive order on Tuesday that would sweep away as much of Obama’s environmental policies as possible, in particular those that address man-made climate change, according to The Washington Post.
Speculation on Monday evening suggested that the primary target of Devin Nunes’ odd behavior over the previous days was preventing the next public hearing of the Intelligence Committee, a hearing at which former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates was due to speak.
Interesting—Jeremy Bash implies Sally Yates had revelations for House Intel about when she told WH that Flynn lied.
A new Christopher Newport University poll in Virginia finds Tom Perriello (D) and Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) tied at 26% in the Democratic race for governor.
On the Republican side, Ed Gillespie leads with 38%, followed by Corey Stewart at 11% and Frank Wagner at 10%).
Wake up and smell the working-class blue-collar heartland populism:
President Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises by harvesting ideas from the business world and, potentially, privatizing some government functions.
The White House Office of American Innovation, to be led by Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, will operate as its own nimble power center within the West Wing and will report directly to Trump.