Rules Committee vote was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a group of young Democrats Wednesday that the political system was “rigged” by powerful lobbyists and the wealthy and made an impassioned case for reducing burdensome student loans.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said that television’s Judge Judy would throw out the “sham” Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama “in half a second.”
As the nation’s midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday will headline his first fundraiser for a Senate Democrat in danger of losing this fall — but the candidate, Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, won’t be by his side.
More than one-five Americans interpret someone who identifies themselves as Republican as someone who “supports wealthy/businesses/not for the people,” with 22 percent saying “conservative” and “right wing” are only in support of businesses.
President Barack Obama announced that he will bypass Congress and take steps on his own to make the necessary changes to the immigration policy.
Only 18 percent of Americans say the result of the U.S. war in Iraq was worth the loss of American lives or financial costs, with three-quarters (75 percent) of Americans saying the war wasn’t worth it at all – the lowest polling percentage to date.
In a rare display of bipartisan civility, Democrats and Republicans came together on Wednesday to honor former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
House Republicans gathered Wednesday to hear pitches from candidates vying to be their new leaders as conservatives hoped they wouldn’t be shut out of a top spot.