President Barack Obama declared Monday on his first trip outside Washington to promote gun control that a consensus is emerging for universal background checks for purchasers, though he conceded a tough road lay ahead to pass an assault weapons ban over formidable opposition in Congress.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s office says the senator was never involved in a deal to have a Utah businessman pay Reid to make a federal investigation disappear.
After a late-hour meeting with top congressional leaders on the “fiscal cliff” seems to have led to progress, President Obama said he is “modestly optimistic” that a deal can be reached before Tuesday’s so-called “fiscal cliff” deadline.
Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, the influential Democrat who broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals, died Monday.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Congress must have a meaningful conversation and debate on how to change laws to stop gun violence.
Last week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.
enate Majority Leader Harry Reid is reportedly seeking permission to allow popcorn during a special screening of the movie “Lincoln” at the U.S. Capitol.
United States Senate majority leader Harry Reid likened the GOP to the hapless New York Jets on Thursday.
Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.
We had an election and absolutely nothing that matters has changed. Nothing!