U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s prominent role in fiscal cliff negotiations drew a derisive review back home Thursday from a longtime critic who branded the top Senate Republican as an entrenched obstructionist.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he and the White House have agreed on preventing tax hikes that the “fiscal cliff” will trigger after midnight. And he says they are very close to an overall deal that would also prevent budget-wide spending cuts.
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.
With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.
Republicans will continue to talk down the economy for the next two months specifically because they want the economy, and the country, to suffer in order to win an election.
Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.
Mitt Romney has provided no details, not even a hint, of what his immigration plan is. Either this is a lousy sales job, which is bad, or he has no idea there’s a difference between running Bain Capital and running the nation, which is worse.
Republicans took the offensive Tuesday and cast President Barack Obama as the culprit for the economy’s persistent frailty, hoping to shift the focus away from his State of the Union address’ theme of economic fairness.