Yesterday Republican Senator Marco Rubio announced he was running for president. In a speech in his home state of Florida Senator Rubio emphasized his working class and Hispanic background and claimed it was time for the Republican Party to make a “generational choice.” Rubio appeared to be attacking both his Republican rival for the nomination, Jeb Bush, [...]
|By: DSWright Tuesday April 14, 2015 9:00 am|
|By: DSWright Wednesday March 11, 2015 6:30 pm|
“I see a real danger of a ground troop creep here”- @timkaine to SecKerry on AUMF against ISIS http://t.co/OS3v10Ug7k pic.twitter.com/6YcBJcgPqz — Craig Caplan (@CraigCaplan) March 11, 2015 Today Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Carter, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Dempsey testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on behalf [...]
|By: DSWright Tuesday January 20, 2015 2:00 pm|
4 GOP hopefuls expected to attend Koch event http://t.co/C31Nv3FiBw | Photos: AP/Getty pic.twitter.com/O8J7LKAWJ2 — POLITICO (@politico) January 20, 2015 With the 2016 presidential race heating up GOP hopefuls are auditioning for the ruling donor class. No family is more important within that class than the Koch family led by Charles and David Koch of Koch [...]
|By: Peter Van Buren Monday November 24, 2014 8:00 am|
It is with some Quixotic pleasure that a Utah state legislative committee will vote on a bill that could deprive a National Security Agency facility just outside Salt Lake City of its water, all in protest of the government agency’s collection of civilian data.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 12, 2014 12:43 pm|
I’m very skeptical that any significant legislative deals will be reached between congressional Republicans and President Obama over the next two years because Republican members have almost no incentive to compromise.
|By: Connor Gibson Tuesday October 28, 2014 7:14 pm|
This video is a mixture of painfully-awkward, hilarious, and infuriating at the reality of the political system in which we are supposedly represented. Courtesy of Lee Fang, for Republic Report and Huffington Post.
And there’s more out there, if you can bear it. I promise that the end of this blog will not be as pessimistic as what follows.
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday October 12, 2014 8:00 pm|
Capitol Hill Republicans are planning another shutdown, because they can.
|By: Alvin McEwen Saturday July 26, 2014 1:05 pm|
One of the most transparent tactics opponents of marriage equality will attempt is to claim that supporters of marriage equality are intolerant of their opinion.
It’s not only a transparent tactic but highly cynical. And apparently it’s the tactic that Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is using.
|By: Attaturk Monday May 19, 2014 1:30 am|
One story that sums up how modern ‘Murica solves its problems (I mean “doesn’t”).