Healthcare.gov Not Actually Improved as Much as Administration Claimed

By: Tuesday December 3, 2013 7:48 am

The Obama administration has managed to make some significant improvements to Healthcare.gov but it is still not working as well as the administration has led people to believe. On Sunday they bragged the site “has the capacity to handle 50,000 concurrent or simultaneous users at one time.” But the very next day that was proven [...]

 

Internal Division Forces GOP to Delay Government Funding Vote

By: Wednesday September 11, 2013 4:00 pm

Incredibly, a significant number of conservatives and House Republicans have convinced themselves that threatening to hurt the economy will give them leverage over a President who will never again face re-election.

The Contractors Almost Always Win

By: Tuesday July 2, 2013 2:25 pm

Whenever a major piece of legislation moves through Washington you can almost guarantee among the winners is going to be some group of government contractors and comprehensive immigration reform is no exception. It is the aggressive lobbying for this potential payday that helps get the legislation moving through a practically polarized Congress.

Get Ready to Hear a Lot More About Rand Paul

By: Wednesday April 17, 2013 10:05 am

If you think there isn’t enough Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on your TV than today is your lucky day. Paul has recently publicly said he is considering a 2016 Presidential run.

Durbin Not Optimistic About Grand Bargain

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 10:20 am

One of the best pieces of news I have seen in awhile is that Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is not very optimistic about a grand bargain being reached. He currently puts the odds at less than 50 percent.

Sequester Still in the Kabuki Theater Phase

By: Friday March 1, 2013 11:21 am

If you were hoping that the sequester being only hours away from taking effect would spur Congress to take action, you are going to be very disappointed. There are currently no serious negotiations taking place. Instead we are still in the kabuki theater phrase. When Congress only pretends to be doing something while trying to shift blame.

Sequestration Cuts Even More Likely

By: Friday February 8, 2013 4:15 pm

The sequestration cuts maybe one of the worst policies Congress has ever knowingly created yet with each passing day the chance of them actually going into effect grows. We are now three weeks away from the cuts going into effect and Senate Democrats still haven’t even come up with what would be an opening proposal for negotiations.

Congressional Dems Begin Pushing for Unilateral Solution to the Debt Limit

By: Monday January 7, 2013 8:25 am

On Friday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reaffirmed her position that President Obama should simply invoke the 14th Amendment to declare the debt ceiling unconstitutional

The Back-Up Plan: More Made Up Deadlines and Another Fake Crisis

By: Wednesday November 21, 2012 12:05 pm

Sens. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) have put together a bipartisan back-up plan in case a deal on the fiscal cliff can’t be reached in time. This is the same basic framework agreed to in 2011 that created the fiscal cliff to begin with.

How Not to Run a Convention

By: Friday August 31, 2012 11:50 am

There should be one simple rule for how to make a nomination convention a success: don’t let anything distract from the candidate and the message. I assumed this piece of common sense should be self-evident to even a low level campaign worker, but after watching the bizarre spectacle which was the Republican National Convention last night it appears I greatly overestimated the skills of the people running the Romney campaign.

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