Although Republicans have managed to rein in some of the runaway spending, plenty of congressmen are still dipping into taxpayers’ pockets…
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I asked my Twitter followers, “Do you believe that Congress will clean up its own act when it comes to dealing with members guilty of sexual harassment?”
What could it hurt, just to try it for a little while? We could always go back to a pervocracy, if we felt we really had to.
When the House and Senate touch down in D.C., they’ll be exchanging their week of feasting for a steady diet of something else: tax reform.
Why is the Stegosaurus extinct, but Congress isn’t?
Joe Barton is in hot water today because of a disgusting nude photo of him.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) needs to rename itself after it recently rejected Rep. Carlos Curbelo’s (R-FL) request to join the group.
Before the House and Senate flew home for Thanksgiving, they got plenty of practice carving up something else: the U.S. tax code.
Congress has voted to tighten sanctions against Iran and Hezbollah. And also, we’re going to be talking about a proposed bill that would stop boycotts against Israel.
Cynthia Dunbar, Republican National Committeewoman representing Virginia on the Republican National Committee, announced today her candidacy for the Virginia Sixth Congressional District House of Representatives and will be seeking the Republican nomination in 2018.
After seven years, the only thing higher than the costs of the Left’s health care law — Obamacare — may be the mounds of evidence about its failures.
The U.S. House of Representatives will voted Tuesday, October 3, 2017 on a bill making it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the unborn child is 20 weeks or more.
One shining example of the widespread abuse of language is illustrated in debates over the D.A.C.A. program. The Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
So the Constitution they crafted did not grant the president any authority to unilaterally attack other nations.
With 11 days left to work until the window closes on this version of health care reform, Republicans are ramping up
The position of the DeceptiCon or CINO, has grown more prominent and thereby crippling the current Republican Controlled Houses of Congress.
LGBT activists don’t want anybody who has unwanted same sex attraction to have the choice to leave their plantation they deceptively like to call “gay.”
The busiest people on Capitol Hill today may be travel agents. Most senators are probably scrambling to change their vacation plans after the GOP’s announcement that the chamber was cutting its August recess short.
After the shooting of Representative Scalise and others, Congress now wants to pack heat, to be able to carry concealed weapons.
The president must tell Congress: “Hey kids, recess is over; back to work!” Is that legal use of executive authority? Illegal? Who cares?
While cooperation between the President and Congress regarding military affairs is required, only Congress has the authority to attack or “declare” war.
Because the whole Congress is involved in the decision to go to war, that decision is less likely to be driven by the ambition of one, or a few, self-serving persons.
First, for my friends on the VERY far right who think Trump bombing Syria is unconstitutional… well, maybe it’s not!
Before the normal routine of prayer to open the day’s hearings the good judge reminded the crowd if they did not wish to participate in the prayer, “Your case will not be affected.”
The president doesn’t make laws, he can only enforce them. The Supreme court doesn’t make laws, it can only discover and apply them. Only Congress makes laws.
Once again, Trump has struck gold. It’s “gold” in the form of taxpayer money.
Trump issued a revised version of his targeted travel ban yesterday, narrowly tailored to satisfy the unelected federal judge who struck the first one down.
If President Trump’s antagonists are resisting anything, it is the call to civility – the willingness to agree to disagree but to work within the system.
And so, as Trump spoke to tens of millions of Americans (and probably millions of others watching around the world), O’Donnell spoke to roughly 100 protesters, doubtless chilled to the bone in the rain.
Trump reached out to the forgotten pockets of the country, reassuring them, poignantly, that “We are one people, with one destiny. We all bleed the same blood. We all salute the same flag. And we are all made by the same God.”
In Washington State, a group of legislators, Obamacare supporters, are fighting — not just to keep the law’s grip on locals, but its suffocating, conscience-crushing mandate too.