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Clinton on TPP: Listen to Pelosi

By |June 15th, 2015|

“The president should listen to and work with his allies in Congress, starting with Nancy Pelosi,” Clinton said while speaking at a rally in Iowa. … “make sure we get the best, strongest deal possible. …And if we don’t get it, there should be no deal,” she added. [Huffington Post]


President Wall Street Whips Congress to Pass Cromnibus for John Boehner

By |December 12th, 2014|

The bill’s passage, as a result, was a remarkable victory for both Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Obama, who were able to cobble together the votes for passage. The so-called “cromnibus” included an omnibus of 11 appropriations bills funding most of the government through September, and a continuing resolution funding the Department of […]

This Week’s Biggest Loser: Gov. Chris Christie or Rep. Nancy Pelosi?

By |November 21st, 2014|

“I guess you can’t ignore the citizens of Iowa who elected you governor of New Jersey.” – Jon Stewart

DRUM ROLL… It’s hard to argue against Rep. Nancy Pelosi, who absolutely disgraced herself with the lack of integrity shown in denying Rep. Tammy Duckworth a proxy vote, which I wrote about earlier this week. […]

Denying Tammy Duckworth A Real Low Point for Nancy Pelosi

By |November 18th, 2014|

REMEMBER when Rep. Nancy Pelosi became the first woman Speaker of the House? I traveled to Washington, D.C. for the event, being inside the Capitol covering it when it happened. It was a great moment. What has happened after the 2014 Republican wave and the denial of Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s proxy […]

Republicans Beat Democrats at Their Own Game

By |November 6th, 2014|

The Democratic Party leadership is going to look old and stale in comparison to where the Republicans are.” – Chuck Todd

HOW BADLY did Republicans beat Democrats on Tuesday? They went to school on Democrats and finally caught up, but doing so in a year where the entire election was nationalized against President Obama […]

No One Wants an Abortion, But It Isn’t A “Difficult Decision”

By |August 17th, 2014|

…when the pro-choice community frames abortion as a difficult decision, it implies that women need help deciding, which opens the door to paternalistic and demeaning “informed consent” laws. It also stigmatizes abortion and the women who need it. [Washington Post]

THE op-ed by Janet Harris, former communications director of Emily’s List, has attracted a swarm […]

Thanks to Samuel Alito & his Friends, Single Payer Just Got Closer

By |July 2nd, 2014|

AS HAS been written here dozens of times, I’ve never been a fan of the Affordability Care Act, also known as Obamacare. There was really no other choice if some sort of coverage for the uninsured was going to be cobbled together and passed in Congress. Everyone knew it, so everyone sucked it up, […]

Pelosi Capitulates, Democrats Join Benghazi Farce

By |May 22nd, 2014|

Representative Nancy Pelosi of California on Wednesday appointed a full slate of senior House Democrats to a special committee investigating the 2012 attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, surprising some in her party by giving legitimacy to an inquiry many had dismissed as a political stunt. [New York Times]
THIS IS one of […]

Republicans to Begin Benghazi Probe After Pelosi Rejects Onerous Rules – Elizabeth Warren Weighs In

By |May 10th, 2014|

According to a Democratic leadership aide, Pelosi rejects a rule that will not prevent chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., from issuing unilateral subpoenas without consulting with Democrats. The rules would also allow Republicans to prevent Democrats from interviewing witnesses. [Washington Examiner]

DEMOCRATS rightly rejected Rep. Trey Gowdy’s rules for the select committee on Benghazi, which amounted […]

Democrats Schooled: Select Committee on Benghazi, Not on Iraq War Lies

By |May 6th, 2014|

WHEN PRESIDENT OBAMA came into office he didn’t want to look back and Speaker Nancy Pelosi went along, which they’re now getting schooled is not how you navigate treacherous political waters if you want to set standards of what’s worth investigating. It’s politics 101 in Washington.

If ever a select committee was required it was […]