White House council Kathy Ruemmler called on Republican Senators Tuesday to drop their opposition to President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees. Ruemmler noted that 12 of the 17 filibustered District Court nominees have support from Republican lawmakers.
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) has reportedly decided to offer his support for a secularist rally slated to take place in Washington, D.C. later this month.
A duo of Senate Republicans called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) Friday to bring a House-passed JOBS Act to the floor of the upper chamber rather than introducing his own jobs bill. Following the House’s 390-23 vote, the JOBS Act was poised to sail through the Senate given that the White House had […]
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is casting her sole opponent in Minnesota’s 6th District as the “Occupy Wall Street Candidate.” “My opponent claimed she was inspired to challenge me by Occupy Wall Street,” Bachmann said in a campaign email. “Do you really need to know any more?” The challenger is attorney Anne Nolan, who has previously […]
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told reporters Thursday that passing the transportation bill is a crucial step toward job creation.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) says that legislation introduced by Republicans is essentially “jobs bill lite,” adding that it is a far cry from what’s needed to spur job growth.
The Senate voted 56-42 to reject a measure that would have fast-tracked approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) dismisses the transportation bill House Republicans have put forward saying, “It would costs us 550,000 jobs, would cut highway investments in 45 states, bankrupt the highway trust fund by $78 billion and, according to Ray LaHood, … hurt safety.”
By Lily Benitez De Luna House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said Thursday that House Republicans should think twice before celebrating a 390-23 vote on their JOBS Act. Pelosi, along with with several other Democratic leaders, have argued that the economic impact of the JOBS Act is “meager” at best. She added that Republicans are […]
House Speaker Boehner (R-Ohio) charges that President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign is attempting to focus on every issue besides the economy, which Boehner notes will be the top issue on election day.