A panel hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center discussed the trend of the “Vanishing Moderate Democrat.” Among the issues addressed were the make up of Obama’s Coalition and the role of the growing number of self-identified independents in elections.
By Cassandra Novick Rep. John Larson (D- Conn.), the Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, complains that Republicans are creating the “perfect storm” by attempting to hinder economic improvement in the lead up to November’s election. “This is creating the perfect storm for November,” Larson said. “This may be good politics, we’ll see how that [...]
By Cassandra Novick Rep. John Larson (D- Conn.), the Chair of the Democratic Caucus, told reporters Tuesday that lawmakers’ failure to move forward with the transportation bill and immigration reform highlights the President’s “we can’t wait” message. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/06.19.2012-Larson-We-Cant-Wait.mp3]
Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) told reporters Tuesday that he believes Obama’s executive order to delay the deportation of young undocumented immigrants who wish to go to college or serve in the military have a chance to succeed in America without taking away from the success of legal immigrants and native-born Americans. “As the son of [...]
Frustrated with Republicans in the House, key Democratic Representatives speak out in favor of Obama’s executive order in light of congressional stalling on the transportation bill, Dream Act, and many other pieces of legislation that would foster economic development and American success.
“When it comes to the Administration’s policy toward Syria, to say they are ‘leading from behind’ is too generous. That suggests they are leading. They are just behind.”