By Luke Vargas Flanked by banners advocating a series of hypothetical items atop the 2012 Democratic agenda – 99% power, green jobs, Medicare for all, and curb Wall Street – a collection of progressive activists and politicians took the stage at the Take Back the American Dream conference in Washington Monday to map out the [...]
By Luke Vargas Newt Gingrich made a subdued return to the DC political scene Friday with remarks at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s national conference. After being introduced as a preeminent historian of the Civil War, European history, and an excellent choice to be Mitt Romney’s Secretary of State by Georgia Faith and Freedom Coalition Chair [...]
As the Romney and Obama press teams wage a war on the airwaves, another source of campaign buzz emerged in Washington Thursday
By Luke Vargas Scott Walker quietly slipped into the Chamber of Commerce’s grand Flag Room Wednesday afternoon while Chamber president Tom Donohue delivered dry remarks on stage, but the newly-minted conservative fiscal champion couldn’t avoid drawing enthusiastic handshakes and the ballroom’s attention. The Wisconsin governor, riding high following a decisive victory in last week’s recall [...]
By Luke Vargas Senate Agricultural Chair Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) announced Tuesday that this year’s major Farm Bill legislation is proceeding smoothly through the Senate thanks to the help of Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and rare bipartisan consensus. Stabenow applauded the ability of a Senators from both parties to move the legislation through the committee [...]
“I don’t have any intention of resigning,” Holder told lawmakers.
By Luke Vargas Get ready for another round of stump speeches and a week of polished optics, the Romney campaign is hitting the road. In a press release Monday the presumptive Republican nominee’s campaign announced the “Believe in America: Every Town Counts” bus tour, which will make stops in six battleground states over a five [...]
The Obama campaign said through a spokesperson Monday that they “welcome a debate on who’s out of touch.”
The senior Democrat stressed that with the election approaching, Congress should avoid divisive tax votes, and focus instead on building consensus between members before subjecting unfolding policy ideas to public scrutiny.
The campaign advertisement looks no different than most – with time lapse footage of a sunrise over a gilded state capitol interspersed with an animated politician shaking hands with supporters – but Mitt Romney’s newest television spot has drawn the ire of the Obama campaign. In a teleconference with reporters Friday, Massachusetts State Representatives David [...]