A food fight erupted over a House farm bill Tuesday, with a handful of Democrats and a Republican aide wrangling over the cost of groceries.
“I think there will be a lot of political pressure on republicans if it passes,” Steny Hoyer said.
A new survey released by Latino Decisions today shows that Latino voters would be more likely to vote for Republicans who support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
The legislation, originally introduced by Representative Tom Price (R-Ga.), comes after the White House failed to send a proposal to Congress for the fourth time in five years, despite being required to do so in accordance with the “Budget and Accounting Act of 1921.”
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told reporters Thursday night that his chamber will not vote on a tax measure known as ‘Plan B,’ due to a lack of support from Republicans.
Photo/U.S. State Department As the election approaches, congressional Republicans are continuing to criticize President Obama over his handling of the September 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya that killed former Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John McCain (R-Ariz.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) co-wrote a letter to [...]
60 percent of Americans no longer trust traditional news media, according to a newly released Gallup poll conducted September 6th through 9th. The numbers represents a record high. In terms of party, Republicans appear to trust the media far less than Democrats, with only 26 percent of those in the GOP reporting trust compared with [...]
Speaking at a press conference at the United States Senate Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) expressed his opinion that the Senate’s vote in favor of a middle class tax cut bill has broken the Republican tax strategy by breaking off tax cuts for millionaires. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/20120726SchumerRepublicanTaxStrategy.mp3|titles=20120726SchumerRepublicanTaxStrategy]
Former Vice President Dick Cheney will meet with congressional Republicans on Tuesday to strategize over how best to prevent looming cuts to the nation’s defense budget.
The president knows he needs Congress’ help in keeping the rate on Stafford loans at 3.4 percent for another year. The question is whether he can get lawmakers to act in the next ten days.