House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said that this week’s vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 37th time proves that the House Republican agenda continues to be out of touch with the priorities of the American public.
Norquist’s appearance before the committee was largely centered on arguing that “immigration is a key driver of economic growth.”
U.S Senate Chaplain, Rear Admiral Barry C. Black (Ret.), said today that “time and time again…we have seen God step in and make a difference” in terms of how Senators have voted.
Sens. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) unveiled the Protect Our Skies Act on Tuesday.
Senator-elect Angus King (I-Maine) intends to make a decision on which party he will caucus with later this week and may announce his choice by tomorrow in time for the leadership elections. “I’m having some further discussions today and I will probably have a comment for you sometime tomorrow,” King said following a closed-door meeting [...]
Cheers echoed through the DCCC and DSCC headquarters on Capitol Hill tonight as President Obama was declared the projected winner of his hard-fought race against Republican Mitt Romney. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) addressed an elated crowd, and called for bipartisan support from Republican colleagues. “I reach out to [...]
WAKEFIELD, MA — In the closing days of the heated Senate race between incumbent Republican Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren, Brown is basing his hopes of reelection around a simple slogan, “People Over Party.” The phrase harkens back to Brown’s successful 2010 run for the late Ted Kennedy’s seat, in which the Republican candidate [...]
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told reporters after a caucus with Democratic leaders Tuesday that the he had reached an agreement with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Obama to fund the government for the next six months. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/20120731ReidSixMonthAgreement.mp3|titles=20120731ReidSixMonthAgreement]
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]