President Obama Fact Checks Congressional Republicans

President Obama forces Republican politicians to eat their own words

President Obama forces Republican politicians to eat their own words >by: Egberto Willies |Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 07:01 AM PDT| Noteworthy RePost: 08/02/2015 7:39:44 AM| President Obama continues his new stride as he chides Republicans for their failed prognostications. Democratic politicians encouraged his silence during the 2014 elections. Imagine what could have been if Americans had realized they had something to vote for. Imagine if Americans had believed that […]

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Spotlight: How Democrats Got a Spine

How Democrats Got a Spine The Republican Party taught them how to be uncompromising. >By David Weigel | Oct. 4 2013 6:54 PM | Re-post | Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images It’s easy to forget, but this year began with a nick-of-time congressional compromise. At the 11th hour, with Washington’s supply of clichés nearly depleted, the House and Senate approved a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. The Bush tax […]

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Highlight: Ohio Senator Confronted By Constituents

Ohio Senator Confronted By Constituents Over Support For Medicare And Social Security Cuts >by Adam Peck on Dec 4, 2012 at 1:00 pm|  Sen. Rob Portman (R) Ohio Senator Rob Portman (R) was one of a handful of Washington, D.C lawmakers and policy experts invited to participate in a panel discussion on the fiscal cliff on Tuesday morning, but his prepared remarks were temporarily derailed by about a dozen protestors […]

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Highlight: Republicans need better candidates

Republicans Say Election Losses Just Mean They Need Better Candidates >by Michael McAuliff  | Posted: 11/20/2012 12:01 am EST Updated: 11/20/2012 10:55 am EST | Sens. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)  WASHINGTON — Republican losses in the 2012 elections were not a progressive leap for America or a repudiation of conservatives and the Tea Party — it was just proof the right ran bad candidates, according to two Republican senators with ties […]

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Spotlight: Benghazi Gate

Benghazi Gate Deflates as Republicans Abandon Fox and Grasp Reality >by: Sarah Jones | November 16th, 2012 | Photo: Hector Alejandro. Today, after former CIA Director General Petraeus very slowly explained to confused, befuddled Republicans what everyone in the world already knew, they saw the light. Yes, I called the fail this morning but who knew it would be so sudden and decisive. It turns out that the intelligence report […]

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Spotlight: Benghazi Gate

Benghazi Gate Deflates as Republicans Abandon Fox and Grasp Reality >by: Sarah Jones | November 16th, 2012 | Photo: Hector Alejandro. Today, after former CIA Director General Petraeus very slowly explained to confused, befuddled Republicans what everyone in the world already knew, they saw the light. Yes, I called the fail this morning but who knew it would be so sudden and decisive. It turns out that the intelligence report […]

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Spotlight: Mitch McConnell Loses Big On Election Day

Mitch McConnell Loses Big On Election Day >by Reuters  |  Posted: 11/12/2012 6:59 am EST | Huff Post Politics | BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages) * Republicans failed to defeat Obama or win back Senate * Frustrated colleagues seem set to keep McConnell as leader By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell set two top goals for the 2012 election: a Republican takeover of the Senate […]

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Expose – The Do Nothing GOP

Do-Nothing GOP: Congressional Productivity DOWN Nearly 70% >by National Confidential Staff | 19 June 2012 | 2:10 am EST | Since the Republicans took over the House in 2010, their unwillingness to work with President Obama and the Democrats has cut productivity by almost 70%. John Boehner & Eric Cantor An analysis by CNN shows a dramatic reductin in congressional output since the Tea Party-fueled Republican takeover of the House. […]

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