Rep. Jo Bonner (R., Ala.) shocked the Alabama political world yesterday when he suddenly announced his resignation, effective Aug. 15.
What a fantastic talent liberals possess, the ability to talk out of both sides of their mouths. One side utters platitudes about campaign finance reform and the nefarious influence of money in politics, while the other whispers in the ears of oligarchs and plutocrats. One side slanders Republicans as the tools of corporate interests, while the other solicits donations from some of the largest corporations in the world. The next journalist to examine influence peddling on K Street need only walk two blocks south, to H Street. There he’ll find one heck of a story.
Donald Rumsfeld suggested Thursday that members of President Barack Obama’s administration should consider adopting some of the leadership rules contained in his new book.
President Barack Obama will call on Congress to “designate a site in the U.S.” where military commissions and trials can be held for terrorists still being held in the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in a speech on Thursday, according to senior administration officials.
The billionaire heiress and major campaign donor tapped by President Barack Obama to head the Department of Commerce faced tough questions from Republicans about a failed bank owned by her family at her confirmation hearing on Thursday.
The Venezuelan Parliament took action Wednesday to end the South American nation’s toilet paper shortage, UPI reports.
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday his support for legislation that would allow oil and gas exploration off Virginia’s coast, a stance that directly contracts his long time position on the issue.
A conservative think tank that the Center for American Progress has accused of being a corporate shill slammed the liberal behemoth for its reported hypocrisy.
A group of Republicans expressed cautious optimism Wednesday during a panel featuring House conservatives that a developing House immigration proposal would garner the support of conservative members.