Democratic Party leaders on Tuesday signaled a willingness to accept an adjustment to Social Security benefits that New York Times’ columnist and amateur psychohistorian Paul Krugman has called “cruel and stupid.”
Gun-control advocates are pressing for stricter gun laws in the wake of Friday’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut but the fate of new restrictions will hinge on Democrats who have long been skittish on the issue.
The White House and Senate Democrats promptly rejected a “Plan B” proposal from House Republicans to permanently extend current tax rates on annual incomes below $1 million.
Democrats and Republicans staked out negotiating positions this week over the so-called fiscal cliff as Congress prepared to adjourn for the Thanksgiving recess.
October 29, 2012 marks another mournful milestone for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his Democratic colleagues. Today is exactly three and a half years from the last time Senate Democrats passed a formal budget resolution, as required by law.
Several Democratic candidates in recent months have been hesitant to voice support for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.), who, if Democrats retain control of the Senate, must be reelected majority leader when Congress begins a new session next year.
Did Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) violate the Senate’s ethics rules governing campaign activity? Reid’s Senate office issued a press release on the Senator’s official website titled “Now Romney Is Being Dishonest About Your Taxes.”
A report from the Democratic Policy and Communications Center that lists the Democratic Senate majority’s “Accomplishments in the 112th Congress” contains distortions, exaggerations, omissions, and falsehoods.
Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has a number of skeletons in her closet, including close links to radical left-wing pressure groups and a record of helping corporate interests suppress asbestos liability lawsuits.
Republican Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown is burnishing his bipartisan credentials by receiving increased financial support from top Democratic donors, while the 2012 Democratic National Platform is taking credit for his signature piece of legislation.