When we do it, it’s negotiation. When they do it, it’s hostage taking—and terrorism.
A silly workaround to an infuriating problem that won’t go away.
The infuriating fight to authorize spending already-allocated money is back.
The Robespierres in the House of Representatives are driving American politics in a predictably horrible direction.
After two days of futility, a deal is coming together to make futility permanent.
The liberal media is giving all their attention to the tax and spend Democrats!
A recurring farce that does real damage.
As predicted, the Federal Budget Deficit has crossed the threshold back into the world of trillion-dollar deficits. This is all due to the hypocrisy of Republicans and so-called conservatives.
The Federal Budget Deficit rose 27% in July, putting it on course for the $1 trillion by the end of September.
President Trump and the Congressional leadership have reached agreement on a multi-year budget deal that that busts through all remaining controls on spending.
The Trump Administration is warning Congress that we will need to raise the debt ceiling by September. Congress should take this as an opportunity to eliminate it entirely.
The Federal Budget Deficit passed the $700 Billion mark with three months still to go in the Fiscal Year.
At least some conservatives appear to finally be recognizing that their movement has been taken over by grifters and frauds. The only question is, what took them so long?
There are several months to go before a budget must be passed but there are already signs that the White House and Congress could be headed for an impasse.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other firebrands aren’t steering the ship. Yet.
Despite their rhetoric, Republicans in Congress have shown through their own inaction that they don’t really support the President’s border wall.
After twenty-five days, there’s no end in sight to the Federal Government shutdown. You can thank the President for that.
As the shutdown continues, there’s little sign of progress on either end of Pennsylvania Avenue.
As Washington heads into the final days of a budget shutdown, Republicans find themselves on the losing end of a public relations battle.
Trump has reportedly told aides that he doesn’t really care about reports of an approaching crisis of the budget deficit and national debt because he’ll be out of office before it becomes a problem.
The GOP is likely to lose control of the House of Representatives tomorrow, but could this actually help Trump?
When a President lies with the ease and regularity of Donald Trump, it’s the responsibility of all of us to call it what it is and not hide behind weasel words like “misleading.”
We’re set to return to the era of trillion dollar budget deficits, and Republicans won’t do a thing about it.
The tragedy in Florida last week revealed once again how hyperpartisanship is destroying our politics and harming the country.
While most of America slept, the government was shutdown thanks to some faux theatrics by a single Senator.
Congress seems likely to pass a budget deal today that will massively increase spending, putting to rest once and for all the rank hypocrisy of Republicans when it comes to claims that they are “fiscally conservative.”
In addition to deadlines on the Federal Budget and DACA, Congress also has to deal with the debt ceiling at some point in the next month.
It’s been seven years since Congress eliminated earmarking, and what we’ve seen has provided good evidence for the argument that it should never have been eliminated.
It’s Day Two of the Federal Government shutdown and there are few signs of a quick resolution.
A Federal Court in North Carolina has issued a stinging ruling against the partisan gerrymandering undertaken by the Republican legislature in that state.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a second case dealing with political Gerrymandering.
It’s been two years since John Boehner stepped down as Speaker, and he’s got a few things to say about his former colleagues and the state of American politics.
Due mostly to cowardice and naked self-interest, you shouldn’t expect many other Republicans to speak out against Trump in the near future.
Former Trump aide Steve Bannon is declaring war on Republicans in the Senate.
Another poll shows the vast majority of Americans want Congress to act to help the people covered by DACA.