Based on the polls, the odds of some changes to America’s gun control laws will become law. It’s unlikely they’ll accomplish anything, though.
The ultimate impact of the Newtown tragedy on the nation’s gun laws is likely to be very limited.
The next six weeks or so will see Congress once again fighting over a self-created crisis.
John Cornyn tells Jennifer Rubin that he’ll oppose the confirmation of his former colleague, Chuck Hagel, for Secretary of Defense.
The latest offer from John Boehner includes a significant concession.
Perhaps we should take a pass on trying to reach a deal on resolving issues propelling us toward the Fiscal Cliff.
Republicans need to realize that they are at a disadvantage in the upcoming negotiations regarding the Fiscal Cliff.
Political reality says that the Bush Tax Cuts for high income earners are likely doomed in the wake of the election, but the GOP will find it very hard to switch positions on this issue.
Obama thinks he has a mandate to raise taxes on high earners. Republicans think they have a mandate to stop him.
Why I supported Mitt Romney despite his constant flip-flopping, fibbing, and fecklessness.
One of the few areas of disagreement was how big our military should be.
President Obama seems to have given away the store when it comes to the defense sequestration cuts.
Whether Mitt Romney wins or loses, the GOP needs to evolve or be doomed to minority party status.
Republicans will have some choices to make if President Obama is re-elected.
Senator Rand Paul suggests the GOP may want to reconsider its foreign policy aggressiveness.
Left with a choice between their hawkish foreign policy and their supposed commitment to fiscal conservatives, Republicans will, without fail, spend the nation into debt.
Congress and the American people have a choice to make between two not very palatable options.
For the first time in 80 years, there are no veterans on the major party Presidential tickets.
In calling for the sequestration cuts to be delayed, Republicans are demonstrating their lack of seriousness on the issue of fiscal responsibility.
While Washington dithers, business owners are starting to worry.
Disseting the Romney visit to the UK and musing about the state of GOP foreign policy views.
The people trying to undo the Defense Budget sequestration cuts are making some pretty weak arguments.
The House engaged in a mostly pointless action yesterday afternoon.
If the GOP wins in November, there will be very few actual barriers in the way if they really want to repeal the PPACA.
Another example of Republican foreign policy taking precedence over fiscal conservatism.
Phony wars on Stay At Home Moms, dogs, and Osama bin Laden. The Obama campaign is pointing at the shiny object, and the right is falling for it.
Not surprisingly, Republicans are trying to reverse the automatic cuts to defense spending agreed to in August.
The latest projections from Congressional Budget Office are sobering to say the least.
Don’t believe the fear mongering about the coming decreases in the growth of defense spending.
Are Republicans mostly to blame for the supercommittee failure?
With the Super Committee dead, 2012 is likely to see a fight over the defense cuts set to take place starting in 2013.
John Boehner and Harry Reid introduced their debt plans. Now, where do we go from here?