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President Obama on Tuesday not only put forward his pick to head a powerful financial regulatory panel, he also declared in no uncertain terms that the "army of lobbyists" who he says have teamed with Republicans to undermine Wall Street reform must not succeed.
Just when the din of liberal politics reaches epic proportions, along comes an event that clears the air. Such is the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition's "Friends of the Family Banquet" on Saturday evening, which is a formidable and straightforward force indeed, assembling at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.
Has America become hopelessly tacky thanks to reality TV, celebrity gossip, baby daddies, tattoos and trailer parks? Someone has at last sounded a tasteful alarm about a trend that has permeated just about everything, including politics.
Powered by tax increases and deep budget cuts that held spending in check, the federal deficit dropped to $680 billion in fiscal year 2013, according to a Treasury Department report Wednesday that marks the first subtrillion-dollar deficit since President Obama took office.
The White House acknowledged for the first time Monday that President Obama's oft-repeated promise that everyone can keep their health-insurance plans under Obamcare just isn't true.
The recent fiscal crisis has opened a major rift between the tea party wing of the Republican Party and business groups that traditionally have backed Republicans, with many business leaders now vowing to counter insurgent candidates.
Besieged by the Obama administration and its host of new environmental regulations, the U.S. coal industry is beginning to fight back.
As problems continue at HealthCare.gov, President Obama has morphed into the world's most powerful pitch man, hawking his signature domestic achievement to an increasingly skeptical population.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that the plagued Obamacare rollout has been "absolute chaos" and a sign of what's to come from the controversial law, which he called an "expensive joke."
The 'McConnell Mechanism' lifts the limit on Obama debt
Now that the shutdown has been shut down, the media are busy telling us that Republicans may be eligible for endangered-species status for daring to stand up to President Obama's desire to begin implementation of a health care scheme that is not even close to being ready for prime time.
Computer bugs are doing what Ted Cruz couldn't do. They've crashed Obamacare. Barack Obama has put in a panic call to the Geek Squad. Maybe they can fix it.
GOP senators took to the airwaves Sunday to criticize their party for the recent government shutdown.
The blame game begins, and the usual suspects are shooting into their own ranks. If you think you can't hit your own feet, you aim at the toes of someone else.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Thursday said she can't answer for why pork-barrel items snuck into the debt and spending bill that passed Congress late Thursday, but said the press should stop focusing on that and instead look at the broader debt fight.
"Americans want us to show we're serious about lowering the debt, so the president and his allies in Congress have a choice to make: they can either vote to reduce the deficit, or they can lock arms and dig an even deeper hole of debt," said Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said he finds some of her views "quite troubling" and mentioned political speech and the First Amendment in particular.