It’s time to start thinking about who will be the next Senate Majority Leader. (Big hint: it ain’t John Cornyn)
On the front page this morning, Erick explains why Mitch McConnell’s USE BY day is about to come due. If he doesn’t lose the GOP primary to Matt Bevin, he’s
The long term impact of the Voting Rights Act: Idiots, incompetents, and charlatans in the House
In the wake of Henry Waxman’s announced retirement, Roll Call columnist David Hawkings has a piece on the paucity of leadership in the Democrat caucus: http://blogs.rollcall.com/hawkings/sober-look-at-the-depth-chart-intensifies-for-house-democrats/ It’s not really worth
Is the GOP focus on immigration a smokescreen to avoid the debt ceiling debate?
I’m confused, and cynical, at the same time. We’re being inundated with stories about the new GOP focus on immigration reform, and leadership’s apparent determination to yield to the Democrats,
The real significance of Chuckie Schumer’s insipid speech: he’s running to be the next Senate minority leader
Chuckie Schumer made a really dumb speech yesterday..the idea of Tea Party “elites” shoveling tens of millions to support radical right wing candidates is bizarre, as is his plan to
Richard Pryor: The First BLACK President ( 1977) “A hint of things as yet to come”
I’d never seen this before. It’s from 1977. My gawd..that’s 37 years ago. It’s very funny, and it’s also uncannily, and eerily prophetic in many ways…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaXxl5Pc6As It’ll
Open discussion: Who would you like to see deliver the GOP response to the State of the Union?
Obama has just told us that he has a “pen, and a phone” and that he really doesn’t need Congress at all, so maybe he’ll boycott the SOTU, and just
What if Hillary doesn’t run……?
I suspect that far more astute political minds than mine have already begun to run through the implications, and scenarios, if Hillary Clinton decides not to run in 2016. Yet
If George Will is right, Hillary Clinton has zero chance of being elected president.
George Will was on FOX News Sunday’s panel, discussing the impact of Bill de Blasio’s election as mayor of New York City. Here’s the link to the video clip:http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2014/01/05/george_will_nothing_better_for_american_conservatism_than_periodic_examples_of_untrammeled_liberalism.html And
What’s the over/under on how long Lynn Stewart lives?
First off, I take no pleasure in anyone’s illness, especially a terminal one. However, there is much in the so-called near secret “compassionate release” of Lynn Stewart by Eric Holder
Could the Duck Dynasty incident cost Mary Landrieu her Senate seat?
Oh, the pure joy of unintended consequences…. Everyone here is likely familiar with the recent events concerning the Duck Dynasty patriarch and A&E placing him on suspension ( while at