"This not only protects your Second Amendment rights, it expands your Second Amendment rights." 10:26 AM, Apr 28, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Democratic senator Joe Manchin said he'd "absolutely" bring the gun control measures that failed in the Senate back for another vote:
"This not only protects your Second Amendment rights, it expands your Second Amendment rights," Manchin said, talking up the failed legislation. He said he believes it can pass if people "read the bill."
Read more... The secret to the Republicans' House majority. Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30 • By JAY COST
The 2012 national election continues to be a puzzle. Barack Obama won reelection with a solid 51 percent of the vote, and Democrats picked up 2 Senate seats, expanding their majority to 55-45. Yet the House of Representatives remained in Republican control, 234-201, yielding the divided government we have today.
Read more... 5:25 PM, Mar 13, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Senator Patty Murray, the Democratic chair of the Senate Budget Committee, finally released a budget today. Year over year, in this proposed budget, spending jumps dramatically.
Read more... 2:08 PM, Mar 1, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Connecticut state representative Ernest Hewett, a Democrat, made a lewd comment toward a 17-year-old girl in the middle of a hearing. Here's the story,
via Political Wire: Read more... 10:55 AM, Feb 14, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Democratic senator Tom Harkin insisted this morning that America does not have a spending problem and that we're not broke:
VIDEO Read more... 7:58 PM, Feb 13, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an email to supporters, President Barack Obama is asking for cash donations to the Democratic party.
Read more... 10:57 AM, Jan 14, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
The son of Congressman John Barrow, James Pentlarge Barrow, was arrested on drug and DUI charges on Saturday morning, the
reports. James Barrow is 18 years old. Athens Banner-Herald Read more... 3:37 PM, Dec 28, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
On the first day of the next Congress, January 3, Democrats in the House of Representatives plan to introduce a bill to ban high-capacity gun magazines.
Read more... "He has hair like a 15-year-old." 4:29 PM, Dec 10, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Harry Reid, speaking earlier on the Senate floor about Nebraska senator Ben Nelson's hair:
VIDEO Read more... 5:20 PM, Nov 7, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
The Republican party’s brutal defeat in yesterday’s presidential and Senate races offers at least one clear, abiding lesson: Republicans can’t win without making their case.
Read more... 5:05 PM, Oct 27, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
In remarks today in Virginia, Vice President Joe Biden got the name of the Virginia Democratic Senate candidate wrong:
Read more... 5:26 PM, Oct 9, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
The Emergency Committee for Israel has released this ad, targeting Democratic Rep. Lois Capps from California:
VIDEO Read more... 2:00 PM, Sep 27, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
One year ago today, North Carolina governor Bev Perdue suggested suspending national elections.