Sunday, October 25, 2020
Well before the latest atrocity in Aurora, Colo., she has been championing the cause of sensible gun limitations—and, given the toxic politics of Capitol Hill, getting nowhere. The New York congresswoman has more than 100 co-sponsors for her bill...
A do-over is rare in politics, and the Supreme Court handed one to President Obama by upholding his much-maligned health-care law. Backers of the president and the health-care reform that he pushed through—and which cost Democrats the House—would like...
A cell-phone video of Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi dancing up a storm at Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank’s wedding Saturday went viral, injecting some fun into the news of the day on Capitol Hill. Inquiring minds wanted to know all...
Among her first phone calls were her husband (“Sweetie, we won.”) and Vicki Kennedy, Sen. Ted Kennedy’s widow, telling her, “Now Teddy can rest.” Ted Kennedy had long been the inspiration for health care as a right, not a...
To show their contempt for the House vote to hold Eric Holder in contempt, scores of Democrats walked out of the Capitol on Thursday, holding hands in a show of defiance against a process they regard as contemptible.
More than two dozen Democrats could abandon their party and support a contempt charge against Attorney General Eric Holder, the latest sign of the fear-inducing power of the National Rifle Association. Justice Department officials scrambled Wednesday to hold back...
Democrats have yet another reason to be depressed about the Supreme Court. In a 5-4 ruling, with all five Republican-appointed justices voting together, the court knocked down a Montana law that would have kept in place long-standing limits in...
Hope for the best and prepare for the worst. That sums up the mood as the political campaigns brace for what could be a game changer when the Supreme Court announces its ruling on the constitutionality of Obamacare. The...
How tough an uphill climb does President Obama face with independent voters? If the findings of a focus group conducted this week are any indication, a steep one indeed. Nine of the 12 people gathered in Denver on Tuesday...
It would have been hard to imagine not so long ago, but Barack Obama will be saying some very nice things about George W. Bush on Thursday. It’s become a time-honored ritual that with the installation of a past...

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