Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Grassley takes aim at "blue slips"
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One of the more arcane Senate customs is allowing Senators to quietly issue what are called "blue slips" to delay the confirmation hearings of presidential nominees. The practice is 100 years old, and has been used to hold up hearings for any numbers of reasons.

Mon, Nov 20, 2017
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While the House of Representatives has passed its version of a tax cut bill cutting rates for individuals and companies, over in the Senate, things got a bit testy during the Finance committee debate

Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Senate proposes to overturn Obamacare insurance mandate
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The Senate has put foward its version of a tax cut plan, but with one big addition: the Senate would also do away with the Obamacare individual mandate, and shift those reso

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
NSA security breach deals huge blow to national security
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One of the most important keepers of the nation's digital secrets -- and online arsenals -- has been hacked.

Wed, Nov 15, 2017
The circus surrounding Roy Moore
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The furor surrounding Roy Moore, the GOP Senate nominee running for the Alabama

Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Millionaire progressive scolds want a tax hike
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Like clockwork, when tax cuts are debated in Congress, a group of very wealthy people gathers together to oppose the idea. It is no different this time.

Thu, Nov 9, 2017
Feinstein re-introduces assault weapons ban
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It didn't take long, but Democrat Sen. Diane Feinstein has introduced legislation to ban more than 200 types of firearms as well as creating a ban on bump stocks. But what does the bill really do?

Wed, Nov 8, 2017
The GOP's bad election night
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New Jersey, New York City, and Virginia voters went to the polls this week and -- there is no way to spin it -- the results were terrible for the

Wed, Nov 8, 2017
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In the wake of the Texas church shootings over the weekend, a number of people took to social media to express their shock, horror, and to offer both thoughts and prayers to those affected.

Tue, Nov 7, 2017
Hillary's minions come unglued over Brazile book
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Former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile has a new book coming out about the 2016 presidential election, and it is setting the left ablaze with its charges that

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