The idea that Democrats' very presence on the Benghazi committee will amount to a check on overreach is oddly blind to the events of the past year and a half.
It's the politically smart move.
The New Immigration Strategy Has Some Activists Unhappy
March 26, 2014
Will the Democrats' new petition make Obama less likely to ease deportations on his own?
Regardless of strategy, immigration reform has demographics on its side.
Upton Bill Passes, Democrats Stand by Obamacare—For Now
November 15, 2013
The House just passed Fred Upton’s bill. He calls it the “Keep Your Health Plan Act,” because its ostensible purpose is to make sure people losing their existing health plans can keep them. It might or might not have that effect.
How Obama, Reid, and Pelosi Stopped Republican Extortion
October 17, 2013
It’s over. The Senate voted yes. The House voted yes. President Obama signed the bill and, on Thursday, the federal government is open for business again.
Senate Republicans Don't Get It: The Democrats Aren't Bluffing
October 13, 2013
Mitch McConnell, leader of the Senate Republicans, approached Democrats with a new offer over the weekend: He and his colleagues would vote to open the government and increase its borrowing authority, as long as Democrats would agree to accept the de
Boehner Has a Plan. Or Something Like That.
October 10, 2013
House Republican leaders on Thursday morning announced that they have a new proposal and it hews to the outlines media outlets reported overnight.
The Republicans Are Starting to Reek of Desperation
October 03, 2013
House Republican leaders are starting to look pretty desperate.
Don't Blame the Tea Party for the Shutdown. Blame Boehner.
September 30, 2013
For a few brief moments on Monday evening, it looked like House Republicans might finally come to their senses.