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Ted Cruz Mocked by John Boehner as 'Lucifer in the Flesh'
Former House Speaker John Boehner isn't buying Sen. Ted Cruz 's pitch to unite the Republican Party against Donald Trump . In a talk at Stanford University Wednesday, the plainspoken Ohio Republican called the Texas senator "Lucifer in the flesh," adding that he found Cruz difficult to work with in
'Do Nothing' Congress Gets Busy - Raising Campaign Cash
If you’re looking for a senator or member of Congress this week, you may have better luck at The Capital Grille than the Capitol. This final stretch of July is not just the last chance for Congress to address highway funding and the border crisis before a five-week vacation. It’s also the end of
Capitol Hill Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
To me. The a symbol of the contributions of our natural resources to our nation it connects all Americans national forest. The reminds all of us of the importance of public service and stewardship. And the restoration of national forest lands. Some fun facts about this beautiful in humans brace.
Growing Bipartisan Coalition Urges Obama to Seek Congressional Authorization for Syrian Strike
A growing bipartisan coalition in Congress is coming together to “strongly urge” President Obama “to consult and receive authorization from Congress before ordering the use of U.S. military force in Syria.” In a letter that will be sent to the president later today, Rep. Scott...
Chaos Or Compromise On Capitol Hill? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NO DEAL: A deeply divided Senate failed to reach agreement Monday night after more than three hours of discussion behind closed doors, raising the prospect that Democratic leaders were heading toward invoking the so-called “nuclear option” to confirm
There's Another Fiscal Cliff...and We're Heading Right for It
Congress' Inaction for Debt Forgiveness Tax Exemption May Have Disastrous Results
The Most Outrageous Tax of the Year
It just may become the latest outrage during a year of outrages. At the precise moment when the federal government finally delivers a modicum of justice and some economic relief to millions of homeowners victimized by the nation’s largest banks, the government threatens to beat those victims over
Limbaugh's 'Dark Knight Rises' Comments 'Bizarre,' Says Nolan
By LAUREN EFFRON and MEREDITH FROST Christopher Nolan is unfazed by conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh’s accusation that the “Batman” filmmaker’s choice of Bane as the villain of his upcoming movie was a jab at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s former company, Bain Capital. “I’m ...
Payroll Stalemate Intensifies, Ron Paul’s Ceiling, Newt’s American Justice, Stockings Stuffed on House Floor (PM Note)
Late afternoon trading on the OTUS Stock Ticker: Perry UP 6.4, Bachmann DOWN 4.24, Romney UP 2.99, Paul UP .49, Gingrich DOWN 6.59 More on the Political Stock Market at http://otusnews.com Another Holiday, Another Stalemate: President Obama sought to publicly shame the House GOP for...
Herman Cain to Get Secret Service Protection, Nancy Pelosi Ribs Perry, The Bubble Primary; The PM Note
Secret Service Protection for Cain – ABC News confirms a CNN report that Herman Cain asked for and is about to receive Secret Service protection. ” “Secretary Napolitano at the request of the Cain campaign consulted with congressional advisory committee which today authorized protection for...