Democratic Think Tank Study Finds Harry Reid and Senate Dems are Responsible for Gridlock

Heather Ginsberg Townhall 1/15/2014

As if it wasn’t obvious before, we now have a liberal leaning think tank blaming Senate Democrats for all the trouble the government has been having lately. Newest analysis from the Brookings Institution points directly at the Democrat-controlled Senate to blame for the congressional gridlock.

Justifying this conclusion the analysis opens […]

Top Christie Staff Sought Lane Closings as Revenge

Kate Zernike The New York Times 1/8/2014

A series of newly obtained emails and text messages shows that Gov. Chris Christie’s office was closely involved with lane closings on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge in September, and that officials closed the lanes as retribution against the mayor whose […]

Rangel: ‘Gridlock’ necessitates that Obama use executive powers

Nicholas Ballasy The Daily Caller 10/27/2011

New York Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel told The Daily Caller that “gridlock” in Congress has made it “necessary” for President Barack Obama to unilaterally implement mortgage refinancing and student loan programs without congressional authorization.

TheDC asked Rangel if he thinks there are other areas where Obama should bypass Congress.


Justice Scalia: ‘Learn to love the gridlock’

Karl Patterico’s Pontifications 10/8/2011

It is a shame that Reuters was about the only media outlet to report on this part of this week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing:

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Wednesday rejected concerns by Americans of a dysfunctional government because of disagreements and difficulty in getting legislation through Congress.

Such complaints […]