How a Small Team of Democrats Defeated Larry Summers—and Obama

The president’s presumptive choice for Federal Reserve chair withdrew his name from consideration on Sunday.

David A Graham The Atlantic 9/15/2013

No one has ever said President Obama’s relationship with Congress was warm. But with cool fall temperatures creeping in, that bond may also have gotten a little bit chillier on Sunday, when Larry Summers […]

Mounting concern over NSA in Congress

Burgess Everett Politico 6/7/2013

Concern in Congress is mounting over broad surveillance by the Obama administration as new revelations surfaced that the National Security Administration is monitoring Internet usage.

Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee is shopping bills that would address some portions of the government monitoring, an aide said, particularly the NSA collection of Verizon […]

Flashback: Schumer, Franken urged IRS to target tea party in 2012

Jeff Poor The Daily Caller 5/17/2013

Long before the Internal Revenue Service revealed it had improperly targeted conservative 501(c)(4) groups, a group of Democratic senators led by New York Sen. Chuck Schumer urged the IRS to do just that.

The IRS’s admission last Friday that it had singled out tea party and other groups for […]

Reid promises to add public option to health care ‘in the coming months’

Allahpundit 3/19/2010

It’s a comfort to know that the principle-less suckers in the House willing to make a phony deal with this guy aren’t all part of the Stupak bloc.

In a letter to two of his more progressive colleagues in the Senate — Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Bernie Sanders of Vermont […]

Senate to Business: Think Twice Before Starting a Construction Company

Americans for Prosperity January 5, 2010

The New York Times reported this morning on special provisions placed in the Senate health care bill at the last minute. The bill requires businesses with more than 50 employees to provide health insurance for all of their employees or face significant fines. This applies to all industries except […]