Just the numbers of incumbent House members who are leaving their seats next year is enough to dampen the fund-raising appeals of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that suggest that the party’s recapture of the House is within reach(Read More)
For much of the time I’ve been a conservative, I’ve often thought “What’s the point?” Not that I was going to start believing any differently, or go off and be a liberal or something — but what was the overall point of worrying about politics when nothing ever really seems to change?(ReadMore)
Country music legend Charlie Daniels is convinced that politics motivated the Department of Justice’s raids on Gibson Guitar facilities.
“I can’t understand it,” Daniels said in a Friday interview on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel. “It is like somebody took a razor-thin technicality and used it as an excuse to raid the Gibson factory with a full SWAT brigade as if they were, you know, manufacturing bombs or something.”
Tired of lousy customer service from your cable company or the airlines? Maybe you should run for Congress.
Despite increasingly strict rules governing gifts for Members of Congress and administration officials, some companies still provide special customer service perks to lawmakers, staff and top officials in Washington, D.C. — ranging from a quicker response when the cable goes out to double-booking privileges with airlines.(Read More)
She was elected in 1996, and is serving her 8th full term in Congress.
She believes her mission in life is to solve world hunger—whether its through foreign aid or food stamps here in this country that we can no longer afford. But if people start eating too much, well hold it right it there, because the federal government has a role in controlling obesity too.