Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Politics
  3. Government

What's happening in Washington today?

See also

Scrape. The nation’s capital is snow and ice bound today and through Thursday afternoon, and maybe tomorrow too depending on weather shifts.

More Photos

In the meantime, people are speculating that Obamacare will take off next year. If it does with continuing positive results that will undermine critics who want to do anything less than to help it improve. Hint, hint, Republicans had better back off.

How about the immigration reform legislation? Apparently, the GOP is snowed in on that endeavor as well. Divided within, they can’t get anything accomplished.

So what is the rationale for reinstalling Republicans in Election 2014?

The only detractors are Democrats who do manage to get things done under the worst circumstances. That is admirable. Needed now is more effective executive leadership. Even that is improving because Obama gets better with more experience.

So, the economy continues to improve, and barring getting caught up with Iran or Syria or any number of Middle East eruptions, the US should sail forward pretty smoothly toward Election 2016.

Advertisement

News

  • Sterling loses Clippers
    Donald Sterling loses big in court with no option for an appeal
    Video
    Video
  • Russia violating arms treaty?
    Russia is testing a long-range missile which violates an INF arms treaty
    World News
  • Ebola outbreak
    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has proven to be quite difficult to contain
    Health News
  • Virginia same-sex marriage
    The ban on same-sex marriage is ruled unconstitutional in Virginia
    US News
  • Abigail Hernandez suspect
    A suspect is in police custody for the disappearance of Abigail Hernandez
    Crime
  • Bachelorette finale
    'The Bachelorette' is in the books, which lucky guy got Andi's final rose?
    TV