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  • Senate Republicans
    5 reasons Republicans will win in a wave
    There is some mixed polling out here as we approach the home stretch of the 2014 election season but all indicators are that Republicans are going to win the Senate and expand their majority in the House. They also look to retain some important...
  • Schumer Missing Children Press Conference
    Senator: Federal loophole slowing cops in missing children cases
    Senator Charles Schumer called on Congress Monday to close a federal loophole that he says “tie the hands” of local police agencies investigating missing children cases.Schumer (D-NY) says his proposed legislation, the Bringing Missing...
  • Congress is no laughing matter
    Failure to learn from our past sins?
    Chaos is still alive and well up on Capitol Hill these days. We have a President who, now back from his endless vacations and golf outings, is trying to respond to his critics by coming up with a plan to deal with the ISIS Terror Group, which...
  • E. Warren
    Warren calls for hearings after secret tapes incriminate Federal Reserve Bank
    On Friday, some extremely disquieting information was made public thanks to a former New York Federal Reserve bank examiner who had been secretly recording conversations between herself and high-ranking members of both the Fed and investment...
  • Boehner ISIS
    Boehner: ISIS are 'barbarians,' Obama needs boots on the ground, says Boehner
    John Boehner weighed in on the growing ISIS conflict Sunday, saying that President Obama has not done enough, and that Congress should be recalled into session so a vote can be presented for putting “boots on the ground.” House Speaker...
  • House Speaker John Boehner (R)
    Boehner says that 'somebody's boots' have to be on the ground in war with ISIS
    House Speaker John Boehner (R) while discussing America's new war with ISIS and the prospect of a ground war, stated that "somebody's boots" have to be on the ground. Boehner's comments were made in an interview with George...
  • right-wingers tell us about values-again
    More examples of the moronic right-wing
    It's not that I'm a die-hard Charlie Crist fan, but electing a Tea Party favorite like Rick Scott as governor here in Florida was an obvious mistake.Now it seems like these Floridians will do it again. Most polls show Scott with a slight...
  • Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant (D-OH)
    James Traficant, political performance artist, has died
    Former Rep. James Traficant, an Ohio Democrat and once one of the more entertaining features of CSPAN’s coverage of the sessions of the House of Representatives, has died, according to a Saturday story in Politico. His death was the result...
  • letter
    End the Tim Ryan gun charade!
    The letter in the picture is the response Congressman Tim Ryan (D, Ohio-13) sent me in reply to a card I sent him opposing new gun control measures. In it, Ryan pretends to be pro-Second Amendment, while at the same time using weasel words and at...
  • Congress urged to pass legislation fighting hunger
    Bread for the World urges Congress to pass Feed the Future legislation
    Bread for the World is praising both Republicans and Democrats for introducing legislation to fight world hunger. But now Congress must get to work and pass the bills for them to take effect.Rep. Chris Smith, a Republican from New Jersey,...
  • John Boehner
    Boehner should be ousted, but not for lacking conservatism
    There are more important things going on today besides the fate of John Boehner as Speaker of the House. The Hill started here, so let’s finish it. Allegedly, conservatives are plotting to get rid of John Boehner. Ohio voters could do...
  • U.S. Congressmen
    New poll shows Republican voters unhappy with party's handling of immigration
    One of the more controversial topics in American politics today is immigration. While both major parties in Washington have been kicking the can down the road when it comes to reform, a new poll shows Republican voters are more upset with their...
  • Tammy Duckworth
    Tammy Duckworth challenger Larry Kaifesh suggests her ineptness in VA scandal
    Larry Kaifesh is an Illinois Republican political newcomer who is attempting to defeat Democratic United States Rep. Tammy Duckworth this fall. While the two were speaking before the Tribune Board, Kaifesh did a decent job of blatantly linking his...
  • Casteen renews debate invitation to Rouzer
    Casteen renews debate invitation to Rouzer
    Wesley Casteen, Libertarian candidate for Congress in District 7, has renewed his invitation to Republican David Rouzer to participate in a debate.“Debate is an essential part of learning and is fundamental to the political progress,”...
  • Barack Obama
    The 22 senators who voted 'no' on Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS
    The United States Senate voted on and approved President Obama's proposal to arm and train rebels in Syria in an attempt to combat the terrorist group, ISIS. While the majority voted "yes" on the proposal, not everyone was on board...