Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Capitol Hillbillies (Page 148)

Did Democrats aim too high?

Beset by poor approval ratings and internal differences, congressional Democrats hope to give themselves a triumphant send-off when Congress departs on a monthlong summer vacation. "They can't possibly do all the…

Senate passes national security bill

The House is expected to pass a homeland security bill and send it to President Bush as early as today. Last night, the Senate approved the package of security measures…

House committee votes for contempt

The House Judiciary Committee approved a contempt of Congress citation Wednesday against White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten and one-time Counsel Harriet Miers, setting up a constitutional confrontation over…

Another example of Democratic failure

The return of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to the Senate Judiciary Committee is in some ways the story of Democratic failure to drum up enough pressure to force President Bush's…

Reid: Dems will keep trying on Iraq

Senate Democrats vowed Sunday to press ahead with legislation on pulling US troops from Iraq, despite a major defeat last week in their efforts to pass a bill. "After May 1…

Feingold: Time to censure Bush

Liberal Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold said Sunday he wants Congress to censure President Bush for his management of the Iraq war and his "assault" against the Constitution. But Feingold's own party…

A rock and a hard place for the GOP

Senate Republicans are growing increasingly nervous defending the war in Iraq, and Democrats more confident in their attempts to end it. More than a year before the 2008 elections, it is…

Once again, Dems grandstand and fail

By now you'd think the lackluster Democratic leadership of Congress would have learned. They may have a majority in the House and Senate but they don't have either the power…

Senate Dems pull an all-nighter on war

Senate Democrats staged an all-night debate on the Iraq war in a dramatic attempt to wear down Republicans who refuse to vote to begin to bring troops home by fall. Republicans…

Vitter: ‘I didn’t do no Big Easy ho’s’

Sen. David Vitter on Monday denied having relationships with New Orleans prostitutes, a week after admitting links to a Washington escort service that federal prosecutors allege was a prostitution ring. Vitter…