Cantor: Obama will be responsible for government shutdown

Cantor: Obama will be responsible for government shutdown

A top Republican refused on Sunday to rule out the possibility of a government shutdown next year over growing federal deficits but said if there were one, President Barack Obama would bear responsibility. House of Representatives Republican Whip Eric Cantor said it’s up to Obama to work with Republicans since they won the House from […]

Rielle Hunter Sought Affairs With Famous Actors: National Enquirer

Rielle Hunter, the blonde film producer whose affair with John Edwards rocked the political world, is allegedly still on the prowl. According to the National Enquirer, the same publication that blew the Edwards sex scandal wide open, Hunter recently visited Los Angeles — and tried to get in touch with at least a couple of […]

Rand Paul: GOP must consider cutting military budgets

Rand Paul: GOP must consider cutting military budgets

Republican Sen.-elect Rand Paul says GOP lawmakers must be open to cutting military spending as Congress tries to reduce government spending. The tea party favorite from Kentucky says compromise with Democrats over where to cut spending must include the military as well as social programs. Paul says all government spending must be “on the table.” […]

McConnell says banning pork ain’t that easy

McConnell says banning pork ain’t that easy

Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell says banning pork-barrel projects known as “earmarks” from congressional legislation is more complicated than it appears but that he is willing to consider such a ban. McConnell says that ending the common practice of slipping funding requests for home-state projects into legislation won’t cut spending. A ban on earmarks will […]

Rick Perry Shunned Press On Road To Reelection

Texas Gov. Rick Perry beat Democratic challenger Bill White, the former mayor of Houston, for an historic and unprecedented third four-year term by a whopping 13 points, a margin that surprised even his own pollster. But what is really surprising is the way Perry won. Sure, he did all the traditional things well. He raised […]

Obama Reflects On Elections In ’60 Minutes’ Interview (VIDEO)

In his first one-on-one interview since his party suffered crushing losses in the 2010 midterm elections, President Obama reiterated his belief that his administration failed to effectively communicate with voters. When asked by CBS’s Steve Kroft whether the elections were a “reflection on your leadership,” the president instead focused on his belief that he did […]

Pat Toomey Open To Joining Senate Tea Party Caucus (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s new senator-elect, Republican Pat Toomey, said on Sunday that he is open to joining a Tea Party caucus when he arrives in Washington and has appreciated all the support the movement has given him. “I’d consider that,” said Toomey when asked by host Candy Crowley on CNN’s “State of the Union” whether […]

James Denselow: Bush’s Christian Legacy in Iraq

Over the last week in publicity trailing the release of his autobiography, former president George W Bush admitted that when it came to Iraq he felt a “sickening feeling”. Sadly for those looking for greater remorse he was only referring to the failure to discover weapons of mass destruction. But as a man of devout […]