As congress continues to seek a compromise on how much federal spending to cut in order to avoid a government shutdown, Tea Party activists who helped propel Republicans back into power are growing impatient with the debate. When Republicans captured the House in November, vowing to slash $100 billion in federal spending from the budget(…)
With voters growing weary of the continuing games from Washington and yet another threat of a government shut down looming, Democrats and Republicans spent Thursday alternately declaring they had, or hadn’t, reached a deal on funding the federal government through the current fiscal year. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Democrat, Nevada) repeated Vice President Joe(…)
A final push by Democrats to woo the undecided voters fizzled, putting dozens of Congressional races beyond their reach and destroying Democrats chances in at least four toss-up Senate seats. That is, at least, according to Democratic strategists and party officials. Personally, I think they are worse off than that.