Donations from at least 10 registered lobbyists during the 2010 election cycle are being returned by the Democratic National Committee after questions were raised about them by the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP).
"We're in the process of reimbursing the money," DNC spokeswoman Caroline Ciccone told OpenSecrets Blog. "For whatever reason, be it human error, they gave donations that were out of line with our policy." OpenSecrets blog is CRP's blog. Read More
Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean has a warning for his fellow party leaders: Sarah Palin can beat President Obama in 2012.
“I think she could win. She wouldn’t be my first choice if I were a Republican but I think she could win,” Dean told The Hill in a Friday interview that has yet to be reported by either The Washington Post or The New York Times (If their site search engines are to be trusted). Read More
It’s fascinating to watch Democrats and their liberal-media friends as they treat Republicans like a bunch of kids at summer camp, keeping them up at night with scary stories. Read More
You’ll have a hard time finding it on the Washington Post’s website (it's not included with the other column that appeared in the print edition) but Democrat Matt Miller’s column in today’s Washington Post makes an interesting point: Democrats may be making a serious policy and political mistake in attacking the main m Read More
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ABC News cameras captured a semi-candid conversation between former President Bill Clinton and GOP Rep. Paul Ryan regarding his plan to reform Medicare."I'm glad that we won this race in New York, but I hope that the Democrats don't use as an excuse to do nothing on Medicare." said Clinton to Ryan. Read More
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced May 16 that the U.S. government has reached its legal debt limit, and that he had to dip into federal pensions to meet the country’s obligations. And if Republicans stick to their demands for major spending cuts, Geithner is going to have to start getting even more creative. Read More
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrel Issa, R-Calif., had wanted Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob Lew to testify on President Obama’s draft “Disclosure of Political Spending By Government Contractors” executive order, but the White House declined to provide him. Read More
The Democrats new policy on high gas prices is so terrible, their own Senators are openly mocking it. ABC News reports: Read More
This can't be good news for self-proclaimed "sanctuary cities" like San Francisco and Montgomery County, Maryland, the suburban Washington, D.C. region jurisdiction that actively invites illegal immigrants to live within its borders, then resists enforcing federal laws against harboring such individuals.
Now Rasmussen Reports finds 59 percent of those surveyed in the pollster's latest national survey support cutting off federal funding for such santuary jurisdictions. Read More