President Obama, continuing his heightened role in stalled deficit talks, will meet with Senate Democrats at the White House Wednesday.
Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. Republicans aren't yet on the docket for another meeting, the White House said. Read More
Crossroads GPS, the conservative group co-founded by GOP strategist Karl Rove, launched a $20 million campaign Monday to flood Virginia and a handful of other battleground states with television ads hammering President Obama's handling of the economy.
The "Shovel Ready" ad will play in 10 states, including Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Missouri and other areas crucial to Obama's re-election bid. Read More
What's likely to be the basic debate issue of the 2012 presidential campaign? If you said, "jobs" or "the economy," you're right, but there are several different ways to talk about those issues.
Crossroads GPS is mounting a two-month, $20 million advertising campaign aimed at framing the economic issues for the 2012 contest. Read More
The House on Friday rejected a resolution authorizing President Obama to continue military intervention in Libya as part of a NATO operation aiding anti-government rebels.
The House voted 295-123 against the continuation of the mission. All but eight Republicans voted against it, along with 70 Democrats. Read More
Soon after the Deepwater Horizon disaster began, with raw crude pumping out of the seabed into the Gulf of Mexico in the worst oil spill in American history, foreign nations began offering help with the clean up. Read More
Bloomberg released a poll yesterday under the header Americans Worse Than When Obama Inaugurated by 44%-34% Margin. Read More
For the first time this year, the Associated Press-GfK poll has President Obama’s re-elect number below 50%. But by a one point margin, 48-47, the poll has a plurality of Americans still sending him back to Washington. Read More
Did you know the U.S. depends upon 104 nuclear reactors to produce about 20 percenbt of this country's massive and growing electrical power generation? Did you also that the U.S. imports roughly 90 percent of the uranium required to keep those 104 reactors humming? Read More
RedState.com's Erick Erickson says the time for talking about cutting federal spending and stopping the growth of the national debt is over, the time for actually doing something about them is here. And Erickson thinks too many conservative organizations in the nation's capital are part of the problem because they are addicted to talking instead of acting.
In a post this morning, Erickson declares:
"The time for nuancing and diplomatic niceties in Washington are over. Read More
Should anybody care when a radical left-wing special interest group gets a big boost in federally funded grants and contracts after one of its most visible leaders is appointed to a key White House job?
That's exactly what happened after President Obama appointed Cecilla Munoz, the National Council of La Raza's (NCLR) senior vice president, as his director of inter-governmental affairs, according to an investigation by Judicial Watch. Read More