Beltway Confidential

'Shovel-ready'

One year ago today, The New York Times ran an op-ed by…

 

A sign that Orrin Hatch is feeling the heat

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is a longtime Republican institution in Utah --…

 

Another Democrat resigns after sexting photos surface online

New Jersey Democrat Louis Magazzu, a Cumberland County Freeholder, resigned yesterday after…

 

How many of President Obama's Twitter followers are fake?

It's complicated, but after an ex-staffer suggested to Gawker that many of…

Morning Examiner: The Obamacare Straightjacket

“My proposal would bring down the cost of health care for millions…

Senate blocks Obama from making recess appointments during August break

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced that the chamber would be…

The choice in 2012 in pictures

The Washington Post reported yesterday: “In 2012, the contrast between the two…

Time to stockpile Cap'n Crunch? Obama targets food marketed to children

The Obama administration is after your Lucky Charms, or at least your…

“Conservatives have just flat out won this debate”

This astonishing admission from Mother Jones’ Kevin Drum has not gotten nearly…

Cantor dismisses idea that “trigger” would force GOP to choose between taxes and defense

Shortly after the vote to raise the debt ceiling, I caught up…

Cornyn declares victory

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Jon Cornyn, R-Tex., sent a memo to…

Debt limit deal sails through Senate

Overcoming defections from liberals and conservatives, the $2.4 trillion debt limit deal…

Debt votes depended on safety of members' districts

Who voted for the debt limit bill in the House? Scott Bland…

Deficit-reduction committee will only be as good its weakest GOP link

With the debt limit deal now official, all eyes are turning to…

Harry Reid really needs a vacation

Sigh. It's tough work being a Senator . . . spending long…

John Boehner's sigh of relief

Did anyone work harder than Speaker John Boehner to wrangle a debt…

Morning Examiner: No good can come from the Super Congress

President Obama has not yet signed the $2.4 trillion debt hike into…

Santorum polling (pretty) well on home turf

I have been one who has been inclined to dismiss the presidential…

Super Congress deal is getting worse all the time

If true, this Stephen Hayes story is terrible news for conservatives worried…

Today in petty tyranny

When conservatives object to laws that make their light bulbs illegal to…