9 hrs ago
SC Congressmen Shop for Health Coverage
South Carolina's senators have purchased health insurance from marketplaces set up under the Affordable Care Act and have opted not to continue receiving federal help to pay for their coverage.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
CA-60: CREDO Action Puts The Pressure On Nancy Pelosi (D) To Reject The TPP
Received this e-mail today from the CREDO Action Fund regarding House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Trans-Pacific Partnership : The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a secret "trade" deal being negotiated behind closed doors by the governments of a dozen countries colluding with corporate interests.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
will not enable those who enable Third Way
With Reps. Allyson Schwarz and Ron Kind speaking out against that nutso Third Way Wall Street Journal op-ed, it's clear that even the organization's "co-chairs" aren't happy with the explicit stating of their agenda.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Rep. James E. Clyburn: Budget negotiators likely to miss another informal deadline
The third-ranking Democrat in the House said Wednesday that he won't be surpassed if congressional budget negotiators miss another self-imposed mid-December deadline for carving out a spending plan - a possibility that could edge the federal government closer to a government shutdown.
Clyburn: Magic budget date is Jan. 15
Rep. James Clyburn said Wednesday the real deadline for the budget conference is Jan. 15, not mid-December.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Obamacare Fixes Calm Democrats - For Now
From left: House Democratic leaders Rep. Chris Van Hollen , Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Rep. Steve Israel , Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , Rep. James Clyburn and Rep. Xavier Becerra .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton does not need to rebuild her standing among black voters
Since Mrs. Clinton left the secretary of state post in February, she and her husband have sought to soothe and strengthen their relationship with African-Americans, the constituency that was most scarred during her first bid for the presidency.
The Huffington Post
Congressional Supercommittees' Recommendations Seldom Spur Action On Capitol Hill
Since the end of World War II, more than a dozen high-profile bipartisan panels have been convened to tackle the nation's thorniest fiscal problems.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Greenville News
Pastor plans to run against Clyburn
For the past 20 years, U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn has been virtually invulnerable in South Carolina's lone Democratic congressional seat.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Pastor aims to practice what he preaches - in Congress
The Rev. Leon Winn, a Republican black preacher and pastor of Rock Hill Baptist Church in Manning, S.C., says he believes many blacks, like him, are more in tune with the tenets of the GOP than they realize.
Obama's No Good, Horrible Year
The Obamacare debacle and his plummeting approval rating are a sign that Americans are done hoping for change from this administration.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
White House urging Democrats to focus on economy
SEPTEMBER 30: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi speaks as Rep. Chris Van Hollen , Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. James Clyburn , House Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Rep. Joseph Crowley , House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Xavier Becerra , and House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer listen during a news conference September 30, ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Will Dems Go "Nuclear" To Stop GOP From Blocking Obama's Nominees?
Some Democrats in Congress are ready to blow over the way that Republicans have been blocking President Barack Obama 's judicial nominations.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Clyburn to Reid: Change filibuster rules
A top House Democrat is urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to change Senate rules so the Republicans can no longer filibuster President Obama's judicial nominees.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Did the Shutdown Even Matter?
When budget negotiations began last month, Democrats felt confident that public opinion surrounding the government shutdown would force Republicans to the table, eager to prove their party could compromise.
Christian Science Monitor
Obamacare 101: Why do men need to buy maternity coverage?
President Obama speaks before the start of a meeting with representatives of health insurance companies in the White House last week.
States take up the fight against Obamaa s changes to health care law
The tumultuous Beltway fight over Americans who lost their health plans because of Obamacare is shifting to the states, where regulators will decide whether to heed President Obama's proposal to let Americans renew their plans - or rebuff him to preserve the core mission of his signature law.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday Talk Preview: Health Care, JFK Anniversary
The Obama health-care rollout and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy will be the major themes on this Sunday's political talk shows.
Barrasso: Obamacare May Need Taxpayer Bailout
Obamacare is so flawed and broken it may need a taxpayer bailout to deal with the impact says Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo.
Creative Loafing Tampa
House Democratic leaders insist everything will be okay with the ACA
The problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act have damaged President Obama substantially over the past month, leading 39 House Democrats to side with Republicans on Friday in voting to allow health insurers to continue selling plans canceled under the ACA through 2014.