5 hrs ago
Ai Weiwei 'disappointed' in Pelosi
Chinese artist and political dissident Ai Weiwei tells Playboy magazine that he's disillusioned with Rep.
10 hrs ago
The Washington Post
The race has attracted the attention of organized labor, Bill Clinton, and a longtime ally to President Obama.
14 hrs ago
After a decade, global AIDS program looks ahead
The decade-old law that transformed the battle against HIV and AIDS in developing countries is at a crossroads.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Daily Breeze
Thomas D. Elias: Big changes for California's aging congressional delegation
California saw plenty of change to its congressional delegation last year, with the long-serving likes of Fortney "Pete" Stark , David Dreier , Jerry Lewis , Joe Baca , Elton Gallegly , Mary Bono Mack and more either retiring or getting turned out.
Planned Parenthood Golden Gate: IRS investigates and POOF! it disappears
Or is it a case that Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer, and Diane Feinstein, as well as others in the Obama Administration and the State of California -- engaged in a coverup.
Sun May 19, 2013
Clearly, we need transparency
In the run-up to the passage of Obamacare, then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously said, "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it away from the fog of the controversy." Of course, the statement itself added to the controversy because certain Americans among us - in this case those opposed to the health care reform act - ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Why Andrew Breitbart Walked into the Fire with Sarah Palin
Whenever Andrew Breitbart saw that somebody was being unfairly maligned by the institutional Left, he became that person's stalwart defender.
Frank Predicts Gay U.S. Prez in 20 Years
Former Congressman Barney Frank, left, and his husband, James Ready, were in San Francisco this week for Frank's appearance at the Commonwealth Club Outspoken gay former Congressman Barney Frank was in San Francisco this week and told a gathering of the Commonwealth Club that while he won't consider a presidential run, he predicted the U.S. could ... (more)
Obama agenda seems to be weathering controversies
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
Rep. Peterson: Pelosi supports farm bill push
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will support moving the House farm bill forward, Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson told reporters Friday.
Fri May 17, 2013
DCCC tops NRCC fundraising in April
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $5.4 million in April, building on its advantage over House Republicans this year.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: AM Alert: Analyst gives lowdown on the budget revision
SENIOR LOBBY DAY : The phrase "lobby day" conjures an image of interest groups holding a rally on the steps of the Capitol, some sympathetic legislators in tow, before proceeding inside to meet with lawmakers.
The Miami Herald
After Democrat brinksmanship, House group finds agreement on immigration bill
A bipartisan House group hammered out an immigration-reform deal late Thursday after years of closed-door meetings and last-minute brinksmanship from a top Democrat.
In IRS scandal, why is any political group exempt from taxes?
The Internal Revenue Service is under fire for giving extra scrutiny to conservative organizations that asked for tax-exempt status.
Thu May 16, 2013
Another round for the House on a Obamacarea
There they go again: The House is moving toward a vote on yet another Republican bill to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.
Media Research Center
NYT's Peters Hits 'Waste of Time' Obama-Care Repeal Votes and GOP's 'Myopic Focus' on Deficits
On Wednesday, New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters let the Republicans in Congress know he was tired of their silly attempts to repeal Obamacare in " House to Vote Yet Again On Health Care Repeal.
Rep. Robin Kelly speaks out on 37th House attempt to repeal Affordable Care Act
House Democrats are speaking out against the vote today that would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act .
The Miami Herald
Pickering, Mullen reject request to testify on Benghazi in private
The two retired senior U.S. officials who oversaw an internal State Department review of last year’s attacks on U.S. government facilities in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday rejected as “an inappropriate precondition” a Republican request that they submit to a closed-door interview before testifying in public.
Wed May 15, 2013
State Department asked to aid Chen Guangcheng's nephew
Washington D.C., May 15, 2013 / 05:04 pm .- A bipartisan coalition of Congress members has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, calling for government action to protect the family members of Chinese pro-life leader Chen Guangcheng.
Boehner pleads for unity among House Republicans on debt ceiling
Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday pleaded with House Republicans to unify around a debt-ceiling plan, telling his conference that he did not want to have to rely on Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to help pass legislation.