Rep. Charles Rangel (D) of New York – Stepped down today from his post as chair of the House Ways and Means committee. Has been dogged by real estate and tax scandals since July, 2008.
A handful of Texans believes that Texas never joined the United States of America and treat their state as a sovereign country. Do their claims have any legal grounds?
Former House majority leader Tom DeLay was once prosecuted by the same unit that has now indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Tom DeLay, former House majority leader, was accused of illegally routing $190,000 in corporate political contributions through the Republican National Committee.
Paul Ryan has been making a lot of speeches lately extolling the value of small government and lower taxes. But small government under the influence of big money would still be dominated by the interests of high rollers such as Sheldon Anderson and the Koch brothers.
The former Speaker of the US House and current GOP presidential candidate defended himself Wednesday after news that he received money from the now-troubled government mortgage giant.
If Occupy Wall Street coalesces into something like a real movement, the Democratic Party may have more difficulty digesting it than the GOP has had with the Tea Party.