The 2014 midterm elections will act as a referendum on Obamacare, regardless of what happens in the next budget showdown in January, says Rep. Greg Walden, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Voter anger led to the defeat of Sen. Richard Lugar (R) of Indiana in a GOP primary, says Rep. Pete Sessions, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee. He sees tea party activism as 'good for our party.'
As efforts to pass healthcare reform progress, more responsibilities are being placed on the Congressional Budget Office and the Senate Parliamentarian's Office – two institutions famous for their devotion to fairness and attention to detail.
In this Aug. 16, 2009 file photo, the company logo shines off the nose of an unsold 2010 Camry sedan at a Toyota dealership in Centennial, Colo. On Sept. 29, Toyota Motor Corp. said it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States, and in January the company recalled an additional 2 million.