Topic: U.S. Democratic Party
Senate majority leader Harry Reid said Thursday that Democrats faced too much Republican opposition to pass a comprehensive cap-and-trade energy reform bill. The Senate will pursue a scaled down version.
07/22/2010 08:18 pm
Over the course of the last three decades, cutting revenues has not curtailed government spending.
07/22/2010 04:46 pm
Unemployment benefits extension was approved by the House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature.
07/22/2010 04:14 pm
The only economic indicators not down are inventories and defaults on loans. Is the President and Congress doing enough to promote growth?
07/22/2010 11:05 am
Shirley Sherrod, who lost her Agricultural Department job after a clip of her admitting to giving unfair racial preference surfaced on a conservative web site, says she isn't sure she'd take back her job.
07/21/2010 01:01 pm
Both parties in Congress are citing the US deficit as reasons not to approve new spending unless it's offset. For Republicans, that issue has been unemployment insurance. For Democrats, it's extending the Bush tax cuts.
07/21/2010 12:33 pm
Are we depending too much on government intervention, instead of entrepreneurship, to pull the country out of recession?
07/21/2010 11:13 am
Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign from her Agriculture Department post for comments in a video posted online that shows she discriminated against a white farmer, conservatives say. The video makes Shirley Sherrod the newest focal point of a race-baiting feud between the left and right.
07/20/2010 06:50 pm
Unemployment insurance to millions who have been out of work for more than six months would restore jobless checks for 2.5 million people whose benefits started running out seven weeks ago.
07/20/2010 05:47 pm
Once Democrat Carte Goodwin is sworn in Tuesday to replace the late Sen. Robert Byrd, Senate Democrats will have the votes to try again to extend unemployment insurance to the jobless.
07/19/2010 10:37 am