Topic: U.S. Democratic Party
The public airing of Charles Rangel's alleged ethical lapses is the highest profile test of the 2006 Congressional pledge of greater accountability.
07/23/2010 09:17 pm
Rep. Charles Rangel of New York says he won't resign his seat or drop out of his reelection race. A House trial on ethics violations may remind voters that Democrats haven't ended the 'culture of corruption' in Washington.
07/23/2010 07:34 pm
Even with the slight improvement over earlier forecasts, the White House is predicting a record high deficit that some Republicans are already calling 'a stark reminder of the legacy of Obamanomics.'
07/23/2010 07:17 pm
President Obama is facing Republican opposition and midterm elections in his push to have the US-Russia Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty ratified before year's end.
07/23/2010 06:23 pm
Charles Rangel, a Democratic congressman from New York, faces a House trial in which eight members will rule on the findings. Democrats will be concerned about its effect on midterms.
07/22/2010 09:03 pm
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