Warring factions among congressional Republicans like the latest idea for resolving the government shutdown: restore funding a few agencies at a time (but leave out Obamacare). Senate Democrats aren't going for it, though, and the public may not give the GOP any credit either.
The Affordable Care Act was duly enacted by a majority of both houses of Congress, signed into law by the President, and even upheld by the Supreme Court. Re-publicans repealing it by de-funding it undermines that democratic process.
A flag-bearer of the new Republican Party this week found common ground with one of the most liberal Senate Democrats. But, strangely, there wasn't a hint of outrage.
Tom DeLay, former House majority leader, was accused of illegally routing $190,000 in corporate political contributions through the Republican National Committee.
The potential impeachment of President Obama has been a topic at a number of home-state meetings held by GOP lawmakers this month. Sen. Tom Coburn is the latest to discuss the possibility.
President Obama 'puts more stock' in private advice than in public advice about who should replace Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, say presidential advisers Gene Sperling and Dan Pfeiffer.