Most Americans blame congressional Republicans for the partial government shutdown, likening their behavior to that of “spoiled children,” says a new CNN poll.
New Jersey Democrats trying to keep the ball rolling for same-sex marriage are pushing the issue on two fronts: the NJ Supreme Court and the Statehouse.
A newly released national poll suggests that not only are Americans dissatisfied with Congress, but they also seem resigned to the idea that little can be done to change things in Washington.
Chris discusses a New York Times story on the dysfunction at the Clinton Foundation, an escaped snake in Swarthmore, and Corey Booker’s standing among Democrats. He also talks to Bennett Levin, the former Commissioner of L&I, about his request for an apology from Mayor Michael Nutter.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for advocating security over privacy rights when it comes to national security, further exposing a rift among Republicans in the debate over the nation’s surveillance efforts.
During a visit Friday to a Republican stronghold for one of his regular town hall meetings, the governor went out of his way to put some distance between himself and the Democratic president.
The Senate and Assembly’s budget committees advanced the budget bill Thursday.
The Gallup poll was conducted from June 1-4 and assessed the image of five Republicans who could run for President in the next election.
In Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary, most of the action will be in Democrat-controlled cities: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton and Harrisburg.
Several Republican members of the Pennsylvania Senate now indicate they support expanding Medicaid eligibility, but a spokesman for the Senate majority leader says it won’t matter much if the governor doesn’t get behind it.
Pennsylvania’s Governor Corbett has not embraced the promise of generous federal funding for a massive Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama’s sweeping health care law.
One thing is certain: when the President talks, the Democrats will cheer, the Republicans will be polite. It’s how many times that both sides applaud that will tell you if real compromise is possible.
Wednesday’s poll shows the New Jersey Republican’s positives outweigh his negatives among Democrats, independents and women.
A top state lawmaker is again pushing the idea of changing the way Pennsylvania awards its electoral votes in presidential elections.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.