Biden: ‘On Every Major Issue, The American People Agree With The Democratic Party’ [Video]

Biden: ‘On Every Major Issue, The American People Agree With The Democratic Party’ [Video]

Vice President Joe Biden slammed the GOP during his Friday morning speech to the House Democrats' annual conference in Cambridge, Maryland, insisting that voters side with their p ...

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John Boehner’s Sunshine Band

John Boehner’s Sunshine Band

WASHINGTON -- From now on, it's the Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah House. The political world stopped for a moment when Speaker John Boehner broke into the jaunty old Disney tune -- "My, oh my ...

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Congress Extends U.S. Borrowing Authority Until 2015

Congress Extends U.S. Borrowing Authority Until 2015

Washington (AFP) - Lawmakers approved a 13-month extension of U.S. borrowing authority with no string attached Wednesday, shelving a fractious political debate over the nation's d ...

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5 Right-Wing Groups Ripping Boehner For Raising The Debt Ceiling

5 Right-Wing Groups Ripping Boehner For Raising The Debt Ceiling

Photo: Talk Radio News Service via Flickr When House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) backed away from yet another manufactured debt ceiling crisis on Tuesday, he effectively killed wh ...

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Senate To Vote Wednesday To Lift U.S. Debt Ceiling

Senate To Vote Wednesday To Lift U.S. Debt Ceiling

Washington (AFP) - Senators will vote Wednesday on a bill extending US borrowing authority with no strings attached, a sign lawmakers want to avert another paralyzing debt showdow ...

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U.S. Debt Ceiling Hike Clears House, Heads To Senate

U.S. Debt Ceiling Hike Clears House, Heads To Senate

Washington (AFP) - U.S. Republicans capitulated to President Barack Obama's call to extend the nation's borrowing authority with no strings attached, dialing back the threat of an ...

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5 Reasons The GOP Caved On The Debt Limit

5 Reasons The GOP Caved On The Debt Limit

RIP, debt ceiling crises. It's obvious that Republicans have lost their old passion for holding the global economy hostage. Their final demands would have required Democrats to ag ...

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Republicans To Offer Condition-Free U.S. Debt Ceiling Hike

Republicans To Offer Condition-Free U.S. Debt Ceiling Hike

Washington (AFP) - House Republicans introduced a measure Tuesday to extend U.S. borrowing authority with no conditions attached, signalling they are stepping back from an electio ...

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Study: Government-By-Crisis Has Cost 750,000 Jobs

Study: Government-By-Crisis Has Cost 750,000 Jobs

As time continues to run out before Congress must raise the debt ceiling -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has pegged February 27 as the date on which the "extraordinary measures" fu ...

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Deficit Of Truth: What Republicans Hope You Don’t Know And Never Find Out

Deficit Of Truth: What Republicans Hope You Don’t Know And Never Find Out

Listening to Republicans in Congress wailing incessantly about our spendthrift culture raises a nagging question: What would they do, besides talking, if they actually wanted to r ...

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