10 predictions for the new Congress

by Jane Chastain -- Despite, thousands of letters, emails and phone calls, John Boehner was re-elected speaker of the House of Representatives, but it wasn't an overwhelming show of support. Twenty-five brave more…

Dump Boehner and his budget!

by Jane Chastain -- The time has come to put away the holiday decorations and prepare for the new year. It's also time to deal with an old piece of business, the more…

The greatest gift of all is waiting for you

by Jane Chastain -- Holidays are special times. They offer a brief respite from our regular routine. It's a chance to get together with family and friends. Holidays give us an opportunity to forget more…

It's the most dangerous time of the year

by Jane Chastain -- I have mixed emotions this time of year. I love the holidays but I hate what our elected representatives do to us in the weeks between Thanksgiving and more…

Deck the halls with regulations

by Jane Chastain -- While we were feasting on the holiday turkey and celebrating with family and friends, Obama was pulling another fast one. While we enjoyed the Thanksgiving stuffing, he was more…

'D-Day' for Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- "D-Day" is a military term used to denote the beginning of a combat mission. There is a new D-Day coming. Let's call it "Decision Day" for the United more…

3 land mines for Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- Now that Republicans have won the election war, the real work begins: the cleanup. As with any war, this is the tedious part. In these next two years more…

The bad news? GOP's same spineless leaders

by Jane Chastain -- So you think the fact that Republicans now control both houses of Congress means there will be a rollback of Obama's unpopular policies? Guess again. If you hit more…