Texas Democrat: Cruz 'can't be president'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Rep. Joaquin Castro said Friday that Sen. Ted Cruz has made the political polarization in Washington worse since he arrived and that Mr. Cruz’s filibuster showed more…

Out of debate ideas, Congress turns to God

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) With a government shutdown looming and all sides digging in, the men of the cloth are weighing in, with the Senate chaplain delivering a stinging rebuke Friday morning more…

Senator tells Congress: GOP destroying America

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL JOURNAL) As the clock ticks down toward a possible government shutdown, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, isn't holding back. On the Senate floor before 10 a.m. Friday, the more…

Who's the real 'nut job,' Cruz or Obama?

by Kathy Shaidle -- Rush Limbaugh Right after his marathon 21-hour anti-Obamacare address on the Senate floor, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, called in to Rush Limbaugh's show to explain his strategy. Cruz more…

Obama pouring $300 million into Detroit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (DETROIT FREE PRESS) — Nearly $300 million in aid for Detroit — from federal and state coffers, private businesses and charitable foundations — will be announced Friday as more…

How Obamacare will subsidize abortion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Review) With all the attention focused on Ted Cruz's attempt to defund Obamacare in the continuing resolution, some of the law's parade of horribles are momentarily out more…

Benghazi probe 'let top officials escape blame'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Beast) The State Department's investigation into the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, was not independent and failed to hold senior State more…

Joblessness for black youth still soaring

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RemappingDebate) When you've looked for monthly unemployment data, you have probably noticed that you can pretty readily find those data sliced by race or gender. Sometimes you can more…

White House shifts from selling to explaining

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) In the years since the Affordable Care Act became law, the measure known as Obamacare has been debated, excoriated, legally challenged, upheld and then debated more…

GOP smackdown on Senate floor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) Feuding in the Republican conference moved to the Senate floor on Thursday as Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) accused two colleagues of risking a government shutdown as more…