Last Sunday, we reported on an interview on CBS with Cong. John Dingell (D-MI), who two days earlier became the nation’s longest-serving congressman with 30 terms under his belt. Questioned by Face the Nation host, Bob Schieffer,
Marking the milestone, reached Friday, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer interviewed John Dingell, who has served nearly 67 1/2 years in Congress and he remembers back to a time when the atmosphere was different on Capitol Hill.
This involves respect for the facts. Rand Paul, (pictured) the conservative Republican from Kentucky, told Fox News Sunday the scope of federal snooping is too wide. “We’re not talking about going after a terrorist. I’m all for that. Get a warrant. Go after a terrorist, or a murderer, or a rapist. But don’t
A Missouri congressman gave a frank analysis what’s going on in the nation’s capital and his view of why. It came in an address far away from Washington. We’re covering it late but it’s worthwhile. Here’s the Kansas City Star report:
What if politicians decided to say nothing negative about the other side for a month and instead, worked to pass legislation using what seems to be a forbidden tool known as compromise. There are some lawmakers
You may recall that Congress passed legislation to mandate that TV commercials not be louder than their actual programs. Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced the Commercial
When it comes to natural disasters like the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, as well as Sandy and Katrina, just to name a few, the government tries to do its part, sometimes not perfectly. But, perhaps, the main issue is whether
Today’s hearing on the Benghazi disaster offered little information to confirm who pushed the key buttons but it did establish that the probe is far from over. The dramatic testimony of
Pres. Obama’s pledge to respond forcefully if Syria used chemical weapons is being put to the test and so far, it appears Mr. Obama is backpedaling. That may be both good and bad. The president said previously about the Syrian regime using chemical weapons, “That’s a
It’s about respecting victims of gun violence. As impotent as lawmakers in Washington have been, it’s almost a surprise that the Senate voted today to end debate on a gun control bill. Now they’ll decide whether to
With a statement issued today, the National Rifle Association is placed on our Shameful list. The lobbying group which also promotes gun manufacturers, responded to a gun control bill
We would suggest reading our first post on April 5th. Is Sandy aid getting to all who need it? The Philadelphia Inquirer reported today on the status of financial distributions and where they are going.