Representative Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) expressed his desire to get rid of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) during a recent radio interview. Gardner noted that the government agency was too large and the functions that it supposedly handled were things that could be dealt with on a State level.
Last week, the U.K. burned. Several nights of rioting, looting and general mayhem began in a London neighborhood following the police shooting of a black man (who was armed with a blank pistol) and spread across the country.
The mainstream media and liberal pundits may love to hate the Tea Party, but a recent poll reveals that many voters still believe the grassroots political movement understands the Nation’s problems better than members of the United States Congress.
The Appeals Court for the 11th Circuit, which is in Atlanta, ruled Friday that the so-called individual mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unConstitutional.
Fans of Ron Paul, by now used to his airtime snubs in primary debates run by the mainstream media, were no doubt pleasantly surprised when their candidate’s unconventional foreign policy stance garnered a significant amount of time late in Thursday evening’s Iowa debate. Along the same lines, supporters of former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum were treated to their choice’s spirited opposition to Paul, resulting in a net gain of more screen time for him as well, although Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) did get in a few jabs of her own.
On Thursday night, eight candidates seeking the Republican nomination in the 2012 Presidential election faced off in a fiery Iowa primary debate. Tensions that had previously simmered between the GOP race’s two Minnesotans, Representative Michele Bachman and former Governor Tim Pawlenty, erupted in a clash over Bachmann’s record of accomplishments.
The White House defended the President’s current fundraising trip to Manhattan despite the fact that the Commander in Chief was attending glitzy events held by wealthy contributors in the midst of significant economic turmoil.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced the three Representatives that would join the three Senators on the Democrat side of the Super Committee.