Despite sweeping victories for the GOP in last November’s midterm elections, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele is fending off harsh criticism from all angles.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 5 percent of people between the ages of 65 and 74 have Alzheimer’s disease, and about half of the population over 85 suffers from the condition.
This past weekend, I sat in front of the television watching football and trying to ignore the headache I’d earned on New Year’s Eve. 2010 was a wild ride for me, but just like 2009, I managed to avoid committing any felonies. I deliberately complicated no criminal investigations. I did no time at any Federal penitentiaries. And for sport, I tortured and killed exactly zero dogs.
The new congressional session has not started yet, but the Tea Party has already set its sights on the 2012 elections.
There will be plenty of new faces on Capitol Hill this week when the 112th Congressional session convenes on Jan. 5. Republicans will gain majority control of the House as well as several seats formerly held by Democrats in the Senate.
A top GOP leader expects that a vote to repeal the healthcare overhaul will be held before President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, and he expects some bipartisan support.
Tea Party darling Christine O’Donnell has denied allegations that she misused campaign funds during her bid for the United States Senate.
President Barack Obama’s recent appointments during the congressional recess are under fire from GOP lawmakers.
Government auditors revealed this week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lost or misplaced more than $8 million in property in 2007.