Representative Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) said on Monday that the House Administration Committee had approved her request to create an official Tea Party caucus.
The recent racial controversy involving one of the organizers of Tea Party Express, and the subsequent expulsion of the group from The National Tea Party Federation, appear to have splintered the movement that seemed to be heading towards a substantial victory in this year’s midterm elections.
In the midst of the heated debate about the new Arizona immigration law and the need for a comprehensive reform at the Federal level, a policy think tank has released a web-based movie that demonstrates the impact of illegal aliens in the Grand Canyon State.
Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday that neither he nor the administration believe the Tea Party to be an inherently racist group, although he does feel that certain members of the conservative organization have made some regrettable comments that mar the burgeoning movement’s reputation.
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin announced last week that he will nominate his former aide Carte Goodwin to fill the seat of former Senator Robert Byrd, a longtime Democratic lawmaker who died last month.
Bringing financial reform a step closer to reality, the United States Senate has voted to approve the Dodd-Frank bill, and it did so with the help of three Republicans, including Scott Brown of Massachusetts.
Earlier this year former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won a series of straw polls for the most popular would-be GOP presidential candidate in 2012, and he seems to continue to build momentum with successful fundraising efforts.
I believe Arizona’s Immigration Law S.B. 1070 is going to be damn effective. In fact I think it should be adopted across the United States. What special insight do I have into the matter? Read this article to learn about John Myers’ insight into the immigration issue…
Several major cities have voted to boycott Arizona to protest the state’s controversial new immigration law, which is scheduled to go into effect at the end of the month.
In the context of the ongoing debate about immigration reform, some lawmakers highlighted a little-discussed aspect of the issue earlier this week, namely the rights of bi-national families.