The same radical, special Interest priorities as the last Congress.
"Foreign Service Officers who so ably and proudly represent our nation should be encouraged to serve wherever their expertise and language skills are needed."
On Ex-Im Bank, GOP Internal Dysfunction, Obstruction & Distraction Standing in the Way of ‘Clear Majority’
The New York Times reports on the dysfunction and infighting among Congressional Republicans over the job-creating Export-Import Bank.
The Sacramento Bee Editorial has some words for Speaker Boehner, Leader McCarthy and GOP Members for failing to renew the job-creating Export-Import Bank and doubling down on their dangerous dysfunction, obstruction and distraction: House Republicans target a bank that boosts exports, jobs... Continue ...
A snapshot of House Republicans' misguided, special-interest priorities.
MEMORANDUM To: Interested Parties Fr: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: July 24, 2015 Re: Speaker Boehner’s Broken Promises & Lip Service on Immigration As Drew Hammill, Spokesman for Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, said: “Speaker Boehner has time and again refused to take... Continue ...
“A quarter century ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act moved our nation closer to fulfilling our founders’ promise to protect, ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ for all people. "
“In 2007, a Democratic Congress came together with President Bush to raise the minimum wage and strengthen working families. "
The Republican Donald Trump Caucus yesterday voted to demonize and criminalize Latino and immigrant families while harming local communities – and the media blasted this GOP stunt...
The time is running out on the Highway Trust Fund. Just a matter of another 10 days, and the Trust Fund will have exhausted its funding. The clock [has already run] out on the Ex-Im Bank. It already ran out in terms of [the auth
"It wasn’t been that long ago when we passed in the Congress the hate crimes legislation – fully inclusive hate crimes legislation. That was step one and it was a big step."