Snowe’s Departure From Senate Means Laser Tag For All

It’s the exodus of the centrists in Washington. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) announced her retirement on Tuesday. Her exit, followed by independent and blue dog Democrats like Joe Lieberman, Ben Nelson and Kent Conrad, marks the all but inevitable extinction of the moderate. During her press statement, Snowe lamented, “I do find it frustrating…that an […]

Congress Reaches Bipartisan Consensus on Important Bill

Some of the most powerful members of Congress worked long into the night on Wednesday to come to an agreement on an important bill: the dinner bill. Several members of the U.S. Congress went out for a joint dining session last night at Washington’s popular eatery, the Old Ebbitt Grill. After eating and drinking in […]

Iffy Debt Ceiling Deal: “‘To the pain,’ means the first thing you lose will be…”

Okay so no one is going to lose their feet below the ankles, then their hands at the wrists, next their nose, then their left eye, followed by the right – unless you’re on Medicare, maybe. But supposedly there is a tentative debt ceiling deal in the works between the Republicans and Democrats, and it’s […]

Anthony Weiner’s Weinergate Overshadows Clarence Thomas, His Wife and Health Care Reform

We’re not saying that the lude tweet that appeared on Anthony Weiner’s Twitter account on Friday had anything to do with Friday’s release of Supreme Court Justice’s Clarence Thomas’ details of his wife’s income from her year working for the tea party group Liberty Central for which she received $150,000 …