The immediate politicization of Mr. Scalia’s death, particularly by the Republicans, just seems a bit tacky, disrespectful, and opportunistic.
Billy Flood wants America to be the country it can be, that it wants to be. One of true freedom and equality.
Yes the incoming Senate Majority Leader is a successful politician, but he’s hardly some political superman.
Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.
Political reporters can come across as shallow because they spend too much time covering process over substance.
With ISIS becoming a growing threat and potential global destabilizing force, should The U.S. take a leadership role, as part of a large international effort, to defeat it?
Has the Republican Party’s strategy of obstruction during the Obama years really been that shrewd?
The political media loves to cover politicians making gaffes, but at the end of the day they don’t really matter at all.
Republican threats to hold the debt ceiling hostage again are pretty silly.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
Republicans need to look beyond their usual suspects to see how they lost the shutdown fight so badly.
Obama has no choice but to refuse to negotiate over raising the debt ceiling.
The government shutdown shows the consequences of the GOP’s changing political tactics in recent years.
President Obama just won two major victories this week; unfortunately for him nobody’s talking about them.