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Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announce a bipartisan budget deal on Dec. 10, 2013, in Washington. (credit: Getty Images)

What Gridlock? House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill

The House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber’s Republicans.

12/12/2013

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with female House Democrats (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On Women

She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.

11/14/2012

Washington, DC (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Should Release His College Transcripts

Forget Romney’s taxes that will simply confirm his wealthy. Let’s see Obama’s college transcripts and find out what is necessary for him to hide.

09/18/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.

09/05/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Avoids The Issues With Negative Campaign

Being president does not give a person license to disrespect opponents, and the disrespect and intolerance from Obama when a different opinion is expressed has been atrocious.

08/15/2012

President Obama (file/Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Should Release His College Transcripts

Forget Romney’s taxes that will simply confirm his wealthy. Let’s see Obama’s college transcripts and find out what is necessary for him to hide.

08/07/2012

Samantha Garvey (L) meeting Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (R) with Long Island Rep. Steve Israel (Center) in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (credit: Steve Israel/Facebook)

Homeless L.I. Teen Not Science Contest Finalist, But Still A Winner

Samantha Garvey found out she didn’t make the cut to become a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, but did get to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as Rep. Steve Israel’s guest.

01/25/2012

Donald Trump with Newt Gingrich at Trump Tower - New York, NY - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Gingrich Attacks Gov. Cuomo, Romney, Pelosi During Fundraising Trip To NYC

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was in New York City Monday night raising money as his campaign builds new momentum. As CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reports, Gingrich isn’t limiting his criticism to the competition.

12/05/2011

President Barack Obama (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: Washington ‘Must Do Better’ In Addressing Debt

Administration officials privately called S&P’s analysis flawed. But Obama himself refrained from comment as he spent the weekend at Camp David.

08/06/2011

Congressman Anthony Weiner (credit: AP Photo/David Karp)

Agree With Anthony Weiner’s Decision To Resign Over Sexting Scandal?

It’s been nearly three weeks since news of Anthony Weiner’s infamous Twitter crotch shot broke, and today the embattled congressman announced his resignation in Brooklyn.

06/16/2011

Anthony Weiner (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

As New Photos Surface, Calls For Congressman’s Weiner’s Resignation Grow

A new set of Anthony Weiner photos appeared Sunday on the entertainment website TMZ as more lawmakers joined the movement calling for New York congressman’s resignation.

06/12/2011

Supporters and critics of Congressman Anthony Weiner debate (credit: CBS 2)

New Photos Emerge In Weiner Sexting Scandal; Both Critics And Supporters Rally Outside Weiner’s Office

About 20 people gathered outside Rep. Anthony Weiner’s office to demand that the New York Democrat leave now.

06/12/2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) admits to sending a lewd Twitter photo of himself to a woman and then lying about it during a press conference at the Sheraton Hotel on 7th Avenue on June 6, 2011 in New York City. Weiner said he had not met any of the women in person but had numerous sexual relationships online while married.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mixed Reaction To Rep. Weiner’s Rehab Decision In NYC

Congressman Anthony Weiner had been getting support during his Twitter scandal was his home district in Brooklyn and Queens, but his decision to take a leave of absence from office and enter rehab drew criticism from some of his constituents.

06/11/2011

Congressman Anthony Weiner (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images the New Yorker)

Rep. Weiner Takes Leave Of Absence Amid Calls For Resignation

The calls for Weiner’s resignation come a day after the New York lawmaker, embroiled in a Twitter scandal, admitted he had online contact with a Delaware teenager.

06/11/2011

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