Dems Decry Hostage-Taking – Is It Real Conviction or Convenient Rhetoric?

By: Wednesday December 15, 2010 11:02 am

Calling the behavior of Republicans “hostage taking” has become the new buzz phrase used by both President Obama and Democratic congressional leaders. It is a decent analogy for how the Senate Republicans have exploited the Senate’s rules. The 41 Senate Republicans have used the filibuster and the other horribly broken rules of the chamber to [...]

Senate Health Care Bill Is Built On Obama’s Broken Promises

By: Monday December 21, 2009 9:44 am

Ezra Klein is trying to make the absurd claim that this Senate bill closely resembles Obama’s campaign promises on health care reform: The health-care bill that looks likely to clear the Senate this week is not very close to the health-care bill most liberals want. But it is very close to the health-care bill that [...]

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