Category Archives: 114th congress

House Speaker Weekly Briefing


The Speaker of the House gave his weekly address, see what is next is store for the United States and watch what he says. Paul Ryan is doing a good jobs in his first month on the jobs, but will the GOP craziness catch up with him…only time will tell. […]

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After GOP Implosion, Paul Ryan Says He’s Willing to Be Speaker of the House —By Hannah Levintova


After a week of speculation in Washington, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said for the first time on Tuesday that he would be willing to officially throw his hat in the ring for the position of House speaker, provided that all House Republicans support his candidacy. The announcement comes less than […]

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Obama up, down for Jeb: poll


Morning Joe from MSNBC talks about the new polls before the State of the Union speech tonight:

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Democrats’ Plan Would Benefit Middle Class, Target Rich


WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic congressional leaders plan on Monday to unveil proposed legislation to boost the middle class by giving many families a tax cut that would be countered by a fee on financial transactions and reduced tax benefits for the top 1 percent of earners, the […]

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Democrats Knock Down GOP Bill To Delay Wall Street Reform


WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Wednesday knocked down a GOP bill that would have delayed a key Wall Street reform known as the Volcker Rule, stunning Republican leaders who had expected it to pass with ease. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) pushed a critical bloc of Democrats who had […]

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The New Year welcomes the 114th Congress with a bang


The GOP takes over Congress for the first time since 2006, but saying they’re all on the same page is something different.

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