Tag Archives: congress

  • Rep. Charles Rangel Claims Primary Victory, but Opponent Won’t Concede

    Jun 25, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *In a long speech to his supporters late Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel declared victory in New York’s 13th Congressional District Democratic primary – likely the final primary election of his 44-year congressional career – while his opponent, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, refused to concede and went home…claiming the race was too close to call. […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Presidential Takeover

    Apr 8, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *The expansion of presidential power is one of the issues that seems to change a person’s argument according to the party in the Oval Office. Democrats gripe when a Republican President exercises excess authority and vice versa. But most people are really upset not by the fact that Presidents have more power than they did […]

  • House GOP to Start Impeachment Attempt against Eric Holder

    Nov 14, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Republicans in the House of Representatives plan to introduce articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder today, in hopes of removing a cabinet member they say has lied to Congress as well as failed to uphold federal law. “This was not a decision that I made lightly. Since the House voted in 2012 to […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: The Other Side of the Story

    Oct 15, 13 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *It is day fifteen of the government shutdown. The federal food stamp program in nearly a dozen states mysteriously became inoperative over the weekend due to “technical issue.” Every store that accepts food stamps had a sign on the door that stated food stamps transactions no longer are accepted until further notice. Businesses can’t risk […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Overcoming the Hate

    Sep 23, 13 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *A well-known pastor of a Texas mega church once said “when you hold on to your history you hold on at the expense of your destiny,” because most people are so busy being unhappy and unproductive they spend little to no time in the pursuit of happiness and life-changing productivity. And while I tend to agree […]

  • Obama’s Chances of Getting Congressional Support for Syria Strike Not Looking Good

    Sep 2, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Via LA Times) – Members of Congress from across the political spectrum reacted with deep skepticism Sunday to President Obama‘s bid for approval of strikes against Syria, with lawmakers raising doubts about whether a vote would succeed. Few of the approximately 100 members of Congress who returned to Washington for a classified intelligence briefing Sunday […]