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GOP Freshmen Will Hold Boehner to His Big Promises

November 12, 2010 politisite 0

For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats. They won the chamber in 1954 and held on for 40 years — more than twice as long as any party in American history had before. […]

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Obama in Rolling Stone: Accomplished 70 percent of promises

September 28, 2010 politisite 0

What do you say to those people who have developed a sense of frustration — your base — who feel that you need to fight harder? That’s a bunch of different questions, so let me see if I can kind of knock them out one by one. One of the healthy things about the Democratic Party is that it is diverse and opinionated. We have big arguments within the party […]