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AP analysis: Could GOP be playing into Democrats’ hands?

Being simply the “party of no” against President Barack Obama has worked well for Republicans all year, and they’re poised for big election gains. But now, after internal GOP debate and relentless White House goading, Republicans eager to show voters that they’re ready to govern and that they stand for…

Unfair to force 17 firms to return $1.7B in ‘ill-advised’ bonuses: pay czar

Seventeen US financial firms paid 1.7 billion dollars in “ill-advised” bonuses to top executives at the height of the financial crisis, President Barack Obama’s pay czar said Friday. The firms, including top Wall Street banks Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Chase and Citigroup, made the excessive salary and bonus payments while…

Obama to push for ‘Don’t Ask’ repeal in SOTU

UPDATE: President Barack Obama has pledged to work with Congress this year to end the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy that bars homosexuals from serving openly in the military. But the president’s words weren’t strong enough for some gay-rights activists, who say that pledging to “work” on changing the…

Menendez calls out ‘unprecedented’ filibusters as DeMint backtracks on ‘Waterloo’

Senators from each of America’s two major political parties lashed out at one another on a Sunday morning talk show. Dodging questions with talking points is nothing new, but this morning Senator Robert Menendez went off script and challenged the defeatism infecting the country. In July, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC)…

Glenn Beck sees Obama everywhere … even in his bedroom

Fox News host Glenn Beck sees President Barack Obama everywhere, even in his bedroom. On his show Thursday, Beck criticized Obama for what he saw as the president’s inaccurate conclusions as to why approval ratings are dropping for Democrats. “We were so busy just getting stuff done and dealing with…

Schwarzenegger praises Obama on national security

Not all Republicans are slamming President Barack Obama’s handling of the failed Christmas day bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger offered praise for the president Sunday. “I think that he’s doing everything that he can,” Schwarzenegger told NBC’s David Gregory. “I think that, you know, Democrats,…

Obama Democrats will pay for ‘garbage’ laws: Boehner

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s Democratic allies will pay in November 2010 mid-term elections for the “garbage” legislation they pushed through the US Congress, a top Republican lawmaker warned Thursday. Republican House Minority Leader John Boehner took aim at Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s remark Wednesday that she was “always…

‘Sexpert’ on Faux News: Michelle and Barack ‘do a lot of touching, fisting’

How many ways can you spell M-O-R-O-N? With all of the political change in the air, Faux News decides to focus on the loving affection that the Obamas have for one another. Only the expert seems to be unaware that the First Couple’s “fist bump” is not the same as,…

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