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Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

Congress (file photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fiscal Cliff Secret: Time Travel

While we maybe heading over the “fiscal cliff”, our government has a secret weapon to address the problem in 2013, its own version of a time machine.

12/30/2012

Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Labor Unions’ Ad Blitz Targets Colorado Lawmakers

There’s some bad news for those who thought they’d seen the end of the political ads for awhile. Now groups are hoping to sway Congress by appealing directly to voters.

11/20/2012

cliffhanger

The Federal Government’s Game of Cliffhangers

It’s missing the great yodeling song, but Congress and the President are playing a classic game of Cliffhangers, from the Price is Right. The question is, will the little guy fall off the cliff?

11/13/2012

David Petraeus (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On Libya

Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.

11/12/2012

An image from the Congressional District 6 debate earlier this month between Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican, and challenger Democrat Joe Miklosi (credit: CBS)

Coffman, Miklosi Debate Jobs, Economy

Republican Rep. Mike Coffman pleaded for his job Tuesday in a final matchup against his Democratic challenger.

10/30/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For President

President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.

10/23/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.

07/12/2012

Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care Again

Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.

07/11/2012

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