Senator: Boehner Plan Would Cut Benefits For Disabled Vets

GOP House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff would slash benefits for disabled veterans, according to Sen. Bernie Sanders, the left-leaning Vermont independent. A member of the Senate Budget and the Veterans’ Affairs committees, Sanders says deficits must be reined in, but not by taking benefits … Continue reading

Poor Reception Opens Opportunity For Dems

Americans don’t really like what they see in Rep. Paul Ryan as the new GOP vice-presidential candidate, and that gives President Obama and other Democrats an important chance to define the Minnesota Republican in the eyes of voters. A new Gallup poll finds just 39 percent who think Ryan is an “excellent” … Continue reading

Citizens United Called Opportunity For Billionaires ‘To Own the United States Government’

As polls begin to show that the current and unprecedented torrent of negative TV attack ads are taking their toll on both presidential candidates, a leading opponent of the Supreme Court decision which makes such unlimited campaign spending spoke out Tuesday to overturn the ruling. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the left-leaning … Continue reading