‘For Astrid’s Sake’: Reid Blasts GOP On Immigration, As Key Republican Walks Away

Even as he lauded President Obama’s decision to halt deportations of young undocumented immigrants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took his Republican colleagues to task for their inaction on immigration reform. The Nevada Democrat’s remarks come as one key Senate Republican says he is giving up on the issue. Obama … Continue reading

Gun Lobby Helps Bring Down An Obama Judicial Nominee

The issue of gun control has helped to derail one of President Obama’s nominees to a key federal appeals court. A gun-rights group helped take credit after Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked the nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. … Continue reading

Reid: Republicans Should Stop Rooting For Economy To Fail, Start Working With Democrats To Create Jobs

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pushed back Wednesday against his Republican colleagues over their opposition to a bill which would  put 400,000 teachers, police and firefighters back to work across the country. The plan to put teachers and first responders back on the job was part of President Obama’s American Jobs Act, … Continue reading