by Igor Volsky & Ian Millhiser Posted on December 2, 2014 Updated: December 2, 2014
McConnell claimed that he would use the Court to accomplish what Republicans have failed to achieve legislatively: undo the law.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 9, 2014 Updated: November 9, 2014
All signs indicate EPA's rules to cut climate emissions from power plants are Republicans' top target, with a showdown over government funding as the likely result.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 7, 2014 Updated: November 7, 2014
McConnell has told his donors that he will work hard to thwart the Obama agenda, including pushing coal, moving forward with the Keystone XL pipeline, and stopping the EPA from doing anything to confront climate change.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 6, 2014
“Somehow we are playing footsie with the Iranians and hope they will somehow have an effect on ISIS.”
by Ian Millhiser Posted on November 6, 2014
Filibuster reform was a good idea when Democrats controlled the Senate. It is still a good idea now that Republicans are about to control the Senate.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on November 4, 2014
21st century technology and cleaning up coal's mess could be key to getting people back to work -- if elected officials make it a priority.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: October 31, 2014
“I understand coal companies have to make money. They don’t have to make it all."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 14, 2014 Updated: October 16, 2014
"I’ve never supported amnesty or benefits for illegal immigrants and I never will," Alison Lundergan Grimes said.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on October 14, 2014
Grimes repeatedly challenged Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on his party's fight against protecting miners from black lung.
by Igor Volsky Posted on October 14, 2014 Updated: October 16, 2014
A growing trend within the GOP.