Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire 12-21-2013

Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire Obamas Arrive in Hawaii for Vacation [The Caucus] 12/21/2013 7:33:22 AM After an end-of-the-year news conference, President Obama and his family touched down in Hawaii, his boyhood home, for a … Monkey Cage: ‘Father Christmas’: The week in one song [Politico] 12/21/2013 8:00:27 AM With the holiday five days away, I give you Christmas, as… More Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire 12-21-2013

Least Productive Congress EVER – House Only Working 8 More Days This Year

The Huffington Post Working during the holidays sucks. Luckily for members of the U.S. House of Representatives, they don’t have that much of it before the new year begins. The House is only scheduled to work eight days between now and January 7, when members return for the second session of the 113th Congress. The House had 239 days off scheduled… More Least Productive Congress EVER – House Only Working 8 More Days This Year

Political Wire – 11-05-13

Taegan Goodard’s Political Wire Election Day 2013: Six Races to Watch [The Trail] 11/5/2013 7:03:55 AM Here’s a rundown of some major races Tuesday across the country, including closely watched governor and mayoral races, plus a … The Fix: How to watch the exit polls in the Virginia governor’s race [CBS News]11/5/2013 6:32:24 AM Tuesday’s elections bring an… More Political Wire – 11-05-13

Jay Carney smacks down ABC’s Jonathan Karl: ‘I’m sure you’ll represent’ GOP talking points

Good for Mr. Carney.  Most reporters respect his position but some reporters sympathetic to TeaPublicans really give him a hard time on a regular basis… The Raw Story White House Press Secretary Jay Carney took a jab at ABC Senior White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl on Monday and suggested that he was little more than… More Jay Carney smacks down ABC’s Jonathan Karl: ‘I’m sure you’ll represent’ GOP talking points

Fox News Poll Finds Disapproval Of GOP Skyrocketing After They Shut Down Government

PoliticusUSA Bad News is everywhere for the Republican Party. Even the Fox News poll has found disapproval of the Republican Party jumping to 59% in their latest poll. According to the Fox News poll, disapproval of the Republican Party has jumped from 46% in September of 2012 to 59% today. Disapproval of the GOP has climbed from… More Fox News Poll Finds Disapproval Of GOP Skyrocketing After They Shut Down Government

10 things you need to know today: September 14, 2013

  The Week The U.S. and Russia reach a deal on Syria’s chemical weapons, Colorado floods rage on, and more 1. U.S., Russia reach deal on Syria’s chemical weapons U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov announced Saturday that they had reached an agreement on Syria turning its chemical weapons… More 10 things you need to know today: September 14, 2013

Four Better Ways To Spend The $55 Million Wasted On Votes To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

The irony seems to escape the GOP and their sycophants  in Congress.  They’ve implemented “sequestration” to curb superfluous spending yet waste $55 million dollars on trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act thirty-seven times… Think Progress For the 37th time since 2011, House Republicans will hold a vote to repeal Obamacare on Thursday, bringing the total cost of all… More Four Better Ways To Spend The $55 Million Wasted On Votes To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM [TODAY’S] BENGHAZI HEARING

The Blaze May 7, 2012 The House Oversight Committee has released excerpts of their interview with Gregory Hicks, one of the two high-profile whistleblowers who will be testifying at tomorrow’s hearing. From what we have heard thus far from Hicks, his account of the events that took place between high level security and State Department… More WHAT TO EXPECT FROM [TODAY’S] BENGHAZI HEARING

Fox News’ Credibility At ‘Record Low’: PPP Poll

The Huffington Post Fox News’ credibility has fallen 9 percent since three years ago, according to new Public Policy Polling (PPP) results released on Wednesday. The annual poll asks participants to rate their trust in multiple networks including Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, PBS, Comedy Central, ABC News, CBS News and NBC News. According to PPP’s press release:… More Fox News’ Credibility At ‘Record Low’: PPP Poll