Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) calls in at 6:05am PT to talk about extending the Bush Tax Cuts
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) calls in at 8:30am PT to talk about passing the DREAM Act
Striking back, the Obama administration branded the WikiLeaks release of more than a quarter-million sensitive files an attack on the United States Monday and raised the prospect of criminal prosecutions in connection with the exposure.
A new survey out Monday from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life shows that 58 percent of Americans favor allowing gay and lesbian members of the military to serve openly. Less than a third of respondents (27 percent) say that gays and lesbians should not be permitted to serve openly.
In the first test of Washington’s new political alignment, President Barack Obama will meet with Republican leaders today with the nation’s tax rates and a nuclear arms treaty in doubt.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) implored the House Ethics Committee yesterday to “schedule my hearing before the end of the session or tell me, my constituents, and the American public the real reason for this delay.” She continued, “I have been denied basic due process.”