Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 2:48 pm
Originally published on Thu January 24, 2013 7:28 pm
Update at 9:25 ET Senate OKs Filibuster Deal
The Senate voted Thursday to limit filibusters in a rare bipartisan vote that would reduce but not end the number of times opponents can use the procedure.
Here's more from The Associated Press:
Originally published on Thu January 24, 2013 4:16 pm
For years, Democratic politicians have been shy about talking up the virtues of government. It was all the way back in 1996 that President Bill Clinton declared "the era of big government is over."
That may have changed with President Obama's second inaugural address. Obama declared that only through government and "collective action" can the nation achieve its full promise.