If the GOP is looking for someone to blame on debt ceiling, look in the mirror | Ray E. Landis

BY: - January 22, 2023

This is all is about a last-gasp Republican effort to thwart the will of the majority of Americans and seize political power

The U.S. Capitol. Samuel Corum/Getty Images

How Republicans normalized George Santos | Dick Polman

BY: - January 9, 2023

It’s also a mystery how the guy managed to pump $700,000 into his own campaign.

U.S. House GOP backs McCarthy as speaker after tense and chaotic late-night session

BY: , and - January 7, 2023

'Congratulations to the American People — tonight your much-improved House starts to get back in order. Now on to the business of saving the Republic,' U.S. Rep. Scott Perry said.


The U.S. House Chaos Caucus | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - January 7, 2023

Lawmakers in Pa. and D.C. were a study in contrasts this week with their respective Speaker elections.

How Pa. Rep. Scott Perry’s tweets explain the chaos in the U.S. House | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 6, 2023

Still wondering what the anti-McCarthy hardliners want? There's a tweet for that.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during an event at his Mar-a-Lago home on Nov. 15, 2022 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Disorder is all Republicans have to offer | Quentin Young

BY: - January 6, 2023

Don't feel sorry for Republicans. The GOP primed its base for extremism and lawlessness. Now the base demands it.

California Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy heads to the U.S. House chamber just after noon on Jan. 5, 2023, as the House began another day of votes on his bid to become speaker. “We’re just going to keep working until we solve it,” he told reporters. (Ashley Murray / States Newsroom)

U.S. House stuck for a third day as Republicans struggle to unite around a speaker

BY: and - January 5, 2023

“Either we have the tools to do it, or we have the personnel to do it. It’s going to be one, or the other,” Perry said.

With Pa.’s Perry at the fore, U.S. House paralyzed as GOP’s speaker fight drags into its second day

BY: and - January 4, 2023

'We can’t continue with the same failed policies, rules, strategies, and leadership that are killing our nation, ' Perry said.


A new Congress? The same low expectations | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - December 15, 2022

Will divided government yield greater results? Voters aren’t sold, according to a new poll.


Divided Biden stands, united he falls | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - February 5, 2021

President Joe Biden and Congressional Republicans each have very different definitions of unity. Can they find common ground?