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Bob Franken: Cuba si, Congress no

...Cuban-American senator, Robert Menendez, called the agreement "misguided," the milder response perhaps a result of his being a Democrat. But he's still old-school and not inclined to be persuaded by the president's argument that "isolation has not worked...

...your companion animal anywhere in the state."It's simply cruel," said Assembly member Linda Rosenthal. The Manhattan Democrat sponsored the legislation. While people can choose the pain of tattoos or piercings to satisfy their own "aesthetic predilections...
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Cal Thomas: Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

...legislature, but Pence consults and has good relationships with Democrats, who frequently vote with the Republican majority because...which he served for 10 years as a congressman.A former Democrat (like his ideological mentor Ronald Reagan), Pence sees...
Bob Franken: Political cruelty

...contributors. Those who say they oppose the new goodies doled out to the high rollers, like Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats, raised a last-minute stink only after Republicans had made these handouts to the rich their condition for keeping the...
Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

...The Senate passed the bill on a day Democrats launched a drive to confirm two dozen...recent years between Republicans and Democrats, and includes a number of provisions...which drew vehement objections from the Democrats, would repeal a regulation imposed on...
Rich Lowry: Dianne Feinstein's travesty

...interrogation program, yet the committee couldn't be bothered to interview him.That's because the committee, led by California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, didn't bother to interview anyone. The committee didn't want to include anything that might significantly...
Cal Thomas: Paul Ryan's hope for a Congress that works

...circling each other, Republicans and Democrats are trying to sort out the meaning with this issue. With CRomnibus (Democrats) can't spend the next three months...immigrants. "I think there are a lot of Democrats who will vote for it," he says...

...president's desk because Senate Democrats blocked it. Starting in January...Republican constituents. Some Democrats did support the plan, but...vetoes in their early years.Democrat Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills...chambers and four bills when Democrats held both.Starting next...
Can House GOP stay on immigration script?

...extension, but negotiations with Senate Democrats had faltered when it came to agreeing on spending cuts to cover the cost.Senate Democrats produced a two-month temporary payroll...ignored, which the White House and Senate Democrats did.Cut off from Senate Republicans...
Cal Thomas: This Thanksgiving, have an attitude of gratitude

...So many seem so unthankful about so much these days. Turn on the TV or read a newspaper and you will find complainers. Democrats complain about Republicans and the reverse. The poor complain about the rich and the rich complain that they are being taxed...


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