President Obama and House Speaker Boehner pressed their arguments in dueling prime time addresses last night.
Boehner said Obama has failed to lead on cutting government spending and that the GOP will press ahead with its own plan to raise the debt ceiling. Obama issued a grave warning against prolonging the current political stalemate and specifically called on the freshmen in the House Republican caucus to bring it to an end.
Meanwhile, the new Washington looks like the old Washington – the debt ceiling maneuverings are off limits to you and me.
U.S. officials in Mexico City urged the ATF to stop the Fast and Furious program but their superiors blocked them. A congressional report accuses ATF’s failed anti-gunrunning program of directly arming Sinaloa Cartel for “war.”
One in eight small business employer insurance plans got the axe since Obamacare went into effect.
Obama told La Raza that the GOP is out of step on Latino issues.
And Michelle Obama says she will never run for office.