WASHINGTON -- Progressive Democrats balked at a deal Monday night that would provide taxpayer backing for risky Wall Street trading, roiling negotiations to stave off a government shutdown just days before the deadline. Bank lobbyists have been pu.
How The Federal Government Botched Flint's Water Crisis. The city had changed the water supply at the behest of emergency managers installed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) in what was supposed to be a cost-saving move. Flint officials toasted the change even though everyone should have known, thanks to an earlier analysis, that the river water could be dangerously corrosive to city pipes.
"Why do Teapublicans claim to be fiscally conservative when these are the ONLY two presidents [Clinton and Obama] to lower the deficit in the last 50 years?" In what Universe did Obama lower the deficit?