If Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.
Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Democrats have placed much of the problem of gridlock in Washington at the feet of Grover Norquist. The Democrats have an unusual ally in their assessment, former President George H.W. Bush.
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has driven a wedge between hard-core conservatives and their icon, former President Ronald Reagan.
As the Supreme Court nears a historic decision on the fate of President Barack Obama’s health care law, Republicans are finding themselves painted into a corner by the far right wing of the party.