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House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

February 18, 2011 - by Donny Shaw

The Republican House of Representatives took their latest shot at limiting access to abortions today by passing an amendment to their 2011 government funding bill that would defund Planned Parenthood. There amendment has some big problems, however, and it's very unlikely that it will become law.

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Since 1977, the Federal Reserve has operated on a dual mandate -- promoting maximum employment and protecting price stability. Some Republicans in Congress are moving to strip the Fed of its unemployment mandate and leave them single-mindedly focused on stopping inflation.

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House Democrat Would Choose the Public Option

August 31, 2009 - by Donny Shaw

Appearing on CNBC, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D, FL-20] said, without reservation, that she would give up the health insurance she is given as a member of Congress and enroll in the public option.

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