Mitch McConnell seems to be ready to go to the mat to oppose Obama — even risking a government shutdown with riders on must-pass bills — if he wins Majority Leader in a future Republican Senate. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/shutdown-wars-return
It's incredibly unfair that it worked out this way but I think the historical take of the biggest success of the Obama presidency will be this. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/worldview-shattering
Making The Minimum
Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst thinks the minimum wage ($7.25 an hour) is a "great starter wage for many high school students." The problem is that most of the people making minimum wage are not high school students . http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/making-the-minimum
Is That an Editing Error?
Nixon of Missouri put out a statement this evening on the situation in Ferguson. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/is-that-an-editing-error
Return of the 'Scapetern'
The CSIS/Amnesty International imbroglio marks a resurgence of the ' scapetern ' and need for more study of this emerging phenomena. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/return-of-the-scapetern