Republican Shutdown Shuts Down The Economy — So Do The Cuts They Demand

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By: Dave Johnson, Campaign for America’s Future |

Progressive Caucus co-chairman Rep. Keith Ellison, (D-Minnesota), and other members of the Progressive Caucus react to Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget proposal.

Here we are only four months into Republican control of the House of Representatives and the government is shutting down! When you give power to people who hate the government, what do you think they’re going to do? Since [...]

No GOP Housing Plan, Just Weakening the Middle Class by ALEX FERRERAS

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(Source: Nancy Pelosi) – The Republican answer to jobs has been a ‘So Be It’ spending bill that would cost 700,000 jobs and stall our economic growth. This week, Republicans continue to put partisan politics ahead of Americans’ top priority – jobs.  Republicans are bringing the HAMP Termination Act (H.R. 839)  to the floor this week which will cut off a lifeline to struggling, middle class homeowners. This [...]