How much sense does this make? Congress is deadlocked over spending cuts, at loggerheads over gun control, and paralyzed on presidential nominees. Yet somehow a bipartisan group of senators is proposing an immigration bill that might actually pass.
In case you didn’t hear, President Obama was sworn in for another four-year term yesterday (err… Sunday). That’s important, but its what he said after the oath was all said and done that’s really noteworthy.
President Obama had harsh words for congressional Republicans who have refused to raise the debt ceiling without dollar-for-dollar spending cuts.
Republicans have argued that Obamacare is “bad medicine and bad policy” for a number of reasons, including the idea that it will raise, not lower, healthcare costs. So far, they’re being proven right.