This Week In Politics

This Week In Politics

The gun control battle rages on; meanwhile, Senator Elizabeth Warren captures those who prey on consumers in her crosshairs

Zerlina Maxwell

by Zerlina Maxwell, March 15, 2013

This Week In Politics

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Another look at the political week that was...

●      Only time will tell whether President Obama’s charm offensive with House Republicans will work.  This week, the president visited the hill and even got a standing ovation from House Republicans.

●      While the media is focused on the sequestration cuts that caused a temporary halt of White House tours, they are largely ignoring the cuts to important programs that benefit the poor.

●      Someone needs to tell Republican congressman Jim Bridenstine how the constitution works.  Rep. Bridenstine claims the Supreme Court doesn’t have the power to decide the constitutionality of laws.

●      The man who recorded the now infamous 47% video of Mitt Romney appeared for the first time in public on MSNBC’s The Ed Show.

●      It appears that Republicans snuck pro-gun measures into a government spending bill.

●      All eyes are on Steubenville, Ohio as two high school football players face the music for allegedly raping a 16 year old girl while she was drunk and unconscious.

●      Senator Elizabeth Warren goes after Republicans for their attempts to weaken laws that protect consumers.

●      President Obama’s evolution on the issue of marriage equality continues in earnest.

●      It looks like Congressman Paul Ryan’s new budget is just as bad as his old budget.

●      The assault weapons ban was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee.



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