Posts Tagged: Congress
Congress can scale back the imperial presidency by acting now on Iraq and signing statements.
Congress recently endorsed Israels annexation of greater East Jerusalem. This will make Israeli-Palestinian peace more difficult to achieve, enflame anti-Americanism in the region and undermine international law.
While Congress fiddles with legislation, Iraq burns. The price for this political theater, guest columnist Zia Mian writes, will be paid by Iraqis.
The Democratic leadership doesn't have the votes to override a veto but the Dems are reluctant to sign another blank check for the war.
President Bush believes in preventive war. On Iran, in particular, Rep. Peter DeFazio believes in preventing war.
Congressman Ron Paul is a Republican from Texas, an advocate of limited government, and a critic of U.S. military interventions overseas.
Everyone is going green, except the U.S. Congress.
War opponents must avoid a circular firing squad and encourage moderate Republicans--especially Senators--to join the anti-war camp.
Voting can no longer be a civic duty exercised every few years. We must now vote 365 days a year, telling our leaders that they won't wait another election cycle to sink the country further into the Iraq War's quagmire.
The former Senator and presidential nominee tries to convince George W. Bush that it's time to bring the troops home.