Democrats Plead for Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON — In Washington, Democrats are urging president Obama to take action on immigration. The request comes after the Republican controlled House declined to pass a reform bill. Supporters call it a moral and economic issue. Democrats also defend the President’s authority to stop the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants. Representative Juan Vargas (D) … Continue reading »

Obama Reacts to Election Fallout

WASHINGTON — Election results show that Congress is now in the hands of the Republicans. President Obama may be reaching across the aisle a lot in his last two years. Yesterday, the President made his first comments since the Republican Party’s big night. During that time, he gave the party credit for running good campaigns. … Continue reading »

State Representative Results

SALEM, Ore. — When Richardson decided to run for Governor, he vacated a seat he comfortably held for more than a decade as a Republican. Democrats saw it as an opportunity to gain a seat in the state house. Republicans have hoped the long-time success of a republican would ensure the seat stayed “red”. Duane … Continue reading »

Republicans Take the Senate

WASHINGTON — Republicans now have complete control on Capitol Hill. They were expected to keep control of the house, but now they gained the six needed seats to win the senate. The final seat came from republican Joni Ernst in Iowa. Kentucky Senator Mitch Mcconnell pulled out a solid re-election win, and is now in … Continue reading »

Poll Marks a New Low in Obama’s Approval

Washington D.C.  – Weary of waiting for an economic recovery worth its name, a frustrated American public has sent Barack Obama’s job approval rating to a career low – with a majority in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll favoring a Republican Congress to act as a check on his policies. Registered voters by 53-39 … Continue reading »