House of Representatives

Reader Input: People pay for incompetence

I hate to, but I have to agree with Thomas Mann (“Where is the outrage?” Reader Input, March 24): “America has become a nation of idiots.” The thing is th ...

Reader Input: Purge at the ballot box

From the 50,000-foot level, the continued blame game is a national disgrace and a direct result of gerrymandering of the election process and the attendant ideological rigidity of ...

Defense, big oil stand unscathed

In case you missed this: the House of Representatives GOP voted March 29 and passed a budget that ended Medicare (replacement is $6,000 annual vouchers for insurance companies — ...

Parties must cooperate

Ginny and I have been impressed with the cooperation shown by both sides of the aisle of our U.S. Senate and House of Representatives toward making ours truly a government of the p ...

Taxes, debt and checking facts

In response to Ron Paitich’s letter of April 20, “Tea Party must address issues,” with all due respect Ron, please do your homework first. Tax cuts do increase revenue (fact ...

McClintock an insurance pawn

Sometimes it seems like Congressman (Tom) McClintock is not quite sure who he really represents, because if Congressman McClintock remembered that he represents the people of my co ...

Congress cares for its own

Amen! Our great, wonderful president has made the decision to quit spending. This after the Senate and House of Representatives voted themselves a $10,000 raise for the next two ye ...

President, Senate, House not fulfilling responsibilities

For U.S. senators and members of the U.S. House of Representatives — the president of the United States is not above the law and neither is Congress or the U.S. Senate. Sorry to ...