WASHINGTON – The battle to shape the Republican Party’s direction after its electoral losses will see its first skirmish in the Capitol on Wednesday in a House leadership fight in which the profile might be low but the symbolism is high.
The House’s Republican leaders would dearly like to elevate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington to lead the House Republican Conference, putting a female face into the pantheon of the [...]
The former head of the International Monetary Fund accused of sexually assaulting a New York hotel maid will receive a $250,000 severance payment — paid in part courtesy of the American taxpayer — unless U.S. lawmakers can stop the “golden parachute” from landing in the French politician’s bank account.
The IMF claims it has no discretion in the matter of Dominique Strauss-Khan, who was already pulling down nearly $500,000 as managing [...]
Congressmwoman Cathy McMorris Rogers, who in a just issued press release notes that she had warned the administration in April that a blank check for Europe would cause a â€œgathering storm.” She is, of course, right.
From the issued release:
Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers Opposes U.S. Participation in Likely Ireland Bailout
Congresswoman Warned Administration in April That Blank Check for Europe Would Cause â€œGathering Stormâ€
Washington, DC â€“ Rep. Cathy [...]