All Posts Tagged With: "gop freshmen"
Raising the debt limit has always been used as an issue for the party out of power against the party in power. Back in 2006, Barack Obama was still a senator when he said that the bill to raise the debt ceiling was a sign of leadership failure. At present, the parties have switched their [...]
The new Republican members of the House find themselves having a hard time raising funds for their reelection campaign. The average amount that GOP freshmen raised in the first quarter is $176,000. This is small compared to the $287,000 average amount raised by freshmen Democrats in the first quarter of 2009 and $242,000 in 2007. [...]