Topic - John Fortier

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett was sent to Congress by Maryland voters 10 times before losing his re-election bid two weeks ago to Democrat John K. Delaney. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Bartlett remembers ‘a very different world’ of politics

    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett of Maryland remembers a time two decades ago when things moved quickly in Washington and Democrats and Republicans weren't constantly at each other's throats.

  • Sen. Ben Nelson, Nebraska Democrat, under Republican fire for supporting the health care initiative in 2009, now says he doesn't want to scrap the entire law but would consider tweaking it or even repealing some of its provisions. (AP Photo)

    GOP takes aim at 'Obama agenda' backers for 2012

    When Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat, voted last week to block a Republican attempt to repeal the 2010 health care law, his action on some levels was routine. The vote was straight along party lines, and the GOP effort was viewed largely as a symbolic gesture with little chance of success.

More Stories →

Happening Now