A European perspective on the shutdown On Tuesday, our editorial board met with Joao Vale de Almeida, the first European Union Ambassador to the United States. On tour to promote U.S.-European relations, he expressed surprise House Republican leaders are holding a vote on a federal budget hostage unless Obamacare is repealed. “People in Europe sometimes have…More
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Watch the one-minute video below released by House Republicans this week and tell me what’s missing:
Notice there’s zero mention of immigration reform? Offering lip service to Latinos for their contributions to America, then refusing to address one of this fast-growing voting bloc’s chief issues makes House Republicans look out of touch.
In the Times editorial board’s Thursday editorial, we argue for three of four Washington Republican congressional members — U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Spokane, Doc Hastings of Pasco and Jaime Herrera Beutler of Camas — to rally behind a comprehensive immigration reform package that includes a path to citizenship.More
All but one member of Washington’s congressional delegation voted Thursday to pass the U.S. Senate’s version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Bravo! We just witnessed a rare and welcome display of bipartisanship on an issue that has divided the political parties for months. House GOP leadership’s amended version of VAWA failed before lawmakers passed S….More