Fancy Farm is a beautiful mess--a Valhalla for the politically crazed.
Senators are given $3 million a year to run their office and fund their official activities. Rand Paul says he didn't spend that much, and will return $500,000 to the US Treasury.
In which I speculate that Mitch McConnell is plotting a coup d'etat, and that President Obama has already begun defending against it.
If Congressman Yarmuth's proposed Constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision "panders" to anyone, it is to a stupendously vast, bipartisan, majority of the American public.
Congress gets set to pass a 1,209 page, $1 trillion spending bill. At a dense $827 million of spending per page, few members of Congress will have much idea what is in the bill, seeing as they will have had less than 48 hours to consider it. Kentucky Congressman and Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Hal Rogers (R-Ky) says "it is good to see that responsible leadership and good governance can triumph.”
Rand Paul's budget took Washington nowhere, but it will take us inside his head!