David Welna

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Pro-Israel Lobby Finds Longtime Supporters Defect On Syria

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Obama administration is getting assistance from outside allies also trying to sell Congress on authorizing a military strike against Syria. Among the most prominent: strong backers of Israel.

Casino magnate and top GOP contributor Sheldon Adelson surprised many recently by offering to help President Obama get a resolution ...


GOP Debate: Is Obamacare Fight Worth A Government Shutdown?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Congressional Republicans agree that the new federal health care program should be ended. But they are finding themselves bitterly divided over how.

They have tried dozens of times to repeal it. Now, some GOP lawmakers want to block all money for Obamacare in a stopgap spending bill that must be ...


After The Senate Filibuster Deal: Still 'Room For Bad Behavior'

Saturday, July 20, 2013

It was the eve of a series of votes to end GOP filibusters of seven presidential appointees, and Democrats had vowed they would resort to the "nuclear option" and get rid of such filibusters altogether should any of those stalled nominees remain blocked.

All but two of the Senate's 100 ...


Immigration Debate In Congress Riles Up Texas Republicans

Thursday, July 04, 2013

All this week, NPR is taking a look at the demographic shifts that could shake up Texas politics in the coming years — and what that could mean for the rest of the country.

Within a decade, Hispanics are bound to become the largest ethnic group in Texas. These ...