The raising of the debt ceiling might just prove costly to the Republican establishment in November.
With talk of impeachment and the questions of qualifications of a Clinton to be president, the 2016 campaign has a lot in common with 1998.
The punitive new IRS rules meant to attack Tea Partiers are likely to force conservative groups to do what they should have done all along: forgo applying for tax-exempt status altogether.
Though both Republicans and Democrats have backed crony capitalism with tax dollars, the Democratic Party has been a more reliable supporter of crony capitalism than the Republican Party.
President Barack Obama politely declined the title of "most liberal president in U.S. history" when asked by Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly if that is what he is, giving the nod to Richard Nixon.