Twitter Does It Again: Behold @cromnibus

(Photo from Twitter) Legislative crises have becoming a Holiday Season tradition in Washington right up there with powerful officials mingling with other powerful officials at invitation-only parties. But, thankfully, a snarky soul has created a Twitter account to help us all cope. On Tuesday evening, senior lawmakers rolled out what’s called a “cromnibus.” You may…

McKeon To Wall Street Journal: Your Editorial ‘Misses The Mark’

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon, R-Calif., has fired back at an unlikely critic, the conservative and typically pro-defense Wall Street Journal. The rare flap between the HASC chairman and the newspaper’s conservative — and typically hawkish — editorial board broke out Tuesday with an editorial alleging McKeon and other GOP hawks want to…

‘Strong Democrat’ Craves Return of Republican Party to ‘Get Some Things Done’

A Democratic senator from a key defense-sector state wants one faction in American politics to rise. But it’s not the faction you might expect. No, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., doesn’t want a coalition of moderate Democrats to exert itself on Capitol Hill and state capitals across America. To the contrary, Warner wants the Republican Party…