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We need a nanny state

I approve of U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott's amendment to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to let the states enact their own Medicare and Medicaid for their...
House moves to extend unemployment benefits

...week to help the millions of Americans who see no immediate end to their economic miseries. A bill offered by Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., and expected to pass easily would provide 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits for more than 300...
New $100 billion jobless safety net in works

...most effective way to get money into the economy. It's given to people who are simply out of money," said Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., a key supporter. "They're spending it. They're not socking it away in a mattress somewhere...
Bonier plan backfires

...Gingrich's cellular phone call that they could expect "immunity" if they forked over the illegal goods. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., is the man accused of actually delivering the tape, not to his Ethics Committee colleagues, but to...
Opinion columns
Ex-Democrat appeals to voters

...Frank, whose gay lover ran a homosexual brothel at the congressman's apartment (Mass.); Baghdad U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott (Wash.); Sen. Robert "Torch" Torricelli (N.J.); Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the un-indicted co-conspirator...
Rejects writer's derision for GOP

...House! As for unethical, let's see: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Richard Gephardt, David Bonior, Jim McDermott, Christopher Dodd, Ted Kennedy... . Pat Usry, Stockbridge
Opinion columns
House votes to extend unemployment benefits

...that are closing in on the 8.5 percent level could be eligible later for more weeks of benefits this year, said Jim McDermott, D-Wash., the bill's sponsor. HOW THEY VOTED The 331-83 roll call Tuesday by which the House voted to provide...
You want corruption? Look at the Dems

...Traficant, of Ohio, sentenced to eight years in prison, convicted of racketeering and accepting bribes. U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott lost his position on the House Ethics committee for violating state and federal wiretapping laws. U.S. Rep. Mel...
Official: "Evolving" evidence led to health law delays

...break; Joe Six-pack doesn't," Rep. Kevin Brady, Texas Republican and chairman of the health panel.Rep. Jim McDermott, Washington Democrat and ranking member on the panel, noted that 95 percent of companies with more than 50 full-time...
Iraq veteran sues Michael Moore over portrayal in 'Fahrenheit 9/11' help it," he says. "And they take a lot of the edge off of it." Damon is shown shortly after U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., is speaking about the Bush administration and says, "You know, they say they're not leaving any...