Former South Carolina Governor must have been on the Appalachian Trail when the government shut down, since he believes it never happened. “The government didn’t shut down,” Sanford said. “I mean everyone likes to describes it as such … the president in some cases shut down parts of government that were most visible to people. […]
Bridgegate Fallout Wildstein, Baroni & Christie's "traffic study" BS - now sullying a noble profession? Christie Gridiron Club spoofing Christie and Bridgegate. On vacation in Florida. 2014 races Congressman Payne & his uncle formerShow More Summary
From the March 8 edition of MSNBC's Disrupt with Karen Finney: Previously: The Fox News Segment That Enraged Congressman Cummings Rep. Issa Admitted His IRS Investigation May Be At A "Dead End," But Fox Marches On Media Fall For Another Misleading Leak From Issa's Committee
Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX) Texas Republican Rep. Ralph Hall has a plan in the event he doesn't win his runoff election: "If not, I'll go work at Wal-Mart. I've got to have a job." Ha ha ha ha! Funny, right? A guy's gotta make a living, not like a 90-year-old who wants to stay active can just volunteer at his local soup kitchen or anything. Show More Summary
Allegations of domestic abuse against Orlando Congressman Alan Grayson won’t lead to charges, as his soon-t0-be ex-wife admits to pushing him. After a domestic incident led Florida Rep. Alan Grayson’s wife to file a protective injunction and accuse him of battery, authorities say he will not be arrested or charged. Lolita Carson-Grayson originally claimed her […]
Congressman Elijah Cummings said he was actually trying to help Darrell Issa get information when Issa cut his mic off during Wednesday’s hearing with Lois Lerner. Cummings (D-MD) explained on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that when he asked a procedural question after Issa adjourned the hearing, he was simply trying to get former IRS official Lois […]
From the March 5 edition of CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront: Previously: The Fox News Segment That Enraged Congressman Cummings The IRS "Scandal" Was A Scam Conservatives Are Right: Media Under-Covered The IRS "Scandal"
Congressman Alan Grayson’s wife filed for divorce in January, and now allegations of domestic violence are flying back and forth. According to a complaint filed by Lolita Grayson, she and the congressman had an argument when he came to her house on Saturday night. She asserts that Grayson “deliberately and with force pushed [Lolita Grayson] […]
[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Now that former Congressman Bob Beauprez has officially entered the race for the Republican nomination for governor in Colorado, his long record as a rabble-rousing conservative is being closely examined....Show More Summary
Congressman and Chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight Darrell Issa (R-CA) has never met an Obama White House “scandal” he didn’t like. A driving force behind the demonization of Acorn, he has left no stone uncovered on the Benghazi and IRS messes. Earlier today, he brought Lois Lerner, the IRS official at […]
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) exploded at House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) during a hearing about the IRS' inappropriate targeting of organizations seeking tax exempt status, specifically criticizing Issa for releasing...Show More Summary
Juan Lopez, the congressman’s director of constituent services, told the Orlando Sentinel on Tuesday that he was present at the […] The post Alan Grayson Accused of Domestic Abuse, Photos Show Bruising appeared first on Taylor Marsh...
The estranged wife of Rep. Allen Grayson (D-Fl.) has obtained a temporary protective injunction accusing the Congressman of shoving and injuring her during an incident at their Orlando-area home this past weekend. Lolita Grayson's petition...Show More Summary
An idea so crazy it just might have bipartisan support. The post How One Congressman’s Plan To Give Everyone Free Money Could Actually Pass appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Full-time Obama investigator, Congressman Darrell Issa, took issue with receiving four Pinocchios from the Washington Post fact checker, Glenn Kessler. It concerns his contention that U.S. troops were told to “stand down” during the Benghazi crisis. No stand down order was given, but then Issa changes the meaning of “stand down” to make himself seem […]
California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher says Vladimir Putin is just looking out for Russia’s best interests, and we’re just not treating him well. …Rohrabacher said Monday that while he doesn’t support Russia taking military action in Ukraine, “that doesn’t mean Putin and pro-Russia forces in Ukraine are in the wrong,” in an interview with BuzzFeed. Rohrabacher […]
Meet the Republican congressman who slept on a sidewalk outside of Congress to shine a light on homelessness and make it a national priority. The post The Forgotten History Of The Congressman Who Sacrificed His Life To Fight Homelessness appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Sitting beside a former congressman from Kansas struggling with Alzheimer's, the actor Seth Rogen testified before a Senate committee in Washington about his family's own personal battles with the disease. His wife's mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her mid-50's. Show More Summary
Top Senate Dem: Koch Brothers Are Un-American (@asfram / Associated Press) http://t.co/Iyp1T288GL http://t.co/n61CEbv0fs — memeorandum (@memeorandum) February 27, 2014 Now read this:Koch Brothers Back Embattled Tea Party CongressmanShow More Summary
One of the many states that could cause problems for Democrats this November is Iowa since Sen. Tom Harkin (D) is retiring. In this open seat Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley holds a solid, but shrinking, lead over the entire Republican field.