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David Duke: ‘I Really Might’ Run Against Steve Scalise

Duke says Scalise is “a sellout.” “Like” us on Facebook Now read this:Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day From The Congressman Who Tried To Kill It (Jan 19, 2015) Scalise Tried To Kill Bill Apologizing For Slavery (Jan 13, 2015) John Lewis Says Steve Scalise Should Apologize To Congress (Jan 6, 2015) David Duke: ‘I [...]

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The far-right awaits its champion against John McCain

Two congressman are considering a primary challenge against John McCain Leading Off: • AZ-Sen: Not-so-great news... for John McCain! The senator is likely to seek a sixth term, but his many enemies within the Republican Party are committed to denying him renomination. Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Congressman Becomes Pro-Choice

He’s Tim Ryan of Ohio and he’s a Democrat. Please “like” us on Facebook Now read this:Kliff: Why Republicans Can’t Stop Talking About Rape (Jan 23, 2015) Don’t Believe The Hype: Republican Women Didn’t Stop Abortion Bill, Obama Did (Jan 22, 2015) Clinic Closings Lead To Increase In Black Market Abortion Drugs (Jan 20, 2015) [...]

Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy: 'Open access to the internet must not be compromised'

As a Republican-controlled Congress has decided it needs to do something to protect big telecom from the pending net neutrality rules from the Federal Communications Commission, it's critical that Democratic members of Congress coalesce against their sham legislation. Show More Summary

Congressman Asks Why We Didn’t ‘Citizen’s Arrest’ Immigrant At SOTU To ‘Take Care Of That Problem’

The same congressman who earlier said, on the subject of undocumented immigrants, "I will do anything short of shooting them." The post Congressman Asks Why We Didn’t ‘Citizen’s Arrest’ Immigrant At SOTU To ‘Take Care Of That Problem’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Congressman Opposes Free Community College: If It’s Free, Students ‘Don’t Invest In Themselves’

He also warned that free community college is "the nanny state." The post Congressman Opposes Free Community College: If It’s Free, Students ‘Don’t Invest In Themselves’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Congressman Blows A Hole In Attkisson's Benghazi Documents "Bombshell"

The House Select Committee on Benghazi has been unable to corroborate Sharyl Attkisson's latest "bombshell" Benghazi exclusive, which claimed that "Hillary Clinton confidants were part of an operation to 'separate' damaging documents" about the 2012 attacks before they were turned over to investigators. Show More Summary

Gohmert: God Will Punish America For Obama-Netanyahu Relationship

Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert knows God will punish America because President Obama doesn’t give enough love to Benjamin Netanyahu. “Like” Liberaland on Facebook Now read this:Former Israeli Ambassador Asks Netanyahu To Cancel Congressional Speech (Jan 26, 2015) Your Handy Guide To The Most Epic Sarah Palin Speech Ever (Jan 26, 2015) Stephanopoulos To Jindal: What [...]

America's Dumbest Congressman says 'Selma' shows why we should fight 'radical Islam'

One of the ways Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) retains his lock on the title of America's Dumbest Congressman is sheer persistence. Other candidates may pipe up with occasional entries into the genre of mind-bending goofiness, but Louie Gohmert...Show More Summary

Steve King calls Dreamer guest of First Lady at SOTU 'a deportable'

GOP Rep. Steve King of Iowa Iowa Congressman Steve King issued the opening salvo for his clown car conservative summit this weekend, calling a Dream activist and guest of First Lady Michelle Obama "a deportable" in a tweet before the...Show More Summary

GOP Rep. Refers To Obama Guest As ‘Deportable’

Congressman Steve King doesn’t like that a girl who came to America before she was one-year-old and now, at age 20, was attending the State of the Union address, is in America. “#Obama perverts ‘prosecutorial discretion’ by inviting a deportable to sit in place of honor at #SOTU w/1st Lady,” King wrote. “I should sit [...]

State Of The Union To Get Tea Party Reponse

The Tea Party seems intent on keeping itself separate from Republicans. This year, the honor of giving the official tea party response goes to Florida Congressman Curt Clawson. The Tea Party Express website praises Clawson as someone who “brings new ideas and solutions to Washington and the President’s failing policies.” Clawson isn’t that well-known on [...]

On Tuesday’s Radio Show…

• It’s the State of the Union special! U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL) break down President Obama’s address. • Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee discusses gun rights, gay marriage and whether or not there has been a decline in patriotism.

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day From The Congressman Who Tried To Kill It

Before Congressman Steve Scalise was known as a white power rally attendee, he was a Louisiana State representative, who twice voted against making the Martin Luther King federal holiday a state holiday as well. But that doesn’t stop him from telling us how important it is to have a Martin Luther King Day. …as a [...]

Christian Radio Host Wants Muslim Kicked Out Of Congress

Sandy Rios of the American Family Association, who believes President Obama is a secret Muslim, believes it’s wrong for Andre Carson, a Muslim congressman from Indiana, to serve on the House Intelligence Committee. In fact, she doesn’t believe he should even be in Congress. After false[ly] claiming that two groups that donated to Carson, the [...]

GOP Congressman outlines goal of new Social Security rule: cutting disability benefits

Republican Rep. Tom Reed of New York If the House's new rule change on Social Security retirement and disability benefits has you confused, you're not alone. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin told NPR's Ina Jaffe that he too was scratching his head. You wonder what their ultimate goal is. Show More Summary

Cartoon: Whip Steve Scalise

Last week I was working on this cartoon relating to extremist Christian ideology when along came the terrible events caused by extremist Muslim ideology. Go figure. Needless to say, the Charlie Hebdo massacre gave Congressman Steve Scalise...Show More Summary

Ex-Congressman Joe Walsh Calls For Beheadings

The former congressman (who is “former’ for a reason) wants broadcast executives beheaded who don’t don’t publish offensive cartoons. Let’s hope that when the Islamists next strike they first behead the appeasing cowards at CNN, MSNBC, etal who refused to show the cartoons. — Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) January 14, 2015 But just in case you [...]

America's Dumbest Congressman praises Egyptian dictator, still thinks Obama is a secret Muslim

I see America's Dumbest Congressman has returned to the House in fine form. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) called on American leaders to emulate Egypt’s military dictator, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi–a man who orchestrated a coup d’etat and has...Show More Summary

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