A Washington Post editorial argued that the Republicans would be best-served by re-appointing Doug Elmendorf as the director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) rather than picking someone who is a conservative ideologue. The basis...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — As reported by the Daily Caller, the Hampton University buried its own poll on Election Day in the Virginia Senate race between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democratic incumbent Mark Warner. Warner won the race, but could the poll have swung the race to Gillespie’s favor? Who knows. The university did not clearly answer […]
Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and one of the leaders of the Evangelical Immigration Table, warned Friday that if Republicans fail to pass a bill on immigration reform, keeping millions of undocumented immigrants in limbo, they can expect to suffer at the polls in 2016.
Sen. Orrin Hatch [said] that Republicans were ready to give the other party “a taste of their own medicine.”... Our 'own medicine'? You mean like Affordable Health Care? (Somehow I doubt it.) Continue reading ?
What the Texas Republican misrepresents about treason and politics in the Roman Republic
On Friday, HBO's "Real Time" host Bill Maher argued that Republican outrage over President Obama's executive action on immigration was unwarranted because Obama "reached out" to the GOP. "He [Obama] purposely reached out to the Republicans in his executive order. Show More Summary
Republicans have a great opportunity here.
For two years, ever since Mitt Romney screwed up his response to the Benghazi attacks in order to score campaign points, Republicans have been on an endless search for a grand conspiracy theory that explains how it all happened. Intelligence was ignored because it would have been inconvenient to the White House to acknowledge it. Show More Summary
There's a troll here who likes to pop in and say things like "How can cops be Republican? You're union people, Republicans want to screw you. etc etc" We'd publish it, but he calls everyone stupid and ignorant and has a potty-mouth, so we flush it.We troll back at sites like that sometimes if we're bored. Show More Summary
The renewed Republican complaining over immigration reform, Bill Maher said on Real Time on Friday, should dispel one of the country’s popular notions about itself. “Can we put one myth to rest? That America is a country that’s welcoming to immigrants,” Maher told his...
On Thursday, New York Times best-selling author, Andy Borowitz, wrote: In a sharp Republican rebuke to President Obama’s proposed actions on immigration, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell accused the President…of “flagrantly treating...Show More Summary
As time goes on, President Obama is becoming much more provocative with the GOP. For example, he met with congressional Democrats, but no Republicans, then announced his long awaited plan for executive amnesty, giving 5 million illegal immigrants a pathway to work permits and relief from possible deportation for 3 years.
Congratulations to Mia Love on being the first black Republican woman in Congress. On the night of her victory, Love remarked, "Many of the naysayers out there said that Utah would never elect a black, Republican, LDS [Latter-Day Saint, or Mormon] woman to Congress. Show More Summary
In today's episode of the Great Republican Benghazi Boogaloo, the House Intelligence Committee told the right wing noise machine to stop. Just stop it already. House Intel Panel Debunks Many Benghazi Theories. Not that they will. WASHINGTON (AP) -- A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that...
Friday on Houston's KPRC AM 950's "The Matt Patrick Show," Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX) said President Barack Obama went ahead with his executive action amnesty to "bait" congressional Republicans into being "the Grinch Who Stole Christmas" by shutting down the government right before the holidays. Show More Summary
Republicans Can Stop Pretending They Want Immigration Reform By Tina Dupuy Illegal immigrants are the perfect Republican foe. They’re easily exploited as low-cost workers benefiting business and easily maligned for being “lawless” benefiting politicians. Show More Summary
The over-the-top reaction of Republican party to the President’s immigration actions are way more than just a reaction to Obama. The whole party is in trouble. McConnell and Boehner are trying to hold things together. John McCain refers to the tea party upstarts as “young punks.” The moves announced Thursday night by Obama — which [...]Show More Summary
MSNBC's Chris Hayes tonight confronted a Republican congressman who suggested President Obama could potentially face jail time for immigration action.
Columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that President Obama was "hoping" he will goad Republicans into shutting down the government over his executive action on immigration on Friday's "Special Report" on the Fox News Channel. "This is all about political positioning. Show More Summary
After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable Care Act.