WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unhappy about plans by Republicans who control Congress to repeal the estate tax. Obama was traveling to Kentucky on Thursday to visit a Louisville-based technology company and discuss his concerns about t$300 billion cost of eliminating a tax that the White House says would affect relatively few people.
Three Hundred Republicans asked the United States Supreme Court to impose gay marriage on the United States. They filed a brief in the Court asking for that to happen. The list reads like a who’s who of political consultants and pundits. Show More Summary
Following five straight days where the network evening newscasts slammed Indiana for passing its Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), Arkansas joined the barrage of criticism on Wednesday after Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson requested the legislature make changes to its own version that had passed on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Does Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., suffer from short, medium and long-term memory loss? In criticizing Republicans for holding up the nomination of Loretta Lynch, Durbin said, “Loretta Lynch, the first
The response to the ‘religious freedom’ legislation in Indiana and Arkansas is highlighting a divide between Republicans and a growing national consensus on...
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Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. Governors Scott...Show More Summary
Republican Indiana Governor Mike Pence has championed an anti-gay law called the Senate Enrolled Act 101 or as some call it, the Religious Freedom Act. Governor Pence swears was not created to allow religious conservatives to discriminate against gays. Show More Summary
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says concerns about religious freedom could unite Republicans and rally conservative Democrats to the GOP in 2016. The Republican presidential candidate told an audience in Sioux City, Iowa, on Wednesday that a new Indiana law is awakening like-minded voters of various political stripes.
Both the Republicans and the Democrats began April by issuing major announcements about the structure of each party's upcoming debate calendar. Since the 2016 presidential race has already started, it would be foolish to ignore the impact today's news will bring to the contest. Show More Summary
For the past couple of years conservation activists pushing to create a tax dollar slush fund for themselves have had Republican lawmakers trying to stay ahead of them with knee-jerk policy making. During the 2013 session, after conservation activists failed to get a constitutional amendment on the state ballot due to petition fraud, lawmakers created...
Huffington Post is so sure that anyone who would defend a gay marriage ban is a Republican that the far left “news” site owned by AOL slammed Kentucky’s “Republican” Governor,
Republicans are now more concerned with the damage being dine by President Obama’s policies than they are with threats from international leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President
Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) The biggest blow to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's claims that his state's new law won't lead to discrimination may have come from a fellow Republican governor. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday morning that...Show More Summary
Nevada State Rep. Michele Fiore, who declared racism over before referring to a colleague as “colored,” wants pimps to lose vital organs. She proposed the penalty during discussion of a bill intended to help women escape the sex trade by requiring truck stops, fast-food restaurants, and other establishments to post a toll-free number where they [...]
The House Republican Conference chair can explain away all of those Americans who love their ACA benefits: those popular provisions of law don't count.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week ago, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was considered one of the few Republican presidential prospects who could unite the GOP's business wing with religious conservatives. Business leaders have been among the most...Show More Summary
Iowa radio host and Washington Times columnist Steve Deace strongly criticized Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) after Pence agreed in a press conference to amend Indiana's recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which would...Show More Summary
A brief interlude from religious-liberty news, to an issue where Republicans are indeed standing on principle (well, with the help of the big business this time). Going into the 2014 elections, one of the few issues on which congressional...Show More Summary
Politico: “Since Pence resigned as chairman of the House Republican Conference in November 2010 to run for governor, conventional wisdom held that he would bide his time in Indianapolis, padding his résumé with executive experience before mounting a presidential bid. [...]