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Mitt Romney: Republicans Should 'Swallow Hard,' Pass 'Permanent' Amnesty Bill

Former Massachusetts Governor and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes Republicans should "swallow hard" and pass a permanent amnesty bill in the wake of President Barack Obama's executive amnesty that even Romney conceded would encourage more illegal immigrants to enter the country. Show More Summary

Are Democrats the Real Racists?

Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, recently elected speaker of the assembly's Republican caucus, stepped down this week. His resignation comes after he made some truly remarkable public comments about race. He claimed that the "relationship...Show More Summary

Obama Gives Turkey Amnesty

President Obama used the annual turkey pardon to poke fun at his Republican opponents: President Obama joked Wednesday about his executive actions giving legal status to as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, saying his Thanksgiving pardon of a turkey would doubtlessly be criticized as “amnesty.” Obama said the pardon of [...]

Obama Uses Turkey Pardon to Mock Concerns Over Executive Amnesty

Wednesday at the 67th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, which had to be moved inside due to Washington, D.C. weather, President Barack Obama used the tradition to mock Republican concerns over his executive action granting amnesty to upwards of 5 million illegal immigrants. Show More Summary

The Death of Democracy in Burlington County

"This wouldn't pass muster in Trenton" That's a quote from Doug O'Malley, Director of Environment New Jersey upon witnessing the pure disdain for the citizens of Burlington County exhibited by the Republican majority on the Freeholder Board on the morning before Thanksgiving. Show More Summary

Republicans Considering Not Inviting Obama To Give State Of The Union Address

In their continuing efforts to show how much they want to work with the president, the Republican Congress is considering not inviting the president to give his annual State of the Union speech. They considered this in 1999 after impeaching him, but then rejected the idea of not inviting President Clinton. Politico reported yesterday that [...]

If Amnesty is not stopped the Republican Party and America are over

Now that justice has been served in Ferguson Americans can refocus their attention on the real issue at hand. That is that America is on the brink of becoming a

Reid's tax package deal with House GOP effectively dead after veto threat

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

WTF, guys? The deal Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was apparently close to sealing with House Republican leaders to make a bunch of tax breaks for corporations permanent while ending others that help lower- and middle-income families, seems pretty much dead now. Show More Summary

Report: Obamacare Offers a $3,000 Incentive to Hire Amnestied Illegals Over Native-Born Americans

While Republican lawmakers have already expressed concern that President Obama’s executive amnesty will have a negative impact on unemployed Americans, The Washington Times is highlighting another aspect of Obama’s actions that will make competing with amnestied illegal immigrants for jobs that much more of an uphill climb. Show More Summary

Early polls: Where things stand among potential 2016 contenders

The Quinnipiac poll reports: “Republican voters nationwide want 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney back in the game, giving him the top position at 19 percent in an early look at the 2016 presidential race in a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.... With Romney out of the race, Jeb Bush leads with 14 […]

Conservative Lawmakers Offer House Leadership Three Pronged Strategy to Combat Executive Action

Conservative lawmakers are calling on House leadership to vigorously act against President Obama’s executive amnesty. Republican congressional leaders have yet to articulate what actions they plan to take to combat Obama’s recent unilateral...Show More Summary

Another Poll Shows Majority of Republicans Choose Romney for 2016

A new national Quinnipiac poll shows that GOP voters prefer former failed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2016. The early poll shows Romney leading with 19 percent, while Jeb Bush earns second place. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is tied in third place with neurosurgeon Ben Carson. Show More Summary

POLL: Republicans Like Mitt Romney And Jeb Bush In 2016

A new poll released Wednesday morning found Republican voters are still inclined to back some familiar names in the 2016 presidential race. Two-time presidential candidate Mitt Romney led the crowded field with 19% support, the Quinnipiac University survey found. Show More Summary

Obama Has Really Gotten Inside the GOP's Head

Jeremy Peters writes in the New York Times today that the tea party has morphed from an enraged bunch of economic populists to an enraged bunch of anti-immigration zealots. And by cracky, they want Republicans to crush the tyrant Obama for his immigration insolence and they want them to do it now: Satisfying the conservative base will be difficult. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Key Republican retirement puts Virginia state Senate in play

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

John Watkins Leading Off: • VA State Senate: Though Republicans only have a 21-to-19 margin in Virginia's state Senate, their grip on the chamber is far stronger than it might appear. As Johnny Longtorso recently explained, even though Democrats only need to pick up one seat in next year's elections to allow Lt. Show More Summary

Compromise, You Keep Using That Word

Worthless fucking Democrats: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has reached a compromise with House Republicans on a package of tax breaks that would permanently extend relief for big multinational corporations without providing breaks for middle or lower-income families, individuals with knowledge of the deal tell ThinkProgress. Show More Summary

"In some ways, Hagel was the President’s Republican doppelgänger: skeptical of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan..."

"... eager to bring home U.S. troops, and reluctant to get the United States embroiled militarily elsewhere in the Middle East," writes John Cassidy in The New Yorker.If the primary goal was to complete Obama’s agenda of disengaging from Iraq and Afghanistan, then having Hagel at the Pentagon seemed to make sense. Show More Summary

WI Republican State Representative Gets Slap On The Wrist For Sexual Assualt

In March 2014, Republican Wisconsin State Representative Bill Kramer, who also was the Assembly Majority Leader, was charged with two counts of Second Degree Sexual Assault for violently sexually assaulting a GOP congressional staffer: In...Show More Summary

James Kerian: Republicans Should Give Thanks For Barack Obama

This Thanksgiving Republicans should give thanks for President Obama.  This man has destroyed a Democrat coalition that looked unstoppable in 2008.  Wonks and gurus from the New York Times and the Ivy League Schools kept assuring us that the “Emerging Democratic Majority” was unstoppable and their favorite trope that “Demographics is Destiny” guaranteed that the...

A Bigger Problem than Obama

We have two major parties in the nation now: the Republican Party and the Banana Republic Party, otherwise known as Democrats. The difference between them is over the rule of

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