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Obama Will Veto Any Attempt To Undo His Executive Action On Immigration

A senior White House official says any attempt by Republicans to undo his action on immigration by attaching something to a future bill will be met with a veto. The official left no doubt that the White House is prepared for a shutdown standoff if Republicans attach a rider to the upcoming spending bill needed [...]

Chuck Todd called out by Chris Matthews for misquote that will provide Republicans a talking point

Is Chuck Todd just a rookie? Is Chuck Todd a puppet bidding for right-wing Republican acceptance? Is Chuck Todd simply incompetent? This man continues to make the political discourse more shallow. Earlier on Meet The Press, a piece was shown contrasting Obamacare in Texas and Illinois that was right down the middle. Show More Summary

Hey Republicans, want free market health insurance? You got it.

11 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Yup. That's pretty much how it worked. Alice Rivlin, senior fellow in the economic studies program at the Brookings Institution, doesn't get the conservative myopia about just what it was that they got in Obamacare. In general, Republicans...Show More Summary

Report: Mia Love's Parents Were Undocumented

Congresswoman-elect Mia Love of Utah, who made history this month as the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, was born in America to Haitian parents who came to the country on tourist visas and were likely undocumented immigrants, according to American Prospect. Show More Summary

Will Leonard Lance Apologize for Benghazi Rhetoric?

promoted by Rosi Yesterday, late on a Friday (two weeks after the election) when bad news is dumped in the hopes that the media will miss in in a drunken weekend haze, we learned the following about the Republican allegations regarding...Show More Summary

Michelle Bachmann: GOP Plans Not to Resist Obama Executive Amnesty

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) revealed on Saturday that Republican leadership, led by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Oh), has no intention of resisting President Obama’s executive amnesty that he ordered on Thursday. Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steven K. Show More Summary

The GOP Immigration Lie

Even before President Obama finished his speech announcing his executive order on immigration, Republicans were already planning on ways to thwart the most significant step toward reform in decades. In a statement released by John Boehner, the Speaker of the House said, “By ignoring the will of the American people, President Obama has cemented his [...]

Ron Johnson Won't Self-Finance 2016 Campaign Just Like He Didn't In 2010

US Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) was recently on C-SPAN where he said that he would not self-finance his 2016 campaign for reelection: When Sen. Ron Johnson seeks re-election in 2016, don't look for the Wisconsin Republican to open hisShow More Summary

The Nuclear Option Catch-22 for Republicans

The problem is there is no way for Republicans to undo the Democrats' rule change without validating what Democrats did.

GOP-Commissioned Benghazi Report Debunks GOP Conspiracy Theories About Benghazi

The latest report, released Friday, does little to back up Republicans' suspicion of negligence, and it finds no intelligence failure on the part of the CIA. The post GOP-Commissioned Benghazi Report Debunks GOP Conspiracy Theories About Benghazi appeared first on ThinkProgress.

New Nevada Speaker Wrote About 'Darkies'

The incoming Republican speaker of the Nevada Assembly wrote about the "master-slave relationship" between Democrats and blacks, while also referencing "simple minded darkies," according to a report published Thursday. The Reno News and Review, an alternative weekly in the state's second city, picked through past newspaper columns written by Rep. Show More Summary

Congress has time to ‘pass a bill’ before bulk of Obama’s immigration actions starts

If this were a perfect world and congressional Republicans were rational (I know, LOL), they would see that what President Obama laid out on immigration reform on Thursday and Friday provides a window for them to stop his plans before they start, solve a legitimate national issue and curry favor with a needed constituency. It […]

Former Montomery County, PA GOP Party Chair Going To Trial For Sexual Assault

Robert Kerns, the former head of the Montgomery County Republican Party in Pennsylvania, will take his sexual assault case to trial before a judge, after he waived his right to a jury trial, according to Main Line Times. Kerns faces two counts of aggravated indecent assault without consent, two counts of indecent assault without consent, [...]

Obama: Don't Make Immigration 'Dealbreaker,' 'Not How Democracy Our Works'

President Obama urged Republicans not to make his executive action on immigration a "dealbreaker" on other issues because "that’s not how our democracy works" in his weekly address on Saturday. Transcript as Follows: "Hi everybody. Today, I’m at Del Sol High School, in Las Vegas, to talk with students and families about immigration. Show More Summary

Come Saturday Morning: Obama, Immigration, and the Cray-Cray

Well before November, the Senate Republicans had a big fat list of all the things they intended to do once they retook the upper chamber: kill the EPA, gut Federal employees' pensions, hand out more free-money tax breaks to the rich, yadda yadda yadda. But they can't do any of that just yet, because their base is all riled up by the bright shiny object called "immigration".

Orrin Hatch’s Cake Hole

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 ?

Ted Cruz: Confused About Cicero

What the Texas Republican misrepresents about treason and politics in the Roman Republic

Maher: Obama 'Reached Out' to GOP With Exec Amnesty

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

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