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Congresswoman Janice Hahn (Calif.) and Congressman John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) introduced the “Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015,” which would provide
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
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After nearly 12 years in Congress and multiple votes supporting anti-abortion legislation, Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) announced in an op-ed a complete 180: he is now pro-choice.
Congressman Tim Ryan, a Democrat from Ohio, announced in an op-ed today that he's changed his previously anti-abortion stance, writing, "Each and every American deserves the right to deal with these difficult situations in consultation with their families, close friends or religious advisers," and that pregnancy is "a personal decision." Yep. Show More Summary
During an interview with an Alabama radio station, Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) joked to a host that hey, maybe he should have performed a citizen's arrest on an undocumented woman sitting next to Michelle Obama at the State of the Union.
Ryan says talking to women helped change his mind
Catholic Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan has officially changed his position on abortion and now says he supports legalized abortion after listening to women who have had abortions share their stories. But the state’s leading political group says Ryan’s decision has less to do with listening to women and more to do with listening to his […]
Andy11M sends a link to Yahoo News which reports that California Democrat Congressman Adam Schiff is prepared to introduce legislation for the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) that would replace the 2002 version which allowed troops into Iraq the following year, but would seriously hamstring troops who are currently facing the ISIS […]
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
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.
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 Louie Gohmert is not happy with his female Republican colleagues, who just straight-up refused to get on board with a proposed bill that would've banned abortion after 20 weeks. In a conference call with conservative pastor Rev. E.W. Jackson, Gohmert complained that "our Republican females," as he calls them, "sent entirely the wrong message." Go on. Read more...
At the Citizens United Iowa Freedom Summit co-hosted by Rep. Steve King (R-IA 4), the congressman drew a comparison between President Obama's upbringing in Indonesia and his own. King referred to a statement made by Obama that the call...Show More Summary