Va. man convicted after threatening congressman over Twitter sees his case as a cautionary tale.
Throughout February, California Rep. Steve Knight’s offices have been targeted by protesters demanding he listen to their “concerns” about repealing Obamacare and hold a town hall meeting so they can rant and make a spectacle. A few nights ago they took it up a notch, deciding to protest at his home. Show More Summary
White House says 'there's no there there'
"You know, Congressman [Keith] Ellison and I are united," Perez said. "And our Democratic unity is Donald Trump's worst nightmare."
Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was chosen to be the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday, defeating Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison. Read more...
A protest organizer seeking a town hall with Rep. Ken Buck is working with the Republican congressman on setting up a meeting. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/2ldBM3X) hundreds of people … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON ?For Republicans on Capitol Hill, Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to be the calm, steadying hand in the White House, the seasoned former Indiana governor and congressman who would be their ears and mouth in the neophyte...Show More Summary
The Democratic Party put its faith in its old guard Saturday to guide it out of the political wilderness, choosing as its new leader an Obama-era Cabinet secretary over the charismatic congressman backed by the progressive wing of the party. Tom Perez, a former secretary of Labor with strong ties...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman has called for a special prosecutor to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and was in touch with President Donald Trump's team during the campaign. Rep. Darrell Issa (EYE'-suh) of California says it would be improper for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to lead the investigation.
Republican congressman Darrell Issa - who Trump called "a very good man" during the campaign - called Friday for a special prosecutor to oversee the investigation into Trump associates' contacts with Russia. Three months ago, then Donald Trump tweeted... .@DarrellIssa is a very good man. Show More Summary
A suggestion from Michael Halasy: The Randian Congressman Paul Ryan has turned off ALL of his public telephones & fax machines in response to protests in favor of the Affordable Care Act, Planned Parenthood, Medicare, etc. He is also NOT accepting signed petitions and is TURNING-AWAY voters who deliver the petitions. So, let’s see what […]
As Real Time With Bill Maher interviews go, last night’s top-of-show chat with Republican congressman Darrell Issa was low-key, even genial, but Issa’s call for a special prosecutor to investigate Russia’s involvement in last November’s...Show More Summary
After a length and contentious campaign, the Democratic Party has chosen Thomas Perez, who served as Labor Secretary and Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights under President Obama, as its new chairman over Congressman Keith Ellison. Show More Summary
Ex-Obama administration official defeats Congressman Keith Ellision to become chair of party's administrative arm DNC.
Sorry to step on TaMara’s post, but I thought this would be of interest: Democrats elect Tom Perez as national party chairman https://t.co/43gbNhka3P pic.twitter.com/TxMAQ9VYyA — Talking Points Memo (@TPM) February 25, 2017 Right away, Perez moves to appoint Ellison DNC deputy chair. Perez supporters start chanting "Unity!" Round of applause from Keith fans. — Ruby […]
A crowd of about 200 people protested outside the Las Cruces office of Rep. Steve Pearce, the sole Republican member of New Mexico's congressional delegation. The Las Cruces Sun-News (https://goo.gl/4oYvUS … Click to Continue »
Last night on Bill Maher's show, Congressman Darrell Issa made some news in calling for a special prosecutor to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Click here for reuse options! The Republican congressman publicly breaks with the White House on "Real Time with Bill Maher" Bill Maher — after facing backlash last week for giving provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos a platform, then taking credit for Milo’s downfall — took a strong stance against Rep. Show More Summary
Democrats are gathering in Atlanta to pick a new national chairman — and the vote seems to be coming down to Tom Perez, labor secretary under President Barack Obama, and Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman. The election is seen as the start of party rebuilding after Donald Trump's presidential victory.
Click here for reuse options! And it wasn't even Louie Gohmert or Steve King. An Arizona Republican congressman has defended the notion of building a border wall by claiming it could prevent a nuclear weapon being smuggled into the United States concealed in a bale of marijuana. Show More Summary