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GOP bill cites ‘seducing spirits and doctrines of devils’ in push to defund Planned Parenthood

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A Republican congressman has introduced legislation that cites two Bible verses as reasons the House of Representatives to should oppose same-sex marriage and block federal grants for Planned Parenthood. The symbolic resolution, introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (NC) on July 29, calls on the House to...

Richard Schweiker, former congressman, senator and Reagan Cabinet secretary, dies at 89

The Pennsylvania Republican was tapped as Ronald Reagan’s running mate during a 1976 White House bid.

Richard Schweiker, former congressman, senator and Reagan Cabinet secretary, dies at 89

Richard S. Schweiker, a Pennsylvania Republican who served in both chambers of Congress and as health and human services secretary under President Ronald Reagan, who had unexpectedly tapped him as a running mate during a failed 1976 White House bid, died July 31 at a hospital in Pomona, N.J. He was 89.Read full article >>

GOP Congressman Confirms John Boehner DOES NOT Have The Votes to Remain Speaker

Things are looking bad for John Boehner. The Speaker of the House will apparently be losing his leadership role, as he can’t get the votes to remain speaker. Breitbart News

Think It Through, Debbie!

Once more, Debbie Wasserman Schultz has refused to say what the difference is between a Democrat and a socialist. ( Wasserman Schultz is a congressman, by the way, and the chairman of the Democratic National Committee.) She will only answer what the difference is between a Democrat and a Republican. Show More Summary

Congressman Cummings Explains The Problem With Media's Rush To Trust Anonymous Congressional Leaks

The New York Times' latest botched story on emails from former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shows why reporters shouldn't trust leaks from anonymous partisan sources, Congressman Elijah Cummings...Show More Summary

Congressman Wants To Banish Gays To Deserted Island

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Rep. Louie Gohmert has a plan to prove that God intended marriage to be only between a man and a woman. He spoke before a group of […]

That Time a Congressman Killed a Lion in Zimbabwe

Long before the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a Minneapolis dentist triggered an international outcry over the illegal hunting, one U.S. Congressman confidently bragged about killing — and eating — his own conquests. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

HUMA ABEDIN’S “SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP”: The Washington Post reports that longtime Clinton …

HUMA ABEDIN’S “SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP”: The Washington Post reports that longtime Clinton confidant and aide, Huma Abedin (also wife of disgraced Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner) was overpaid by the State Department and...Show More Summary

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert: Strand Gays on an Island, See What Happens

A Republican congressman argued that the ability to procreate is the true test of marriage in a speech to a D.C. youth group. 1 - Name: w-line read more

Congressman Introduces Bill to Ban Sales of Body Parts From Aborted Babies

After a national scandal over the sale of aborted baby parts, Colorado Representative Doug Lamborn introduced the End Trafficking of the Terminated Unborn Act of 2015 (H.R. 3215), which would ban the acquisition of human body parts from abortions for research. Rep. Lamborn’s legislation is a response to four videos that show Planned Parenthood executives […]

Let’s Remember the Former Georgia Congressman Who Killed and Ate a Lion

Dr. Walter Palmer shocked the world this week when it was revealed that he killed Cecil the Lion, a beloved mainstay at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park. Then he shocked it again when it was revealed how much disposable income dentists have. Before long, people were thinking clearly again and they... More »

Congressman Wants Gays Banished To Deserted Island For “100 To 200 Years”

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Rep. Louie Gohmert from Texas says he can prove same-sex marriage goes against nature. All he needs are eight gay men, a deserted island, and a couple of centuries. While speaking before a group of impressionable young conservatives last week, Gohmert proposed a plan to prove, once and for all, that God intended marriage to be between one man and one woman […]

Backlash: Major donors dump Republican congressman after anti-gay remarks

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Big 4 accounting firms, their trade association and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have pulled back on fundraising for U.S.Rep. Scott Garrett (R-5th Dist.) after he reportedly made anti-gay remarks in a closed-door meeting with fellow Republican lawmakers, sources said to Bloomberg. Garrett refused...

GOP Congressman: Iran Deal Makes Hitler Look Like ‘A Minor Player’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

"...Iran is not going to change its stripes. Hitler did not change his stripes."

John Lewis Is Both A Civil Rights-Era Badass And Our Most Adorable Congressman

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) is more than a civil rights icon. He's an all-around fun guy.  The congressman was spotted Thursday on Capitol Hill getting cozy with some adorable puppies from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Show More Summary

Congressman Tom Price on the Fiftieth Birthday of Medicare and Medicaid

Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing Medicare and Medicaid into law. They were the crowning achievements to LBJ’s Great Society programs designed to eliminate poverty, improve education, and ameliorate racial injustice. Show More Summary

New Congressional Bill Would Stop Taxpayer Funding of Obamacare “Death Panels”

Congressman Steve King has introduced a bill, H.R. 3251, to prevent implementation of the Obama Administration’s controversial proposed rule to pay doctors under Medicare to regularly discuss with senior citizens whether they should ...Show More Summary

Congressman Moves To Block Pell Grants For Prisoners

A Republican congressman introduced a bill late Wednesday that would block the Obama administration's plans to restore funding for in-prison college programs.

Listen: Bob Ney on Planned Parenthood, Boehner and the Iran deal

Former congressman and current Talk Radio News Service correspondent Bob Ney talks with Gary Baumgarten for the Paltalk News Network about Planned Parenthood fighting back, a challenge to John Boehner’s speaker post and the attempt to seal the Iran deal. Photo by Thomas Hawk

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