While police officers were still engaging with the shooter at the Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Friday, one Republican lawmaker apparently thought the best thing to do was criticize the organization during an interview on CNN. Show More Summary
He also said that this was obviously a mental health issue.
In the third episode of “Scheer Intelligence”—Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer’s new KCRW podcast—eight-term Ohio congressman and two-time presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich raps about the underbelly of U.S. politics going back to his days as Cleveland’s “Boy Mayor” in the late 1970s.
While there was still an active shooting, Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger was on CNN demanding that Vicki Cowart, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains should apologize if the domestic terrorist who shot up the Colorado Springs clinic wasn’t anti-abortion. Never mind that the statement from the Planned Parenthood head didn’t claim it was [...]
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Police have finally taken a shooter into custody after the five-hour siege at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs that has left at least three people dead, including one police officer. It was while that siege was still going...Show More Summary
This week's episode of KCRWs "Scheer Intelligence" features Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer in conversation with Dennis Kucinich, Ohio's eight-term congressman and two-time Democratic presidential candidate, who reveals tales about the underbelly of politics going back to his days as the "Boy Mayor" of Cleveland on the late 1970s. Show More Summary
Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo has been thinking long and hard about his rather odd "performance" during his House Select Committee's interrogation of Hillary Clinton over Benghazi. As has, apparently, his whole family. During aShow More Summary
Florida Congressman Alan Grayson told radio host Alan Colmes Wednesday that if Ted Cruz is elected president, he "will file that beautiful lawsuit saying that he’s unqualified for the job" according to the Constitution.
Congressman Alan Grayson told me Wednesday night he’ll sue if Ted Cruz is the Republican nominee. Grayson commented on the GOP field. GRAYSON: It’s resolved itself into this weird reality show. It’s not “The Biggest Loser” that they’re choosing, it’s “The Biggest Bigot.” COLMES: That’s very interesting, are they all bigots? GRAYSON: Show me one [...]
Florida Congressman Alan Grayson says he’ll argue for you with your conservative relatives at Thanksgiving. Grayson, running for Senate in a tough primary with fellow Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy, emailed his supporters Tuesday to say that a $3 donation would enter them in a contest to have Grayson call their “most conservative relative on Thanksgiving.” [...]
MSNBC's Chris Hayes faced off with Republican congressman Steve King tonight over his views on Muslim assimilation in the United States.
President Barack Obama needs to create a new strategy that can defeat the Islamic State, US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce said in a statement following Obama’s meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Whiter House.
Letter from seven scientific groups expresses “grave concern.”
Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison, one of two Muslims in the House, believes Donald Trump’s rhetoric could lead to violence. “He’s whipping up hatred to scapegoat a minority religious group, which has some very dangerous historic precedents…” said Ellison, who is himself Muslim. “I mean, it’s the kind of behavior, it’s classic demagoguery, and you know, [...]
Last week MSNBC host, and former Congressman, Joe Scarborough seemed shocked that Princeton students would object to having numerous buildings on their campus named after president, and bigot, Woodrow Wilson. Insanity breaks out at Princeton. Show More Summary
In an appearance on All In with Chris Hayes, Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison (MN) slammed Republican frontrunner and former reality TV star Donald Trump for setting Americans against each other and irresponsibly ratcheting up hostilities toward Muslims and nonwhites. “He’s whipping up hatred to...
CNN host Chris Cuomo pushed back against Rep. Steve King’s anti-immigrant rhetoric on Tuesday after the congressman claimed that Syrian refugees should be turned away because no one from the Middle East had ever successfully assimilated into another country. “It isn’t about if we...
Rep. Ryan Zinke explains his philosophy of government through the 13 military combat knives he keeps in his House office.