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A Message to Republicans: Millions of Americans Won't Forget How You Treated Their Mom and Dad

Congressman Luis Gutierrez dropped a simple fact during the House Judiciary Committee a couple of days ago. Congressman Luis Gutierrez dropped a simple fact during the House Judiciary Committee a couple of days ago. While republicans...Show More Summary

Former Republican Congressman Reports To Federal Prison

Former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi is beginning a three-year sentence for corruption, money laundering and other convictions. The AP reports: Renzi, 56, was convicted of conspiring to use his congressional post to make companies buy his ex-business associate’s land so the associate could repay a debt to Renzi. A federal jury in Tucson convicted Renzi [...]

Peter King: ‘I’ve Had It with This Self-Righteous, Delusional Wing’ of the GOP

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Republican Congressman Peter King said today that he's incredibly frustrated with the "self-righteous, delusional" wing of his party that may shut down the Department of Homeland Security because they're "obsessed" with stopping President Obama's immigration action.

Congressman: Obama responsible for daily murders by illegal aliens

GOP rep says Obama is accountable for murders "every day" by undocumented immigrants http://t.co/4iGJHCCwff — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) February 27, 2015

Aaron Schock Ponies Up $35,000 in Personal Funds for 'Downton Abbey' Office

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) has repaid the government $35,000 from his personal funds for his eyebrow-raising Downton Abbey-inspired office decour, USA Today reports: "As he said he would, Congressman Schock has fulfilled his commitment to pay for all the renovation...

Here's What One Member of Congress Says The Obama Administration Is Hiding About Its Trade Deals

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic congressman sent a letter Tuesday that reveals how the Obama administration denied his requests to view closely held U.S. trade deals. Rep. Lloyd Doggett's (D-Texas) letter, sent to U.S. Trade Representative...Show More Summary

Dems praise newfound bipartisan spirit on the House Oversight committee

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the media-savy Republican congressman from Utah, made it clear early last year that he wanted to take over the chairmanship of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee once its then-leader Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) hit his term limit. And, he pledged then, he would usher in a new level of bipartisan […]

Mo Brooks Uses 'Illegal And Unconstitutional' As Code For Black President

Filling in for Chris Hayes on Thursday night's All In, Ari Melber allowed Alabama Republican Congressman, Mo Brooks, to set a new record in the repetition of racist dogwhistle, code-words for black. He made it abundantly clear he disapproves...Show More Summary

GOP Rep. Aaron Schock Failed to Disclose Fancy Gifts While Cavorting with British Royals

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

For a congressman mired in an ethics scandal started by his love of Downton Abbey, it's rather fitting that Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) get into further trouble for accepting gifts while cavorting around London, cosplaying as a British royal.

Aaron Schock’s troubles mount: GOP congressman didn’t report gifts and meals in London

Embattled congressman failed to disclose thousands in gifts and payments, violating House ethics rules

Medal of Honor for Chris Kyle?

Chief Tango sends us a link to the Washington Post which discusses the efforts of Texas Congressman Roger Williams who is spearheading the effort to clear the way for President Obama to award the Medal of Honor to late “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. I know this post is going to get some of you pissed […]

Congressman Kevin Cramer Posts His Kid’s “Common Core” Math Homework Again

A few days ago North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer posted his son Abel’s “Common Core” math homework on Twitter, criticizing the method being used to teach subtraction. Now he’s back again, this time on Facebook. Post by Congressman Kevin Cramer. Here’s the thing about the Common Core debate, or any debate over teaching methods in...

GOP Congressman, a Leader in the House Science Committee, Admits He Didn’t Vaccinate His Children

Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk made a startling admission during a town hall meeting last week.He told the crowd that he didn't bother vaccinating his children (1:26:40)

Congressman proposes federal ban on red-light, speed cameras

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Rep. Ed Perlmutter argues that there is insufficient evidence to support claims that the automated ticketing systems work to the benefit of public safety.

Akin Again

Hrmm: Todd Akin is considering a primary challenge to Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) in 2016. “I have not ruled anything out,” the former congressman and 2012 GOP Senate nominee told The Hill in a phone interview on Wednesday. “I think there is a high level of dissatisfaction among conservatives, that they have to some degree [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Republicans Considered Arresting Eric Holder At SOTU

Georgia Congressman Barry Loudermilk says Republicans looked into arresting the Attorney General of the United States during the president’s State of the Union Address. “There was a discussion before the State of the Union of, because of holding Eric Holder in contempt, what role will the House play if he shows up on the House [...]

Trey Gowdy WARNS Dems to ‘Be Careful What You Do’ on Immigration VIDEO

Conservative Congressman Trey Gowdy is the pitbull of the House. Principled and a former prosecutor, Gowdy has been willing to call-out half-truths and liberal lies on a wide range of

Here’s what the Internet has to say about net neutrality

Earlier today the Federal Communications Commission voted to support strong net neutrality rules. The reaction from many has been quite like that of Congressman Keith Ellison. Oh wow. @keithellison dances for #NetNeutrality … no, but...Show More Summary

US Congressman seeks federal ban on traffic cameras

A US Congressman has introduced legislation that, if passed, would prohibit the use of automated cameras in traffic enforcement across the country. Continue reading US Congressman seeks federal ban on traffic cameras US Congressman seeks federal ban on traffic cameras originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:01:00 EST. Show More Summary

Better Not Diss Pacquiao’s Hoops

2 days agoSports / Boxing : Boxing.com

Manny is not merely a national deity and congressman — he owns a pro basketball team, Kia Carnival…

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