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Congressman Offers McCabe Job to Save Pension

Democrats in Congress may have found a way to save former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's government pension, despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions firing him two days before he could qualify for it. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) on Saturday extended a federal job offer to McCabe, who has worked for the FBI for 21 years. Show More Summary

The principle behind anti-Trump pragmatism

WASHINGTON — Former Rep. Barney Frank and the writer William F. Buckley Jr. could hardly have been more at odds in their political views. The Massachusetts Democrat remains a staunch liberal while Buckley was the intellectual founder of modern conservatism. But they had something important in common: Each wanted his side to win elections and [...]Show More Summary

‘Why I’m Leaving the GOP’

Former Rep. Charles Djou (R-HI) writes in the Honolulu Civil Beat: Today, after much consideration, I abandon my party because I am unwilling to abandon my principles. I can no longer stand with a Republican Party that is led by a [...

Former GOP rep. quits party over Trump and hammers him for ‘immoral behavior toward women’ on the way out

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A former U.S. congressman announced that he has quit the Republican Party, citing President Donald Trump’s character and policies as the reason. In a Civil Beat column published on Monday, former Hawaii Rep. Charles Djou revealed that he was abandoning his party “because I am unwilling...

Mueller Is Already in Possession of McCabe’s Bombshell Private Memos on Trump Meetings: Wall Street Journal

McCabe had already turned over the memos to the special counsel. Special counsel Robert Mueller already has in his possession the contemporaneous memos written by former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. ...Show More Summary

Former GOP Rep to Brother of Slain Border Patrol Agent: ‘I Met With AG Sessions to Get Fast & Furious Documents and He Said NO’

On Saturday, former Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz told Kent Terry, the brother of slain border patrol agent Brian Terry he asked AG Sessions for the Fast & Furious documents and the Attorney General said NO. Brian Terry was a border patrol...Show More Summary

Greitens wants to talk to Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner. Why?

Gov. Eric Greitens wants to talk to Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner. After all, the veteran congresswoman and former party chairman could have a big say in whether the embattled governor … Click to Continue »

S.C. Gov. McMaster cries foul over White House allocation for Charleston port

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is accusing the White House budget office — overseen by former S.C. GOP Rep. Mick Mulvaney — for skimping on funding for one of the … Click to Continue »

Jack Kingston Takes Up For The NRA: Gun Debate About 2nd Amendment, Not A Political Group

CNN continues to lower the collective IQ of their audience by having this Trump flack on the air. Former Rep. Jack Kingston adds absolutely nothing of value to any panel they include him in, and he talks over the other guests while they...Show More Summary

Two European ex-leaders and one current US Rep named in Mueller’s new Manafort indictment: report

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A new indictment filed on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller alleges that President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly paid former senior European politicians in 2012 and 2013 to lobby for the pro-Russia government of Ukraine. The superseding indictment says...

Far-Right Kooks Smear Parkland Survivors

Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Georgia) has joined a growing far-right smear campaign against the students who survived last week's massacre in a Parkland, Florida high school. Since the shooting, which killed 17 people, the students have become outspoken advocates for gun control to prevent future acts of violence. Show More Summary

Dylan Ratigan Will Run for Congress

Former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan plans to run for the seat held by two-term Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) in New York’s 21st congressional district, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports.

Van Jones Shuts Republican Jack Kingston Down When He Pathetically Tries to Undermine Parkland Survivors

The former conservative legislator wasn't getting away with his insidious insinuation. Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) went on CNN’s “AC 360” Tuesday to double-down on the allegation he made earlier in the day that survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School school shooting massacre were left-wing pawns. Show More Summary

Watch Van Jones annihilate Jack Kingston for doubling down on his attacks on the Parkland survivors

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) went on CNN’s “AC 360” Tuesday to double-down on the allegation he made earlier in the day that survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School school shooting massacre were left-wing pawns. “It’s so tough to see the distinction...

Watch: CNN’s Alisyn Camerota calls BS on Jack Kingston’s claim that Parkland teens are left-wing pawns

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) was brutally smacked down on CNN Tuesday after claiming that the teens from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were coerced by the left-wing crusade against guns. In wake of mass shootings, the far-right argues for “thoughts and prayers” and time to...

Another Quote of the Day

“These races are like canaries in the coal mine. For Republicans, the canaries are dying.” — Former Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), quoted by Vanity Fair, on GOP losses in state legislative races across the c0untry.

This Former NFL Player Is Running on a Progressive Agenda to Flip a Red District in Texas

Former linebacker Colin Allred is hoping to take out Republican Rep. Pete Sessions by campaigning on Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and automatic voter registration. When it comes to Texas, for many years national political pundits...Show More Summary

Watch MSNBC host Joy Reid ridicule pastor she booted from her show over his plans to run for Congress

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MSNBC host Joy Ried gleefully took a shot at a former guest — who she was forced to kick off her show when he went on a rant about racism — for thinking he can win a congressional seat currently being held by outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC). Back on Jan. 13, the AM Joy host called a...

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