House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi today defended taxpayer funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business — despite a fourth video showing the abortion giant potentially breaking state and federal laws to sell the body parts of aborted babies. She said Democrats will “overwhelmingly” oppose any bill funding the feral government that also includes provisions for […]
By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – President Obama gave a personal presentation to House Democrats Wednesday afternoon at a “working reception” at the White House. Iran will remain an “odious” government, he told...Show More Summary
Indicted Democrat Congressman Chaka Fattah has announced that he will recuse himself from leadership positions on the House Appropriations Committee.................................... [...] The post Indicted Congressman Recusing Himself From Leadership Positions appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
Newt Gingrich, the former Republican speaker of the House, and Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor and Democratic National Committee chairman, made their first public appearance as Dentons colleagues Wednesday on a panel discussion at the firm offices on K Street. They spoke almost entirely in agreement about the future of Medicaid and... Read the whole entry... »
A Smart Politics analysis finds there are 16 U.S. Senators who currently serve states with a majority of its U.S. House seats held by the opposing political party; only one of these 16 is a Republican – Mark Kirk of [...]
Former Texas governor Rick Perry, in a major policy speech in New York Wednesday, accused former president Bill Clinton Wednesday of contributing to the 2008 economic crisis -- and said Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton would have to answer for her husband's policies as president. As the Post's James Hohmann reported today: “The address from the […]
In the 2014 mid-term elections, the GOP solidified its control of both the House and the Senate. Republicans also dominated when it came to electing governors. There are currently 31 Republican governors and only 18 Democratic ones; Alaska is the only state with an Independent governor. Show More Summary
Good news for horses: a bipartisan group of more than 100 members of Congress, evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats, joined together as original cosponsors of the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act introduced last night in the U.S. Show More Summary
ROLL CALL: Democrats’ Window to Find Strong House Candidates Slowly Closing. When former Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller passed on a bid in the Silver State’s 3rd District last week, it sent Democrats back to the drawing board again to find a nominee for this Tossup seat in 2016. Miller’s decision to sit the […]
What Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan previously had labeled a "diversion" to resolving the state's budget impasse became a priority issue Tuesday when the House voted to repeal an automatic 2 percent pay hike following weeks of criticism from Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Well, the star search for solid House candidates for 2016 is coming to a close. It’s last call, Democrats–and they have some absences in their...
The Illinois House on Tuesday voted to repeal the annual cost-of-living increase that bumped up lawmakers' salaries as Democrats who control the chamber tried to blunt Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's contention that legislators should not get raises while the state budget goes unresolved.
WASHINGTON -- Unpaid interns in most states aren't covered by the same workplace discrimination and harassment laws as employees, but some House Democrats are trying to change that. Three lawmakers introduced a trio of bills Tuesday aimed at closing loopholes that exclude unpaid interns from protection. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should "come clean" and turn over her private email server to the State Department's inspector general. Show More Summary
"This is a strange, oddly-timed rehashing of conspiracy theories," a leading House Democrat said yesterday about the GOP's bizarre press conference yesterday.
Republican House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should “come clean” and turn over her private email server to the State Department’s inspector general. At least four emails from the account used by Clinton...
A DEMOCRATIC OPERATIVE, MASQUERADING AS A COMEDIAN: Jon Stewart’s secret White House visits.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's vigorous effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress continues — this time in the House where three Cabinet secretaries will face tough questioning on Tuesday from skeptical Democrats and Republicans. California Rep. Show More Summary
16 U.S. Senators serve states in which their party holds a minority of U.S. House seats – 15 are Democrats.
In a complaint signed by Shawn M. Keefe that was received by the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission today, Taylor Bennett, Democratic candidate for GA House District 80, is accused of failing to “file his Personal Financial Disclosure under the law within the time alloted [sic].” Early voting has begun in that district. Show More Summary