Republican Gov. Paul Lepage's attempt to merge eliminate the state turnpike authority is dead after a committee vote. Maine Public reports (http://bit.ly/2qkJKQ3) the transportation committee this week voted against the … Click to Continue »
House Republicans are preparing to vote on a new bill that would roll back many of the Wall Street regulations passed in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The bill, which is called the Financial CHOICE Act and would gut the 2010 Dodd-Frank legislation, passed the House Finance Committee earlier this month without any Democratic…
Since 1999, Republican and Democratic secretaries of state have nearly always hosted an event marking Islam's holy month at the State Department.
PREDICTION: THIS WOULD GET A LOT MORE ATTENTION IF HE WERE A REPUBLICAN. De Blasio Aide Who’s President of Manhattan Young Democrats Arrested for Horrifying Child Porn. This will be treated as a “local crime story.”
The freshman Republican from Louisiana has a famous name and a low-key approach — except for the occasional comedic swing.
The South Carolina congressman’s absurd interrogation of CIA alum Brennan isn’t a show meant for you—it’s all for Trump’s base. Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina, has a very important job: preserving the presidency...Show More Summary
The Republican candidate, businessman Greg Gianforte, defeated his Democratic challenger, musician Rob Quist, with 50 percent to 44 percent of the vote in unofficial results. Democrats hope lukewarm support for the Republican candidate will bode well for similar races in next year's midterm elections.
Republicans and Democrats alike are finding something to be happy about in the special election for Montana's only seat in the House. The Republican candidate, businessman Greg Gianforte, defeated his … Click to Continue »
Fifteen Republicans, four Democrats, one Libertarian and two independents have filed to run after Chaffetz announced he would step down next month from the heavily Republican 3rd Congressional District, which stretches from suburbanShow More Summary
The unrelenting Republican assault on the free press continued on Friday when, the Republican governor of Texas, joked about shooting journalists. The joke was made not two days after a Montana congressional candidate, Greg Gianforte, assaulted a reporter instead of answering a question on health care. Abbott made his joke at a gun range,… Graphic [...]Show More Summary
By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's time in office has been a "complete disaster" aside from foreign affairs, fellow Republican and former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said at an energy conference. The former Ohio congressman said he has been friends with Trump for 15 years but never thought he would occupy the White House.
Technology policy is complicated. Far too complicated for your average Republican House member, who has been really preoccupied anyway for the last month not having a clue how healthcare policy works. So you won't be surprised that House...Show More Summary
A day after Montana Republican Greg Gianforte won his state's seat in the US House of Representatives, questions swirled about the fate of his term, before it even begins. Gianforte was cited for misdemeanor assault on Wednesday after...Show More Summary
An internal investigation by congressional Republicans into the surreptitious recording and leak of comments made by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has reportedly zeroed in on a suspect...
WASHINGTON ? A pair of bills introduced in the House and the Senate would make assaulting law enforcement officers a federal offense and suing cops for civil rights violations more difficult. Under the Back the Blue Act, introduced on May 16 by Sen. Show More Summary
Texas' Republican House speaker says he won't work anymore on a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, putting the hotly debated legislation in jeopardy. House Speaker Joe Straus said Friday it … Click to Continue »
Tension between party leaders who will not compete for unlikely seats and an energized base loath to concede anything to Republicans risks demoralizing activists.
I know some of you are aware of this comment from new Republithug Greg Gianforte, but I think we have the Republican retirement plan summed up in a nutshell. Gianforte is a big fan of citing Noah, as it turns out. In a 2015 talk at the Montana Bible College, he told the audience that […]
Like the filibuster on Supreme Court justices, Republicans destroying the blue slip process by which senators have effective veto power over federal judges from their states will suck at first, but in the end, this is going to be good for Democrats too once they control the Senate and presidency again. Share
The Times of Israel: Users of websites associated with the "alt-right" are cheering a Republican congressional candidate from Montana for allegedly body slamming Jewish reporter Ben Jacobs.... A user on the neo-Nazi website The Daily...Show More Summary