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Op-Ed: GOP flubs Obama impeachment by fumbling Congress' August recess

In a blow to the Republican drive to impeach President Barack Obama for alleged abuse of the executive order, Republicans in the House of Representatives have failed to pass vital legislation and are calling for Obama to use the...executive order.
In the Media by Calvin Wolf - 1 comment

Florida Republican congresswoman condemns Hamas

A Republican US congresswoman known for her staunch support for Cuban exile terrorists has drafted a resolution condemning the Palestinian militant resistance group Hamas for allegedly using human shields in its asymmetrical warfare against Israel.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Republicans want to give women the right to buy birth control

This week Republicans introduced a rather useless bill to answer the Democrat’s response on the highly unpopular Hobby Lobby decision passed down by the Supreme Court earlier this month.
In the Media by Dan Arel

Op-Ed: Will 2016 be 1940 Part II? GOP angry over executive orders

President Barack Obama is challenging congressional Republicans to craft meaningful legislation rather than simply try to oppose him. Will 2016 be a redux of the 1940 presidential election?
In the Media by Calvin Wolf - 3 comments

Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

Washington D.c. - Michelle Obama, first lady of the United States, is usually apolitical. But she has come out fighting against a GOP House effort to weaken part of her anti-childhood obesity campaign.

South Dakota calls for impeachment of president

Sioux Falls - Republicans at the GOP convention in Rapid City, North Dakota on Saturday voted 191-176 in favor of a resolution impeaching President Barack Obama because they claim Obama "violated his oath of office in numerous ways."
In the Media by Karen Graham - 13 comments

Oklahoma GOP candidate: Let cities decide whether to execute gays

Oklahoma City - A Tea Party Republican candidate for Oklahoma's House of Representatives believes that gays should be stoned to death, but wants to leave the issue up to local communities to decide because he's "largely libertarian."
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 6 comments

Indiana GOP candidate: Nobody has guts to let poor wither and die

Valparaiso - A Republican candidate for the Indiana House of Representatives is defending a controversial Facebook comment about poor people in which he lamented that "no one has the guts to just let them wither and die."
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 13 comments

Texas Republicans push 'reparative therapy' to 'heal' gays

Fort Worth - The proposed platform of the Texas Republican party would endorse so-called 'reparative therapy' to "heal" gays and lesbians, a discredited 'treatment' that has been banned in two states because of the harm and indignity it can inflict.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 2 comments

Republicans slowly embracing marijuana

For years the U.S. House has been turning down proposals dealing with marijuana but this week that all changed when the House approved a new measure.
In the Media by Jessie McMullen - 1 comment

Clinton, polls targeted as Republicans revive scandals

Washington - Republicans are reviving well-worn political scandals as they bid to seize control of Congress in mid-term elections while seeking to check Hillary Clinton's momentum towards a possible presidential bid in 2016.
In the Media by Michael Mathes (AFP)

Republican beats back tea party challenger

Washington - The Republican establishment candidate in a key US Senate primary race handily defeated his tea party challenger, fueling the party's bid to defeat Democratic rivals in November elections.
In the Media by AFP

In U.S. heartland, Tea Party tests GOP establishment

Lexington - When one of President Barack Obama's most conservative congressional foes is branded a leftist by the Tea Party, the resulting spat is nothing short of a Republican civil war.
In the Media by Ivan Couronne (AFP) - 3 comments

U.S. economic growth stalled during first quarter

Washington - The broad-based economic recovery touted by the administration during last year's election campaign sounds more like a political fairy tale when juxtaposed with the rate of economic growth this year.
In the Media by Larry Clifton - 2 comments

Science denying Republicans may feel EPA's wrath

A small, vocal group of Republicans has accused the EPA of using "secret science" to push through clean air regulations. In response, EPA chief Gina McCarthy says the agency will come out swinging.
In the Media by Megan Hamilton - 4 comments

Boehner: 'Obamacare is the law of the land'

After more than 55 failed attempts by the House, Speaker John Boehner finally conceded that Obamacare is here to stay. Boehner’s admission comes only three weeks after he vowed the House would continue to try to repeal the law.
In the Media by Eliana Robinson - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Marijuana industry finds allies among conservatives

An investment company that specializes in the emerging marijuana industry is pushing for the legalization of marijuana in Nevada. They invited those who back the ballot initiative to a Las Vegas symposium to pitch 150 financiers.
In the Media by Simon Crompton - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Florida's special election could be a predictor of the midterms

Florida's 13th congressional district held a special election last week, and its results may offer a tea-leaf reading on the upcoming midterm elections.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Montana Republicans disavow racist Tea Party candidate

Billings - Montana Republicans are distancing themselves from a Tea Party candidate for US Congress who has been accused of spreading "hate and intolerance."
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 17 comments

Sarah Palin saw Russia's invasion of Ukraine from Alaska in '08

Sarah Palin's greatest perceived weakness is now being hailed by some conservatives as a strength after a 2008 campaign video of the former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate predicting Russia's invasion of Ukraine resurfaced.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 1 comment

Op-Ed: America's Broken Politics

New York - America’s two party system is broken, has been for some time, and continues without interruption to show ever more clearly that this is so.
In the Media by Frank Kaufmann - 3 comments

Tea Party toasts five years in US politics

Washington - US Senator Ted Cruz stood before hundreds of conservatives and with a pointed jab proclaimed that the small-government movement which sent him to Washington last year is alive and kicking."I'm a little bit confused," he said, the edges of his mouth ris...
In the Media by Michael Mathes (AFP)

Op-Ed: While at CIA’s secret Area 51 base, I spy with my little eye...

Las Vegas - Area 51, the most secret air base on the planet, does exist, the CIA was forced to admit after documents were declassified and made public last summer – but a few days ago, there was a new development.
In the Media by Barry Ellsworth - 2 comments

Michigan RNC candidate: Kick 'Satanic' gays out of GOP

Houghton - A candidate for a seat on the Republican National Committee (RNC) believes the GOP is too inclusive and that gays, who she says are perverted Satanic child predators, should be "purged" from the GOP.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 2 comments

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) helped fugitive embezzlers

Miami - A Republican US congresswoman known for supporting terrorists also helped a pair of Ecuadorean brothers convicted of embezzlement as they attempted to establish United States residency.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins

NY Republican congressman threatens to throw reporter off balcony

Washington - A Republican US congressman from New York threatened to throw a television news reporter from the balcony of the Capitol rotunda in Washington, DC after the journalist tried to ask him about an ongoing corruption investigation.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 7 comments

Michigan GOP official: 'Turn Detroit into an Indian reservation'

Detroit - The top official of a suburban Michigan county has raised eyebrows and ire by opining that neighboring Detroit should be turned into an "Indian reservation."
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 2 comments

Florida GOP candidate: Arrest Obama and 'hang him high'

Saint Petersburg - A Republican candidate running for a seat in the Florida House of Representatives has called for President Barack Obama to be arrested and executed by hanging for 'war crimes.'
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 13 comments

Fallen Virginia governor indicted for corruption

Washington - Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, once talked of as a Republican vice presidential pick, was indicted for corruption, charged with procuring loans and luxury gifts in exchange for favors.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Comprehensive U.S. tax reform can benefit the 90 percent

With the 2014 midterm election narrative likely to center on income inequality, congressional legislators and candidates should look to meaningful comprehensive tax reform.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 3 comments
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