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By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders on immigration crisis: ‘we’re not the Obama administration’ ‘making up laws’

At Monday’s briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders battled National Public Radio (NPR) reporter Ayesha Rascoe over the the role of Congress in future legislation concerning the immigration crisis More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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How the world is divided on global warming, James Hansen and climate change

“If the current pace of the buildup of these gases continues, the effect is likely to be a warming of 3 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit [between now and] the year 2025 to 2050…. The rise in global temperature is predicted More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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SCOTUS rules states can collect taxes from online shopping transactions

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that state governments to compel retailers beyond their borders to collect sales-tax revenue from consumers – a move which could rock online shopping. The court’s 5-to-4 More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Alveda King, black leaders, Project 21 praise the HHS move to cut abortion funding

To ensure taxpayers “do not indirectly fund abortions,” the Trump Administration issued a proposal to reform the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Family Planning Program (Title X) funding. Alveda More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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SCOTUS strikes down sports betting ban, essentially legalizing gambling

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that effectively banned commercial sports betting in most states, basically legalizing sports betting by allowing states to decide how they want to manage More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Maxine Waters talks impeachment of President Trump, yelling ‘impeach 45’ at rallies

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) appeared on MSNBC on Sunday, speaking with host Joy Reid, about her desire to see President Trump impeached, claiming that 70% of Democrats want impeachment. “So, Donald Trump says More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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The AVMA is asking for Congress Help to Tackle Vet Shortages

The American Veterinary Medical Association is asking Congress for help tackling a shortage of veterinarians, especially in rural areas. And according to reports, the issue is even more serious when it comes to More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Connecticut Sen Chris Murphy blames mass shooting on Congress with more lies and fearmongering

Sen. Chris Murphy said Wednesday that Congress bears responsibility for the “epidemic of mass slaughter” in the US, addressing the Senate floor while news of a school shooting unfolded in Florida. “This More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Senate passes massive spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Senate leaders rolled out a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, pleasing both parties and preventing a government shutdown, but increases the federal government’s spending. The plan heads to the House. Majority More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Illinois’ Tammy Duckworth attacks President Trump as ‘Cadet Bone Spurs’

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) fired back at President Trump for calling Democrats who didn’t stand and applaud during his State of the Union address “treasonous,” saying she didn’t swear an oath “to More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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National Review Institute’s Kathryn Jean Lopez discusses adoption, foster care and March For Life

National Review Institute Senior Fellows Kathryn Jean Lopez and Kevin D. Williamson were in Washington, D.C. the 2018 March for Life, and Kathryn spent some time speaking on The Brandon Jones Show about the More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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CNN warns that government shutdown could result in NASA not warning of destructive asteroids hitting the earth

While the debate over the government shutdown continues to be misguided, fueling more immigration talks and none on spending, CNN offered up their own concern: NASA’s asteroid monitoring service. Yes, the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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House passed another short-term funding plan, Justin Amash asks ‘When will Republicans start limiting government’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill Thursday night to fund the government through February 16, sending the measure to the Senate as lawmakers continue to battle to avoid a government More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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House passes Senate tax bill, heads to Trump who touts ‘Jobs jobs jobs’

The House of Representatives passed the Senate tax reform package Wednesday afternoon, sending the the legislation to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. The bill passed the House a second time More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Homeowners Increase Security as Violent Crime Rates Rise

After a number of years, violent crime is still near record lows, but it’s slightly trending upward again. The 2016 FBI annual report on national crime found that while property crimes decreased slightly, violent More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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John Conyers faces ethics investigation after $27K settlement with staffer who ‘refused his sexual advances’

Lawmakers are calling for an ethics investigation into Michigan Congressman John Conyers after a report that he reached a settlement with a staffer who said she was fired because she rejected his sexual advances. Buzzfeed More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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John Dickerson says ‘tax bills are really hard’, Big Tech gets it, Trump is ‘Jawboning’

Like so many in the media, tax reform took center stage for conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on his Friday morning talk show. During his conversation with CBS’ “Face the Nation” host John Dickerson, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Congresswoman Barabara Lee attacks GOP ‘cruel and heartless’ tax bill as ‘Robin Hood in reverse’

Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on the Republican tax plan released today: “Today Republicans in Congress reached a new low. In yet another chapter of their billionaires-first legislative More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Black pro-lifer Star Parker shouted down by white Steve Cohen, called her ignorant and demanded an apology

Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee, yelled at an African-American woman today, accusing her of “ignorance,” after she testified before a Congressional committee about abortion being the “leading cause of death More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Hot Grease’ documentary to explore renewable fuels, biodiesel and ethanol use

The millions of gallons of cooking oil that our country’s restaurants use to fry up chicken, fries, and donuts used to end up as waste in landfills and pollutants in our waterways. But today, thanks to a motley More...


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