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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...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 29th, 2017
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Congressional hearings set for Wednesday for Steve King’s Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017

The US House of Representatives will hold a hearing in the Judiciary Committee Wednesday for H.R.490 – Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017 that was introduced by Iowa Representative Steve King earlier this year. photo More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Newt Gingrich is not helping with knocking out Maxine Waters comment

Good afternoon, Gramps here, I must say, I’m befuddled by Newt Gingrich sometimes. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Let me take you back to Friday when Maxine Waters said the following: “Wow, what More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Washington Post: Russia used Facebook ads to get Muslim support for Hillary Clinton, ‘sow discord among religious groups’

The more than 3,000 Russian-bought ads on Facebook will be handed over to Congress, proving their efforts to stir trouble Black Lives Matter movement and the Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The Monday report confirms More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Sheila Jackson Lee says Trump’s NFL comments are racism, takes a knee in Congress

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) stated that President Trump’s comments about NFL players protesting and kneeling during the national anthem as undisguised racism during her speech from the House floor Monday More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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ADF rebukes Al Franken for ‘hate group’ label after anti-Catholic attacks by Dianne Feinstein, Dick Durbin

During Wednesday’s judicial confirmation hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Amy Barrett, the Notre Dame law professor came under fire from several Democratic senators. While anti-Catholic comments More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump sets ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi to permanently remove the debt ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling, three sources told More...


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