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By deskofbrian On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Chuck Schumer Quotes (UPD: No Ride List for trains)

I love the example of AT&T…Over the last ten years, AT&T has paid an average tax rate of eight percent a year. They have 80,000 fewer employees today than they had then. Tax breaks don’t lead More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Notre Dame students express outrage over Joe Biden being honored

A Cardinal New Society report summarizes that a “contingent of 89 students published a letter in the University of Notre Dame’s student newspaper in protest to the University’s announcement on March More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Paul Ryan says House can’t defund Planned Parenthood, points to oversight committee

It didn’t take long for Paul Ryan to disappoint many Republicans as the new Speaker of the House stated that they “cannot defund Planned Parenthood.” On CNN’s State of the Union program Sunday, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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John Boehner announces resignation as criticism grows louder

Speaker John A. Boehner, under intense pressure from conservatives in his party, announced on Friday that he would resign from his House seat at the end of October, as Congress moved to avert a government shutdown. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Ted Cruz talks John Boehner insult, targeting GOP failures, China and Donald Trump

Texas Senator and 2016 Presidential candidate Ted Cruz appeared on the Hugh Hewitt Show Beginning with the comments from John Boehner, calling Cruz a “jackass,” Cruz refused to retaliate before talking More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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John Boehner insults Ted Cruz, upsets supporters

House Speaker John Boehner shocked supporters with in insult at Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, reportedly calling him a “jackass” during a Colorado fundraiser. The Daily Caller, citing two people who More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Supreme Court rules to allow Obamacare’s federal subsidies

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Obama’s health care law allows the federal government to provide nationwide tax subsidies to help lower income people buy health insurance, validating supporter’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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House GOP cave, pass DHS funding with amnesty for illegals

The House passed a bill Tuesday afternoon to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year, sending it to President Obama for his expected signature. The measure will not target Obama’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Full transcript: Bejamin Netanyahu’s speech before US Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, after an invitation from GOP leadership. Here is a complete transcript of his remarks via The Washington Post: NETANYAHU: More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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John Boehner calls Obama’s veto of Keystone project a ‘national embarrassment’

Republicans lambasted Obam over his veto of the Keystone Pipeline bill and in fact, Republican House Speaker John Boehner stated that is “national embarrassment.” “The president’s veto of the Keystone More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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President Obama ‘sort of’ declares war on ISIS, GOP unhappy

President Obama on Wednesday opened the door to “limited” ground combat operations against the Islamic State, as he asked Congress to formally authorize military force against the terrorist network. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Edward Snowden talks about Russia, drone use, cyber attacks, NSA

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden spoke in a new interview about life in Russia and reviewed many of the surveillance topics, the use of cyber technology and much more. Speaking with James More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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John Boehner targets GOP opponents after staying as Speaker

John Boehner was his third term as Speaker of the House late Tuesday after losing 25 GOP votes. The Ohio Republican moved quickly to target Florida Reps. Daniel Webster and Richard Nugent, removing them from the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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FreedomWorks highlights John Boehner’s bad votes: Obamacare, IRS, debt

The battle over the House heats up as Congress swears in new members and nothing is getting to the headlines like the movement to remove John Boehner. FreedomWorks lists the “worst” of the Boehner votes: photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Mitch McConnell to lead Senate GOP with ‘Don’t be scary’ plan

Congress will add their new members today and Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell will be moving to Senate Majority Leader and offers a simple plan for Republicans: “Don’t be scary.” “I don’t More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Louis Gohmert joins race to take over Speaker of the House role from John Boehner

Louis Gohmert, next Speaker of the House? photo/ donkeyhotey House Speaker John Boehner has multiple challengers seeking to detrone the leader in Congress. The newest is Texas Republican Louie Gohmert, who announced More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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GOP take control of US Senate, Republicans now have majority in Congress

The Democrats witnessed their control of the Senate torn away Tuesday night as election result after election result had the same message – the Republicans will now control the Senate. Big wins in Colorado, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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House votes to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight ISIS

US lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants as President Obama reaffirmed America’s plans. The House of Representatives voted 273 to 156 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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State department and Democrats angry that John Kerry subpoenaed again over Benghazi

The chair of House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed Secretary of State John Kerry for the second time this month over the 2012 Benghazi attack, which has resulted in angry replies from the US State Department More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Where was President Obama during the Benghazi attacks? Senators Graham, Ayotte and McCain want to know

After former Communications Director for the National Security Council Tommy “Dude” Vietor said on national TV that the President of the United States was not in the Situation Room during the Benghazi More...


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