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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Seth Aaron Ator identified as Texas shooter, killed at least 7, injured over 20, Mary Granados was one victim

The Odessa police in Texas finally identified the shooter in the deadly attack in Midland and Odessa yesterday, which killed at least seven people and wounded 22. Seth Aaron Ator, 36, was identified during a Sunday More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Border wall battle will rage on as Trump vetoes the block to his national emergency

President Trump used his veto power to block legislation against his border wall emergency declaration, setting up the first veto of his administration. The President signed the veto in the Oval Office Friday afternoon More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Cory Booker breaks Senate rules to disclose confidential documents for an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is back at the Senate confirmation table Thursday for a third day as Cory Booker did some grandstanding for the Senate Judiciary Committee. photo/ donkeyhotey New Jersey More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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President Trump picks Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on Supreme Court

President Trump nominates D.C. Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy’s vacancy on the Supreme Court. Brett Kavanaugh Kavanaugh supporters claim he brings a pragmatic More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Republicans are the OTHER big government party: Shame on John Cornyn, John Thune

When the vast majority of the US Senate, including “fiscal hawk” Republicans, was wanting to vote for a bipartisan budget bill that would put annual deficits in the ballpark of $1.2 trillion and get More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Will Tax Breaks Really Help to Bring Business Back to the US?

The biggest question on everybody’s mind is how an overhaul of the corporate tax structure could positively impact the US economy. The National Economic Council is one of the most important bodies used for reviewing More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director, but Chuck Schumer lost credibility for reneging on ‘the deal’

The Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) to lead the CIA in the closest confirmation vote for the Trump cabinet members with the two Democratic Senators from Connecticut delayed by the weather. With More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Congress unites to override Obama’s veto of 9/11 victim bill, JASTA, allowing families to sue Saudis

Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s veto of legislation allowing families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, handing him the first veto override More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Bill Clinton met with AG Loretta Lynch in ‘secret’ meeting, but he now ‘regrets how it looks’

Last week, ahead of the FBI’s dismissal of Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and the release of the Benghazi report, former President Bill Clinton’s “unplanned meeting” with Attorney General Loretta More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Senate follows Orlando terrorist attack with vote on gun laws, limits on second amendment

The U.S. Senate will vote on four new gun proposals Monday after Muslim terrorist Omar Mateen murdered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando and injured many others. These are the amendments to a Justice Department More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Obama administration supports new bill to allow FBI access to Internet browser history without warrants

The Obama administration is seeking to amend surveillance law to give the FBI authority to access a person’s Internet browser history and other electronic data without a warrant, claiming that it will only be More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Thousands protest Iran deal as John Kerry addresses Congress

As Secretary of State John Kerry addressed Congress on President Obama’s Iranian nuclear deal Wednesday, thousands took to the streets to protest. Tensions rose between Democrats and Republicans as Kerry said More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Human trafficking bill passes Senate after Democrats withdraw abortion fight

The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a stalled bill to fight human trafficking after Democrats withdrew their support for the bipartisan bill over an anti-abortion provision. The Senate will now consider More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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New study: Mass incarceration not helping reduce crime, Congress stalled on reform

As lawmakers continue to push criminal justice reform, a new study claims the of role mass incarceration in the drastic drop in crime in the U.S. over the last two decades has not been the cause. “Incarceration More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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GOP challenger Steve Stockman targets John Cornyn on debt ceiling vote

The Senate vote to raise the debt ceiling has created a firestorm in the GOP. Ted Cruz pushed for a filibuster which raised the required votes needed to pass the bill from 51 to 60. This step created deeper division More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Ted Cruz loses battle over debt ceiling conditions, 12 Republicans join Dems to increase borrowing

Congress passes an increase to the country’s debt limit through March 2015, which will allow federal borrowing without any conditions after a dramatic shift in voting Wednesday. Republican Ted Cruz pressed More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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John Cornyn’s 2014 re-election campaign led by Brendan Steinhauser, part of attack on FreedomWorks

Dick Armey left FreedomWorks with a huge payout ($8 million) in 2012 in the wake of the election, leaving the group fractured and the details in shadows…until now. Conservative radio host Glenn Beck started the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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John Cornyn says Freedomworks creates ‘Republican on Republican violence’

During an interview with a local Texas radio show, Matt Patrick of KTRH, Wednesday, Senator John Cornyn says that the focus on Obamacare was “water under the bridge,” and wanted to go on to discuss the More...

By Judy Aron On Friday, March 8th, 2013
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Rand Paul filibusters, quotes circulating on Facebook

He was brilliant! Sen. Rand Paul filibustered in the Senate somewhere shy of 13 hours. He blocked the nomination of John O. Brennan, on Wednesday, to the post of CIA director. This was not so much about Brennan More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 1st, 2013
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Rand Paul proposed bill to stop tanks, F-16 fighters from being sold to Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, fails in Congress

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul sought Thursday to block the transfer of F-16 fighter jets and Abrams tanks to Egypt. “I think it particularly unwise to send tanks and our most sophisticated fighter planes More...


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