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Republicans Launch Fire Harry Reid Campaign

Fire Reid Nationwide Campaign Includes Robocalls, Social Media WASHINGTON – Today the RNC officially launched its #FireReid campaign, a nationwide effort to spotlight the failures of Harry Reid’s leadership, the dysfunction of Harry Reid’s Senate, and the disaster of the Obama-Reid agenda. The Republican-led House of Representatives has passed over 290 bills, including 40 jobs bills, that are stuck Harry Reid’s Senate. But Harry Reid won’t put them to a […]

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The Powers of Suing???

So our fearless leader, the Speaker of the House, is planning to sue the President. According to Michael Steel, spokesman for John Boehner, Obama’s is guilty of, “. . . ignoring the American people’s elected representatives and exceeding his constitutional authority.” He also said that, “The House has passed legislation to address this, but it has gone nowhere in the Democratic-controlled Senate, so we are examining other options.” So the […]

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Boehner v. Obama Pen

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, told Republicans Tuesday he could have an announcement within days on whether the House will file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, challenging the executive actions that have become the keystone of the administration. The lawsuit could set up a significant test of constitutional checks and balances, with the legislative branch suing the executive branch for ignoring its mandates, and the judiciary branch deciding the […]

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Democrats really owe Richard Nixon an Apology

And now, a message from the congressional Democrats: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee yesterday, and the “optic of the year” had to be committee Democrats apologizing to Koskinen and defending the agency. Here’s just one: Democrats on the committee were much more accommodating to Koskinen. “I want to apologize to you for the way you’re being treated this morning,” said Rep. John Lewis, […]

Video: Paul Ryan blasts IRS: ‘No one believes you’

MUST SEE VIDEO>>> Paul Ryan GOES OFF on IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) went off on shady IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today during testimony on the “lost” Lois Lerner emails. The IRS notified Congress last week that they had lost two years of Lerner’s emails. Ryan told Koskinen: “I don’t believe you!” It’s about time someone went off on this guy: Via – Gateway Pundit Videos: Paul […]

Rep. Eric Cantor to Resign as House Majority Leader

House Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor (R-Va.) plans to step down from his leadership post by the end of July setting off a weeks-long scramble for the number two leadership post, according to three Republicans familiar with his plans. Cantor will formally announce his plans later Wednesday in a meeting with his House Republican colleagues in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. Read more about it here.

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Pelosi Names 5 Democrats to sit on Benghazi Select Committee

House Minority Leader Pelosi has named 5 Benghazi select committee Democrats: Representatives Elijah Cummings(D-MD) , Adam Smith (D-WA), Adam B. Schiff (D-CA), Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL). The ranking Democrat on the committee will be Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). Further information on Pelosi’s Choices: Adam Smith (D-WA), Ranking Member, Armed Services Committee Adam B. Schiff (D-CA), Committee on Appropriations (Subcommittee on State & Foreign Operations), Permanent Select Committee on […]

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Clay Aiken wins Dem Primary after Opponent Keith Crisco Dies Suddenly

We guess the race is no longer ‘Too Close to call’ as Clay Aiken’s opponent,  Keith Crisco,  died suddenly following a fall.  Aiken and Crisco were running in the Democratic primary  in North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district. Crisco had a long history of involvement in Asheboro’s business and local government scene. He was a co-founder of Asheboro Elastics Corp. and received much recognition for the success of his narrow-elastics business […]

Gov Jobs – EPA $122,000 per year watching porn 2-6 hrs per day

The EPA confirmed Wednesday that one of their employees, who was rewarded with “performance awards” watched pornography while on the job, as previously reported by the Washington Free Beacon. Rep. John Mica (R., Fla) questioned Allan Williams, the deputy assistant inspector general for investigations at the House Oversight Committee over the employees’ “work activities.” “So this guy is making $120,000, spending two to six hours a day looking at porno. […]

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Pussy Riot Urges Congress to Act

Really now, does America need a Russian punk band to shake Congress from its limbo of inaction? Not to forget that one half of the Congress, the Senate has been overrun by the biggest thug Harry Reid and the other half, the House is headed by a very inefficient John Boehner. Americans have regularly given Congress the lowest ratings possible for many years , which the punk band Pussy Riot […]