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SC Democrat Congressman recommends ‘Sexting’ to GOTV

South Carolina Democrat Congressman, James Clyburn, recommended  “sexting” as a way to get out the vote in the 2014 midterm election.  I am wondering if Clyburn is getting his campaign advice from former congressman Anthony Wiener. Clyburn seemed to confuse basic “texting” with “sexting” — which involves sending sexual messages or photos — during a Labor Day weekend appearance on C-SPAN to promote his new memoir. Clyburn, 74, told an […]

Montana: Walsh Pulls Out of Senate Race after Plagiarized Thesis

Senator John Walsh (D., Mont.) will drop out of the Senate race following revelations that he allegedly plagiarized more than half of his research paper while at the U.S. Army War College. The state’s Democratic party now has less than two weeks to find a replacement candidate. “I am ending my campaign so that I can focus on fulfilling the responsibility entrusted to me as your U.S. senator,” he said in a […]

Pelosi Crosses the Aisle on Immigration Reform – Sort of

House Minority Leader has finally crossed the partisan aisle.  She was running and wagging her finger as she scolded Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA) after he called her out on not dealing with immigration reform while while she led the Democratic parties majority in the House. In an unusual breach of decorum, even for the divided Congress, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi chased Rep. Tom Marino across the House floor, taking […]

Dem Senator Defends Obama Secrecy Shipping Illegals to States

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin is defending secrecy by the Obama administration involving undocumented child immigrants sent to Iowa, saying he fears disclosure of information would lead to anti-immigration protests at the homes of families sheltering the young people. “These kids need to be protected, housed and kept safe. They don’t need to be made public objects,” Harkin told Iowa reporters Thursday in a weekly telephone conference call. Harkin, an Iowa […]

Democrat Senator Accused of Plagiarizing Blames PTSD

On Thursday, July 24, the New York Times revealed that Senator John Walsh (D-Mont.) plagiarized his Master’s thesis from the United States Army College and that at least 25 percent of his paper “was either taken without attribution from other authors’ works or improperly sourced.” Despite the embarrassing revelation, CBS This Morning was the only network morning news show to report on the plagiarism scandal whereas NBC’s Today and ABC’s […]