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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 […]

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Boehner Sings Another Sad Song

Speaker of the House, John Boehner, gave us another one of his familiar renditions today, his knees providing the percussion section. Quivered on the question of impeachment, he blamed Obama regarding the current talk of a Congressional remedy for “High crimes and misdemeanors” being floated around. He said it was, “. . . a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” For any Congressional House Speaker to draw up […]

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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 […]

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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.