United States Congress

Barack Obama

Boehner no Sandra Fluke – WH Aide Calls Speaker on Syria

Obama can’t pick up the phone and call the third in line to the Presidency? Obama seems to have no problem actually picking up a telephone (e.g Sandra Fluke, Jason Collins, Antoinette Tuff) so its not some sort of disability.  It appears Obama had an aide call Speaker Boehner this afternoon on Syria because he doesn’t rank high on Obama’s desired social stratification: Updated 6:02 p.m. | The White House […]

Congress gets Obamacare Waiver

Congress gets Obamacare Waiver

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Congress has won some partial relief for lawmakers and their staffs from the “Obamacare” health reforms that it passed and subjected itself to three years ago. In a ruling issued on Wednesday, U.S. lawmakers and their staffs will continue to receive a federal contribution toward the health insurance that they must purchase through soon-to-open exchanges created by President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law. The decision […]

Congress Leaves DC for five week vacation despite not passing Budget Bills

Congress Leaves DC for five week vacation despite not passing Budget Bills

As Senators headed home on Thursday afternoon, with House members ready to join them on Friday for a five week vacation, lawmakers in Congress are leaving Washington with precious few achievements to show the folks back home. For some voters, that’s just fine – they don’t want Congress to do much; for others, the lack of action on major issues shows how screwed up things are in Washington, D.C. It […]

Senate passed Immigration Reform 68 to 32 vote

Senate passed Immigration Reform 68 to 32 vote

Because 1986 wasn’t good enough –  Senate Immigration bill passes Senate, now moves to the House The Senate passed a sweeping immigration reform bill on Thursday afternoon, after a recently hashed-out compromise on border security helped convince a total of 14 Republicans to vote for the measure. The bill, which passed 68 to 32, could face a steep uphill climb in the Republican-controlled House. The vote brings Congress a step […]

Audit the IRS Rally – Tea Party to Rally in DC June 19

Audit the IRS Rally – Tea Party to Rally in DC June 19

Join us on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 @ Noon West Lawn of the US Capitol Audit the IRS Rally Please share this video far and wide. Patriots, For the last several weeks our support team has been working tirelessly to help identify everyday Americans around the country who have been unfairly targeted by the IRS. You have probably seen several of them testify before Congress the last two weeks. Well, […]

Over 75% want Congress to continue IRS, DOJ, Benghazi investigations

Over 75% want Congress to continue IRS, DOJ, Benghazi investigations

More than three-quarters of voters (78 percent) want Congress to continue to investigate the IRS.  That’s a bit higher than the number that thinks Congress should continue to investigate the Justice Department seizing journalists’ records (76 percent) and the Obama administration handling of the attacks in Benghazi (73 percent). Continuing the investigation into the IRS scandal has widespread support: Almost all Republicans (90 percent), as well as sizable majorities of […]

2 Rogue IRS employees? So why are 88 under investigation?

2 Rogue IRS employees? So why are 88 under investigation?

2 Rouge IRS employees? Try 88 Washington (CNN) – The Internal Revenue Service has told House GOP investigators they have identified 88 IRS employees who may have documents relevant to the congressional investigation into targeting of conservative groups, according to a congressional source familiar with the investigation. The IRS asked these employees to preserve all the “responsive documents” on their computers, and it has been in the process of collecting […]

Video: Bachmann won’t run for a fifth term in Congress

Video: Bachmann won’t run for a fifth term in Congress

Michele Bachmann announced Wednesday via YouTube  that she will not run for a fifth term in Congress. “The law limits anyone from serving as president of the United States for more than eight years, and in my opinion, well, eight years is also long enough for an individual to serve as a representative for a specific Congressional district,” she said. via  The Daily Caller. The DNC immediately sent out an […]

irs_commissioner

IRS knew Tea Party targeted in 2011, Lied to Congress

Don’t lie to the IRS but they can lie to you!  Seems the IRS told Congress that is never targeted conservative groups. Further,  the video show (shown below) reveals that when non-profit political activities are looked into, three high level employees are required to review the issue. The AP has an exclusive story that states the IRS knew the Tea Party was targeted in 2011 – IRS knew tea party […]

got-out-free-obamacare-waiver

Congress, aides want Obamacare exemption

Well there you have it, Congress once again shows their elitist attitudes as they think they should be exempt from Obamacare… Thankfully, Senator McConnell stated that every American should be exempt from Obamacare just Like Obama’s friends and supporters Congressional leaders in both parties are engaged in high-level, confidential talks about exempting lawmakers and Capitol Hill aides from the insurance exchanges they are mandated to join as part of President […]