Post Tagged with: "Congress"

Jewish Rep. Yarmuth (D-KY): Much GOP Support For Israel ‘Has To Do With Fundraising’ (AUDIO)

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Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) on Netanyahu visit: “I’m a Jewish member of Congress, I’m a strong supporter of Israel, but my first obligation is to the Constitution of the United States, not to the Constitution of Israel.”

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Obama To Protect Millions Of Acres Of Arctic Refuge From Big Oil (VIDEO)

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President Obama’s latest executive action has put an end to oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)… and Republicans are pissed!

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GOP Governor Departs From Standard Republican Rhetoric And Blames THEM For National Debt

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For once, a Republican actually blames the GOP for the debt.

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Fox News Actually Expresses Shock And Outrage Over Boehner And Netanyahu Undermining President Obama (VIDEO)

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On Friday, the world watched in disbelief as Fox News actually defended the honor and office of President Obama in the wake of Speaker Boehner violating US protocol by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to speak to Congress. In other news, pigs are flying.

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Sarah Palin: Republican Leaders Have ‘Deflated Balls,’ And She’s Right

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It’s not often that Sarah Palin says something right, but on this occasion, she was at least half right.

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Pres. Obama Is Loved By Almost All, According To Soaring Approval Ratings From Across The Board

Pres. Obama Is Loved By Almost All, According To Soaring Approval Ratings From Across The Board

While President Obama’s approval rating jumps 9 points in only a month, confidence in a good economy reaches its highest point since April 2007. Obama’s handling to the economy specifically is up 6 points since October. According to ABC News, he’s up by 19 points among 18- to 29-year-olds, 13 points among nonwhites (including 22 points among Hispanics), 12 points among adults with less-than $50,000 incomes and 10 points among Democrats, 13 points among non-college educated white men, 11 points among men overall and 11 points among conservatives!

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Pope Francis Says He Wants To Address Joint Session Of Congress, Republicans Should Be Terrified

Pope Francis Says He Wants To Address Joint Session Of Congress, Republicans Should Be Terrified

Being able to watch the Pope condemn the anti-science, pro-wealthy policies that the new Republican Congress has been pushing may just be a ratings bonanza for CSPAN. I’ll certainly be tuning in.

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Record Number Of Americans Identify As Independent (But More Lean Democrat)

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Record number of Americans now identify as independent voters. However, Democrats have a slight edge over Republicans with independent voters.

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Republicans Are Killing Women: US Maternal Death Rate Climbs; Female Deaths Rise In GOP Counties

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They claim their fanaticism is ‘pro-life,’ but Republican laws result in death, not life.

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Non-resident Scott Brown And Mitt Romney May Arm Wrestle For Retiring Senator Boxer’s Seat (VIDEO)

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This is the stuff of nightmares.

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Hannity Guest: ‘Big Spending’ Boehner’s The ‘Most Profligate Speaker In American History’ (VIDEO)

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And that’s not the worst Mark Levin had to say about John Boehner, either. Watch…

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John Boehner Re-Elected Speaker By Narrowest Margin Ever

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John Boehner loses first go-around in voting for his Speakership – only retains office after a handful of abstaining votes change their minds.

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Laura Ingraham Horrified That Obama Is Getting More Popular And ‘Setting The Agenda’

Laura Ingraham Horrified That Obama Is Getting More Popular And ‘Setting The Agenda’

President Obama is moving ahead with his agenda and conservatives are outraged that he’s refusing to roll over and play dead. Boo. Hoo.

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Congress Is A Whole Lot More Christian Than Even The Voters

Congress Is A Whole Lot More Christian Than Even The Voters

And it’s the fault of non-religious people.

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GOP Senator Lindsey Graham Vows To Follow Leader Of Another Nation Instead Of His Own President

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US Senator Lindsey Graham is openly professing his loyalty, and that of his Republican comrades, to the leader of another country instead of his own president and the American people.

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Obama Sets The Record Straight On Immigration, Iran And The Right-Wing Nut Jobs In Congress (VIDEO)

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Either Congress gets control of its right wing fringe or President Obama will be forced to go it alone. And he is ready and able to do that and so much more.

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President Obama To GOP: ‘Responsibly Govern Or Be Prepared For Me To Use My Veto Pen’ (VIDEO)

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President Obama pulled no punches when addressing his intentions on defending health care, the environment, clean air and clean water.

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Thanks Obama! GDP Grew 5% Last Quarter – Best In Over A Decade

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The US Department of Commerce just released the final figures for Quarter 3 of this year and they are looking better than even the most optimistic forecasts predicted. The Bureau of Economic Analysis is the branch that compiles the data, and whereas their previous, early forecast and estimate totaled in […]

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Democratic Congress Members To HHS: It’s Time To Lift The Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood

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Gay men have been banned from donating blood since 1983. It’s time that unscientific ban was lifted. 80 members of Congress have demanded it.

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Reminder: Bachmann Isn’t ‘Retiring,’ She’s Leaving Disgraced Amid Criminal Investigations, Unpopularity

Reminder: Bachmann Isn’t ‘Retiring,’ She’s Leaving Disgraced Amid Criminal Investigations, Unpopularity

Michele Bachmann wants us to think that she’s leaving office by choice. She isn’t.

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