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Ben Carson Literally Vows To Crash The Economy In First Year If Elected President

Americans had better brace themselves for an economic calamity if Ben Carson becomes president.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Awkward— Ben Carson Doesn’t Know What The Debt Ceiling Is (AUDIO)

The debt ceiling isn’t a quirky policy like where the fresh towels in the White House are. It’s kind of important.

by Sarah Burris· · News
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What Does The GOP Want In Exchange For Raising The Debt Ceiling This Time?

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) wants the GOP to come together on a debt ceiling package. However, it might take ridiculous and unrelated riders to make it happen.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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GOP Is Looking To Get Away From Tea Party Politics For 2014 And Beyond

The GOP has wised up and begun to work on distancing itself from Tea Party politics, and heading back towards the center of the political spectrum.

by Rika Christensen· · News
The Tea Party moves its fight against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the states. Expanding Medicaid is one of the issues they're targeting now. - Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News

States That Are Expanding Medicaid Face Strong Tea Party Opposition

The Tea Party moves its fight against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the states. Expanding Medicaid is one of the issues they’re targeting now.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Republican Primary Challenges From Tea Party Have GOP Running Scared

The truth comes out. It’s not about what’s best for the country. It’s about Republican primary challenges from the Tea Party, and holding onto seats.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Secret Meeting Between Ted Cruz And Tea Party: Will They Sabotage Bipartisan Negotiations?

Secret Meeting Between Ted Cruz And Tea Party: Will They Sabotage Bipartisan Negotiations?

Sources in Washington, D.C. are reporting that a group of House Republicans held a secret meeting with Sen. Ted Cruz late Monday night at Tortilla Coast, a favorite haunt of lawmakers. The group of 15-20 included: Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Steve King (R-IA), Jim Jordan (R- OH), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Raúl R. […]

by T. Steelman· · News
Major Right Wing Think Tank Heritage Action Surrenders, Calls For Raising The Debt Ceiling

Major Right Wing Think Tank Heritage Action Surrenders, Calls For Raising The Debt Ceiling

The CEO of the conservative group Heritage Action For America delivered a blow to the GOP’s efforts to force the country to collide with the debt ceiling. On Oct. 9, Michael Needham said that he opposed tying Obamacare to the debt ceiling. He believes that the world market will react […]

by Rika Christensen· · News
Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

As we slog through the ninth day of shutdown, we are apparently still no closer to a deal to reopen the government than we were on Sept. 30. But the shutdown isn’t the only problem we have now. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is at a point where, to him, […]

by Rika Christensen· · News
Christopher Weyant, The Hill

GOP Civil War: Peter King Holds GOP Responsible For The Shutdown

Representative Peter King (R-NY) admitted that he holds the GOP responsible for the shutdown. He also blasted Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) for his strategies.

by Rika Christensen· · News
17 Ways The GOP’s Debt Ceiling Bill Will Destroy America

17 Ways The GOP’s Debt Ceiling Bill Will Destroy America

This plan is not a deal on the debt ceiling, it’s an attempt to destroy America. Rather than dealing with the debt ceiling, the GOP’s playing politics.

Ted Cruz Would Shut Down The Military Before He Would Allow Funding For Obamacare (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz Would Shut Down The Military Before He Would Allow Funding For Obamacare (VIDEO)

It’s Ted Cruz and his ilk, who would rather shut down the government than try and work out a compromise, who are abusing their positions.

by Rika Christensen· · News
GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

The Kaiser Family Foundation recently conducted a poll that found a majority of Americans do not want Obamacare, to be defunded.

by Rika Christensen· · News
John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

Why is Boehner again holding the debt ceiling hostage? It’s past time for him and his party to stop this type of childish ploy and actually get to work.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Screen captured image of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) being interviewed by Peter Cook from Bloomberg TV. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/boehner-unlikely-to-support-online-tax-bill-SELu~0PZQ~6usvunvY8Ykw.html

Boehner’s ‘Bankruptcy Bill’ Will Stop Paychecks For Soldiers Or Veterans Until We Pay Off China (VIDEO)

John Boehner: Those who have loaned us money, like in any proceeding, if you will, court proceeding, the bondholders usually get paid first. Same thing here.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
House Passes ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Act, Forcing Themselves To Do Their Jobs, With The Debt Ceiling Extension

House Passes ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Act, Forcing Themselves To Do Their Jobs, With The Debt Ceiling Extension

The Congress has passed what is known as the No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013, which will withhold the pay of all members of all members of congress if a budget resolution isn’t passed by April 15.

by Rika Christensen· · News
GOP Secretly Fears Losing House – Will Paul Ryan’s Come-Back Strategy Work? (VIDEO)

GOP Secretly Fears Losing House – Will Paul Ryan’s Come-Back Strategy Work? (VIDEO)

When 63% of GOP voters think they’re ‘out of touch’ and 1/3rd of GOP reps are afraid to do their job, it’s time to back slo-o-owly away from Debt Armageddon.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Ann Coulter Claims Liberals Are ‘Pushing’ To Have More Murderers Of Color

A fun-filled four minutes with Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity dishing on gun violence, Belgium’s murder rate, abortions, ‘white men’ in Obama’s cabinet, Diane Feinstein packing heat, and more.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Gingrich Projection – Calls Obama A Bully (VIDEO)

Gingrich Projection – Calls Obama A Bully (VIDEO)

In a case of extreme projection, disgraced former Speaker Newt Gingrich called the President a bully for not giving the Republicans everything they want.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Paul Krugman Tells It Like It Is, Calls Debt Ceiling Negotiations ‘Hostage Taking’ (VIDEO)

Paul Krugman Tells It Like It Is, Calls Debt Ceiling Negotiations ‘Hostage Taking’ (VIDEO)

Krugman sucks the air out of the room when Republicans are portrayed as reasonable on the debt ceiling.

by T. Steelman· · News