The briefs filed to the Supreme Court on DOMA provide starkly contrasting visions of the extent to which the Constitution should work to ensure that all Americans receive the same rights.
In what would be an epic victory for women across the country, the House is preparing to bring the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act to the floor for a full vote.
Even after taking heavy losses in the 2012 Election, including a clear rejection by women voters, Republicans still refused to protect women and children.
by Elisabeth Parker •
House Republicans play chicken as the deadline for avoiding automatic tax hikes and budget cuts fast approaches!
by Ann Werner •
One has to wonder why these people who have been charged with the safety and welfare of their constituents are still so intent on denying what is as plain as the noses on their respective faces.
by Ann Werner •
If House Republicans want to show the American people they actually give a damn, this should be first on their list in the lame duck session of 2012.
by Lorelei •
The rush by Republican politicians to disavow any and all connection to or friendship with prominent GOP fundraiser and alleged serial rapist Greg Peterson was swift. Now he’s dead.
House Republicans have desperately been trying to defend the Defense of Marriage Act.
This assault on women is all about these conservative men wanting power over women.
Republican Rep. Says Women Who Have Abortions Should Be Imprisoned, Chris Matthews Slams Him (VIDEO)
Stearns told Matthews that women who undergo an abortion should be charged with a crime and imprisoned.
In the wake of the debt deal in August 2011, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted that the Republican Party took America hostage to get their way and said they would do it again
According to Mitt Romney’s own website, he intends to increase military spending to the tune of $2.1 trillion or 4% of GDP over the next decade.
In their proposed budget, House Republicans intend to end school lunch assistance for nearly 300,000 children and end funding that helps 300,000 children get the medical care they need. And according to House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, these cuts are good because it eliminates wasteful government spending.
House Republicans, with the help of political snake Karl Rove, have passed a bill that would keep student loan rates from doubling in July. But that bill is also being used by Republicans as a vehicle to eliminate a key piece of the Affordable Care Act.
During an interview with Politico’s Mike Allen at a breakfast event, Cantor was asked about why he helped Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger defeat incumbent Republican Rep. Don Manzullo in a primary challenge. The reason Cantor threw his support to Kinzinger is because Manzullo allegedly once said that Cantor wouldn’t get salvation from God because of the fact that he’s a devout Jew.
House Republicans have passed the Ryan Budget for the second time in two years. But Republicans didn’t pass the Ryan Budget honestly.
by Michael Hayne •
Republicans are now exploiting and baiting the African-American community in order to continue their seemingly never-ending hatred of a women’s legal right to choose.
by Michael Hayne •
Washington’s perennially prickish elf, Eric Cantor (R-VA), joined forces with former semi-sane human being John McCain in bashing President Obama for doing Christmas shopping for his two daughters. Thus, begging the question: why do Senator McCain and Rep. Cantor hate Christmas and Santa Claus?
Rather Than Deal With Payroll Tax Cut For Middle Class, House Republicans Cut C-SPAN Feed And Retreat (VIDEO)
On Wednesday morning during a House session, acting Speaker Michael Fitzpatrick blatantly ignored Democratic calls to bring the Senate Payroll tax holiday bill up for a vote before the entire House. Instead, the Speaker adjourned the House and Republicans headed for the exits.
by Peter Fegan •
Remember that Debt deal the President had with John Boehner last summer before Obama went back and asked for more revenue? Remember how that went? Well apparently John Boehner didn’t take notes, because he just made the same mistake of looking a gift horse in the mouth.