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House Republicans Target National Parks And Monuments

HR 1459, nicknamed the 'no new parks bill' is making its way through Congress. The GOP sponsored bill would virtually halt the creation of new national parks. Image: Tony Kent

HR 1459, called the ‘no new parks bill’ is making its way through Congress. The GOP sponsored bill would virtually halt the creation of new national parks.

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WATCH: House Democrats Confront GOP Bully And Demand Apology

WATCH: House Democrats Confront GOP Bully And Demand Apology

House Democrats stood in solidarity as Rep. Dan Kildee demanded Rep. Issa apologize for his behavior and be removed as Chair of the Oversight Committee.

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Look Who The ‘Small Government’ GOP Wants The IRS To Audit Now

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Republicans say they hate big government and want to keep it from encroaching on our freedoms. But you won’t believe how they want to use the IRS.

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GOP Congress Guts Toxic Waste Clean Up Laws, As WV Struggles Without Water

Mayflower neighborhood oil spill; photo by Ryan Liggett @KATV

The same day Freedom Industries spilled toxic waste in WV, House republicans passed a bill to eliminate the EPA’s power to enforce clean up of toxic spills

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Tea Party Seeks To Replace House Leader Eric Cantor With Even More Extreme Candidate

Photo of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) from official 113th US Congress photo via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eric_Cantor,_official_113th_Congress_photo_portrait.jpg

House Leader Eric Cantor is often seen as the real hand of power among House Republicans in Congress. Too bad the Tea Party wants to unseat him in 2014.

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Scrooge Congress To Unemployed: Merry Christmas And Screw You

The unemployed are getting coal in their stockings from the Republicans in Congress. Charities can't keep up. What are these people supposed to do?
Photo credit: Detroit Free Press

Though the budget deal has gone through, there was one very important thing left out of it. Federal unemployment insurance runs out on December 28 and it won’t be taken care of until after the new year. That’s 1.3 million unemployed Americans who the Republicans in the House have basically […]

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House Republicans Pass Ban On Undetectable Plastic Firearms

Photo from www.House.gov.

A surprisingly sane GOP-led house voted to renew the plastic gun ban. But can we get them to close a potentially lethal loophole?

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House Stenographer Dragged From Capitol For Mental Evaluation (VIDEO)

House stenographer, Dianne Reidy a.k.a. Molly,, stepped to the podium and began ranting about God while a vote was in progress.. Image: Bill Day @ CagleCartoons.com

The government is back to work. The debt ceiling crisis has been averted for now. During the vote late Wednesday night as the final votes were being cast a House stenographer, identified by Fox News as Dianne Reidy a.k.a. Molly, stepped to the podium and began ranting. Presiding officer Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) […]

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Writer For Major Conservative Publication Hopes Democrats Win Back House In 2014

In a twist that is becoming more common by the day, American Conservative contributor, Rod Dreher, says that Democrats need to take back the House in 2014.  Image: wildhunt.org

The government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis are now over. At least for the time being. But Republicans are paying a heavy price for taking the country to the brink of disaster. According to the most recent NBC/WSJ poll, Americans want Democrats to control the House of Representatives by an […]

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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. […]

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Catholic Bishops Wanted Government Shutdown, Asked House Republicans To Hold Nation Hostage Over Birth Control Mandate

Photo of Cardinal Arch Bishop and President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops Timothy M. Dolan from Wikipedia. Dolan is also the archbishop of New York.

America’s Catholic Bishops wrote a letter urging House Republicans to shut down the government unless Obamacare denies birth control coverage to women.

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Nebraska Republican Says His Paycheck Is Too Important To Lose Because He Has A ‘Nice House’

Photo of GOP Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE) from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Terry

Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) joins other GOP congressmen in keeping their government paychecks, even as their government shutdown inflicts pain on others.

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House Speaker John Boehner To Receive 100,000 Pacifiers (PETITION)

Cartoon by Taylor Jones, El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico via Cagle.Com.

House Speaker John Boehner and the GOP-led House are a bunch of big, fat crybabies. Credo Action wants send them 100,000 pacifiers.

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House Republican Blames Democrats For Capitol Shooting Within Minutes Of The Incident (IMAGE)

Public response to Tim Griffin's accusation that the Capitol Hill Shooting was the president's fault.

Tea Party Rep Doesn’t Wait Long To Blame Democrats For Capitol Hill Shooting Only mere minutes went by before a card carrying Tea Party member of the House of Representatives took to Twitter to blame President Obama and the Democrats for a shooting that took place on Capitol Hill on […]

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‘Government Slimdown,’ Not ‘Shutdown’ Insists Fox News

Screen shot of Fox News Government Slimdown. From Newshounds http://www.newshounds.us/_fox_news_blames_obama_for_making_government_slimdown_a_shutdown_10022013

Fox News claims there’s no “shutdown,” just a “government slimdown.” Guess all those hungry children going without WIC should just “slim down,” huh?

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Speaker John Boehner Should Act Like A Terrorist, Says Sandy Rios

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

Right wing radio host Sandy Rios wants John Boehner to act more like a ‘terrorist’ during the government shutdown, just like the Tea Partiers in the House.

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Shutdown Costing $12.5M Per Hour; Here Are 5 Things We Could Be Paying For Instead

Shutdown Costing $12.5M Per Hour; Here Are 5 Things We Could Be Paying For Instead

What else could we being doing with the money Republicans in Congress are wasting on this shut down, all because the adults are not giving them their way?

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Fox News Host Proves Republican War Against Obamacare Is Foolish (VIDEO)

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Watch Brian Kilmeade break ranks with Fox News and blame Republicans for the government shutdown over Obamacare.

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Right-Wing Radio Host Insists Economic Crash And Government Shutdown Good Thing (AUDIO)

Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch

Right-wing radio host Mark Levin is urging the GOP to deliberately harm the economy with the shutdown, much to the chagrin of their masters on Wall Street.

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House Republican Says If You’re Unemployed, You Should Starve

House Republican Says If You’re Unemployed, You Should Starve

House Republicans also appear to be subscribing to communism, quoting the constitution of the Soviet Union in that those who do not work, shall starve.

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