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Entries by Danielle Schlanger from 08/2013

Giovanni Capriglione, Texas Republican, Thinks Wendy Davis Should Foot Bill For Special Sessions

Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

Though the abortion war in Texas may be on a break, there is a hefty bill from the special sessions that closed out the Legislature, and one Republica...

Dead Donors Gave $586,000 In Campaign Contributions Since 2009: Report

Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

Some citizens are donating sizably to political campaigns despite being dead, a Monday report by USA Today found. According to USA Today's analysis...

Female Veteran Gives Epic Response To Military Poster Blaming Sexual Assault Victims (PHOTO)

Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

When Jennifer Stephens, an armed forces veteran and battalion commander in the Ohio National Guard, saw a sexual assault prevention poster at the Wrig...

Louie Gohmert: Embassy Closures Make U.S. Look 'Like A Bunch Of Cowards'

Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman from Texas said Monday that President Barack Obama's decision to close 22 U.S. embassies and consulates because of credible t...

Jeff Fortenberry Opposes Government Shutdown Over Obamacare

Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

At a town hall in his home district Monday, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) told constituents he would not support a proposal to shut down the governme...

Robert Pittenger, GOP Lawmaker, Outrages Tea Party By Saying No To Government Shutdown

Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Tea party members in North Carolina caused a stir at a town hall meeting on Monday after Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) said he would not support a Re...

Nancy Mace, Lindsey Graham Primary Challenger: 'I'm Going To Be Savaged'

Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Nancy Mace, who announced last week that she would challenge South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham in the state's Republican primary, knows she's waging ...

Bridge To Nowhere Becomes Ferry To Nowhere As 'Uncle Ted Is No Longer With Us'

Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

The "Bridge To Nowhere," which became a symbol of corruption and wasteful spending during the Bush years, has finally been scrapped in favor of ferry ...

Andy Harris Town Hall Erupts With Calls For Impeachment, End To 'Nice Guys'

Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

A Maryland town hall meeting grew heated Tuesday, when GOP Rep. Andy Harris faced disgruntled constituents angry over partisan politics fraying the co...