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GOP Lawmaker Says Intelligence On ISIS Too Optimistic

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Sunday he was concerned that Pen...

Surveillance Reform: The Congressional-Intelligence Complex Strikes Back

Patrick G. Eddington | Posted 06.19.2016 | Politics
Patrick G. Eddington

Despite the revelations provided by Edward Snowden about the scope and illegality of the U.S. government's mass surveillance programs, the Intelligence Community's power to fight back remains potent -- especially when its ostensible watchdogs are its biggest supporters and apologists.

GOP Rep. Devin Nunes Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

GOP Rep. Devin Nunes was re-elected Tuesday to represent California's 22nd Congressional District. Nunes, who was first elected to the House in 200...

While Some Lawmakers Offer Outdated Ideas for Drought, California Proves Power of Water Efficiency

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.17.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The problem in California isn't environmental safeguards. It isn't a dearth of storage capacity. It's a lack of rain. Sacrificing the Bay-Delta ecosystem and building more canals and reservoirs won't usher in the rain clouds or create more water.

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Congressman Denies Backing 'Clean' Funding Bill To Avert Shutdown, But He Did | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is denying that he ever endorsed the idea of passing a "clean" funding bill -- or one without strings attach...

GOP Congressman Calls Fellow Republicans 'Lemmings With Suicide Vests'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) sharply criticized his fellow House Republicans on Monday, saying it's "moronic" for them to let the government shut down ...

Paul Ryan's Bailout Hypocrisy

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2012 | Business

* Republican VP candidate voted for 2008 auto bailout * Ryan broke with party to try to save hometown GM plant * Spendin...

Jason Linkins

GOP Rep Says The 'Period Of Crisis' Provided By Default Might Inspire Lawmakers To Actually Do Their Jobs | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

It seems to be the consensus among sane individuals that if the United States defaults on its debt, the result would be somewhere between calamitous and apocalyptic. It's the sort of thing that I would recommend avoiding at all costs, but Representative Devin Nunes from California apparently doesn't feel that way. In fact, it seems as if he believes that the "period of crisis" catastrophe provides is just the prescription our log-jammed legislative process needs to start functioning again.

Weekly Audit: We Welcome Our New Plutocratic Overlords

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Meet the new global elite. They're pretty much the same as the old global elite, only richer and more ...

I'm Sorry, America -- As a Former Congressional Staffer I Helped Break Democracy

Mike Larsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mike Larsen

Lately, some courageous career politicians like Newt Gingrich, John Boehner and Charley Rangel have bravely come forward to reveal a startling fact about the problems with our democracy -- It's not their fault!

Rep. Devin Nunes Warns That Health Care Reform Equals Totalitarian Communism

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

On the House floor Sunday, Republican Rep. Devin Nunes decried health care reform, warning darkly of the awakening of the "ghost of communist dictators," and urging the House to reject "totalitarianism."

Comprehensive Discourse Reform

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

My feeling is that listening to the Republicans' rhetoric between now and November will be like watching someone continue to blow up an already too-inflated balloon as we cringe and wait for it to pop.

Ryan Grim

GOP Health Care Plan Lets Patients Choose To Spend Own Money | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party has a deal for you: Under the health care proposal the GOP released Wednesday, you are fully entitled to spend your own money in ...