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Immigration and a Weak-Willed John Boehner

Ryan Campbell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

With Mitt "Self-Deportation" Romney being soundly beaten, all eyes were on immigration reform to be the first issue tackled and resolved in 2013. Republicans, the old immigration obstacle, would finally agree after Obama won 77 percent of the Latino vote.

Canada: A Refuge From Poisonous Politics in U.S. (Thank Heaven!)

Bill Mann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Mann

Trust me. It's not like this in Canada. Canadians, who live in a civil, decent society, are shaking their heads at what's been going on down below them in the U.S.

Michael McAuliff

Congressman: Polygamy Laws No Longer Justifiable | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's decision finding the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional opens the door to legalized bigamy and polygamy, conse...

Gohmert: People Buy King Crab Legs With Food Stamps

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) argued to the House of Representatives on Thursday that cutting food stamp benefits is not evil. Constituents have rep...

Gohmert EXPLODES At Eric Holder

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

A visibly infuriated Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) tore into Attorney General Eric Holder after his time expired in a House Judiciary Committee hearing...

Hey Rep. Gohmert, What Does Acting Hispanic Look Like?

San Antonio Express-News | O. Ricardo Pimentel | Posted 04.24.2013 | Latino Voices

So, I'm sitting here being, like, all Hispanic and stuff, and have a question for Rep. Louie Gohmert. What does acting Hispanic look like? I did...

GOP Rep: Radical Islamists Being Trained To 'Act Like Hispanic'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) warned Wednesday that "radical Islamists" are being "trained to act like Hispanic[s]" and cross the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

Gohmert Slams HuffPost 'Simpletons,' Gets Hit With Epic Comeback

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), perhaps best known for warning against a terrorist plot to have babies on U.S. soil, took aim at the "simpletons" of The...

Zach Carter

Tour-niquet: Flow Of Tourists Soon To Stop Through White House | Zach Carter | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

A few dozen visitors went to the White House on Friday for what may prove to be the final spin through the presidential palace on the government's dim...

Michael McAuliff

Obama Hit For 'Whoop Dee Doo' Campaign Amid Libya Tragedy | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fiery Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert (Texas) hammered President Barack Obama Thursday for his response to the deaths of four Americans in...

House GOP Considers Reviving Controversial Practice

Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

By Richard Cowan The huge federal transportation bill was in tatters in early March when Representative Mike Rogers of Alabama posed a heretica...

Tyler Kingkade

Republican Blasts Jobs Act For Banning Unemployment Discrimination | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is no fan of a proposal for the federal government to forbid employers from discriminating against the jobl...

Republican Congressman Drafting Bill To Let Members Carry Guns Inside U.S. Capitol

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) recently signaled his intention to submit a piece of legislation that would make exceptions to a number of firearms laws ...

Louie Gohmert, Texas Congressman, Compares White House Staffers To 'Clowns' In A 'Circus'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) delivered a winding, allegorical rant on the floor of Congress Friday, in which he used last year's Salahi gate-crashing i...