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Trump Moves Closer To Gutting Elizabeth Warren's Consumer Watchdog

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

NEW YORK ― Big business and congressional Republicans salivate at the idea of gutting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the brainchild of Se...

Randy Neugebauer Defeats Neal Marchbanks In Texas Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R) defeated Democrat Neal Marchbanks on Tuesday. Neugebauer and Marchbanks were battling to represent Texas' 19th District. ...

GOP Congressman: Children At The Border Are Being Treated In A 'Lovely Way'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

A Texas congressman thinks President Barack Obama should take action to send the unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border back to their native c...

The State of the Union Address I Wish President Obama Would Give: 'I'm Not Going to Waste a Minute Trying to Work With You'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

I'm not going to waste one minute trying to work with you. Not because I don't want to. Because you won't work with me. So I have no agenda to present to you tonight. You don't want to hear it. You're not going to vote for it.

GOP Rep Regrets His Outburst Against Park Ranger

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

The Tea Party congressman who went after a National Park Service ranger during the 2013 government shutdown has apparently had a change of heart. C...

Dear Vets, Forget the Monuments, They're Gunning for Your Social Security

Mary Bottari | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mary Bottari

As the government shutdown marches on and the dangerously real deadline of the federal debt limit approaches, it is increasingly clear that the fight over "Obamacare" is merely an opening salvo.

Furloughed Government Employees Accept Their Due Blame for Government Shutdown

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Remy M. Maisel

In a surprising turn of events that has drawn criticism from the Democrats and widespread Republican support, furloughed federal government employees have accepted the blame for their current hiatus from work.

The Last Act in Alternative-Reality Land

Gary Hart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Gary Hart

If you live in a vacuum-packed world of talk radio, right-wing dominated town halls, and campaigns financed by anti-government billionaires, and if that's the only Kool-Aid you drink, it must be a shock when you confront the real world. "Why is this park closed?" "Because you closed it, Congressman."

Wendy Davis Rises, Texas Republicans Are Headed for a Fall, and the Battle of Texas Begins

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Davis is the leader of a great and uplifting movement for change in Texas, while Greg Abbott is the tired champion of a corrupted Texas Republican Party whose leading voices divide and embarrass the Lone Star State.

Jason Linkins

Congressman Castigates Park Ranger For The Memorial Closure He Voted For | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

Day two of Government Shutdown 2013 offered America plenty of surreal moments, from the brief and ridiculous re-emergence of the Grand Bargain, to the...

A Flood of Hypocrisy

Jason Stanford | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

It might help Brooks and his fellow Gulf Coast hypocrites sleep better if they believe that's what Congress approved, but that dog don't hunt. People who live in coastal areas do protect themselves. It's called buying flood insurance.

Oops! Texas Republican Goofs Unemployment Talking Point

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

A Texas Republican said Monday morning that unemployment remains high because the government pays people not to work, but he got his talking point wro...

The Congressional Prayer Caucus and the House Science Committee -- A Disturbing Combination

Chris Rodda | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Five of the twelve members of the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education are Prayer Caucus members. This is the subcommittee that has "legislative jurisdiction and general oversight and investigative authority on all matters relating to science policy and science education."

Fed Says It Will Give Public More Time To Weigh In On Volcker Rule UPDATE

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

Regulators are giving interested parties more time to weigh in on a major and controversial provision of financial reform legislation, even as a choru...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Give Disaster Victims Prayers Instead Of Federal Aid | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers have been quick to rush to the assistance of disaster victims with that priceless commodity, prayer, but when it co...

Zach Carter

Congressional Republicans Set Sights On Homeowners, Elizabeth Warren As Split Emerges with State GOP Leaders | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- As state and federal officials near an agreement with the nation's largest financial firms to settle allegations of abusive foreclosure ...

Taking Responsibility for Political Violence

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Right wing talk show hosts and Republican leaders must shoulder the responsibility for the outbreak of threats and violence that has accompanied this week's passage of health insurance reform.

Christians and Health Care Reform: No Baby Killers Here

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

When Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) shouted "baby-killer" during Rep. Bart Stupak's (D-MI) speech during the health insurance reform vote last Sunday, American political debate reached a new low.

(VIDEO) Stupak Wants An Apology. But Will He Also Offer One?

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jodi Jacobson

Congressman Bart Stupak (D-MI) does not garner a lot of sympathy among American women these days. In fact, quite the opposite. And his (literally an...

Bart Stupak Wants 'Baby Killer' Shouter To Apologize On House Floor (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with CBS News on Tuesday, Rep. Bart Stupak called on Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas), the lawmaker who yelled "baby killer" while Stup...

Neugebauer, 'Baby Killer' Yeller, Apologizes For Appearing To Yell At Stupak (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Randy Neugebauer smiled broadly as he was introduced on Fox News' "Hannity" Tuesday. The Texas Republican was there for an "exclusive intervie...

Michael Falcone

Randy Neugebauer Revealed As 'Baby Killer' Shouter: Texas Republican Apologizes | Michael Falcone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Randy Neugebauer (R-Tex.) identified himself as the member of congress who shouted "baby killer" during Rep. Bart Stupak's (D-Mich.) speech on the flo...

We've Finally Got Health Care, Hallelujah: All the GOP Can Conjure Is the Bogeyman!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Why is it that Americans only see Republicans' true colors when their results are catastrophic, as in the case of the unending wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the financial crises of the last couple of years?

'Baby Killer' Heckler Outed

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

CNN reported that Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) is the culprit, the voice in the chamber on Sunday night who seemed to call pro-life Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) a "baby killer."

Animals on the Hill, and in The Hill

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The lawmakers doing the bidding for Big Agribusiness simply don't get that the American public wants to see all animals treated humanely, including animals raised for food.