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Christina Wilkie

House Majority Whip: 'No Deal' On Funding DHS Past Friday | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (La.) on Sunday rejected the suggestion that House Republicans had made a deal with Democrats to pass ...

Let's Get Rid of Black History Month

Joel Christian Gill | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices
Joel Christian Gill

Black people epitomize the rags to riches, bootstrap mentality that is the American mythos. In a few generations, black people went from property to politicians, professors, doctors and lawyers. So, why would we celebrate this group of people for a mere 28 (or sometimes 29) days a year?

Republicans Attack Immigrants While Putting America in Danger

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

In other words, after the mass deportation bill crashed and burned in the Senate, the House has no other plan, no other path forward to fund America's shield from terrorism, Homeland Security.

Former KKK Leader David Duke Says He May Run Against Steve Scalise

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke said Wednesday that he was considering running against Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) as the congressman tries to di...

A List of Lists

Steven Clifford | Posted 01.28.2015 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

My data analytics consultant informs me that I am not trending, especially among millennials. She suggests I publish lists since millennials click on lists. Being data-driven, I am test-blogging potential lists.

Amanda Terkel

Steve Scalise To Meet With Civil Rights Leader | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) has agreed to meet with the head of a civil rights organization who criticized the congressman...

Steve Scalise Refused To Vote For Bill Apologizing For Slavery

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) voted against a bill that would have apologized for slavery to African-Americans when he was in the Louisian...

Jennifer Bendery

Civil Rights Group Plans Protest Outside Steve Scalise Fundraiser | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights groups are causing more headaches for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) after last month's revelation that he was o...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Says Steve Scalise Controversy Reflects 'Bothersome' GOP Attitude Toward Minorities | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said the fact that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) once gave a speech to a white...

Truly Bad Grits: The GOP's Curse of the South

Steven Kurlander | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

With convening of the 114th Congress and the swearing in this week of new governors and state representatives, the GOP on paper is sitting very pretty in the Capitol and the nation's statehouses.

Jennifer Bendery

Civil Rights Groups Ask For Meeting With Steve Scalise | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leaders of two prominent civil rights groups have asked House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) to meet with them to explain his 2...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner 'Knows What's In' Steve Scalise's Heart | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner insisted he knows what's in the heart of his embattled House Republican whip, Rep. Steve Scalise, and stood b...

Amanda Terkel

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Calls On Steve Scalise To Apologize To Congress | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who is often referred to as the conscience of Congress on civil rights, called on one of the House's top GOP of...

Hey GOP, Please Keep Steve Scalise at the Top of Your Junk Pile

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Leave him up there as a glaring symbol of what your party stands for. Let Americans know who you support. Who you defend. Who you reward with power. Who you call a "man of character."

REPORT: 'Serious Questions' Over Scalise's Political Future

Politico | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

The scandal over Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise’s 2002 speech to a white supremacist group has so badly damaged his image inside the House Republican ...

Jennifer Bendery

White House: GOP Support For Steve Scalise 'Says A Lot' About Party's Values | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Josh Earnest isn't making life any easier for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), who has become embr...

Steve Scalise Gets Backing Of GOP In White Supremacist Controversy

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers are closing ranks behind the No. 3 House GOP leader, Steve Scalise, as the party aims to move past the contro...

Mia Love On Steve Scalise Controversy: 'We Need To Move On'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

Incoming Rep. Mia Love of Utah, the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, said Sunday that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) shoul...

Former KKK Leader Threatens To Expose Other Politicians With White Supremacist Ties

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke issued a warning to Republicans who have criticized House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) for speaking to a ...

Dem Rep. 'Enormously Disappointed' In Steve Scalise

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) said she's "enormously disappointed" in reports that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke at a conference...

Fox News Contributor Relates Scalise's White Supremacist Meeting To Obama's Rev. Wright

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.31.2014 | Media

Even though Fox News' Charles Krauthammer will admit it's "implausible" that Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) didn't know he was giving a speech at a functi...

White Hate Leader Donated To Scalise

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

A longtime adviser to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke donated money to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Federal Election Commission re...

House Republicans In Damage Control Mode After Controversies

The Washington Post | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

Republican leaders moved forcefully on Tuesday to control the damage from a pair of scandals that have suddenly disrupted the party as it prepares to ...

GOP Leaders Look For Steve Scalise White Supremacist Controversy To Blow Over

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders have been supportive of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise since the revelation that he appeared before a white...

Stephanie Grace: Scalise's Pitch To Duke Supporters Seems Plausible

The New Orleans Advocate | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

This is what I remember about the first time I met Steve Scalise nearly 20 years ago: He told me he was like David Duke without the baggage. I was ...