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Elise Foley

Steve King To Dreamers: 'We Have A Bus For You To Tijuana' | Elise Foley | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are going after immigration hardliners -- including Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) -- for their remarks against undocumented young p...

Paul Blumenthal

Start Of A Trend? Another Republican Endorses Campaign Finance Reform | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Thomas Petri (R-Wis.) on Thursday introduced legislation to provide tax credits and deductions for political donors making small co...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Finally Found A Campaign Finance Loophole They Want To Close | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman from Maryland is going after a campaign finance loophole that has allowed lawmakers to use campaign funds on no...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmakers Ready To Risk Catastrophic Default | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans know that holding the nation's debt limit hostage in a standoff with Democrats over spending carries major risks to the econ...

Republican Turns On Colleagues Over NSA Vote

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) told constituents on Tuesday that many Republicans in fact supported the National Security Agency's domestic spying programs, ...

Right-wing Congressman Mo Brooks Quotes Socialist Lesbian Poet to Justify His Opposition to Immigration Reform

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

On Wednesday, Republican Congressman Mo Brooks of Alabama used the words of a lesbian socialist poet to oppose immigration reform.

Ryan Grim

House Republicans Have A New Problem With Immigration Reform: Obama | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the fate of comprehensive immigration reform now in the hands of House Republicans, the conference gathered Wednesday afternoon for...

What Would Ronald Reagan Do?

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) believes that, were it his decision to make today, former President Ronald Reagan would force the 11 million undocumented immi...

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.

Saki Knafo

Conservative Latina Activist Takes On The Tea Party | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

When George W. Bush won 44 percent of the Latino vote in 2004, a record for a Republican presidential candidate, DeeDee Garcia Blase took pride in kno...

WATCH: Congressman: 'I Will Do Anything Short Of Shooting' Undocumented Immigrants

Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

Politicalwire picked up on a story reported by the San Antonio Express-News featuring Rep. Mo Brooks' (R-Ala.) controversial remarks about undocumente...

Alabama Congressman's Offensive Statements Highlight Dangers Of Hateful Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Elena Lacayo | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics
Elena Lacayo

Mo Brooks' rhetoric demonstrates what is already clear about Arizona-style bills -- they do not intend to find workable solutions to immigration. Rather, they force immigrants to live in fear, and perpetuate discrimination and intolerance.

Elise Foley

GOP Defections In House Funding Vote Hint At Trouble Ahead | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a three-week stopgap funding bill on Tuesday by a vote of 271 to 158, fending off the threat of a go...

Minuteman Leader Jim Gilchrist Endorses Candidates Who Hire Consulting Firm

Politico | BEN SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To win the endorsement of the Minuteman Project and its founder, Jim Gilchrist, you need to believe in federal troop deployments to stop illegal immig...