GOP Representative Kevin McCarthy went through a trying day yesterday in his attempt to become Speaker of the House of Representatives, losing the vote three times. He faces opposition within his own party from a group of 19 extremist members including Matt Gaetz and Lauren Boebert. McCarthy is determined and got some support from former President Donald Trump on social media.
Senator Mitch McConnell apparently took a backhanded swipe at Black voters on Wednesday in response to a question about their concerns about voting rights legislation being thwarted in the Senate. "Well, the concern is misplaced because if you look at the statistics, African American voters are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans," he said.
Three Dem Congress Members Test Positive For COVID-19 After Sheltering With Nasty Republicans Who Refused To Mask-Up
The fallout for Donald Trump's cracker insurrection continues and now could have led to a super spreader event among Congress members.
Remember Mitt Romney? He had a disastrously sad run for president, but he’s back from political obscurity as the pot calling the kettle black. In this case, “the kettle” is Donald Trump.
Republicans understand the need to blaze. A new survey found that 60 percent of the GOP’s young members(those under the age of 34) support the legalization of marijuana.
Even the most casual of voters is likely aware that the Republican Grand Old Party is struggling to identify with the ever-growing younger generation. In efforts to raise awareness for their political stances (and humanize their stereotypes), they launched a #IAmRepublican campaign across social media and an accompanying video. Of course, the majority of voters […]
As the October 1 deadline for the Affordable Care Act looms, President Barack Obama has faced strong Republican Party opposition over the healthcare law. After congressional GOP members attempted a symbolic standoff against Obamacare, a Republican senator says the party has little chance in stopping the law from going into effect.
Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly was critical of Wednesday’s (August 28) 50th anniversary of the March On Washington event in saying that no Republican speakers were invited. The conservative pundit admitted last night (August 29) on his program that he was wrong about his incorrect assumption.
In a 5-4 ruling the U.S. Supreme Court struck down an important part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Tuesday (June 25). The decision nixed a key clause keeping federal supervision of Jim Crow-era voter discrimination tactics in place.
Illinois GOP official Jim Allen resigned Thursday (June 20) amid outrage over controversial remarks he made toward a Black Congressional candidate. In the statement, Allen called the woman a “street walker” who would only get a job to meet a minority “quota.”
The IRS admitted to targeted members of the GOP and Tea Party, a development which has understandably angered conservatives. A special unit went beyond typical protocol singling out small government groups for using the words “Tea Party” and “patriot,” when applying for tax-exempt status, it was announced Friday (May 10).
The next presidential election is a good three years away but frontrunners on the Democratic team are two people vastly familiar with the Obama administration. Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have emerged as the two main presidential hopefuls.