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Red State Republicans Using Unconstitutional Gambit to Kill Obamacare

February 21, 2018

Republicans in Washington, D.C. have made more than 70 attempts to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. They failed every time. Yes, they had some successes at weakening the law. The tax bill last…

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‘Sh*thole Countries’? Lady Liberty Would Slap Trump Silly for What He Just Said, If She Could

January 11, 2018

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus,…

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House Intelligence Committee Scoffs At Flynn Investigation, Pushes To Investigate FBI Instead

February 15, 2017

The scandal that resulted in the resignation of Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn due to his discussions with the Russian ambassador is quickly deepening, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell now says it’s “highly likely” that the Senate Intelligence Committee…

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GOODBYE 1st Amendment, GOP Proposes Punishment For Live-Streaming, Photographing From House Floor

December 28, 2016

House Republicans, led by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), apparently weren’t happy when Democratic lawmakers staged a 25-hour sit-in last June, in response to the deadly shootings that killed 50 people in an Orlando, Florida nightclub. The protest was an attempt…

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Japanese-American Lawmakers Rip Trump Spokesman For Supporting Muslim Registry (VIDEO, TWEETS)

November 18, 2016

Trump supporter’s request hits close to home for many Japanese-American legislators Several Japanese-American members of Congress have called upon Donald Trump to denounce one of his supporters who suggested that the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II sets a…

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Donald Trump Nailed From Left And Right Over Treasonous Comments And ‘Assault On The Constitution’

July 28, 2016

Donald Trump Unifies Both Parties Donald Trump manages to do what many before have tried and failed — bring both parties together in resounding agreement. However, what folks from both sides of the political spectrum are agreeing on is the fact…

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Clinton Concedes – Bernie’s Changes To Superdelegate System Wins By Acclaim

July 24, 2016

The Democratic Rules Committee has voted to revamp the superdelegate system Saturday after a deal was hammered out between supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Amendment seeks to make superdelegates less divisive An amendment that maintains the existing superdelegate role…

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Gun Nuts Vow To Keep Packing Heat Despite Governor’s Assault Weapon Ban (VIDEO)

July 3, 2016

Pro-gun protesters gathered Saturday morning at Cesar Chavez Plaza in Sacramento, California, to protest gun control measures signed by Gov. Jerry Brown late last week. These measures, they say, would turn “law-abiding citizens into criminals.” Pro-Gun protesters are upset because…

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TRAITORS: How GOP Lawmakers Aided And Abetted The Oregon Militants’ Armed Insurrection (AUDIO)

March 17, 2016

“This is a war on rural America,” a press release from COWS (the Coalition Of Western States) fumed in Oct. 2015. Oregon ranchers Dwight and Stephen Hammond had just gotten sent to prison for setting the federal lands bordering on…

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WATCH: Bernie Sanders Schools Chris Matthews On How To Make Change (VIDEO)

February 27, 2016

On Thursday, Bernie Sanders got together with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews and an audience of college students at the University of Chicago. What happened next is not for the faint of heart. But if you’ve ever wanted to see the notoriously cross-grained Hardball host get…

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