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Take Action: Condemn Steve King's Comments ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Steve King, GOP/TP, racist comments, ethics, dishonesty, corruption )

- 1488 days ago -
Did you see this? Steve King, in an election year ploy designed to rally his conservative base, is doubling down on his gross comments about DREAMers, undocumented young people brought to the U.S. through no fault of their own.
The 2014 Factor No One Is Talking About -- Seniors Are Turning On The GOP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, seniors, GOP/TP, elections, economy, government, politics, congress )

- 1490 days ago -
Seniors -- America's most reliable voters -- may end up leading a backlash against a post-government-shutdown Republican Party that is even less popular now than when George W. Bush left office.
Tea Party Reaches New Low In Pettiness
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Gay Marriage, rights, law, GOP/TP, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, propaganda, government, freedoms )

- 1492 days ago -
Republicans are really starting to get comically petty in their attempts to stall and chip away at same-sex marriage. Sen.Mike Lee and Sen.Ted Cruz introduced a bill that would basically nullify your same-sex marriage in federal eyes if you moved from...
Michele Bachmann: Immigrants Don't Like the GOP Because We Love the Constitution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, GOP/TP, Michele Bachmann, Obamacare, immigration reform, government, politics, dishonesty, lies, media, ethics, propaganda )

- 1501 days ago -
She began by attacking what Shapiro called "the intelligence threats via Obamacare," by which he meant unsubstantiated reports in conservative news outlets that information given to the website had been stolen by overseas interests.
Maddow Wonders What It Takes to Be Too Crazy for the Tea Party GOP (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, TV, Rachel Maddow Show, GOP/TP, secessionists, ethics, politics, government, corruption )

- 1600 days ago -
On Thursday night's edition of "The Rachel Maddow Show," host Rachel Maddow asked whether the Republican Party can survive its current hard bend to the right, in which politicians like neo-Confederate Chris McDaniel, can snag the endorsements of...
Mansplaining Congressman Tells CNN Host: 'You're Beautiful,' But 'You're Part of the Problem' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government shutdown, media, Obamacare, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1628 days ago -
"The debt ceiling fight is coming up," Costello noted. "Obamacare hurts the country worse than not raising the debt ceiling? Because that's not what a bunch of Wall Street bankers told the president yesterday."
A Different Sort Of Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government shutdown, Obamacare, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1628 days ago -
The right-wing minority that has plunged government into chaos should be treated for what it is: a narrow slice of public opinion whose power has been amplified by gerrymandered districts and a far-right echo chamber.
The Shutdown Shows The GOP Can't Accept Defeat In The War On Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, women, birth control, government shutdown, Obamacare, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1628 days ago -
When the GOP attempts to deny women access to contraception in the lead-up to a government shutdown, it's hard to see how the party hopes to regain women's support.
Stand With Us Against The Shutdown And For Social Security - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, social security, government shutdown, Obamacare, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1629 days ago -
Right now, we're teaming up with Social Security Works and over 20 members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, including Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, Barbara Lee and John Conyers, to say NO to the shutdown, and YES to protecting Social Security.
Boehner Tells Republicans He Won't Let the Nation Default
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Boehner, Hastert Rule, government shutdown, debt ceiling, GOP/TP, government, ethics, congress, economy )

- 1629 days ago -
One lawmaker, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Mr. Boehner had indicated he would be willing to violate the so-called Hastert Rule if necessary to pass a debt-limit increase.
Republican Who Voted to Shut Down Government Asks Park Ranger Why Part of Government Shut Down (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Randy Neugebauer, WWII memorial, government shutdown, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1629 days ago -
A Republican lawmaker who voted for a budget measure that set up the government shutdown confronted a park ranger to ask why a particular portion of the government was shut down.
Mission Accomplished: The Tea Party Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, Boehner, Cruz, GOP/TP, House of Representatives, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics )

- 1630 days ago -
The Tea Party Republicans should hang a "Mission Accomplished" banner across the House of Representatives. They could flank it with large portraits of Senator Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican who has in fact, if not in name, replaced John Boehner as Speaker
Shutdown Locks 30 Kids With Cancer Out of Treatment Programs Per Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, health, children, cancer patients, government shutdown, Obamacare, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1630 days ago -
Each week that Republican politicians refuse to end the shutdown of the federal government results in 200 cancer patients being unable to enroll in treatment programs at the National Institutes of Health, 30 of them children.
Meet the Morons Who Caused the Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP/TP, government shutdown, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, politics )

- 1630 days ago -
There has never been a single House of the Congress with a more lethal combination of political ambition, political stupidity, and political vainglory than this one.
Multimillionaire Republican Lawmaker Says Government Shutdown 'Is My Idea of Fun' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government shutdown, David Schweikert, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1631 days ago -
As 800,000 federal employees were set to be furloughed due to a government shutdown on Tuesday, a Republican lawmaker with a net worth of around $6 million was positively cheerful about the situation, telling NPR that it was his "idea of fun."

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