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Capitol Hill Is The Safest Space In The Nation For Sexual Predators (VIDEO)

Capitol Hill Is The Safest Space In The Nation For Sexual Predators (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, Buzzfeed revealed that in 2015, Congressman John Conyers, the ranking Democrat and former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, reached a settlement with a former staffer who claimed he’d fired her after she refused to “succumb to (his) sexual advances.” As part of the staffer’s complaint, four other staffers filed affidavits stating that […]

Crooked Ex-Congressman Is Latest Soldier In Bannon’s #War (VIDEOS/TWEET)

Crooked Ex-Congressman Is Latest Soldier In Bannon’s #War (VIDEOS/TWEET)

When Steve Bannon parachuted back to Breitbart News after being shoved out as White House chief strategist, he declared that he intended to go to war for Donald Trump. That meant pushing out Senators and congressmen whom he didn’t believe weren’t solid enough in their commitment to “make America great again.” We got a very […]

Pro-Life Politician Caught Red-Handed Telling Mistress To Get An Abortion

Pro-Life Politician Caught Red-Handed Telling Mistress To Get An Abortion

Republicans love telling America that they are pro-life in public, but when it comes to their personal lives, it seems like their morals are a little more flexible. This particular moment of GOP hypocrisy comes from Representative Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, who asked his own mistress to get an abortion during a pregnancy scare this […]

GOP Base Splintering Between Support For Trump Versus Congress (VIDEO)

GOP Base Splintering Between Support For Trump Versus Congress (VIDEO)

Recent news reports and polling data all seem to confirm one troubling fact for the Republican Party: their base of support tends to back President Donald Trump more than the party itself. That could prove to be troubling for members of the GOP in Congress, many of whom have shown wavering support for some of […]

Fissures Within the GOP? This Might Be Just The Beginning (VIDEO)

Fissures Within the GOP? This Might Be Just The Beginning (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump bucked many people’s expectations this week when he made an agreement with his political rivals, Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, over the debate on the extending debt ceiling. Not only did Trump agree to a three-month fix on the issue — a plan that other Republican leaders like Speaker of the […]

BREAKING: Congress Wants New Russia Sanctions — With A Surprise Twist (VIDEO)

BREAKING: Congress Wants New Russia Sanctions — With A Surprise Twist (VIDEO)

Today, the leaders in both the House of Representatives and the Senate agreed to impose new sanctions on Russia, and to grant Congress a new veto power to prevent the President from easing those sanctions. CNN reports that this comes in the face of staunch and vocal opposition from President Donald Trump and his team in […]

Want To Tell Congress What You Think? There’s An App For That (VIDEO)

Want To Tell Congress What You Think? There’s An App For That (VIDEO)

Despite the ease and convenience of Twitter, Facebook, and email, calling your Senators and Representatives in Congress is still the best way to contact them. But calling is slow and clunky, and it’s often hard to know what to say. Fortunately, a new site has stepped in to streamline the process. At 5 Calls, just […]

The Man Challenging Paul Ryan In 2018 Has Come Out Swinging (VIDEO)

The Man Challenging Paul Ryan In 2018 Has Come Out Swinging (VIDEO)

Randy Bryce (D) is challenging Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) for re-election in Wisconsin’s first congressional district. A mustachioed Army veteran and union iron worker (he tweets @IronStache), Bryce has exactly the sort of crossover appeal that makes him a serious contender in blue-collar Wisconsin. Bryce’s campaign is off to a strong start. Though […]

Trump Sours On AHCA, Calling It ‘Mean’ (VIDEO)

Trump Sours On AHCA, Calling It ‘Mean’ (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump reversed himself on his party’s healthcare bill this week, calling it “mean” and emphasizing the need for something “more generous.” At a lunch meeting with Republican senators at the White House Tuesday, Trump suggested the Senate needed to “add more money” to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in order to better […]

NOT SATIRE: Trump Just Said He’s Passed More Legislation Than ANY President Except FDR

NOT SATIRE: Trump Just Said He’s Passed More Legislation Than ANY President Except FDR

In yet another show of delusional thinking, President Donald Trump told reporters today that he has passed more legislation than any of his predecessors, with the exception of FDR. During his very first full cabinet meeting, almost six months after being inaugurated, the consistently self deluding President made the following statement to the press: “There’s […]

Congress Demands Trump Turn Over Recordings Of Conversations With Comey (VIDEO)

Congress Demands Trump Turn Over Recordings Of Conversations With Comey (VIDEO)

Congress has demanded that President Donald Trump turn over any recordings of his conversations with former FBI director James Comey. As part of its ongoing Russia investigation, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence sent a letter to White House counsel Don McGahn Friday, insisting that the White House provide any audio documentation of conversations between […]

TRUMPERTANTRUM- Shut Down The Whole Government Until He Gets His Way (Tweets)

TRUMPERTANTRUM- Shut Down The Whole Government Until He Gets His Way (Tweets)

Apparently the President of the United States has no idea what his own party is trying to achieve. Apparently relations between Trump and the Congress controlled by his own Republicans is so bad they don’t talk about even the most pressing issues. I know this because the Republican controlled Congress is just about to pass its first […]

Chaffetz Might Be A Victim Of A Russian Blackmailing Scheme (TWEETS)

Chaffetz Might Be A Victim Of A Russian Blackmailing Scheme (TWEETS)

People have criticized Congress for not being tough enough with the Russian investigation. As it turns out, there might be a reason. Kompromat Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is the House Oversight Committee Chairman. While many would like to see him move forward with the Russian investigation, he’s actually defended President Donald Trump. Some say it’s […]

Senator Dodges Constituent – Until She Confronts Him On A Plane (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Senator Dodges Constituent – Until She Confronts Him On A Plane (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Senators across America vowed to listen to their constituents before voting on the new healthcare bill, which thankfully didn’t pass because House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) pulled it before the scheduled vote Friday. One woman grew tired of not getting a response from her senator. So she confronted him on a plane. Kendall Brown of Oklahoma […]

There’s A Good Reason To Impeach Trump Sooner Rather Than Later: And The GOP Know It (VIDEO)

There’s A Good Reason To Impeach Trump Sooner Rather Than Later: And The GOP Know It (VIDEO)

To impeach or not to impeach. That is the question. The question on the mind of House Speaker Paul Ryan and most Republicans that is. The impeachment process was never really supposed to be a political tool. Tied up in the Lockean philosophy to which much of early American political mechanics was based upon, once the criteria for removing an […]

OMG! Look At What These Numbskulls Named Their Healthcare Disaster! (VIDEO)

OMG! Look At What These Numbskulls Named Their Healthcare Disaster! (VIDEO)

We all know that the Affordable Care Act was nicknamed Obamacare, and we are all trying to come up with the most hilarious nickname for the Republican monstrosity that is meant to replace it. But it appears anything we can come up with is not nearly as ridiculous, or as funny, as what the Republicans […]

King Of Hypocrisy: Paul Ryan Keeps Sucking Up To Trump (VIDEO)

King Of Hypocrisy: Paul Ryan Keeps Sucking Up To Trump (VIDEO)

While watching President Donald Trump’s shockingly coherent speech to Congress last night, a lot of people commented on his calm tone and optimistic message. The press, even the ones who have been nearly at war with Trump for the past few weeks, wrote about his positive message. They wondered if they were seeing a performance or […]

House Republicans Helping President Trump Hide His Tax Returns (VIDEO)

House Republicans Helping President Trump Hide His Tax Returns (VIDEO)

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) proposed a resolution to allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to turn over President Donald Trump’s tax returns using an obscure law. Sounds like a great idea, but the House voted 229-118 to reject it. Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said this about it in a statement: “Tonight, House Republicans made themselves […]

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