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Kentucky Senator Assaulted By Neighbor In His Home (VIDEO)

Kentucky Senator Assaulted By Neighbor In His Home (VIDEO)

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was assaulted in his home on Friday evening. The senator was “blindsided” by his neighbor; he was tackled to the ground while he was outside mowing his lawn and suffered minor facial injuries. Police were called and the attacker submitted to police custody. The story was first reported by WBKO, […]

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

The Republicans’ hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act this year suffered a potentially fatal blow on Friday afternoon, when Senator John McCain announced he would oppose a last-ditch effort to ram a repeal measure through the Senate. Rather than try to get a repeal measure past an all-but-certain Democratic filibuster, Mitch McConnell and friends […]

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

The Senate rejected a proposal by Republican legislators Wednesday to repeal ObamaCare, signifying yet another failure by the Republican Party in its long battle to dismantle the landmark legislation that was championed by President Barack Obama. The measure was opposed by seven Republicans, with the vote winding up at 45-55, CNN reports. The proposal, an amendment […]

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Late Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he won’t bring up the latest incarnation of the Republican effort to replace Obamacare until John McCain recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from his right eye. It’s not as if McConnell had a choice. Within hours of the bill being unveiled three days […]

Mitch McConnell Warns Trump: We May Have To Negotiate With Dems On Healthcare (VIDEO)

Mitch McConnell Warns Trump: We May Have To Negotiate With Dems On Healthcare (VIDEO)

The Senate is set to vote on its healthcare reform legislation as early as this week. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) recently warned that if the bill fails in the Senate, the GOP might be forced to work with Democrats to implement needed reforms to Obamacare. According to Republican staffers, McConnell issued the warning […]

Sarah Palin Thirsty For Spotlight: Denounces GOP Healthcare Plan As Socialism (TWEETS)

Sarah Palin Thirsty For Spotlight: Denounces GOP Healthcare Plan As Socialism (TWEETS)

Recently spouting off about healthcare, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin lets the world know she isn’t quite ready to go away. Apparently, the spotlight must feel too good to step out of. “Remember this is government-controlled health care, the system that requires enrollment in an unaffordable, unsustainable, unwanted, unconstitutional continuation of government-run medicine.” Palin is the latest […]

The Good, The Bad, And The Spineless: Confirmation Votes In The Senate (TWEET)

The Good, The Bad, And The Spineless: Confirmation Votes In The Senate (TWEET)

When a president leaves office, so does everyone they appointed. This means Donald Trump has more than 4,000 vacancies to fill in the executive branch. Out of these, 1,242 of these appointees require the approval of the Senate before they can take office. This is just one of the “checks and balances” that the Constitution […]

Rand Paul Grows A Set, Says No One With A ‘Sane Worldview’ Would Want John Bolton In Office (VIDEO)

Rand Paul Grows A Set, Says No One With A ‘Sane Worldview’ Would Want John Bolton In Office (VIDEO)

We already knew that Donald Trump isn’t going to get a free ride on Capitol Hill, even though the GOP has complete control of the federal government for only the second time in nine decades. Last week, Congressman Trey Gowdy and Senator Tom Cotton, two of the most prominent tea-swillers in Washington, said that they […]

#TrumpFails: Five Of The Donald’s Dumbest Blunders

#TrumpFails: Five Of The Donald’s Dumbest Blunders

Republican front runner Donald J. Trump has many shortcomings as a man and a candidate, but trying to choose among them is like selecting a favorite strain of herpes. It’s mostly subjective. Sometimes, though, he offers clear evidence that despite the millions of Americans who are buying what he’s selling, he lacks the basic knowledge […]

Breaking News: Rand Paul Dropping Out Of Presidential Race

Breaking News: Rand Paul Dropping Out Of Presidential Race

Around 8:49 a.m. EST, CNN reported that Rand Paul was dropping out of the presidential race. Finishing in fifth place in Monday’s Iowa caucuses with five-percent of the vote, Paul is said to have met with his staff earlier to discuss the issue. CNN reports: “Paul discussed the matter with staff Wednesday morning and sent […]

Did Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Help Arm ISIS?

Did Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Help Arm ISIS?

Is Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex) helping Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)? What about Senator Rand Paul (R-Ken.)? Although both Republican presidential candidates talk a strong “we’ve got to stomp out ISIS” game, their votes don’t appear to back up their bark. At least that’s how Senator Lindsey Graham (R-N. Car.) seems to interpret […]

Government Shutdown Over Syrian Refugees Looming

Government Shutdown Over Syrian Refugees Looming

Having been in office less than three weeks, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-WI, may already be facing the impending peril of a government shutdown. A number of political officials have introduced legislation or at least talking points demanding changes or an outright stop to the White House’s plan of taking in 10,000 Syrian refugees. Two […]

Hillary Clinton’s Epic Response To Rand Paul’s Recent Assholery

Hillary Clinton’s Epic Response To Rand Paul’s Recent Assholery

  So, remember when that GOP tea partier put his foot in his mouth and said something really bigoted and asshole-ish against the LGBT community? Oh, right. It has happened so many times I should probably clarify. Not the time the GOP endorsed a Jim Crow law for LGBT Americans, or the time the homophobic GOP […]

Should Rand Paul Throw In The Towel After LGBT Comments Backlash?

Should Rand Paul Throw In The Towel After LGBT Comments Backlash?

Liberal America reported this week on Rand Paul and his extremely bigoted comments regarding LGBT workers. On a visit to Drake University this past Wednesday, Paul really missed the mark when he answered a question on whether employers could fire LGBT workers just for being LGBT. Part of his answer was: “I really think the […]

Rand Paul Wants All Of U.S. To Return To Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell — Leave Gayness At Home (VIDEO)

Rand Paul Wants All Of U.S. To Return To Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell — Leave Gayness At Home (VIDEO)

On Oct. 14, Rand Paul continued his outreach to younger voters by visiting Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Paul is actually planning on visiting 11 college campuses in Iowa this week in an initiative to secure 10,000 caucus commitments from college students. He calls it his “Iowa 10,000” campaign tour. While he did draw […]

Rand Paul Faces Harsh Criticism From Fundraisers

Rand Paul Faces Harsh Criticism From Fundraisers

The Republican primary hasn’t been kind to Rand Paul. His place in the polls has been steadily declining, Rush asked him to stop using their songs, and now one of his Super PACs has stopped fundraising for his campaign. Furthermore, the PAC’s founder had some pretty harsh words for the Kentucky senator. Ed Crane, founder […]

Who Does Jeb Bush Want On The $10 Bill? Margaret Thatcher

Who Does Jeb Bush Want On The $10 Bill? Margaret Thatcher

In perhaps one of the biggest WTF moments of Thursday’s GOP presidential debate (there were so many to choose from), Jeb Bush said that he’d like to see the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the revamped $10 bill. You know, American money. Paper  money here in the U.S. I know. It’s a lot […]

Social Media Takes Down Rand Paul For Complaint That Voters Prefer ‘Reality Star’ Donald Trump

Social Media Takes Down Rand Paul For Complaint That Voters Prefer ‘Reality Star’ Donald Trump

A few months ago, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul was widely considered to be a strong contender for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination. But in recent weeks his poll numbers have lagged badly behind most of his opposition and Paul has been desperately attempting to remain marginally relevant. Friday afternoon Senator Paul took to Twitter to […]

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