Republicans

  • House passes short-term spending bill, but legislation faces long odds in Senate

    House passes spending bill, which faces long odds in Senate WASHINGTON — House Republicans narrowly passed a four-week spending bill on Thursday night to avert a partial government shutdown, but Democrats appeared to have enough votes to tank the measure in the Senate. The House 230-to-197 vote occurred just 30...
  • Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state’s congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines. The justices announced the stay after legal briefs were filed for...
  • Paul Ryan: Republicans Need To ‘Pay Attention’ To Democrats’ Big Special Election Win

    WASHINGTON – Wisconsin Democrats scored a major upset victory Tuesday when they won a state Senate race in a district that Donald Trump easily carried in the 2016 presidential election. Top Wisconsin Republicans – including House Speaker Paul Ryan – acknowledged it was a blow to their party, and...
  • Reactionary speaker arrested at UConn blames students

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) – A conservative commentator who was arrested at the University of Connecticut and charged with breach of peace following an altercation blamed some UConn students for being “violent and disruptive.” Lucian Wintrich’s Tuesday night speech titled “It’s OK To Be White” was repeatedly interrupted by people in...
  • Rep. Jackie Speier asserts millions in taxpayer dollars used to settle sexual harassment claims against Congressmen in the past decade

    Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) says $15m in taxpayer money has been used to settle sexual harassment claims against Congressmen in the past 10 to 15 years Speier says she doesn’t know how many Congressmen benefited from the taxpayer bail out to protect their reputations  However, she claims there were two...
  • Last-minute changes to GOP tax plans will it pass?

      President Trump just added complications to the Republican tax-reform debate. Monday the President called for a major change in the tax plans. Trump recently tweeted while he was in Asia, Saying he is “proud” of lawmakers for getting “close” to approving a tax bill but added that he...
  • The culture of division between Dems and Reps has broadened!

    The political divides between Republicans and Democrats are wider than they’ve been at any point in at least 23 years, according to a new report released this week. “The divisions between Republicans and Democrats on fundamental political values – on government, race, immigration, national security, environmental protection and other...
  • Alabama Senate candidate blames lack of God for shootings, killings

    Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is again creating controversy — and this time it’s being generated by a speech he gave back in August.  He was speaking to Citizen Impact USA — a Christian conservative group — when he questioned, “You wonder why we’re having shootings and killings here...
  • Trump critizing Republican law makers !

    President Donald Trump is criticizing Republican lawmakers amid a rapprochement with Democrats. On Twitter Friday, Trump referenced the GOP’s failure to pass health care legislation. He tweeted, “Republicans, sorry, but I’ve been hearing about Repeal & Replace for 7 years, didn’t happen!” Trump complained about the filibuster rule requiring 60 votes to pass major legislation....