Articles Tagged with republicans

U.S. Could Face Another Government Shut Down This Week

Congress has until Thursday to avoid a government shutdown.

As the Thursday deadline quickly approaches, Congress has yet to pass a bill that will keep the funding for the United States government going which means that the nation could be facing yet another government shutdown. The recent executive action on immigration taken by President Barack Obama has left many in the Republican party looking… Read more »

Elizabeth Lauten Illustrates Ugly Side Of Today’s Politics

Elizabeth Lauten illustrates ugly politics

Elizabeth Lauten has had quite a successful career in politics up to this point. It seems likely that Ms. Lauten’s latest antics are going to put a damper in any aspirations Elizabeth had for advancement. By now, most people have heard about Elizabeth Lauten’s comments about President Obama’s daughters. In those comments, she said the… Read more »

GOP And Net Neutrality: Do Republicans Face Tech Challenges?

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Does the GOP understand net neutrality and technology? That was a question Tony Romm asked in a recent POLITICO Pro article about Republicans trying to razzle and dazzle big technology for donations and falling short of understanding the world in which they are seeking money. In the article which touched on the GOP and net… Read more »

Charles Krauthammer Begins Banging Drum Louder For Obama Impeachment

Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer believes that President Obama might finally be getting ready to do something that would legitimately merit impeachment. After six years of Republican talking heads deciding there are a number of smaller offenses that could lead to impeachment, what does Charles Krauthammer think will finally be the big move? The Republican writer and frequent… Read more »

Bernie Sanders: ‘Election Day Should Be National Holiday’

Bernie Sanders: Make Election Day A National Holiday

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to make Election Day a national holiday, according to a new proposal that he’s written. Sanders’ motivations for the bill are the poor voter turnout from Tuesday’s election in which Republicans handily defeated Democrats in most major congressional races, retaking the Senate and adding seats in the already-red House of… Read more »

Republican Takover Is Obama’s Fault, Chief Of Staff For Harry Reid Claims

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Harry Reid’s chief of staff is blaming President Barack Obama for Republicans takeover of the Senate and solidifying their majority in the House of Representitives. David Krone, the Nevada Senator’s chief staffer, told the Washington Post that the President and the White House were not “up to speed”‘ prior to the 2014 Midterms. Senator Harry… Read more »

Charlie Crist Concedes FL Election, Loses For Third Time In Four Years

Charlie Crist defeated

Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called his opponent, incumbent Republican Rick Scott, around midnight to concede defeat in Tuesday’s election. This marks the third time Crist has lost, for three different parties, in the last four years. Crist, a career politician, was defeated by Marco Rubio in the Republican primary in 2010, then was defeated… Read more »

[Video] Jon Stewart Slams Obama And Democrats For Hypocrisy

Jon Stewart and Barack Obama

Few would deny that one of the biggest problems in United States politics is the prevalence of money and its powerful influence over Congress and the President. Many Americans suspect that corporate funding of political campaigns and bribery play a major part in elections, sometimes leading to corruption and ulterior motives for passing legislation. Typically,… Read more »