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House Republicans Gut Congress’ Ethics Oversight Panel

House Republicans Gut Congress’ Ethics Oversight Panel

The House Republicans just gutted the Office of Congressional Ethics. Monday night the House Republicans voted 119-74 to gut Congress’ independent ethics oversight watchdog panel. They also voted to take away the panel’s independence. The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) was created by the Dems in March of 2008 following the¬†Abramoff scandal. Abramoff was a […]

Republican Congressman: Russia ‘Did What The Media Should’ve Done’ -VIDEO

Republican Congressman: Russia ‘Did What The Media Should’ve Done’ -VIDEO

Apparently Trump and the Republicans believe that Russia was doing the honorable thing when they hacked into our election. Republican Congressman from Arizona, Trent Franks, appeared on MSNBC with Hallie Jackson on Thursday. And he argued that there’s no “proof” that Russia interfered in our election. (Despite the fact that the CIA, FBI, DNI, and […]

Here’s What The Future Holds For Reproductive Rights, And It Aint Good

Here’s What The Future Holds For Reproductive Rights, And It Aint Good

One thing that is certain to come before the new Supreme Court is abortion rights, especially in the wake of states like Ohio passing new “Heartbeat Laws.” So will Roe v. Wade hold up? Maybe not. And for pro-choice Americans, there is actually a lot to worry about. One of the most impactful consequences of […]

This Steve King Interview Shows Why Americans Are So Terrified -VIDEO

This Steve King Interview Shows Why Americans Are So Terrified -VIDEO

In this one interview Republican Congressman Steve King called Steve Bannon “a patriot,” called a Muslim ban “interesting,” and said it’s OK to call people “dykes.” Steve King is a Republican Congressman from Iowa. He is an extremist nut-job with a history of making outrageous statements. And he is now on the short list for […]

Time To Make Our Voices Heard! A Complete List Of Contact Info For Your Senators And Reps

Time To Make Our Voices Heard! A Complete List Of Contact Info For Your Senators And Reps

The Republicans are going to vote on their horrendous healthcare bill next week. We must make our voices heard NOW. We must put major pressure on Congress to stop this before it’s too late. And save this list….something tells me we’re going to be using it a lot. Since Trump’s shocking presidential win many of […]

Bernie Sanders Is Building A Massive Coalition To March On Washington To Protest Trump -VIDEO

Bernie Sanders Is Building A Massive Coalition To March On Washington To Protest Trump -VIDEO

“Our job now is to hold him accountable.” During the primaries Bernie Sanders built quite a movement in this country. And now that Donald Trump has won the election, Sanders is planning on using that movement….along with a huge group of Democrats…to fight and march on Washington D.C. against Trump and his agenda. Sunday morning […]

Elizabeth Warren Has A Powerful Message To America Following This Election -VIDEO

Elizabeth Warren Has A Powerful Message To America Following This Election -VIDEO

As Democrats regroup and prepare to fight, some strong voices are emerging as true leaders. One of them is Elizabeth Warren. And now that the election is over, she has a lot to say about Trump and the future of this country. If you are still reeling from this whole thing you really need to […]

Congressional Black Caucus Reacts To Trump Birther Statement…’This Is A Disgusting Day’ -VIDEO

Congressional Black Caucus Reacts To Trump Birther Statement…’This Is A Disgusting Day’ -VIDEO

Trump used a cheap publicity stunt to finally admit that President Obama was born in the U.S. But, in typical Trump fashion, he padded his statements with several new lies. And the Congressional Black Caucus is pissed! Donald Trump is the founder of the “Birther” movement. And he has continued with this lie for the […]

Republican Members Of Congress Have Spent Over $25K In Campaign Funds To Purchase Guns Since 2013

Republican Members Of Congress Have Spent Over $25K In Campaign Funds To Purchase Guns Since 2013

¬† Republicans have been raising money off the gun issue forever, but did you know that they are also literally using campaign funds to purchase guns? True story. According to the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), 13 members of the House and Senate have spent more than $25,500 of campaign money to […]

Republicans Sabotage Zika Funding By Using Threats Of Confederate Flags And Planned Parenthood Blocks

Republicans Sabotage Zika Funding By Using Threats Of Confederate Flags And Planned Parenthood Blocks

Republicans are only pretending to care about the potential health emergency of Zika. They did bring a funding bill to the Senate. But they also assured that the bill would never pass by including provisions in the bill to defund Obamacare, block Planned Parenthood from providing contraception, and allow Confederate flags in federal cemeteries. President […]