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Posts Tagged ‘ Republicans ’

Huckabee: Democrats think women can’t control their libido – Video

January 27th 2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said on Thursday that Republicans need to push harder to win the votes of women. In turn, he criticized Democrats, saying they tell women that they are “helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing them for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control...
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Chris Christie and N.J. Democrats reach agreement on DREAM Act

December 20th 2013

Students who grew up in New Jersey but are in the country illegally will soon be able to pay in-state tuition at its public colleges and universities. After weeks of feuding between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democrats who control the Legislature over the so-called “DREAM Act,” the two sides reached a breakthrough today...
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Sebelius survives Obamacare grilling: The key takeaways

October 31st 2013
Sebelius survives Obamacare grilling: The key takeaways

Kathleen Sebelius sat in front of a House panel for three and a half hours Wednesday – facing questions from livid lawmakers, even some who’d called for her resignation before she sat down. The heated hearing covered a lot of ground – from the problems with healthcare.gov, to what the White House knew and...
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[VIDEO] Rep. Alan Grayson compares Tea Party to KKK

October 23rd 2013

Florida Rep. Alan Grayson has found himself in the middle of another controversy, one that includes an image of a burning cross.
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Stewart Takes Down Fox News and ‘Republican Morons’ for Downplaying Shutdown

October 2nd 2013

The government shutdown has affected a number of government programs and agencies, but Jon Stewart noticed Tuesday night that some conservatives and Fox News pundits still don’t think it’s a big deal. He called them out for downplaying how serious the shutdown is, even issuing a strong “Fu*k you!” to one Fox contributor. Stewart...
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VIDEO: John Stewart on Republicans and Obamacare

October 1st 2013

John Stewart on Republicans and Obamacare Stewart goes after them hard on last nights daily show. Watch the clip.
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US Senate Votes To Move Ahead On Spending Bill – Now Back to Boehner & Tea Party in the House

September 27th 2013
US Senate Votes To Move Ahead On Spending Bill – Now Back to Boehner & Tea Party in the House

The U.S. Senate voted to end debate on a spending measure just four days before a threatened federal government shutdown. The fate of the bill remained in limbo in the House as the Republican Party’s rebellious right wing is blocking a strategy by Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) for navigating a series of deadlines...
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Video Obama Responds To ‘Creepy Uncle Sam’ Ad From the Koch Brothers

September 26th 2013

During a Friday speech, the president called out the two major right-wing donors over their efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act. “Some of the Tea Party’s biggest donors, some of the wealthiest men in America, are funding a cynical ad campaign trying to convince young people not to buy health care at all,”...
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WATCH: TX Republican can’t bring himself to say BHO was “legitimately” elected

September 21st 2013

President Obama publicly released his birth certificate 878 days ago. And still, a Republican congressman went on national television Friday and cast doubt on the legitimacy of the Obama presidency. Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas came on Hardball to discuss how fellow Lone Star State lawmaker Sen. Ted Cruz tried to defund Obamacare,...
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VIDEO – House Speaker Backs Obama’s Call for Strike Against Syria

September 3rd 2013
VIDEO – House Speaker Backs Obama’s Call for Strike Against Syria

Speaker John A. Boehner said on Tuesday he would “support the president’s call to action” in Syria after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., giving the president a crucial ally in the quest for votes in the House. Mr. Obama summoned Mr. Boehner and other Republican and Democratic leaders...
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Rep. Michele Bachmann at Tea Party rally: ‘It is time to abolish the IRS and have every single American pay something’

June 19th 2013

Yeah, so you want all Americans to pay something, even those who can’t work, who aren’t able to find jobs, who have to take unemployment benefits due to either not being able to find a job or to supplement their horribly-paying job. Here’s a novel idea, Bachmann. How about you and your party’s elected...
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Rep. Franks Reeling After Rape Remark: There’s A ‘Very Low’ Pregnancy Rate From Rape

June 13th 2013

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Arizona, said he was taken out of context Wednesday and tried to clarify his controversial comment from a committee markup earlier in the day, when he said the “incidents of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low.” Franks intended to say that the number of abortions due to rape after the...
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Rachel Maddow Tears Apart Benghazi Outrage In Epic Segment On GOP Conspiracy-Mongering

May 9th 2013

Rachel Maddow tonight tore into Republican outrage over Benghazi as the latest example of conservative conspiracy theories seeping in the mainstream, after conspiracies about the Boston bombing and the government stockpiling bullets made their way to the halls of Congress. Maddow said the GOP is trying to sell Benghazi as perhaps the biggest Obama...
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Poll Numbers Slide For Senators Who Voted No On Background Checks – VIDEO

April 30th 2013

New polls from several states show a dip in approval ratings for several senators who helped kill the bill that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers. In its latest survey, Public Policy Polling shows a dramatic dip in approval numbers for five senators in Alaska, Arizona, Nevada, and Ohio, and participating voters...
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WATCH Live Hubris Documentary

February 19th 2013

WATCH: ‘Hubris’ documentary MSNBC host Rachel Maddow reports on how the Bush administration viewed the terrorist attacks of 9/11 as an opportunity to remove Saddam Hussein from power in part one of “Hubris.” msnbc
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Scott Brown Joins Fox News As Contributor

February 13th 2013

Less than two weeks after he announced he would not run for Massachusetts’ open U.S. Senate seat, former Senator Scott Brown, R-Mass., has officially joined Fox News as a contributor. “Senator Brown’s dedication to out-of-the box thinking on key issues makes him an important voice in the country and we are looking forward to...
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Poll: 67 Percent Of Republicans Think Video Games Are Bigger Threat Than Guns

February 7th 2013

As Republican leaders insist that the debate over gun violence in America should also address the role of violent entertainment, the latest findings from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling released Thursday showed that the vast majority of GOP voters nationwide believe video games are a bigger threat than guns. Given the choice between the two,...
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Geraldo Rivera Drops Hints On Fox Over Republican New Jersey Senate Run

February 1st 2013

The Fox News host Geraldo Rivera continued a media tease over a potential US Senate run on Friday, telling viewers that his brand of modern Republicanism could prove a tonic for the party. Appearing on Fox and Friends, Rivera said he could “very well” stand in his home state, New Jersey, in 2014. New...
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Ted Cruz Takes On Chuck Hagel The Moment When Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hearing Went Totally Off The Rails

February 1st 2013

The Senate’s interrogation of Chuck Hagel went from bad to worse on Thursday, when newly-elected Texas Sen. Ted Cruz laid into Obama’s Defense Secretary nominee with some bogus visual aids. In an unorthodox move, Cruz streamed a 2009 call-in interview Hagel gave to Al Jazeera in front of the hearing, in an attempt to...
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NBC/WSJ Poll: Nearly Half Have A Negative View Of GOP

January 18th 2013

The American people currently hold the Republican Party in very low esteem, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll that was released Thursday night. In the poll, only 26 percent of respondents said they have a positive opinion of the GOP, including just six percent who said they have a “very” positive...
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Jon Stewart Tears Apart House GOP Over Sandy Aid: If You Can’t Vote For This, ‘Then We’re Fucked’

January 8th 2013

Jon Stewart used his first show of 2013 to tear into House Republicans for the rather notable opposition to the Hurricane Sandy relief bill passed in the Senate. Stewart called them “assholes” and their reasoning “bullshit,” as well as mocking the idea that there was so much pork in the bill many Republicans couldn’t...
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Lisa P. Jackson To Step Down As EPA Chief

December 27th 2012

Lisa P. Jackson will soon step down as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, she announced Thursday, heralding the end of a tenure that saw mixed results in the battle against global warming. Thanking President Obama for “the confidence he placed in me four years ago,” Jackson revealed that she would leave her...
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