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Republicans Surrender on Obamacare

One day after the law’s seventh anniversary, federal Republicans surrendered on the matter of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it became popularly known, and declared it to be “the law of the land,” in the words of Speaker Paul Ryan. Speaker Ryan cancelled Friday’s scheduled vote on the American Health […]

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House Republicans Move to Gut Ethics Panel

House Republicans moved to effectively gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics on Monday night. The rule change was approved 119-74 in the conference. The complete rules package will now be voted on tomorrow, during the new Congress’s first day. Representative Bob Goodlatte, who sponsored the proposal, announced the adopted […]


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Texas Elected Official Calls Clinton C-Word in Tweet

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller (R-TX) tweeted a misogynist epithet in place of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s name on Tuesday before deleting the tweet.  The tweet read, “PENNSYLVANIA: NEW AUTO ALLIANCE POLL TRUMP 44 C*** 43 Go Trump Go!” The tweet seems to be in reference to a three […]


Donald Trump Creates Nightly News Program

A day after the Trump campaign launched a nightly news program that will air every day until Election Day, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump denied that he was planning to start a media outlet after the election. Trump spoke to Cincinnati radio station 700WLW and said, “No, I have no interest […]