All posts tagged "Congress"

  • Most Americans Put Blame On Republicans And Trump If Government Shuts Down

    We’re hours away from a possible government shutdown, and while last-minute attempts to avert that crisis are being made, it’s not looking like a deal will come about before the midnight deadline on Friday. So who’s to...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
  • Michele Bachmann May Run For Al Franken’s Senate Seat

    Michele Bachmann is back — or at least hinting that she will be back soon. The former Minnesota lawmaker spoke with TV preacher Jim Bakker about her possible run for the senate. Now that Al Franken is...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
  • Trump Makes Yet Another False Claim About His Presidency

    Another day, another lie from a President who can’t seem to stop telling them. While speaking at his golf club in Florida on Wednesday, President Trump incorrectly claimed that he had signed more bills than any other...

    • Posted December 28, 2017
  • The GOP Tax Bill Won’t Create Jobs — Here’s Why

    One of the biggest talking points in defense of the Republican-backed tax bill that is set to be signed by President Donald Trump is that the huge tax cuts for corporations will result in tremendous jobs growth....

    • Posted December 21, 2017
  • Jimmy Kimmel
    Jimmy Kimmel Pleads For CHIP Funding

    On Monday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, the talk show host once again opened his usually comedic program to discuss a grave political issue. A tearful Kimmel pleaded with his viewing audience to involve themselves with trying to...

    • Posted December 12, 2017
  • New Poll Shows Democrats Favored To Run Congress By Six-In-Ten Voters

    In the wake of the passage of a GOP tax bill meant to give the largest benefits to the wealthy (at the expense of the middle- and working-classes), a new poll demonstrates, now more than ever since...

    • Posted December 5, 2017
  • GOP Fails To Sneak Anti-Choice Language Into Disastrous Tax Bill

    There are a plethora of provisions in the GOP tax bill that passed last night that will do no good for the average American worker. The bill was passed early Saturday, in the dead of night, and...

    • Posted December 2, 2017
  • CBO: Republican Tax Plan Would Raise Deficit by $1.4 Trillion

    New analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reveals that the Senate version of the GOP’s tax reform plan would increase the deficit by $1.4 trillion over the next decade. From the report: The staff of...

    • Posted November 28, 2017
  • Alabama Election Officials Expect Lower Turnout In Wake Of Moore Controversy

    Alabama’s Secretary of State John Merrill is expecting turnout to be a quarter of a million votes lower than he had initially expected, NBC News reported on Monday. Instead of a turnout rate of around 25 percent, Merrill...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
  • Sen. Ron Johnson
    GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Against Tax Bill

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said on Wednesday that he does not support the current Republican tax legislation as it is written, making him the first member of the GOP to officially oppose the legislation. Johnson did say,...

    • Posted November 16, 2017