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Bad to worse: Fluke considering run for Waxman’s seat

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2014 at 10:52 pm » 3 Comments

The good news? Henry Waxman is retiring. The bad? Professional victimista Sandra Fluke may run for his seat. Via Politico: Sandra Fluke, who became an instant celebrity when she was denied the opportunity to testify at a hearing on Obamacare’s contraception requirements, is “strongly considering” a bid for Rep. Henry Waxman’s congressional seat, according to […]

 

Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson to attend tonight’s #SOTU (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on January 28, 2014 at 6:31 pm » 2 Comments

LOL. I love it. From Rep. Vance McAllister’s (R – LA-05) Twitter page: I'm happy to announce that my friend, constituent & small business owner @williebosshog will be attending tonight's #SOTU as my guest. — Vance McAllister (@RepMcAllister) January 28, 2014 CNN provides context: Now ‘Duck Dynasty’ star Willie Robertson will attend Tuesday night’s State […]

 

#NCSEN: Will #Obamacare plus pro-choice record doom @KayHagan?

Posted by: ST on January 28, 2014 at 8:47 am » 1 Comment

Bad news hit the re-election campaign of Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) yesterday with fresh polling information out from Rasmussen Reports that shows her now definitively trailing two GOP candidates who want to take her place: A new statewide survey of Likely North Carolina Voters shows Thom Tillis, the Republican speaker of the state House of […]

 

Obama White House: Congress? We don’t need no stinkin’ Congress

Posted by: ST on January 27, 2014 at 10:33 am » 2 Comments

Is ObamaCo starting to take Rep. Charlie Rangel’s advice? The AP reports that the White House has “warned” Obama will go around Congress to get what he wants done whenever he can (hat tip): President Barack Obama will work with Congress where he can and circumvent lawmakers where he must, his top advisers warned Sunday […]

 

Thank you, best wishes, and God bless ya, Senator @TomCoburn

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2014 at 8:37 pm » Comments Off

Coburn, arguably the most staunchly conservative, principled (not to mention pro-life) man in the Senate announced today that he will be resigning at the end of the year. Via The Oklahoman (hat tip): WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Coburn, who has spent a combined 15 years here rooting out government waste and warning about mounting U.S. […]

 

#NCSEN: Senator Hagan will dodge Obama’s visit to NC

Posted by: ST on January 15, 2014 at 10:47 am » 2 Comments

Surprise! Another vulnerable Democrat Senator up for re-election this year decides to distance herself from our toxic celebrity President: Washington (CNN) – Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina, who finds herself in a tough race for re-election this year, will not attend a speech President Barack Obama is delivering in her home state on Wednesday. A […]

 

House Dems rebel on #Obamacare, vote w/ GOP on security bill

Posted by: ST on January 10, 2014 at 6:16 pm » 6 Comments

Issa strikes again! Via The Hill: Dozens of House Democrats broke ranks with President Obama on Friday to support legislation that would require people to be notified of security breaches under ObamaCare. The House passed the Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act, H.R. 3811, in a 291-122 vote. Sixty-seven Democrats voted for the bill, ignoring […]

 

VIDEO: CNN’s Don Lemon stuns Wasserman Schultz w/ hypocrisy claims

Posted by: ST on January 10, 2014 at 11:10 am » 13 Comments

A thing of beauty. Independent Journal Review’s Emily Hulsey sets it up: When CNN host Don Lemon asked DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz a question about Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” situation, to say that he caught her off-guard is quite an understatement. Referring to Wasserman Schultz’s vehement defense of President Obama when he was accused of […]

 

Sen. Johnson (R-WI) suing over #Obamacare “special treatment” provisions for Congress

Posted by: ST on January 6, 2014 at 11:31 am » 1 Comment

Via The Hill: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is planning to sue the Obama administration over the federal contributions that lawmakers and their staffs get for health insurance. A provision in the Affordable Care Act forces lawmakers and aides to buy insurance plans created by the healthcare law or sold on ObamaCare exchanges. The Office of […]

 

Stay Classy: Dem tracker group blasted for following Sen. Ayotte to memorial service

Posted by: ST on December 17, 2013 at 10:41 am » 3 Comments

Via the Daily Caller (hat tip): Democratic opposition research organization American Bridge apologized on Monday for sending someone to follow New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte at a funeral this weekend, after a reporter and the New Hampshire Republican party attacked them for the move. Ray Burton, New Hampshire’s longest serving executive councilor passed away […]