6 hrs ago
Farmington Daily Times
Column: An upending of reason in the House
WASHINGTON >> After conservatives brought down House Speaker John Boehner's bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself.
11 hrs ago
Did you hear the stories about Common Core turning kids gay or the abortionplex? Fake news fools pols
The Tea Party of Louisiana , which posted a story on its website about Common Core turning students gay, isn't the first -- and probably won't be the last -- to promote fake news stories to advance its cause.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Majority Whip Steve Scalise addresses 'State of Congress': Chamber Connection
One of the most important objectives of our Chamber is to serve as the "Voice of Business," dedicating resources not only to promoting and supporting business development, but also to representing our business community at local, state and federal levels.
Steve Scalise sees fundraising boost since becoming majority whip, New York Times reports
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, has raised more than $250,000 from new donors since taking his new position as House GOP whip.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Accuracy In Academia
Small (r)epublicans' Ruling Class
For years, we've read a lot of stories about "anti-establishment" Republicans "attacking" their "mainstream" opponents.
Ocean Pines Independent
Harris hopes to lead conservative group
Harris hopes to lead conservative group "This potentially puts you at the table, or at least... gives the illusion of being in power..." Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/17/andy-harris-prospects/14166209/ Rep. Andy Harris hopes to lead the Republican Study Committee, a large ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Washington Watch: Scalise now playing in center court
If House Republicans were looking for a majority whip who could stay persistently on message and doggedly deflect questions from pesky interviewers, they may well have found their man in U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, of Jefferson.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Steve Scalise, Loretta Sanchez Keep #IceBucketChallenge in the Family
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana has taken one for the leadership team, completing the charitable #IceBucketChallenge thrust upon him by Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., without redirecting the temporary discomfort further up the chain of command.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
NY Times: 'Right-Wing' 'Hard Liner' Tea Party...
New York Times congressional correspondent Jonathan Weisman continued his label-happy party-pooping of Republican prospects in Wednesday's " On Immigration, G.O.P. Starts to Embrace Tea Party ."
Jim Hightower: What's Wrong With the GOP's 'Hell no' Faction
On vacation that is. And, to be fair, maybe Congress needs a vacation. All the stress of not passing laws and constantly thwarting any attempt by President Obama to fix America's problems seems to be straining their sanity.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
5th District fundraising sluggish
The following Monday, a security video showed the traditional family values Christian planting a lingering kiss in the dark on one of his aides.
The question isn't whether Republicans will try to impeach Obama, but who could stop them
Laying odds on whether Republicans will or won't attempt to once again impeach a Democratic president because reasons hinges on which part of the party you think is in charge.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Fetch Your News
Cronyism on Clear View... Shameful
The political E rightE1 4, i.e.: conservative Libertarians, grass root tea party conservative voters, conservative PACE1 4s, and card carrying conservative Republicans, many of whom are on the edge of abandoning the GOP as a viable political party, are in a state of near fury over what is happening within the existing ranks of the National ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Congressman Steve Scalise touts Medicare Advantage program at St. Tammany fitness center
House Republican Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, discusses the Medicare Advantage program during a round table meeting Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at a fitness center near Covington.
Whoa s pushing to impeach President Obama?
Perhaps you thought that, surely, partisan posturing by far-right congress critters couldn't get any nuttier.
The Washington Post
Read in: Shark Week Edition
Russia has banned importing food and agricultural products from Europe and the United States, including beef, pork, fruit, vegetables and dairy products , a response to sanctions from Western countries that have targeted gas and oil industries.
Lobbyist for AT&T and Sony Corp Helps Pick Steve Scalise's Staff
As more and more Americans wise up to the fact that Wall Street values and Main Street values are not necessarily the same, the House Republican leadership's new team is firmly planting its flag with big business against individuals and Main Street.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Huffpost Hill - Stephen Fincher, Dressed In His Finest 'Life Is Good' ...
The notoriously out-of-touch GOP circulated a press release praising Uber, a significant improvement from their last one, "Nickelodeons: Wholesome Fun For Our Restless Striplings."
GOP: Shooting shows folly of Afghan pullout
Republican lawmakers say the killing of an Army general in Afghanistan this week should be a warning to President Obama not to pull out forces there too quickly.
Majority Whip Steve Scalise Seeks Help From Anti-Tea Party Lobbyist
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been seeking help from a federal lobbyist while putting together his new staff, according to a Politico report.