Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction

John Boehner's House of Cards

Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction John Boehner’s House of Cards >by: Robert Gallimore |12/31/2014 10:33:38 AM| Before we begin the New Year of 2015 and the start of the new 114th Congress, we see a controversy brewing from the Republican version of the “House of Cards” the non-fiction version; staring newly appointed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA.) and the Speaker of the House of Representative […]

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GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout

Rep Fran Millar

GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout   >by Zachary Roth |09/10/14 12:15 PM—Updated 09/10/14 02:21 PM| Re-Post 09/14/2014 5:01:12 PM | A Republican lawmaker in Georgia has sparked outrage by suggesting he opposes new Sunday voting hours because they’ll primarily benefit African-Americans—then explaining that he simply “would prefer more educated voters.” But take away the overt racism, and state Rep. Fran Millar was only giving the official […]

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Obama sets meeting with U.S. Congress leaders amid concern over Iraq crisis

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a question at a news conference at the conclusion of the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales September 5, 2014.

Obama sets meeting with U.S. Congress leaders amid concern over Iraq crisis WASHINGTON Fri Sep 5, 2014 11:19pm EDT | Re-Post 09/07/2014  | (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with the four leaders of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, a senior congressional source said on Friday, amid rising concern in Washington about the advances of the Islamic State. The source told Reuters the meeting would take place at 3:15 […]

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President Obama should sue the House Republicans

Hardball With Chris Matthews: Let Me Finish

President Obama should sue the House Republicans…Sue Congress!   A large number of people responded with excitement to Chris Matthew’s suggestion for President Obama to sue the Congress. Joan Walsh and Jonathan Capehart join to discuss. Sue Congress? >by Chris Matthews |08/05/14 04:06 PM—Updated 08/05/14 04:11 PM |Re-post 08/17/2014| When I shared that idea, which had been shared with me, on Hardball last night, it stirred an immediate and impassioned […]

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Spotlight: GOP’s lawsuit against Obama will be a goldmine for the Democrats

Rachel Maddow MSNBC

Maddow: GOP’s lawsuit against Obama will be a goldmine for the Democrats >by David Ferguson | Thursday, July 24, 2014 23:51 EDT | Re-Post 07/26/2014| On Thursday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow showed how a group of Democrats in the U.S. House on Thursday mocked Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama over the Affordable Care Act by adding a series of amendments to the House […]

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Highlight the Attack: Democrats take action on filibuster

Democrats take action on filibuster Due to the action of the Senate Democrats, there will be no more 60-vote requirements to get the President’s appointments confirmed. Steve Kornacki and Joan Walsh join Chris Matthews to discuss. Harry Reid delivers knockout punch on filibuster reform >By Aliyah Frumin | 11/22/13 03:00 PM|Republicans made holding hostage the confirmation of President Obama’s nominees almost routine in the Senate. Obama’s seal of approval effectively blacklisted […]

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Spotlight: Why the GOP attempt to kill Obamacare could backfire

Why the GOP attempt to kill Obamacare could backfire >by: Chris Matthews, @hardball_chris| 8:01 PM on 09/17/2013 | Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Let me finish tonight with this.  Earlier tonight we discussed the real possibility that President Barack Obama benefits from that elusive gift called “luck.” When I see what the right-wing faction in the House of Representatives and its corporal’s guard in […]

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‘Repeat and Replay’: Prepare for shutdown

Prepare for shutdown >by: Suzy Khimm and Benjy Sarlin | 2:07 PM on 09/28/2013 | MSNBC | The government is headed for a shutdown after House Republicans on Saturday demanded a halt to President Obama’s signature health care law as a precondition for funding the government. The White House and Democratic leaders in the Senate said they would reject all efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for […]

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Spotlight Robert Reich’s Cliff Hanger:

Cliff Hanger: Why Republicans Don’t Care What the Nation Thinks Robert Reich >by Robert Reich | Posted: 12/28/2012 8:42 am | Are House Republicans — now summoned back to Washington by Speaker John Boehner — about to succumb to public pressure and save the nation from the fiscal cliff? Don’t bet on it. Even if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell cooperates by not mounting a filibuster and allows the Senate […]

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Spotlight Robert Reich’s Cliff Hanger:

Cliff Hanger: Why Republicans Don’t Care What the Nation Thinks Robert Reich >by Robert Reich | Posted: 12/28/2012 8:42 am | Are House Republicans — now summoned back to Washington by Speaker John Boehner — about to succumb to public pressure and save the nation from the fiscal cliff? Don’t bet on it. Even if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell cooperates by not mounting a filibuster and allows the Senate […]

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