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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ignited controversy among House Democratic ranks this week after allegedly threatening Democrats who vote with Republicans that they will be put on a “list” for primary challenges. Now, Ocasio-Cortez is backtracking. What happened? During a closed-door meeting Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) admonished two dozen moderate Democrats for sometimes siding
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) were reportedly furious at their own party members after a couple of embarrassing procedural victories for Republicans in Congress. And they’re threatening Democratic members to toe the line or face the consequences. One defeat for the Democrats came on Wednesday during a debate on a
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) angrily denounced Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the rest of the Republicans for forcing Democrats to vote on the “Green New Deal” proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Schumer called the plan to force Democrats to vote on the climate change resolution a “sham” and a “diversion.” “I
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Five people were tragically murdered when a man opened fire inside a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday. Almost immediately after news of the mass shooting spread, Democrats and gun control advocates — before many of the basic details were reported, yet alone known — used the tragedy to bolster the gun control narrative.
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Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) butchered basic math during a congressional hearing on Thursday in which she castigated McDonald’s in order to promote the $15 minimum wage agenda. What happened? During a House Education and Labor Committee hearing Thursday, Omar highlighted the disparity in pay between McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook and the average worker, like
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We saw it coming in dribs and drabs, and then a Gallup poll last August spelled it out with stark numbers: Democrats for the first time ever viewed socialism more positively than capitalism. And with the rise of young, avowed socialist politicians like U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Hollywood elites with money to burn pushing socialism,
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Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax (D) is being accused of sexual assault by Stanford University fellow Dr. Vanessa Tyson in 2004 at the DNC when Fairfax was a staffer for John Kerry. Virginia Democrats, as well as National Democrats, face a difficult question after the precedent they set with the Kavanaugh hearings, Virginia Lieutenant Governor
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Country music legend Charlie Daniels blasted New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) over the weekend after the Empire State controversially legalized late-term abortion last week. What did Daniels say? According to Daniels, Cuomo and New York Democrats “created a new Auschiwitz dedicated to the execution of a whole segment of defenseless citizens.” Watch the wrinkles
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An ethics complaint against Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for governor in 2018, is moving forward. The Florida Ethics Commission on Friday found probable cause that Gillum allegedly accepted gifts during on out-of-town trips with lobbyists and vendors and failed to report them, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. What are the allegations? Gillum is
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President Donald Trump will use his address from the White House Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday to propose an immigration compromise with Democrats, Axios reported. Trump’s announcement comes as the partial government shutdown enters its fifth week. The government shut down several days before Christmas over a stalemate between Trump and Democrats. The president says
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As President Donald Trump readies to address the nation Tuesday night about the need for a border wall, Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips threw some interesting light on the issue with a recent visit to American University in Washington, D.C., where he recited to students some quotes from “Trump” on border security. But what they didn’t
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House Democrats remain steadfast in their refusal to work with President Donald Trump on border security, insisting not a single taxpayer dollar should be used to fund Trump’s proposed border wall. The brutal fight has led to a partial government shutdown now entering its third week. However, Democrats displayed willingness last week — in their
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California Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi reclaimed her former post as speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday as the 116th Congress got underway. But it wasn’t all sweetness and light for the San Francisco liberal. A dozen Democrats refused to vote for her. Which Democrats voted against her? With 431 members present and voting,
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A Twitter name change for the account of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is stoking more speculation that she could run for president in 2020. How was it changed? The name change was picked up by @CongressChanges, a Twitter bot that monitors changes to lawmakers’ Twitter accounts. The tweet stated that Warren re-named her account @ewarren.
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President Donald Trump left Democrats outraged Saturday after he blamed them for “pathetic” immigration policies, which he said are directly responsible for the deaths of two migrant children this month. What did Trump say? “Any deaths of children or others at the Border are strictly the fault of the Democrats and their pathetic immigration policies
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Democrats are lining up to support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal.” The proposal could be the largest expansion of government since the Great Society or New Deal. Ocasio-Cortez’s plan could cost tens of trillions of dollars. Democrats are increasingly lining up to support a “Green New Deal,” which, while vague on details, could end up
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Despite various attempts at negotiation between Democrats and Republicans, the U.S. government is heading towards a partial shutdown at midnight on Friday. Although the House of Representatives passed a budget on Thursday, it contained $5 billion for the construction of the border wall promised by President Donald Trump during the 2016 election. “The House is
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CNN anchor Brianna Keilar said that Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has gone ‘bananas” against members of his own party. Keilar was discussing Perez with Robby Mook, the campaign manager for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential run. “The DNC chair, Tom Perez, he wants voter data, right, from Democrats in the states,” she said. “He’s
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