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California Democrat Supermajority 2016

Patrick Bobko, “The greatest weariness comes from work not done” ? Eric Hoffer For Republicans in the Golden State, results from the November 2016 election were dire. Democrats unseated three Republican members of the State Assembly and gained a seat in the State Senate. These losses, taken together, give the Democrats a “supermajority” in the

Fortunes rise and fall in bids to lead Congress; just look at Ryan, Pelosi

It is almost impossible to prophesize which lawmakers might matriculate into congressional leadership positions.  One lawmaker may appear to hold the inside track one day. And then the next, the dynamic evolves and the universe is different. That politician is suddenly on the outs.  This phenomenon unfolds constantly.  Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., was

Nancy Pelosi Knows for Sure Putin Hacked DNC

Kurt Nimmo, “Evidence” comes from FBI, CIA and DHS connected companies. California Democrat and Minority Leader of the House Nancy Pelosi (Smoking Crack Again) told the wife of the former boss of the Federal Reserve there is no doubt the Russians hacked the DNC and provided WikiLeaks with a trove of embarrassing emails. Nancy Pelosi on

Paul Ryan says he’s comfortable with Donald Trump handling classified info

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Thursday said he’s comfortable with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump having access to classified information, as Mr. Ryan calls for Hillary Clinton to be denied such access in light of FBI Director James B. Comey’s comments earlier this week about her email set-up. “I am,” Mr. Ryan said

Obama Asks for $302 Billion to Fix Bridges and Potholes

 The Obama administration will send to Congress today a measure authorizing $302 billion in highway and mass transit projects over four years, prodding a debate that may leave the U.S. Highway Trust Fund unable to meet its obligations by July. The proposal, to be released by the Transportation Department, will be in line with President

Another Liberal Democrat suggests racism within GOP, drawing another sharp response

 New York Rep. Steve Israel said Sunday a significant part of the Republican Party is “animated by racism,” marking the third time in recent days that a leading Democrat has appeared to make race an issue and drawn a sharp response from Republicans. Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, whose major role is

Nancy Pelosi: I think I know why the Republicans won’t bring up immigration

Erika Johnsen Three guesses, ya’ll. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blamed racial issues for the GOP’s failure to act on comprehensive immigration legislation. “I think race has something to do with the fact that they’re not bringing up an immigration bill,” the California Democrat told reporters at her regular weekly press conference. “I’ve

Dianne Feinstein: No Evidence Terrorists Behind Missing Malaysian Plane

 There has been a great deal of speculation about the reasons for the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines flight just over three weeks ago, but there’s no evidence of terrorism, said Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein. “So far, there’s been none,” the California Democrat told CNN’s Candy Crowley on Sunday’s “State of the Union”

Dingell leaving House after record career – Longest-serving congressman to retire

 The longest-serving congressman in history, Democratic Rep. John D. Dingell, is calling it quits, adding to the slate of senior retirements that have hit the House this year. Mr. Dingell is serving his 30th term, but plans to retire at the end of this session, and will make the announcement at a luncheon in Detroit Monday.

According To Ugly Leftist Liberal Pelosi: GOP has ‘disrespect’ for women

The Hill – by Mike Lillis Republicans in Congress have a general “disrespect” for women that’s reflected in their legislative agenda, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi charged Friday, adding that she applauds the prospect of America having its first female president. The California Democrat said the GOP’s policy priorities — from reproductive health to the