After recalcitrant members of the House Freedom Caucus threatened not to back McCarthy, the California Rep. surrendered without a fight.
There is hardly a bigger motivator than fear, and it is a fact not lost on Republicans who prey on Americans’ fear of all things not conservative, but especially those foreign “extremists.” Of course, some Americans are acutely aware that the biggest threat to their safety, and the nation, is from American extremists in the white supremacist, anti-government, and fanatical Christian movements. Whether it was the white supremacist who massacred nine African Americans in church, several predominately Black churches set on fire across the South, or armed militias seeking to start a war against the United States government, most people comprehend that homegrown extremists pose the greatest threat to America.
Congressional Republicans are upset with Pope Francis for making political statements on issues like income inequality, climate change, and the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Hypocritical Republican lawmakers like Ted Cruz could have gone for a "private market" solution, but instead they chose to let you subsidize their healthcare via Obamacare.
The Court pointed out that "the Supreme Court has repeated held that public opposition cannot provide cover for a violation of fundamental rights."
Boehner may face serious repercussions from "true conservatives" in the tea party movement, but that is the price he pays for climbing in bed with morons and imbeciles who went to Washington to destroy the government that Boehner has been all-in for over the past three years.
Tim Huelskamp's Federal Marriage Amendment is not only bad politics bad religion, it's against the law of the land
The Supreme Court's DOMA decision, as can be imagined, has really sent them off the deep-edge.
The rulings have absolutely no effect on any American who is not gay, and still, those unaffected ideologues are screaming the loudest they and their rights were eviscerated with the rulings.
Tea Party Republicans like Rep. Tim Huelskamp are spewing more hate and intolerance by decrying Republican outreach to "so-called" Hispanic voters.
Kansas Republican Tim Huelskamp says marriage equality is unpatriotic and will destroy the family and motherhood - and even your apple pie
House tea partiers are preparing to celebrate the damage to the people and economy that the sequestration cuts will cause when they begin in two days.
Kansas Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp told AFA Director of Issues Analysis Bryan Fischer that he saw no real need for disaster relief for Hurricane Sandy victims.