Rep. Trent Franks got the $5 million with which to try buy a Margaret Atwoodian Handmaid's tale womb by deregulating the oil industry in which he's heavily invested.
Franks didn't apologize for telling his female subordinates to carry his child. Instead, the Congressman said he's only sorry that it caused "distress" in the workplace.
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) did one better than Trump, claiming that Russia's attack on our democratic institutions was somehow a public service
Embracing extremism delivered what the base wants and GOP attempts to distance themselves from their creation is inciting a rebellion against party defectors.
Based on a fantasy version of the US Constitution, the Religious Right hails Kim Davis as a Savior and Gives her a Medal for Bigotry
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.
Instead of introducing legislation to create jobs, or help Americans struggling in an economy created for the benefit of the rich, on the first day of the 114th Congress Republicans introduced five separate bills restricting women's reproductive rights; something they did not pledge would be at the top of their legislative agenda.
Right wing extremists have proclaimed a date a week before Thanksgiving to demand the surrender of President Obama to face charges set out by a citizens' grand jury.
This is the tenth edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go 'Blue.'
Republicans complain about government interference in our lives, all the while trying to turn America into one of the most repressive countries on earth.
House Republicans continued to blaze a path for their party to lose the 2016 election to Hillary Clinton by passing a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks.
The GOP stance on abortion hinges on religious dogma, not on science and even when science does enter the picture it is 18th century science