Congress

Sen. Bernie Sanders has the chutzpah to use a Trump tweet on the Senate floor, why not introduce a single-payer "Medicare for all" bill in the Senate? (Photo via C-SPAN)

After AHCA fails, Sanders offers Trump single-payer bill [VIDEO]

After the failure of the American Health Care Act in the House on Friday, Bernie Sanders is looking to capitalize in the Senate. The Vermont Senator appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday with Dana Bash where he announced he will introduce a “Medicare-for-all” single payer bill with the hopes of getting to […]

Healthcare bill pulled due to lack of votes: A win in the long run?

Paul Ryan's horrible, no good, very bad day. (Photo via AP)

The “nightmare” known as Obamacare will remain the law of the land as House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the America Health Care Act bill before its scheduled 3:30 pm vote on the House floor on Friday. The House bill needed 216 votes to pass the Obamacare replacement plan, but the House Freedom Caucus along with […]

Trump busts out ultimate ‘Art of the Deal’ tactic with AHCA

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Being able to make great deals is what Donald Trump built his reputation on. He’s using the tactics laid out in his 1987 bestselling book The Art of the Deal to win the battle over the Obamacare repeal bill. On Thursday night, after the American Health Care Act (AHCA) vote had been delayed, the President […]

Report: Speaker Ryan to postpone AHCA Obamacare repeal vote

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) is standing firm against the AHCA, and has caused the House to postpone its initial vote. (Photo via AP)

It’s taken Republicans seven years to correct the “disaster” known as Obamacare, and even then, they still can’t come to an agreement. After several meetings between President Trump and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and the rest of the House Freedom Caucus, numerous GOP sources confirmed on Thursday afternoon that House GOP leaders would be postponing the […]

Millennial impact: Obamacare replacement on the fritz even after amendments

Roll your sleeves up and strap in, folks. This roller coaster on Capitol Hill is only getting started. (Photo via AP)

As March Madness continues for college basketball, the real madness is happening on Capitol Hill. This Thursday, the House looks to bring up a vote on the GOP replacement to Obamacare, otherwise known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA). House Speaker Paul Ryan told Fox News that despite previous rejections, they would be making […]

Paul Ryan: We’ll make changes to Obamacare replacement [VIDEO]

House Speaker Paul Ryan went from hero to villain with this new health care bill. Any chance he can rally? (Photo via AP)

House Speaker Paul Ryan has been under heavy fire from all directions with respect to his replacement plan to Obamacare/ACA, known as the American Health Care Act. Not only do Democrats hate the plan because of the Congressional Budget Office’s assessment that 24 million people will not have insurance as a result, but the conservative […]

Jennifer Garner is quietly working with Republicans to end childhood poverty

Actress Jennifer Garner is one of the few Hollywood stars actually putting their platforms to good use. (Photo via AP)

While tabloid rumors swirl around Jennifer Garner, she is hard at work on a high-drama project over two thousand miles away from her home in Los Angeles. Her co-stars? Republicans in Congress. The actress testified before the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies subcommittee on March 16th in her role as […]

Rand Paul on John McCain: This is why we need term limits [VIDEO]

Rand Paul's going to need his own "Deal With It" meme after delivering this sick burn to John McCain. (Photo via MSNBC)

In the age of Trump, you would think the best feuds would come from Republicans and Democrats going at each other’s throats. Think again. The best feud right now in America is between two Republicans: Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and Arizona Senator John McCain. While the two senators have disagreed on many issues in the […]

Jim Jordan: We shouldn’t give millennials “a new entitlement” [VIDEO]

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) believes Congress needs to start over with its replacement plan and just focus on a clean repeal. (Photo via Red Alert Politics)

As you may have guessed, Congress is sharply divided over the Republican replacement to Obamacare, the American Health Care Act, also known as TrumpCare, RyanCare, and Obamacare Lite. The grassroots conservative organization FreedomWorks held a rally on Wednesday on Capitol Hill with the intention of rolling through the halls of Congress to confront lawmakers for a […]

Rand Paul: Why doesn’t ‘good socialist’ Bernie Sanders pay his fair share? [VIDEO]

Rand Paul: If Trump can pay his fair share in taxes, why can't Bernie Sanders? (Photo via Fox News)

After MSNBC host Rachel Maddow revealed Donald Trump’s 2005 1040 tax return, things just keep getting worse for Democrats who hoped to land a death blow on the President. In 2005, Trump paid $38 million in federal income tax after making $153 million. His tax rate was much higher than that of other billionaires, including […]

If Steve King cares about the future of the GOP, he needs to stop [VIDEO]

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) seems to be closing the door of the conservative movement to racial, ethnic, and religious minorities with his latest comments. Why? (Photo via AP)

Over the weekend, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) posted a now infamous tweet about Dutch politician Geert Wilders. Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny. We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies. https://t.co/4nxLipafWO— Steve King (@SteveKingIA) March 12, 2017 In an effort to clarify his comments from that short tweet, King went […]

Congressman pays homage to Notorious B.I.G. on the House floor [VIDEO]

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries put politics aside to pay tribute to legendary Brooklyn rapper, The Notorious B.I.G., on the 20th anniversary of his death. (Photo via C-SPAN)

Thursday marked the 20th anniversary of the death of the Notorious B.I.G., the legendary rapper who was shot and killed on March 9th, 1997 at the age of 24. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) represents the district where Biggie (born Christopher Wallace) grew up (i.e. Brooklyn). Jeffries went onto the House floor to honor the legacy of […]

Obamacare repeal debate exposes Democrats’ disregard for millennials

House Democrats are viciously attacking the new GOP replacement to Obamacare, but don't realize that their plans are hurting younger Americans more. (Photo via AP)

The GOP health care bill is getting mixed reviews, even from Republicans. And it’s clear that it is far from a conservative dream ticket. At best, it’s an improvement on Obamacare. And some of the concerns raised about the GOP bill – including from the left – are legitimate. For one, we should question whether […]

Report: GOP’s Obamacare replacement helps millennials

House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the GOP replacement to Obamacare. The battle begins. (Photo via AP)

House Republicans finally unveiled their new Obamacare replacement. It’s got a brand new name too: the American Health Care Act (AHCA). On Monday evening, House Speaker Paul Ryan issued the following statement: The American Health Care Act is a plan to drive down costs, encourage competition, and give every American access to quality, affordable health […]

Why conservative millennials mustn’t settle for a passive Congress

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Conservative millennials must hold elected officials accountable. That was the message Angela McGlowan, a political analyst for Fox News, delivered to a group of millennials attending the annual CPAC dessert party hosted by the Network of enlightened Women, also known as NeW. “It’s up to you. I enlist you to have a contract with Congress,” […]

GOP Congressman: We know terrorism is not about Muslims [VIDEO]

President Trump has a plan to defeat "radical Islamic terrorism." Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) has a sense of what that entails. (Photo via AP)

On Tuesday night’s joint address to Congress, President Donald Trump reaffirmed his commitment to defeating and destroying “radical Islamic terrorism.” He defended his travel ban which was struck down by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in February. “We cannot allow a beachhead of terrorists to form inside of America,” Trump said. “We cannot allow […]

Shock CBS Poll: Even millennials loved Trump’s speech

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Some of Trump’s fiercest critics have been millennials. Despite their disapproval during the election and during the early days of the administration, even younger voters liked the President’s Joint Address to Congress, according to a new CBS/YouGov poll released on Wednesday. The poll found that 57 percent of young Americans approved of Trump’s speech, lower than […]

Trump: Education choice is the civil rights issue of our time

President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, to address a joint session of Congress. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

In his joint address to Congress on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump declared that “education is the civil rights issue of our time.” The Trump administration has been under harsh criticism from teacher’s unions and Democrats for its support of school choice and appointing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. “I am calling upon members of both […]

Justin Amash skewers Little Marco on townhalls

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) has some words of wisdom to any congressional member who skips a town hall: grow a thicker skin. (Photo via AP)

Many Republican congressmen and senators were sent back to Washington reeling from a week of recess where they faced their constituents who skewered them during town halls. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) decided to skip hosting a town hall altogether because his constituents will “heckle and scream at [him] in front of cameras.” In an interview with CBS-4 […]

To have a future, Republicans need to back clean energy solutions

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Coming of age during the most technologically innovative time in history has sparked a national conversation on the future of our energy. Namely, where will our energy come from, how it will be harvested, and the manner in which it will be consumed. Millennials are uniquely positioned to leave a legacy of energy solutions that […]