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2 Senators want to ban a chemical that may be on your face right now

Two senators are on a crusade to ban a chemical that might be on your face right now. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY) are finally working for transparency…in body product ingredient labels. They’re concerned about a chemical called 1,4-dioxane, which is found in products like body wash, shampoo, sunscreen, and moisturizer, which may […]

Marco Rubio retweets teen seeking free year of Wendy’s chicken nuggets

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is giving this young man a boost in his quest to get a free year supply of Wendy's chicken nuggets. (Photo via Twitter)

By Caitlin Yilek, Washington Examiner Florida Sen. Marco Rubio retweeted a Nevada teen who is seeking 18 million retweets in exchange for a year’s supply of chicken nuggets from Wendy’s. Last Wednesday, Carter Wilkerson asked Wendy’s on Twitter how many retweets he would need for a year of free chicken nuggets. HELP ME PLEASE. A […]

Democrat bluntly questions Trump’s ‘hazy’ stance on Kush

President Trump's relationship with Jared Kushner might explain Trump's policy on Kush says a Dem Rep. (Photo via AP)

President Trump is being questioned by a Democratic lawmaker over his stance on marijuana all because of Donald’s relationship with Kush. Jared Kushner, that is. In an interview with The Commercial Appeal, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) said he was trying to sort out the president’s “hazy” position on enforcing federal laws on marijuana use and […]

Dems want Rep. Tulsi Gabbard ‘out of office’ for opposing war in Syria

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It’s amazing what 59 Tomahawk missiles can do to your politics, separating the war hawks from the peace doves. For Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), she’s experiencing firsthand what happens when you don’t tow the Democratic party line. After President Trump ordered an airstrike targeting an airfield in Syria following the use of chemical weapons in […]

Rand Paul, Thomas Massie rebuke Trump’s Syria strike

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On Thursday night, the United States launched airstrikes against a Syrian airbase in response to bombing and chemical weapons being deployed on Syrian civilians in Idlib, killing at least 74 and injuring over 500 people. Many of the victims were young children. “No child of God should ever suffer such horror,” President Trump said in […]

Gender gap isn’t real — unless you work for Elizabeth Warren

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It’s well documented that the gender wage gap doesn’t exist, unless you choose to work for a Democrat. The Washington Free Beacon reported on Tuesday that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) paid her female full-time staffers 71 percent of the salary that she paid her male employees in 2016. The median annual salary for women was […]

Rep. Massie: If Rand Paul was president, Obamacare would be repealed

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) knows why AHCA failed, and a lot of the blame falls on the House GOP. (Photo via AP)

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering and master’s in mechanical engineering from MIT, yet after being in Congress for four-plus years, he’s got a degree in “not giving a f—.” On Tuesday night, the Kentucky congressman went onto the Fifth Column podcast to reflect on the failure of the American Health […]

‘Audit the Fed’ bill advances in the House

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Somewhere in Texas, former Congressman Ron Paul is smiling knowing that his long-held push to audit the Federal Reserve may finally become a reality. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform passed Rep. Thomas Massie’s (R-KY) bill to audit the Fed by voice vote after roughly 30 minutes of debate. Auditing the Fed has been a dream […]

Rand Paul exposes Senators who ‘want to send your kids to war’ [VIDEO]

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) blasted the 97 senators who voted "yes" to add Montenegro to NATO, which can result in more war. (Photo via C-SPAN)

Roughly two weeks ago in the Senate, John McCain accused Rand Paul of working for Russian President Vladimir Putin when the Kentucky Senator objected to a motion to add the Balkan nation Montenegro to NATO. Paul initially voiced his objection and then left the Senate floor without giving a reason, prompting the Arizona senator to […]

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

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 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 […]