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  • Lamar Smith says Obama is out of touch with Americans
    Texas Congressman says Obama is out of excuses, out of touch after six years
    San Antonio Congressman Lamar Smith, representing the 21 District in Texas, issued a statement Wednesday evening saying Barack Obama “is out of excuses, out of touch” in response to the president’s State of the Union Address last...
  • Raul Labrador
    Raúl Labrador takes a shot at Mitch McConnell on immigration
    Weird. Who is Raul Labrador, and why is he criticizing Senate Leader Mitch McConnell who is a Republican from his same party?Raul is an immigrant from Puerto Rico who is also a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints in Idaho.He is a young...
  • Pipe water not oil
    Keystone XL Pipeline time-wasting in the Senate
    The battle cry should be "pipe water not oil".Here’s the deal. The nation doesn’t have a bipartisan cohesive energy policy that supports a sustainable economy. Advocates for the Keystone XL Pipeline are bought off by...
  • Keystone XL Pipeline
    Pressure to pass the pipeline: Keystone XL
    If you watch television then you have seen the advertisements showing George W. Bush and William J. Clinton in lockstep on the Keystone Pipeline. Of course both are heavily influenced by capitalists who have a vested interest in petroleum on which...
  • Obama met with Congressional leadership at the White House
    Obama meets with Congressional leaders promises to disagree but work together
    In President Barack Obama's first meeting with the 114th Congress' leadership, there was no bourbon, but there was sports talk. Obama met with the Congressional leadership of the new GOP majority in the House of Representatives and Senate...
  • Mitch McConnell
    What if senators vote to say climate change isn't happening?
    In the land of the free and home to ignoramuses, the U.S. Senate led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have agreed to survey the membership about their belief in climate change and its impact on the planet. This action is evidence why this...
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
    Bernie Sanders offers amendment declaring human caused global warming to be real
    As deliberations for the Keystone XL pipeline continue in the Senate, the new Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has allowed any amendments any senator might offer to be considered and voted on. Taking full advantage of that indulgence, the...
  • Indecisiveness prompts yank
    Indecisiveness prompts yank
    According to Politico, the Senate voted today to kick off a debate over legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, voting 63-32 to take up a bill that would short-circuit President Obama's authority over the $8 billion pipeline. The word...
  • Sworn in with hand on Bible
    Religious make up of new 114th Congress revealed
    With a hand on the Bible most new members of the incoming Congress were sworn into office on January 6, 2015. The 114th Congress is made up of 92 percent Christians in both chambers, according to a new study released yesterday by the Pew Research...
  • Sen Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
    Barbara Boxer to retire at the end of her current Senate term
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, has decided to retire from the Senate after her term expires in 2016, according to a Thursday story on CNN. Boxer, age 74, is one of the most liberal members of the Senate. She claimed that neither her age nor...
  • Mitch McConnell is on point
    The American brand: McConnell and Cruz
    Let’s talk about the new American brand of political leadership, beginning in the Senate. American’s just produced a Senate who is led by one of the least liked Senators in America. Mitch McConnell won handily in Kentucky over his...
  • John Warner swim Senate pool
    John Warner, naked swim in Senate pool? Senators' male-only nudie pool shut down
    Republican John Warner liked to take a dip in the Senate pool – all Warner, au naturel, and not even a hint of a bathing suit. The former Secretary of the Navy in the early 70s and a five-term U.S. Senator from Virginia would dump the trunks...
  • Joe Biden swears in Delaware democtatic Senator Coons for 114th Congress
    Joe Biden pushes his own dubious limits during Coons photo op
    Nearly every family has that one creepy uncle who you lament running into at a cookout, and who you positively will not leave alone with your children or refrigerator. Vice President Joe Biden has finally cemented his role as America's creepy...
  • Capitol Dome
    43 United Methodists serve in 114th Congress
    According to a new Pew Research Center study, 92 percent of the incoming members of the 114th Congress are Christian, with 57% Protestant and 31% Catholic. The number of Protestants and Catholics in Congress outpaces the numbers in the U.S....
  • A look at the 114th Congress to convene Jan. 6
    A look at the 114th Congress to convene Jan. 6
    The 114th Congress is to formally convene on Jan. 6, 2015 and to oversee congress is the lame-duck executive officer, President Barack Obama. The other list of players (with Republican majority overall) are as follows:There are 435 seats in the...