Category Archives: congress

House Speaker Weekly Briefing


The Speaker of the House gave his weekly address, see what is next is store for the United States and watch what he says. Paul Ryan is doing a good jobs in his first month on the jobs, but will the GOP craziness catch up with him…only time will tell. […]

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Longest-serving Congressional member reflects on his career


Rep. John Dingell will break the record for serving in U.S. Congress longer than any other member. He sat down with The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd to reflect on his time in office and give his thoughts on President Obama: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about […]

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State of the Union Speak in 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson call for the Voting Right Act


President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all citizens must have an equal right to vote. Courtesy of the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas…this is the library of C-Span:

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Fear, Fear & more Fear is the only tool politicians have left in Washington as March 1st cuts arrive


Fear seems to be the only tool both Republicans and Democrats have left as the Sequester cuts arrive at March 1st. President Obama is touring the country tell the American people of the coming doom if cuts go into affect because of the Republicans in Congress. He is promising furloughing […]

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John Boehner retains speakership, chokes up during opening speech


The de-facto leader of the Republican party John Boehner retains the job of Speaker of the House, but it wasn’t a smooth process. During the roll-call vote for the Speakership, many Republican members voted for other people such as Colin Powell (not serving in the House). The 112th Congress was […]

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Announces Resignation


The announcement by Rep. Gabby Giffords that she’s leaving Congress. I just love this women. She is strong, cool, and very sweet. How could anyone do such a thing to Gabby. Good always win over evil…

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Obama tells the Republican Congress “no” to the oil pipeline


The Republicans in House of Representatives thought they could tie the payroll tax cut to the oil pipeline but they were wrong. Obama said no to the project. The Republicans had to know he would say no because we don’t have the reviews back to see if it’s environmental friendly […]

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Happy birthday Gitmo…10 years and counting


Today marks the 10 years anniversary of the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba called Gitmo. This detainment center for terrorist has been called un-American, while other has called it a matter of national security. Bush started the program after 9/11 and Obama has promised to close the program […]

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Michele Bachmann ends her campaign for president, now lets get serious about the republican presidential race


I must say, I’ll give Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) credit. She knows when to stop campaigning. I don’t think she was willing to continue her campaign past Iowa. She is from Iowa and she know this was her last stop if she didn’t win. The million dollar question is who […]

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A victory for the American people.


This is a victory for the American people, Congress has finally blinked. Lets hope the Republican lead Congress will work for all the American people in 2012… Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Lets get ready to rumble, President Obama Vs. Speaker Boehner over the Payroll tax cut plan.


I think everyone is finally realizing what the Republican party stands for, tax cut for the rich only. I just don’t understand why some people call themselves Republican. Yes, Conservative but not Republican. Talk about taxation without representation. In a bill passed by Republican and Democrats in the Senate by […]

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Do Nothing Congress, Fair Deal of 1949, and today’s Congress


The 112th Congress is really trying hard to be known as the worst Congress ever. This Congress has passed its fewest number of bills in at least the last 10 non-election years. According to The Washington Post, the 326 bills passed by the House of Representatives is roughly one-third of […]

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North Carolina Congressional candidate plays hardball against Obama & Romney in this political ad!!


I don’t know who Vernon Robinson is but according to this campaign ad he doesn’t like being black. In this campaign ad he is blasting both President Obama and Mitt Romney. I guess it’s smart to go after the two people running for President, I guess his plan is whoever […]

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Is using the GDP (gross domestic product) formula a good way to measure our economy?


GDP was a system created that measures the nation’s productivity in order to understand how to tackle the Great Depression. In today’s world, GDP is an economic indicator used to measure the growth of a nation’s economy. The formula GDP (Y) is a sum of Consumption (C), Investment (I), Government […]

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Capitalism or Extractionism…that is the question?


The Former CEO of AT&T explains how capitalism has turned into extractionism. Modern day capitalism could be the death of this country. He also explains how Bush economics of trickle down doesn’t work, and how Congress must raise taxes on people like him to help pay for this countries debt. […]

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