“Ted Cruz accuses Mitch McConnell of telling a ‘flat-out lie’ Reply


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AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 4:  U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the victory party for Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott after an apparent victory over Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Republicans won the majority of the US Senate for the first time in 8 years after Americans went to the polls and voted in the mid-term elections. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

AUSTIN, TX – NOVEMBER 4: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the victory party for Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott after an apparent victory over Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Republicans won the majority of the US Senate for the first time in 8 years after Americans went to the polls and voted in the mid-term elections. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

“Mitch McConnell Wants To Rob Pensions To Fund Highway Repairs” Reply


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“Republicans In Congress Push A Federal Evangelical License To Discriminate Law” Reply


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“Senate Republicans Block A Bill That Would Create 1 Million New Jobs For Young People”


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“Obama unveils rural Internet access program, dings constantly connected teens”


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US President Barack Obama speaks about economic opportunities at Durant High School in Durant, Oklahoma, in the Choctaw Nation, July 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama speaks about economic opportunities at Durant High School in Durant, Oklahoma, in the Choctaw Nation, July 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

“Congress Dawdles as Puerto Rico Hurtles Towards Financial Ruin”


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With Puerto Rico spiraling toward financial disaster, spokesman Josh Earnest stood in front of cameras yesterday and reiterated the White House’s support for an idea to help the troubled island: Let its public corporations to go through a structured bankruptcy, the same way they can in the 50 states.

In an April campaign stop, Jeb Bush said much the same thing: “Puerto Rico should be given the same rights as the states.”

With both Obama and Bush behind the same plan, you might expect it to have decent odds on Capitol Hill. You’d be wrong. Puerto Rico’s non-voting delegate, Pedro Pierluisi, introduced such a bill in the last Congress, but it never even received a vote in committee.

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HUFFINGTON POST

“WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday that a voter-approved independent redistricting commission in Arizona is constitutional.

In response to complaints that the state legislature was engaging in partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts, Arizona voters approved an independent commission to draw district lines in a 2000 ballot initiative. The commission has two Republicans and two Democrats, who legislative leaders choose from a list composed by the state’s Commission on Appellate Court Appointments, in addition to a chairman who may not be a member of either party.

Republican legislators sued after the 2012 election, arguing that they shouldn’t be completely cut out of the district-drawing process.”

“Here Is The Stunning Utter Failure Of The Republican Led Congress In One Chart”


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“What the GOP Lost When It Won the South”


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“Tell the White House Conference on Aging: It is time to expand Social Security!”


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