Republicans

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Calls For U.S. Troops On The Ground in Syria To Secure Chemical Weapons

March 19, 2013

“”Absolutely, you’ve got to get on the ground. There is no substitute for securing these weapons… I don’t care what it takes. We need partners in the region.”"

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Pandering to the Left: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Flip-Flops on Illegal Immigration, Now Supports “Solution Besides Amnesty or Deportation”

March 19, 2013

“The Associated Press had obtained an advance copy of the speech before it was delivered and wrote that Paul believes illegal immigrants “should be allowed to become U.S. taxpayers and ultimately get a shot at citizenship.””

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House Speaker Boehner (R) Agrees With President Obama: No Immediate Debt Crisis

March 17, 2013

““We all know that we have one looming,” Boehner said on ABC’s “This Week”. “And we have one looming because we have entitlement programs that are not sustainable in their current form. They’re going to go bankrupt.””

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Staunch Opponent of Medical Marijuana New York Assemblyman Steve Katz (R) Arrested for Pot Possession

March 16, 2013

“State police said that a suspicious odor was noticed in Assemblyman Steve Katz’s vehicle when they pulled him over for driving around 80 mph in a 75 mph zone at around 10 a.m. Thursday morning.”

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Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) Endorses Same-Sex Marriage After His Son Comes Out as Gay

March 15, 2013

“Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), once a staunch opponent of gay marriage, says that he now supports same-sex nuptials after his son told him he was gay.”

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Bartender Scott Prouty Takes Credit For Video Recording Romney’s 47% Comments

March 13, 2013

“Prouty went public with his story on Wednesday after months of speculation as to who might have been the source of the video that dealt a body blow to Romney’s campaign.”

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President Obama Meets With House Republicans at Capitol Hill; No Progress Made

March 13, 2013

“Obama still won’t take any big risks on entitlement reform unless Republicans agree to raise taxes again, he declined to say whether he would approve the Keystone XL pipeline, and he still won’t slash discretionary spending.”

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Senate Democrats Block Republican Effort to Cut Off Funding to ObamaCare

March 13, 2013

“On a 52-45 vote, the majority quickly dispatched a tea-party-led bid to cut off funding for President Barack Obama’s signature health care reforms.”

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Budget Committee Chairman Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) Proposes New Budget Plan

March 13, 2013

“The major difference between the Ryan and Murray approaches has more to do with projected spending over the next 10 years, not revenue increases.”

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Campaign: Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli Won’t Sign Americans for Tax Reform Anti-Tax Pledge

March 13, 2013

“Cuccinelli’s campaign confirmed he will not sign the ATR pledge and explained Cuccinelli has settled on a blanket no-pledge policy for the campaign: he will not sign make any similar commitments to other special interest groups.”

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Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll (R) Abruptly Resigns Due to Questionable Business Connections

March 13, 2013

“It’s unclear if Carroll is the target of any criminal charges. Attorney General Pam Bondi and law enforcement officials have scheduled a 2:30 p.m. press conference in Orlando to discuss the case.”

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House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA): Democrats Will Not Allow Government Shutdown

March 10, 2013

“Last week, Pelosi opposed the House GOP version of a continuing spending resolution to keep funding the government, but reiterated that government shutdown is not an option, comments that come about two weeks before the deadline for a spending bill hits.”

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Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK): Scabs and Sores Still Healing Between Congressional Republicans and President Obama

March 10, 2013

“Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) says President Barack Obama’s recent outreach to Republicans was genuine — but that old wounds between the president and the GOP were still healing.”

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush: I’m in Sync With Senate Republicans On Immigration

March 10, 2013

“Bush, a Republican, said he talked with Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., part of the Senate group working on an immigration reform proposal, who last week criticized Bush for seeming to not support a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants.”

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI): Thursday Lunch Was First Time I’ve Ever Had a Conversation With President Obama

March 10, 2013

““This is the first time I’ve ever had a conversation with the president lasting more than, say, two minutes or televised exchanges,” Mr. Ryan, Wisconsin Republican and chairman of the House Budget Committee, said on “Fox News Sunday.””

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