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House Republicans Attempt to Change the 40 Hour Work Week

Republicans in the House yesterday began a push for their latest congressional effort: legislation to offer more flexibility to working families who want to spend more time with their children. The bill, H.R 1406, would allow private employees to ask for time off according to bargaining agreements, and includes a controversial caveat known as ‘comp time’ that allows overtime to be paid on an hourly basis. This bill would modify […]

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Won't Challenge Hillary Clinton for 2016 Democratic Nomination

If Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seeks the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not run against her, a source close to the governor told a New York Post columnist. “The governor has told people in recent weeks that there’s not a chance for him to run if Hillary gets in the race because she’ll easily wrap up the Democratic nomination,’’ a source described as “a […]

Virginia Candidate's Green Car Business Sues for $85 Million Over Visa 'Fraud' Article

Controversy erupted last week over a “green jobs” business founded by Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman who is now running for governor of Virginia. GreenTech Automotive (GTA), the company McAuliffe started in 2009, has filed an $85 million libel lawsuit against Watchdog.org, a project of the non-profit Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity, for an article critical of GTA’s use of “an immigrant-investor program to raise […]

Democrats Embrace Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Hate)

When the Republican National Committee voted Friday for a resolution “reaffirming its commitment to defining marriage as between a man and a woman,” Greg Sargent of the Washington Post interpreted this as evidence that Republicans are obsolete and doomed: After recognizing need to evolve on gay rights, GOP fails to evolve on gay rights Perhaps Sargent and his friends could explain this to a certain Democrat facing re-election next year: […]

Sen. Mark Pryor's Inconsistent History on Gun Control

Thursday the Senate voted to advance the gun control debate with a procedural vote to allow a legislation package to move forward. Only two Democrats voted no - including Mark Pryor, the vulnerable Senator from Arkansas. Pryor has a history of inconsistency when it comes to gun control and Thursday’s vote, being so close to the 2014 re-election campaign, begs more questions on whether the Senator is or is not a proponent of […]

Jay Leno on AP's No Longer Allowed 'Illegal Immigrant' Term

After Associated Press announced Tuesday they will no longer use the term ‘illegal immigrant,’ NBC’s Tonight Show host Jay Leno poked fun at the decision. As reported by Newsbusters, a conservative media watchdog blog, the comedian joked: “No longer ‘illegal immigrant.’ They will now use the phrase ‘undocumented Democrat.’ That is the newest – ‘undocumented Democrat.’” Watch the full video here: ReactionLOL (5) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (1) Winning (2) Aww (0)

FBI Arrests Officials in Alleged 'Show Me the Money' Plot to Rig Election for NYC Mayor

A New York state senator and a city councilman from Queens were arrested today in what federal officials say was an illegal scheme to rig this year’s election for mayor of New York City. The FBI arrested both state Sen. Malcolm Smith and city Councilman Dan Halloran for their roles in an a alleged bribery scheme to get Smith, a top Democrat, placed on the mayoral ballot as a Republican. […]

Nevada Lawmaker Goes Off The Deep End, Arrested After Car Chase

The first lawmaker ever expelled from the Nevada Legislature, Democrat Steven Brooks, was arrested at gunpoint Thursday after a car chase into California only hours after his expulsion. In his third arrest since January, Brooks fled from police, who were alerted after a tow truck driver called for police assistance in dealing with an unruly motorist who had a flat tire. Even with a flat tire, however, Brooks continued to […]