Tag: Republicans

Sebelius survives Obamacare grilling: The key takeaways

Kathleen Sebelius sat in front of a House panel for three and a half hours Wednesday – facing questions from livid lawmakers, even some who’d called for her resignation before she sat down. The heated hearing covered a lot of ground – from the problems with healthcare.gov, to what the White House knew and when.…

Stewart Takes Down Fox News and ‘Republican Morons’ for Downplaying Shutdown

The government shutdown has affected a number of government programs and agencies, but Jon Stewart noticed Tuesday night that some conservatives and Fox News pundits still don’t think it’s a big deal. He called them out for downplaying how serious the shutdown is, even issuing a strong “Fu*k you!” to one Fox contributor. Stewart mockingly…

Video Obama Responds To ‘Creepy Uncle Sam’ Ad From the Koch Brothers

During a Friday speech, the president called out the two major right-wing donors over their efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act. “Some of the Tea Party’s biggest donors, some of the wealthiest men in America, are funding a cynical ad campaign trying to convince young people not to buy health care at all,” he…

VIDEO – House Speaker Backs Obama’s Call for Strike Against Syria

Speaker John A. Boehner said on Tuesday he would “support the president’s call to action” in Syria after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., giving the president a crucial ally in the quest for votes in the House. Mr. Obama summoned Mr. Boehner and other Republican and Democratic leaders to…

Poll: 67 Percent Of Republicans Think Video Games Are Bigger Threat Than Guns

As Republican leaders insist that the debate over gun violence in America should also address the role of violent entertainment, the latest findings from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling released Thursday showed that the vast majority of GOP voters nationwide believe video games are a bigger threat than guns. Given the choice between the two, 67…

Geraldo Rivera Drops Hints On Fox Over Republican New Jersey Senate Run

The Fox News host Geraldo Rivera continued a media tease over a potential US Senate run on Friday, telling viewers that his brand of modern Republicanism could prove a tonic for the party. Appearing on Fox and Friends, Rivera said he could “very well” stand in his home state, New Jersey, in 2014. New Jersey…