Trade bill survives scare

Cristina Marcos The Hill 6/11/2015

President Obama’s trade agenda survived a bad scare in the House on Thursday when the GOP rule governing debate for the package narrowly survived a 217-212 vote.

Thirty-four Republicans voted against the rule, while eight Democrats backed it…

…House Republicans could only lose 26 of their own for the rule […]

House Passes Audit the Fed Bill

W. James Antle, III The American Spectator 7/25/2012

For years, auditing the Federal Reserve was a fringe idea taken up only by Ron Paul. Both the Democratic and Republican wings of the establishment argued that it would compromise the Fed’s independence. Given the economic impact of bad monetary policy, some countered that perhaps their vaunted […]

‘So This is TMZ. This Isn’t CNN…’

‘Joe the Plumber’ Fires Back at CNN Host: ‘So This Is TMZ’

Josh St. Louis NewsBusters 3/8/2012

In a heated exchange Thursday between CNN’s Zoraida Sambolin and Samuel Wurzelbacher, also known as “Joe the Plumber,” Sambolin dug up comments he made about “gay people” in 2009, causing Wurzelbacher to quip that “this is TMZ. This […]

Dennis Kucinich loses to veteran Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur, who will take on Joe the Plumber in Ohio

In a concession speech just past midnight, a bitter Kucinich described opposition’s campaign as ‘lacking in integrity, filled with false truths’

Associated Press via New York Daily News 3/7/2012

Veteran Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur defeated longtime Washington colleague Dennis Kucinich Tuesday in a bruising Ohio showdown made necessary by a newly drawn congressional map.

She […]

Surprise! Soros’ Fingerprints All Over September 17 OccupyWallStreet ‘Demands’

Brenda J. Elliott Klein Online 9/12/2011

The tipoff for George Soros’ involvement with the September 17 anti-banker OccupyWallStreet direct action comes by way of , an “Expat activist, lover, info-geek” who is “trying to play [her] role on the #globalrevolution.”1

Khatib wrote yesterday — on behalf of the “citizens and non-citizens” of The General Assembly […]