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How ever does he get by? Tea party congressman struggling to feed his kids on $400k a year

Today on MSNBC, the world witnessed the crushing humanity of a tea party congressman just scraping by … on the $400,000 left over after his fast food franchises’ $6 million is worn down by those greedy, greedy workers…

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Do Republicans want a debt ceiling deal?

You see it in the polls. You hear it in Congressman Eric Cantor’s sneering objections and in Paul Ryan’s refusal to deal. The tea party portion of the Republican base, and the members of congress who are either part of … Continue reading

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Well that should fix it: after angry Medicare town halls, West touts award from right wing ‘seniors’ front group

GOP freshmen are not having a good spring. Ever since they voted to end Medicare, their constituents have been mad at them. They’ve tried convincing them at town halls, and even begging Democrats, up to and including the president, to … Continue reading

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How to spend like a Republican: lavish fundraiser nets $650

Republicans throw a glitzy fundraiser featuring a big-time country star, and give new meaning to the term “break even.”

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(Video) In MSNBC debate with TRR editor, GOP strategist loses her cool

If you want to know what sets a GOPer off, apparently, it’s the phrase “talking points.” Watch as TRR’s Joy Reid debates GOP strategist Sherri Jacobus over whether it’s Republicans, or Democrats, who are threatening to shut down the government … Continue reading

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Have some pork with that tea … Allen West press release touts: spending!

If you thought Allen West was AGAINST federal government spending, think again. He’s only against federal spending by Democrats…

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Dan Ruth rips Rick Scott: ‘witness protection’ governor stuck in a ‘Fox News sweat lodge’

St. Pete Times columnist Dan Ruth tears into tea party governor Rick Scott in such fine fashion, all I can say is “damn.”

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Freedomworks takes up Dick Armey’s crusade to end Medicare

One thing that’s important to remember about former House Republican majority leader Dick Armey is that he hates Medicare. I mean he really, really hates Medicare. In fact, Armey is currently suing the federal government to allow him and his … Continue reading

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Florida Republicans threaten to withdraw state from Medicaid

The Republican supermajority, fueled by tea party activists, has leveled a new threat to the state’s economy that has even alarmed the Republican House Speaker.

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(Video) ICYMI: Down goes Goodlatte

The Republican congressman who will lead today’s quasi-religioustea party fetish: the reading of the entire non-controversial/non-slave related parts of the United States Constitution — Rep. Bob Goodlatte — wants all future bills to be certified; by Congress no less, as … Continue reading

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