Deportation Reviews Mostly Didn’t Happen

By: Tuesday July 31, 2012 12:52 pm

Rep. Steve King has been threatening to sue the Obama Administration over their new directive to stop deportation proceedings and instead offer work permits to DREAM-eligible undocumented immigrants. King continued that threat yesterday. KING:I want to stop the bleeding at the border. I want to shut off the job magnet. I want to force the [...]

Obama Announcement on DREAM Relief Marred By Right-Wing Heckler

By: Friday June 15, 2012 12:11 pm

President Obama outlined his decision on immigration policy today, granting relief and work permits for approximately 800,000 “DREAMers” brought to America as children. And in the middle of his announcement, Neil Munro, a writer for the right-wing Daily Caller, interrupted the President and asked him why he was taking the side of foreigners over Americans. [...]

Republicans May Opt to Reinstate Parts of Obamacare if Invalidated by Supreme Court

By: Thursday May 17, 2012 1:03 pm

Republicans think they’ve figured out a way to clean up after the ruling on the Affordable Care Act from the Supreme Court. They have articulated a series of options after the fact to retain some elements of the law, the parts they view as the most popular. If the law is upheld, Republicans will take [...]

House Republicans Settle on Deeper Cuts for Fiscal Year 2011

By: Friday February 11, 2011 6:29 am

Last night, the House Republican caucus held emergency meetings in the basement, only emerging late to say they reached an agreement on a spending cut plan for Fiscal Year 2011, one that would cut spending $100 billion below the Obama Administration’s 2011 request. Because Obama’s 2011 request never came to pass, however, the proper comparison [...]

Angry White Men

By: Thursday April 15, 2010 2:02 pm

Witness the face of Teabag Nation, Steve King, invading the physical space of a blogger who asked him a question: TP: It is tax day and you justified the murder of American federal employees at CPAC. KING: Are you accusing me of that? Are you accusing me of that? Turn that camera off. I’m not [...]

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