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Phil Montag Fired After Steve Scalise Comments

Nebraska Democrat Fired After Scalise Comments

Phil Montag was fired from his volunteer position Thursday morning. Jane Kleeb, Nebraska Democratic Party chair, fired Montag after a recording surfaced on YouTube of him saying was glad House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot and then went further by saying he with the Louisiana congressman

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Step Down As House Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi: I’m Not Going Anywhere

Despite a rough few years for Democrats, the House Minority Leader says she’s not going anywhere. Brushing off critics from her own party, Nancy Pelosi says she plans to stay in her leadership position and claims. “I think I’m worth the trouble.” There is no

Karen Handel Wins Georgia 6th Election

Karen Handel Wins Georgia Election

The highly anticipated election showed Republicans are still strong in Georgia. While there were many whom were hopeful that Democrats could pull of a magic trick, anyone familiar with southern politics should have known better. Despite a strong runoff for Jon Ossoff, Karen Handel won

Donald Trump proposes 4.1 Trillion Dollar Budget

President Trump Budget Proposal Raises Concerns

This time, it’s not just Democrats who are upset. While Democrats have been quick to decry President Trump’s first budget proposal to Congress, they have been joined by more than a few Republicans. While not all of them are outright condemning the proposal, many have

Rep. Al Green Calls for Trump Impeachment

The Texas Democrat made the call on the House floor on Wednesday. “I rise today with a sense of responsibility and duty to the people who have elected me, a sense of duty to this country, a sense of duty to the Constitution of the

Healthcare Bill Vote Scheduled

Could this be the win that Trump and GOP need? GOP claims they have the votes to make the passage of their healthcare bill a reality. Should Speaker Paul Ryan manage to finally vote on and pass GOP health bill on Thursday, it will be

Government Funding Deal Reached, Goes to Vote

The deal would fund the federal government through September. Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill. If approved by the House and Senate the government would be funded through the end of September. According to officials, the plan would

House passes temporary funding measure to avoid shutdown.

Congress Avoids Shutdown…For Now

Crisis averted, for now. Congress has approved a short-term measure to keep the government funded for another week. This will allow lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. The measure now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. The