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The Capital of Shithole Country Is in Florida

The Capital of Shithole Country Is in Florida

The president knows exactly how to feed his base. That’s why you don’t hear Republicans complaining or even criticizing. Meanwhile, the old white man billionaire administration and its agenda keeps rolling along.

House bill aims to identify lawmakers in sex harassment cases

House Bill Aims to Identify Lawmakers in Sex Harassment Cases

Over the years, more than $15 million in taxpayer dollars have been paid out in an array of settlement claims, including those involving sexual harassment.

U.S. Women Lawmakers on Sex Harassment: Congress, Heal Thyself

U.S. Women Lawmakers on Sex Harassment: Congress, Heal Thyself

“You wonder why there’s only 21 women in the Senate ... Well, when you have a work environment where people can’t get ahead without having to put out, that’s what happens,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar said.

Republicans Push Ahead with Tax Bill as Democrats Sharpen Attacks

Republicans Push Ahead with Tax Bill as Democrats Sharpen Attacks

A draft bill unveiled last week by Republicans in the House of Representatives, if enacted, would be the biggest restructuring of the tax system since the 1980s and the first major legislative victory of the Trump presidency.

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.

White House Interns Overwhelmingly White and Male: Photo

White House Interns Overwhelmingly White and Male: Photo

A photo of the White House interns under the Trump administration still appears to over represent the majority white, male Republican Party.

For Women at Congress: The Right To Bare Arms?

For Women at Congress: The Right To Bare Arms?

The dress code requires men to wear suit jackets and ties in the House chamber and speaker’s lobby, which is just outside it, and women are not supposed to wear sleeveless tops or dresses without a sweater or jacket.

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

President Trump’s vile tweets speak volumes about what the GOP allows from its party.

Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

The bill has failed to satisfy conservatives, who still seek to slash certain health benefits. Revisions will still leave millions uninsured as well as further cut Medicaid.

GOP Health Care Still in Limbo, Conservatives Push to Cut Benefits

GOP Health Care Still in Limbo, Conservatives Push to Cut Benefits

Negotiations will likely result in cuts for mental health services, maternity care and addiction treatment and severely impact low-income Americans.

Republicans Revamp U.S. Health Bill, Boost Benefits to Older Americans

Republicans Revamp U.S. Health Bill, Boost Benefits to Older Americans

Republicans remain deeply divided over the healthcare overhaul.

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

University of Wisconsin-Madison said the Halloween costume was “repugnant” but “was an exercise of the individual’s right to free speech.”

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Where’s the Diversity? Paul Ryan’s Photo with Interns Called ‘World’s Whitest Selfie’

Ryan's selfie with Capitol Hill interns goes viral, but not for the reason he was hoping.

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Paul Ryan Does Not Blame Trump for Anti-Semitic Tweet

Ryan said he does not have time to address all of Trump’s racist social media messages.

House Dems’ Gun Common Sense Sit-In Incorporates Social Media Strategies of Millennials

A form of protest coined in the Civil Rights Movement is aided by techniques of modern-day protests.

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GOP Blocks LGBT Rights Amendment Days After Orlando Shooting

After Republican leaders claimed to “stand in solidarity” with the LGBT community following the tragedy in Orlando, GOP leaders rejected a proposal to protect LGBT people from discrimination.

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Trump Exploits Orlando Tragedy

The presumptive Republican nominee equates all Muslims to Islamic terrorists, suggests Obama is complicit, claims Orlando shooter was not U.S.-born.

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GOP Refuses to Deny Guns to Suspected Terrorists, Hate Crime Convicts

Senate Republicans rejected a bill in December that could have prevented Orlando shooter from buying guns. GOP House speaker on Monday quashed any discussion.

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Meg Whitman Compares Trump to Hitler

The CEO and major Republican Party donor also touted the idea of voting Democratic in November.

Trump: ‘It’s possible’ a Muslim Judge Would be Biased

One fellow Republican called Trump's weekend interview "one of the worst mistakes" the candidate has made.

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Speaker Ryan is Soliciting

Ryan is "not yet" ready to endorse Trump; what is he waiting for?

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Klan Support for Trump Too Much for GOP to Bear

Despite Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric since launching his campaign, it was only after his tepid disavowing of white supremacy that the right had to draw the line — if only publicly.