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Tom Cotton: Ethics Complaint Against Arkansas Rep. Dismissed

Tom Cotton: Ethics Complaint Against Arkansas Rep. Dismissed

By Val Powell April 9, 2014

The Office of Congressional Ethics or OCE unanimously rejected an ethics complaint filed on October 2013 by the Arkansas Democratic Party against Arkansas Congressman and aspiring GOP Senator Tom Cotton. The complaint alleged that Cotton violated House rules by soliciting …

Ted Nugent Rocks Texas for Republican Greg Abbott Ted Nugent Rocks Texas for Republican Greg Abbott

Ted Nugent, the 65-year-old rock musician, is campaigning alongside Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott of the GOP who is running for governor. Nugent is a 70’s rock icon who has been a long-time active supporter of the Republican Party. He …

Mitt Romney: Judge Hillary On Her Own Record Mitt Romney: Judge Hillary On Her Own Record

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney had this to say about Hillary Clinton: “If ever she takes the road to presidential candidacy, her own record as the United States Secretary of State should be judged, and not her husband’s history.” This …

Breathalyzer in Bars: Utah Does it Again Breathalyzer in Bars: Utah Does it Again

In some of the best news since twist-off wine caps, Associated Press tells us that Republican Rep. Greg Hughes of Utah is proposing that breathalyzers and other alcohol-detecting devices be placed in bars in the state. It won’t be a …

Google Continues To Build GOP Presence Google Continues To Build GOP Presence
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Google is reportedly getting closer and closer with the Republican party, which may come as a surprise to some given that the company was one of the top contributors to the Obama campaign. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that …

Maria Conchita Alonso Gets Backlash For Tea Party Ad Maria Conchita Alonso Gets Backlash For Tea Party Ad
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Actress Maria Conchita Alonso is receiving  backlash over her support of  Tea Party Republican Tim Donnelly. Donnelly is a California State Assemblyman known for his vigorous opposition of undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. He is also the founder of the state …

Romney Attends Premiere Of Netflix's 'Mitt' Romney Attends Premiere Of Netflix's 'Mitt'

Mitt, the Netflix documentary following former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, premiered at Sundance over the weekend, and Romney himself made a surprise appearance. “The ending I probably won’t like, but nonetheless, I think it will be a good experience and …

Director Of Netflix's "Mitt' Calls Romney 'Cheap' Director Of Netflix's "Mitt' Calls Romney 'Cheap'
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While The Square is getting a lot of publicity this week for its Oscar nomination, another Netflix original documentary will debut next week on the 24th. Mitt follows the six years that filmmaker Greg Whitely had exclusive access to former …

Fewer Republicans Accept Evolution Than Did in 2009 Fewer Republicans Accept Evolution Than Did in 2009
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The U.S. has always had an interesting relationship with the science of evolution. As a foundational part of modern biology, the fact that species change over time is rarely debated in scientific circles (though exactly how change occurs is the …

John Boehner Fed Up With Conservative Base John Boehner Fed Up With Conservative Base
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On Thursday, Republican House Speaker John Boehner attacked the conservative base for their indiscriminate opposition to the latest bipartisan budget deal, saying they had lost their credibility. According to Huff Post, conservative groups such as The Club for Growth, Heritage …

George P. Bush: Beacon For Latino Voters? George P. Bush: Beacon For Latino Voters?
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George P. Bush, son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and nephew and grandson of presidents, has put his hat in the political ring as a candidate for Texas Land Comissioner. What’s so special about that? Well, besides being the …

Chris Christie Easily Wins Reelection in New Jersey Chris Christie Easily Wins Reelection in New Jersey

Republican governor Chris Christie won reelection last night, beating his opponent by getting a whopping 60 percent of the vote. State senator Barbara Buono only managed to garner 39 percent of the vote. While the election victory doesn’t come as …

Chris Christie re-elected as Governor of New Jersey. Chris Christie re-elected as Governor of New Jersey.
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie won re-election by a debilitating margin on Tuesday with 60.5 percent of the votes in his favor. His victory is not surprising at all, considering how diligently he handled the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy …

Plagiarism Charges Against Rand Paul are Serious Plagiarism Charges Against Rand Paul are Serious
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There is perhaps no topic that is preached more in college than plagiarism. The heinous act of plagiarism is hammered by professors so hard that some students become nervous writers and over-cite. However, there are also those students who seem …

Tom DeLay Wins Appeal of Money Laundering Conviction Tom DeLay Wins Appeal of Money Laundering Conviction

In 2005, Tom Delay, along with 2 others, were convicted by a Texas jury of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering through his re-channeling of corporate funds to pay for campaign financing. Today, the Texas 3rd Court of …

Michael Steele Could Run For Governor of Maryland Michael Steele Could Run For Governor of Maryland
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Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele is giving serious consideration to running for governor of Maryland. Last week, Steele called in for an interview with radio station WMAL, telling the hosts that he and his staff are currently running …

Pregnant Congresswoman Announces Via Facebook Pregnant Congresswoman Announces Via Facebook
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Jamie Herrera Beutler, the Republican congresswoman from Washington’s 3rd district, has announced that she is pregnant. The 34-year-old Beutler was elected to congress in 2010, making her the second youngest female in the current U.S. Congress. She is married to …