All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Republican Party’

Brett Favre Endorses Thad Cochran in US Senate Race

Brett Favre, retired NFL quarterback, recently lent his support to Republican incumbent Thad Cochran in his bid for reelection to the United States Senate. Favre was born in Gulfport, Mississippi and raised in the nearby small town of Kiln. He attended University of Southern Mississippi before being drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1991 NFL Draft. Cochran is up …

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Lindsey Graham Wins South Carolina Primary

In shocking news last night, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in the Virginia primary to dark-horse Tea Party candidate and political newcomer, David Brat. This defeat for the Republicans follows disappointing news from the Mississippi primaries last week, in which incumbent Thad Cochran was forced into a runoff with challenger Chris McDaniel. Fortunately for the Republicans, they were able …

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Cliven Bundy Cuts Ties With The Republican Party

Southeastern Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy has officially left the Republican Party. Along with his wife, Carol, Bundy appeared at an event in Las Vegas on Friday to register with the Independent American Party. Bundy, who was a featured speaker at the said affair, was honored by the Party for his “courage” in defending for the sovereignty of the state. …

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Republican Party Must Back Minimum Wage Hike

“For all the Republicans who come on and talk about, ‘we’re for the blue-collar worker, we’re for the working person,’ there are some basic things that we should be for. One of them is reasonable increases from time to time in the minimum wage.” That was no liberal making that statement. That was Republican and former Minnesota governor, Tim Pawlenty, …

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Chris Christie: Re-Elected as Governor in New Jersey

Christ Christie has taken the state of New Jersey and won the re-election on Tuesday. This win put him in a prime position to speak as the key Republican contender for the next presidential term. This election in New Jersey was unique in that most of his supporting voters are Hispanics,women of all races, voters of African descent, and young …

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Tea Party vs. GOP in Government Shutdown

Veteran Republicans, finding the GOP the party mostly assailed for the clinging government shutdown, is lashing out at Tea Party lawmakers as those refusing to yield and allow the country to move forward. Polls over the last days that place the blame for the stalling in Washington directly on Republican shoulders are being used as ammunition against the Tea Party …

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Republican Party Attempts to Talk Money Instead of Obamacare

The government shutdown has been in the headlines ever since its start, and the ridiculousness that is the Republican party has wasted no time in making even more of a scene out of the whole ordeal. The Republican representatives have made no small show of their outrage over the Affordable Care Act, or, as they have so infamously dubbed it, …

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Bobby Jindal, “We’re All Frustrated…”

Today, Louisiana governor and chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Bobby Jindal, expressed frustration with the government shutdown and the lack of leadership in Washington while speaking with ABC’s Chief White House Correspondent, Jonathan Karl, and ABC News Political Director, Rick Klein, on Politics Confidential. “Like every other American, we’re all frustrated with what’s going on in D.C.,” says the …

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Jack Lew: US Treasury Secretary Threatens America with Debt Ceiling

In a brazen attempt to raise the already exploding US public debt, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned Congress on Wednesday that the government will spend all its borrowed cash by October 17th, and demanded trillions in new money to keep financing Washington DC’s insatiable appetite for debt. “The debt limit impasse that took place in 2011 caused significant harm …

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GOP Convention Begins With a “Debt Clock”

An abbreviated 2012 Republican National Convention will begin today with the activation of a “debt clock.” Repbulican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will call the convention to order at 2 p.m. this afternoon. He will then promptly activate the “debt clock,” which will show a representation of the total U.S. National debt and count up towards $16 Trillion during the …

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Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront

Last week the Republican party launched a Social Victory app to try to get a foothold onto what has been a one sided battle: The fight for social media dominance. This fight was utterly dominated by Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election, and some strategists pointed to this as a huge reason why he won so handily. The 2012 …

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Jon Huntsman Announces Candidacy, Creates Obligatory Twitter Account

It looks like the Republican Party has another candidate to consider this primary season, as Jon Huntsman has officially thrown his name in the mix and announced his candidacy. The former Governor of Utah and U.S. Ambassador to China under the Obama administration joins a crowded field already populated with names like Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Newt Gingrich and Michele …

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