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Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) issued a stern rebuke to members of the Republican Party Wednesday after a top leader said members have no intention of working to restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), which was gutted by a Supreme Court decision in 2013. SEE ALSO: Police Blame […]

House Republicans plan to spend $500 per hour on their lawsuit against President Barack Obama, with a “firm cap” of $350,000. Since the GOP decided to “make it rain,” we compiled a list of things they could have bought instead. They could buy 538 brand new iPhones at $650 a pop. The average cost of Obama’s […]

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) blames President Barack Obama for the continued government shutdown as well as the looming default because he simply won’t negotiate,” reports The Hill.com. RELATED:  Obama Says He Expects Congress To Pass Debt Cap Boehner Tells Obama, Democrats ‘This Isn’t Some Damn Game’ In Healthcare Debate In fact, Boehner, who, along […]

  STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room ****** PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Of all the responsibilities the Constitution endows to Congress, two should be fairly simple:  pass a budget, and pay America’s bills. But if the United States Congress does not fulfill its responsibility to pass a budget […]