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Gohmert Compares African American Civil Rights To Snail Darters
Looks like old "terror babies" Louie Gohmert is still working hard to make sure he remains one of the most obnoxious members of the House of Representatives we've got, and given the current crop of wingnuts that are serving now, that's saying a lot. Read more...
Rep. Trent Franks: "The incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low" Read more...
From this Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, Darrell Issa wasn't the only one who had a contentious back and forth with Attorney General Eric Holder... Read more...
Texas Sen. John Cornyn (R) on Thursday warned his colleagues in the Senate that people who were "wearing some form of turban" were illegally immigrating into the United States by crossing the Southern border. Read more...
Kansas Secretary of State and resident xenophobe Kris Kobach wants DREAMers to self-deport. Read more...

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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Monday became irate and yelled at Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) during a Senate hearing at the suggestion that he had used last week's Boston Marathon bombing to try and delay immigration reform. Read more...
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Friday said that Monday's tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon was a reason not move to quickly to pass a bipartisan proposal for comprehensive immigration reform. Read more...
At an event for bloggers at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday night, tea party-backed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-SC) toasted the late conservative activist Andrew Breitbart as a "great and fearless leader." Read more...
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) got called out during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing when he was repeating NRA talking points. Read more...
CNN host Soledad O'Brien on Thursday scolded Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and told him he should know better than to try to link assault weapons to "black violence on blacks" because most recent mass killings had been carried out by white men. Read more...