Did I mention that he's also the former chairman of the local Republican party?
(WDIV) Republican presidential contender Sen. Ted Cruz apologized for an ill-timed joke about Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday night. The timing of the joke set off a social media firestorm. Biden's son, Beau, passed away from brain cancer on Saturday.
(CNN Money) “America’s the richest country on Earth because we’ve been able to put capital together and we’ve been able to make our poor somewhat the envy of the world.If you go to India or you go to any number of third-world countries, you have two problems: you have greater inequality of income and wealth. You also have less opportunity for people to rise from the have-not to the have.”
(MSNBC) A GOP staffer will resign after launching a verbal assault on Malia and Sasha Obama in the wake of their appearance at the president’s annual turkey pardoning ceremony last week at the White House. Elizabeth Lauten, who served as a communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.), criticized the two girls in a Facebook rant which eventually went viral. “Act like being in the White House matters to you. Dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar. And certainly don’t make faces during televised, public events,” wrote Lauten.
Are there really Republican teenagers or is this just a troll?
The saga of Nydia Tisdale keeps reverberating in Georgia, as she posted her entire video (nearly 20 min long) this weekend from the Aug 23 event, of what seemed to be a regular Republican event of speeches by U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, Governor Nathan Deal, and others. But things got ugly when one local politician made a nasty joke at Michelle Nunn's expense, and noticed Tisdale recording. After being forcibly removed, Tisdale was later arrested for obstruction of an officer and trespassing. WXIA video. Full video by Tisdale at http://youtu.be/z4aNrT-0ITA
Formal recognition by the House has stalled because Republicans worry Pope Francis sounds "too liberal". Yeah. Really.
Freshman Rep. Curt Clawson (R-FL) tried to question two American government officials as if they were representatives of the Indian government, though both had already been introduced by their respective titles at the start of the hearing.
Freshman Rep. Curt Clawson (R-FL) tried to question two American government officials as if they were representatives of the Indian government, though both had already been introduced by their respectives titles at the start of the hearing. Can you say "awkward"? Video by Foreign Policy.
Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) let this one fly on Friday at a panel of the Republican Study Committee.
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