US Congress

                            TODAY VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR JUNE PRIMARY Are you ready to shake up our United States Congress? Vote in some new people who are ready to put boots on the ground and work for the American people and not a select few. At issue, exclusion not inclusion when it comes to education, health, Justice, […]

Pope Francis makes history by becoming the first pontiff to address the joint meeting of the United States Congress in Washington, D.C. And they shed a few tears….United States Senator Tim Kaine who represents Virginia in Congress shed some tears when Pope Francis addressed a joint meeting of Congress. Kaine is Catholic and says maybe he […]

  Eight Democratic members of Congress were arrested at an immigration rally on Tuesday. The group consisted of Reps. Joe Crowley, Raul Grijalva, Luis Gutierrez, Jan Schakowsky, Keith Ellison, Al Green, Charlie Rangel, and John Lewis, a longtime civil rights activist.  

Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton appeared before Congress and the Senate Foriegn Relations Committee on Wednesday to supposedly give long-awaited testimony on the terrorist attacks on the American diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya back in September, but as the hearings became contentious, it was clear the Republicans had an agenda that had nothing to do […]

Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, who’s comments on rape and abortion created a media firestorm and has also become a monster distraction to the Republican Party’s efforts to stay on message during this highly-charged campaign season. Akin made reference to “legitimate” rape while offering his views on abortion during a recent interview, which led to criticism […]

A House committee has voted to cite US Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress in an unprecedented move, led by Republicans, who voted along party lines 23 – 17 in favor of the decision in the investigation of a Mexican gun-running operation called “Fast & Furious” that went bad. The move has caused […]

In the end, nobody won, but finally, President Obama has signed the bill allowing the debt ceiling to be raised after weeks of the American economy being held “hostage” by the Republicans and their extended Tea Party family.  A piece of legislation that is normally routine and without much opposition because it involves the faith […]

With all of the drama and uncertainty surrounding the debt ceiling debate and today’s crucial vote on the legislation, lost in the moment was what can only be described as the work of God.  Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was fighting for her life in January after being shot in the head at point-blank range, made […]

After weeks of demands and threats to drive the American economy off the cliff, Congress has found enough “sensible” members to agree to raise the debt ceiling so the nation can pay it’s obligations.  Despite their argument that the impasse was all about getting America’s fiscal house in order, even Stevie Wonder could see what […]