Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House Of Representatives will be read the U.S. Constitution tomorrow morning at 10 am. on the house floor, the second time ever in U.S. history. The reading comes from the recommendation of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte. In a written statement by Goodlatte, he said, “One...
Tallahassee, Fla. Former Florida house majority leader Carlos Lopez-Cantera, (Republican), has been sworn in as Florida’s lieutenant governor in Tallahassee to a position that has no official duties. Lopez-Cantera was forced to step down from representing Florida's 113th district in the state legislature due to term limits and in 2012 went on to...
Washington, D.C. - In a mini-version of the recent congressional showdown over budget talks, the "SuperCommittee" formed to find a workable budget has announced that they have thus far failed to come to an agreement. The newest proposal, a Republican action to raise taxes by $300 billion, was rejected by Democrats....
Tucson, AZ - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has announced in a video released today that she is stepping down from Congress saying she still has more work to do for her own recovery and believes it would be best for Arizona also. Before she leaves, she will attend President Obama's State of...
In a Gallup poll recently, it found 81% believed the country governed wrong, 82% think all of Congress be re-elected, and a majority of Republicans and Independent voters said their constitutional rights are being threatened, while 25% of Democrats said the same thing. Inversely, while Bush was president, a...
The Romney campaign has received a cease-and-desist letter from the attorney of the band Silversun Pickups after using one of the band's songs, "Panic Switch", at a recent campaign event in North Carolina without permission of the band. Apparently, the campaigned played the song at an event but never attempted...
Missouri congressman Todd Akin has stated that in cases of legitimate rape, a woman's body has ways to prevent her from becoming pregnant. The conservative Republican had been asked during a recent interview if he supports abortions for women who have been raped when responding to that question. "It seems to...
Former Florida Republican governor Jeb Bush has come out to endorse Mitt Romney for the 2012 Republican nomination to eventually compete against President Barack Obama in the general election in November. Jeb Bush is the son of one former president and brother to another former president and the first of...
Redistricting is sure to bring out the least desirable personalities of lawmakers in their effort to redraw political districts that will affect state and federal representatives’ ability to stay in office and be reelected as their voting constituents will change.  In most cases, with the recent Florida constitutional amendments...
Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards reportedly will be indicted today on criminal charges that he broke campaign finance laws to cover up his extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter. ABC News, citing unnamed sources, says the indictment will be handed down in Raleigh today unless a plea deal is reached....