All Posts Tagged With: "Republicans"

Kingston Topped by Perdue in Senate Runoff in Georgia

David Perdue a businessman has won a bitter runoff contest of nine weeks to become the Republican nominee for the Senate from Georgia besting U.S. Representative Jack Kingston. During a bruising campaign, 11-term congressman Kingston was painted by Perdue as an insider in Washington beholden to special interests in D.C., while Kingston hit back at […]

White House Asks for Border Aid of $3.7 Billion

On Tuesday, President Obama urged the U.S. Congress to quickly hand over nearly over $3.7 billion to confront the increase of young migrants from the region of Central America crossing into Texas that he called an urgent humanitarian crisis. However, the request was quickly entangled in a huge political debate dealing with immigration. The Republican […]

Democrats Blame Stalled Immigration Reform on GOP Racism

A U.S. lawmaker who is the head of a House committee blames the failure of the country to pass legislation on immigration reform on what he calls Republican racism. The comments of Democrat Steve Israel a member of the House of Representative’s go along with those made by Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats […]

David Jolly Defeats Alex Sink in Special Election

David Jolly a Republican narrowly won a special election in Florida, defeating Alex Sink a Democrat on Tuesday in a House race seen largely as a critical litmus test for ObamaCare. With close to 100% of Tuesday’s vote counted, Jolly won 48.5% of the vote to 46.7% for Sink. Lucas Overby a Libertarian had 4.8%. […]

House Races in New York Began to Heat Up

Swing districts and an empty seat loom big as Democrats and Republicans looked to gain seats in the House from New York in the midterm elections this November. With eight months to go prior to the November election, six or more of the 27 seats in the state show signs of being close races. Across […]

Republicans Not Moving on Immigration

John Boehner the U.S. Speaker of the House said the issue to solve the immigration law overhaul seems obvious. The Republican leader said immigration needed to be done and the quicker it is dealt with, the better off the U.S. would be. Yet, nearly seven years after George W. Bush the former President urged the […]

Boehner All but Rules out Immigration Legislation

John Boehner the U.S. Speaker of the House was pessimistic over the possible passage of any immigration legislation prior to the midterm elections this fall. The Speaker said it would be hard for the House, which is led by the Republicans, to act on immigration, which has been made a top priority of President Obama […]

GOP in Arizona Censures McCain

On Saturday, the Republican Party in Arizona officially censured Senator John McCain, citing a record of voting they said was not sufficiently conservative. The resolution that censure’s McCain was voiced-voted approved in a meeting of members of the Party committee members in Tempe, said Time Sifert the state spokesman for the party. Signatures were required […]