Tag Archives: Congress
Posted on16. May, 2013 by Stevie.
President Obama spoke to reporters and the general public on Wednesday evening about the ongoing scandal with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). As reported, the IRS is accused of targeting conservative groups and their applications for tax-exempt status. The agency reportedly held up accepting them and provided lengthy scrutiny in the process. The president assured [...]
Posted on14. May, 2013 by Stevie.
What is really going on in the uppermost reaches of government this week? In addition to the revelation that the IRS has been picking on Tea Party groups, we now learned that another area of government has also seemingly been up to no good. The Justice Department revealed on Monday that they secretly tapped the [...]
Posted on09. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
President Obama made a stop in Hartford, Connecticut on Monday to discuss gun control in a state that has become the epicenter of debate. It was during the speech that he got a bit heated in his call for stricter gun control. The president’s frustration showed when he mentioned that some members of Congress said they would [...]
Posted on02. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
This cartoon aptly describes where we are with the gun violence debate in Congress right about now. Since the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting on December 14, lawmakers had pushed for a tough assault weapons ban. However, the powerful lobby of the National Rifle Association (NRA) was able to derail that progress as much as possible [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
Ashley Judd, an actress from the famous Judd country music family, will not embark on a political career in 2014. The outspoken feminist, author, and activist announced via Twitter on Wednesday and her website that she would not run against Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the 2014 race. “Regretfully, I am currently unable to consider [...]