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Mon Aug 18, 2014
Dem Says Pro-Gun Demonstrations 'Need to Be Canceled'
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said over the weekend that a gun rights group shouldn't bother rescheduling a planned march through Houston's Fifth Ward, and that these sorts of demonstrations "need to end."
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Friend of cop who shot Michael Brown speaks out on shooting
Last night, the city of Ferguson, Mo., was again enveloped in violence . The putative triggers were the release yesterday of the name of the police officer who fired the shot that killed black teen Michael Brown and complaints over the release of surveillance camera footage that showed Brown committing a strong arm robbery against a store owner, ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn has nabbed the endorsement of former Georgia Gov. Zell Miller , a conservative Democrat whoA s backed more Republicans than members of his own party in recent years.
Black Caucus members call forhearings on Ferguson shooting
Several prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling on Congress to probe the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Feds charge drug dealer with man's death, but family alleges coverup for lynching
The family of a man whose decomposing, underwear-clad body was found in the East Texas brush last year said Friday that authorities are lying about him dying of an overdose, and that charging a drug dealer with a federal crime for his death is a coverup to hide a lynching.
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The biggest issue with such a solution, at least until early 2017, wouldn't be the politicians whose interest might be harmed.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Dems talk about impeachment 20 times as much as Republicans
Congressional Democrats have talked about the impeachment of President Obama 20 times more than Republicans have on the House and Senate floors.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Unimpeachable Tales in Washington
All this talk of Republicans on the verge of impeaching President Obama is nonsense, stoked by Democrats and a few wistful conservatives who dream aloud about what, in a constitutional republic, should actually happen to a lawless president.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
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Democrats' Impeachment Amnesia
One disconcerting feature of modern liberalism is that so many Democrats consider it reasonable to judge the Republican Party by its most rhetorically untethered adherents: Sarah Palin, for one.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Pelosi tangles with GOP lawmaker on House floor
The partisan fight over the southern border crisis got feistier Friday night when House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and GOP Rep. Tom Marino got into a heated spat on the chamber floor.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Harris County Sheriff investigators believe that Sandra Melgar may...
Hundreds of immigrants believed to be in the country illegally, mostly from Central America, are held in U.S. Border Patrol facilities in the Rio Grande Valley along the U.S./Mexico border in late May 2014.
Sheila Jackson-Lee Should Be Impeached For Encroaching Senility
It was June 10, 2008 and Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich from the 10th District of Ohio had proudly introduced H.Res.1258 entitled Impeaching George W. Bush, President of the United States, of high crimes and misdemeanors.
A closer look at claims on impeachment, House lawsuit
As lawmakers head home for their August recess, there's lots of election-year skirmishing between Democrats and Republicans.
Detroit water shutoff controversy igniting nationwide debate
Detroit's massive municipal water department, which has been widely criticized for widespread service shutoffs to thousands of customers, drew nationwide attention Thursday on Capitol Hill.
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House formally authorizes CBP for first time
On July 23, the House voted to require Customs and Border Protection to take a comprehensive look at a troubled port security program.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Democratic opponent to county judge abandons race
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett makes a case for some city-county mergers Thursday during his Greater Houston Partnership State of the County address.
Impasse likely on border bill
Speaker of the House John Boehner, Thursday, July 17, 2014 and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
‘Oops, got caught lying. Again': Sheila Jackson...
While speaking out on the House floor yesterday against the House GOP lawsuit against President Obama, Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said the move is a 'veil for impeachment.'
Sheila Jackson Lee: Obama Pushed to Amnesty by GOP...
Tuesday on MSNBC's "NewsNation with Tamron Hall," Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said President Barack Obama should go ahead with his reported plans to give amnesty to 5 to 6 million illegal immigrants because the House Republicans won't pass the Senate's version of comprehensive immigration reform.