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Watch: Dem Rep Sheila Jackson Lee Does MSNBC Interview with a Nosebleed

In a live appearance Monday on MSNBC, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) sat through an entire interview with what appears to be blood running from her nose. When MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing cut to Jackson Lee’s camera feed, the member of the Congressional

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including …

Jackson Lee: Obama Admin Was ‘Scandal-Free’

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) argued that President Obama’s administration was “scandal-free…in terms of the president,” on Friday’s “MSNBC Live.” “Remember eight years under President Obama? What a vigorous, investigatory spirit the Republicans had. There wasn’t one iota of the

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Jackson Lee: Race and Gender ‘a Factor’ in Lynch Nomination

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) argued that race and gender were “a factor” in the battle over Loretta Lynch’s confirmation on Thursday’s “NewsNation” on MSNBC. After hearing Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) say “I have voted against African-American women nominees in the

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Jackson Lee: GOP Hurting Homeland Security, Praised Dems for Filibuster

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) said that House Republicans “are forbidding Secretary of Homeland Security Johnson from having an organized approach to fighting terrorism” on Monday’s broadcast of “The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart,” despite her earlier praise of Senate Democrats for

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Jackson Lee: Dems ‘Held Up and Blocked’ DHS Funding

On Tuesday’s “Washington Journal” on C-SPAN, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) declared that Senate Democrats “held up and blocked” DHS funding, two days after DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said Democrats were “not blocking debate” on DHS funding. “Last night, the

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DNC Chairwoman Spotted At Grammys

Forget income inequality for one night. Top Democrat lawmakers are happy to walk the red carpet at the Grammy Awards.

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Sheila Jackson Lee: Terror Attacks Aren’t an Excuse for Torture

Thursday on MSNBC, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)  was asked about “the necessity of the NSA and some of the surveillance” and she said the Paris terror attacks should not be an excuse for “torture that we oppose.” Host Tamron

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Jackson Lee: Disappointed Scalise Spoke To KKK Just A Few Years Ago

Wednesday on MSNBC, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) discussed the controversy over  recently elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaking at a gathering of a white supremacist organization over a decade ago and said Scalise should have known “any organization that was affiliated

DREAM Act Advocacy Group to 'Target' Republicans at August Town Halls

DREAM Act Advocacy Group to 'Target' Republicans at August Town Halls

During the August recess, a DREAM Act advocacy group intends to target Republican Representatives at town hall events to pressure them into supporting immigration reform legislation that will most likely be pending before them when they return to Washington in

Senator Rockefeller and Congresswoman Jackson-Lee Have the Censorship Bug

Will someone please get West Virginia Democrat Senator Jay Rockefeller and Texas Democrat Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee some Zicam? The afflicted Senator Rockefeller was chairing yesterday’s television retransmission hearings when his self-described “little bug” caused him to swerve off on a

Houston's True The Vote Initiative

As cited by Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit, Hans A. von Spakovsky of Heritage, writing at Pajamas Media, points out just some of what a grassroots group of concerned citizens has turned up regarding potential voter registration issues in Houston, Texas.

NAACP: 'Useful Idiots' of Liberal Racism

Let me make one thing very clear, my Mother, Elizabeth Thomas West, was a lifetime membership holder with the NAACP. Therefore growing up in our home I clearly understood the mission and vision for this organization. It was a mission