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Dem Rep Slams White House ‘Grifters’ like Jared Kushner

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) blasted “grifters” in the White House like Jared Kushner on Thursday after the New York Times revealed that Kushner got $500 million in loans after meeting with two bank executives at the White House.

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Dem Rep Cohen: Nunes Memo ‘Like Al Capone Taking on the IRS’

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) weighed in Saturday on the Nunes memo, comparing it mobster Al Capone “taking on the IRS” because Republicans “wanted to create a show.” “Adam Schiff tried to get the intelligence committee to have a full hearing

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Dem Rep Cohen: Trump Has Similar ‘Personality Traits’ To Fidel Castro

On Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) stated that President-Elect Donald Trump and Fidel Castro have similar “personality traits,” and Trump doesn’t understand “the tripartite system of government we have, in a Congress under Article I as

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Dem Rep Cohen Calls on ‘Excessively Careless’ Comey to Resign

Monday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” while discussing the FBI reopening the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Rep. Steve Cohen (D- TN) called on the FBI director James Comey to resign. Cohen said,”The FBI has to be held

Dem Rep: Eli, Peyton Manning Only Sexually Assault Their Wives

Dem Rep: Eli, Peyton Manning Only Sexually Assault Their Wives

Friday, TMZ Sports posted a video of Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) responding to a question about Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill being investigated over allegations of sexual assault by saying he only follows NFL quarterbacks Eli and Peyton

Dem Rep Compares Quarantines to Teri Schiavo

Dem Rep Compares Quarantines to Teri Schiavo

Thursday morning on CNN’s “Newsroom”, anchor Carol Costello invited Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) to discuss Maine nurse Kaci Hickox’s decision to defy her state-ordered quarantine orders. “You heard what Kaci Hickox’s neighbor said,” Costello began. “Why doesn’t she just stay

Tennessee Democrat: GOP Opposition to Obamacare Will Cause Ebola Epidemic

Tennessee Democrat: GOP Opposition to Obamacare Will Cause Ebola Epidemic

A liberal Democrat Congressman from Tennessee is insisting that because of their opposition to Obmacare, Republicans could cause an Ebola epidemic in his state. Memphis Democrat Steve Cohen has a long history of making over-the-top, incendiary comments, and this month

House Judiciary Dems Call For Police Deadly Force Hearing

House Judiciary Dems Call For Police Deadly Force Hearing

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are calling for hearings on the “use of excessive and deadly force by police.” The request comes as law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri police tangle with protestors demonstrating against the death of Michael Brown. 

Democrats: Obama Becoming 'Poisonous' to Midterm Candidates

Democrats: Obama Becoming 'Poisonous' to Midterm Candidates

A Democratic lawmaker told the New York Times that President Barack Obama is becoming “poisonous” to Democratic candidates who are facing an uphill battle in the Nov. 4 midterm elections. Driving Democratic fears are Obama’s low approval ratings and the

UPDATE: DNA Test Proves Congressman NOT Father of Bikini Model

UPDATE: DNA Test Proves Congressman NOT Father of Bikini Model

On Thursday, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) said he was “stunned and dismayed” to learn that a woman he’d been claiming as his daughter was not biologically his daughter. The hubbub surrounding 24-year-old Victoria Brink began when Cohen began tweeting with

Congressman on Flirty Lauper Tweets: It Was a Prank!

Congressman on Flirty Lauper Tweets: It Was a Prank!

Earlier this week, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) tweeted out two flirty messages to singer Cyndi Lauper, then deleted them. The messages made clear the Congressman’s true feelings: he thought Lauper was “hot,” thanked her for their “special night” of Memphis

Congressman Tweets, Deletes Flirty Messages to Cyndi Lauper

Congressman Tweets, Deletes Flirty Messages to Cyndi Lauper

After Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) outed his illegitimate daughter after tweeting pet names at her via Twitter, you might think he’d stay away from tweeting about women for a while. Unfortunately for the Congressman, he didn’t. After watching washed-up singer

'ILU': Congressman Tweets to Bikini Model from SOTU

'ILU': Congressman Tweets to Bikini Model from SOTU

Not everyone was thoroughly entranced by President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN), for instance, felt compelled to send out this tweet to a 24 year-old Texas bikini model from his phone at

House Grills TSA Officials: 'Ineffective' and 'Rude'

House Grills TSA Officials: 'Ineffective' and 'Rude'

(AP) Lawmakers call airport screeners ineffective, rudeBy LARRY MARGASAKAssociated PressWASHINGTONHouse members of both parties on Monday teed off against the agency in charge of airport and port anti-terrorist screening, saying it uses ineffective tactics, wastes money on faulty equipment and

Help! The Democratic Party Has Been Taken Over by Religious Zealots!

In their attempt to spin the debate over a deeply problematic two-month payroll tax holiday against Republicans, Democrats have resorted to the sort of religious demagoguery that they routinely accuse conservatives of using. Democrat strategist (and convicted felon) Robert Creamer

Was Jesus a Community Organizer?

When Sarah Palin asked America if they really wanted a community organizer as president, some Obama acolytes posited that Jesus was a community organizer. In addition, these self-proclaimed theologians stretched it further by stating that the man who ordered Jesus

House Votes to Repeal Obamacare

From Politico: House Republicans passed a bill to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care plan Wednesday, taking their first major step toward rolling back the massive overhaul that has dominated the American political landscape for almost two years. The vote

On Confusing Prejudice with Journalism

I wondered which pejorative term Wendi C. Thomas, of the Commercial Appeal, was referring to in her article “Bergmann More of a Blip than a Threat.” The article is a pure diatribe against the Charlotte Bergmann campaign. Wendi Thomas is

Huge Win: Senate Passes Anti-Libel Tourism Law

On July 20, 2010, the U.S. Senate Senate passed the Bipartisan HR 2765 (as amended by the Leahy-Sessions SPEECH Act) by Unanimous Consent. The House of Representatives, which already passed HR 2765 introduced by Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) by 433-2,