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Dem Rep DeLauro: Republicans ‘Rigging the Game Against the Middle Class’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) slammed the Republican tax proposal and stated Republicans are “rigging the game against the middle class.” Transcript as Follows: “Hello, I am Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, from the Third District of Connecticut. The

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Exclusive: Concerns Grow on Capitol Hill Over Lame Duck ObamaTrade

There is growing concern and opposition on Capitol Hill that President Obama’s unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill will be voted on during the “lame-duck” session, which will take place once voters have cast their ballots in the November 2016 election.

House Democrats Think Happy Thoughts About Midterm Elections

House Democrats Think Happy Thoughts About Midterm Elections

Senior House Democratic lawmakers may be dropping like flies, the dreaded “six year itch” may be on its way to wreak havoc for the party, and Obamacare may be a dead weight pulling President Obama’s party underwater. But key congressional

Connecticut GOP Uses Parliamentary Rule to Force Public Hearing on Common Core

Connecticut GOP Uses Parliamentary Rule to Force Public Hearing on Common Core

Immediately following a press conference by the Connecticut Education Association (CEA), during which the state’s largest teachers’ union said “implementation” of the Common Core standards had been “botched,” Connecticut state House Republicans announced they were able to force a public

Dem Rep. Rosa DeLauro Avoids Answering If She Trusts Obama

Dem Rep. Rosa DeLauro Avoids Answering If She Trusts Obama

Wednesday morning on MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown,” Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) refused to answer Chuck Todd’s repeated questions about trusting President Barack Obama. Instead DeLauro simply kept repeating her unwillingness to give up Congress’ constitutional authority on trade deals…

Cut in Food Stamps Imminent

Cut in Food Stamps Imminent

On November 1, a cut to benefits will kick in that will affect 47 million food stamp recipients.  In 2009, Democrats included a funding increase in Barack Obama’s stimulus law, but that increase ends November 1. Conservatives have taken the

Obama Administration to Fund Abortions for Congress, Staff

Obama Administration to Fund Abortions for Congress, Staff

In the release of a final rule regarding healthcare benefits for members of Congress and their staff, the Obama administration’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has indicated that it will get around an amendment that makes it illegal to provide

Rep. Rosa DeLauro to Propose Tax Credits for Gun Surrenders

Rep. Rosa DeLauro to Propose Tax Credits for Gun Surrenders

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced a bill on Monday that, if passed, would give a $2,000 tax credit, over a two-year period, for owners of “assault weapons” who turn their guns in to police. According to DeLauro, the proposed legislation,

Paul Ryan Address Catholics: Obama Has 'Attacked' Church Throughout Presidency

Paul Ryan Address Catholics: Obama Has 'Attacked' Church Throughout Presidency

Republican Vice-Presidential nominee Paul Ryan has created a video message directed at fellow Catholics, reminding them that religious freedom will be a central issue in the Romney-Ryan administration. The video particularly targets the ObamaCare HHS mandate that requires all employers

State Commission Pulls Funding for New Haven Center with Communist Ties

State Commission Pulls Funding for New Haven Center with Communist Ties

On Friday, the Connecticut Bond Commission abruptly delayed a vote on a $300,000 grant to the New Haven People’s Center, a project of Progressive Education and Research Associates. The decision was made, according to Gov. Dannel Malloy (D- Working Families Party), because the project

Rosa DeLauro's Marriage: More Than Just Love?

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, of Connecticut’s 3rd District, and her husband may be engaging in more than just marriage. According to Human Events, federal campaign records show that, during the last four congressional election cycles, Congresswoman DeLauro’s campaign transferred $1.2 million