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May 25, 2012 2:15 pm ET filed under Blog

Big Oil's Big Money Pays Off As Republicans Tour Nation On Their Behalf

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January 27, 2012 11:01 am ET filed under Blog

The 5.6 Million Reasons Behind GOP Senators' Letter To Obama

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January 23, 2012 4:48 pm ET filed under Blog

At Anti-Abortion Rally, Rep. Gohmert Ties 'Arrogant' Pro-Choice Position To National Debt

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January 19, 2012 11:35 am ET filed under Video

Rep. Gohmert: NLRB Acting Like "Caesars, Kings, Czars, Emperors, Pharaohs" In South Carolina

From a January 18, 2012, appearance by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives:

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January 17, 2012 3:02 pm ET filed under Blog

What Throwing An Ally Under The Bus Actually Looks Like

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January 17, 2012 10:29 am ET filed under Blog

In Debate, GOP Candidates Have Little Sympathy For The Jobless

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January 16, 2012 9:57 pm ET filed under Video

Gov. Perry: Texas Is "Under Assault"; "South Carolina Is At War" With Obama Administration

From the January 16, 2012, Fox News/Wall Street Journal GOP primary debate in Myrtle Beach:

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January 16, 2012 9:31 pm ET filed under Video

Gov. Perry: "I Would Get Rid Of A Substantial Amount Of Those Financial Regulators"

From the January 16, 2012, Fox News/Wall Street Journal GOP primary debate in Myrtle Beach:

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January 13, 2012 12:07 pm ET filed under Blog

GOP Seeks To Deny American Kids Benefits Of Tax Credit Due To Parents' Immigration Status

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January 09, 2012 12:04 pm ET filed under Blog

Sen. Rand Paul: Civil Rights Act Was Overreach Because "I Can't Have A Cigar Bar Anymore"

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January 04, 2012 3:00 pm ET filed under Blog

Despite His Own Incendiary Rhetoric, Rep. Gohmert Complains Obama Is "Dividing America"

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January 03, 2012 2:30 pm ET filed under Blog

Ambitious Republicans Conveniently Discover Opposition To Abortion Just In Time To Woo Conservative Voters

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December 22, 2011 9:30 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Gohmert Brings Contrived War On Christmas To The House Floor

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December 16, 2011 9:30 am ET filed under Blog

Candidates Play It Safe In Fox News' Iowa Debate

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December 15, 2011 6:12 pm ET filed under Blog

Gov. Perry's Off-The-Rails Defense of Sheriff Arpaio

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December 13, 2011 4:00 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Gohmert Claims To Identify With Poor People Because He Cashed Out His Assets To Run For Congress

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December 12, 2011 10:17 am ET filed under Blog

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - December 11, 2011

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December 09, 2011 10:45 am ET filed under Blog

Gov. Perry Learns The Wrong Lesson From Backlash Over Anti-Gay Ad

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December 08, 2011 1:05 pm ET filed under Blog

Gov. Perry: Obama's "War On Religion" Includes "Not Allowing" Kids To Celebrate Christmas

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December 07, 2011 4:35 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Gohmert: Congress Lures Young Women Into Out-Of-Wedlock Pregnancy

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December 05, 2011 5:15 pm ET filed under Blog

Does Rep. Gohmert Think All Latinos Are Mexican?

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December 02, 2011 4:34 pm ET filed under Blog

House Oversights - Week of November 27

A weekly roundup of what House Republicans are and aren't doing with their committees.

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December 01, 2011 5:37 pm ET filed under Blog

Gov. Perry Hypes Anti-Immigrant Sheriff's Endorsement To Bolster Right-Wing Immigration Cred

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November 30, 2011 1:07 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Gohmert Makes Up Border Security Facts

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November 30, 2011 10:50 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Lamar Smith's One-Hit Blunder

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November 28, 2011 4:02 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Gohmert: Jesus Didn't Want Taxes To Help Poor People

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November 22, 2011 11:35 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Hensarling Touts "Progressivity" Of Regressive GOP Tax Plan

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November 21, 2011 10:12 am ET filed under Blog

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - November 20, 2011

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November 21, 2011 10:02 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - November 20, 2011

Sunday's political talk shows focused almost exclusively on the efforts of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, with a number of the committee's members appearing on separate shows. Democratic committee member Sen. John Kerry (MA) pointed out on Meet the Press that "we are not a tax-cutting committee. We're a deficit-reduction committee." However, that point doesn't seem to have gotten through to Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Sens. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Pat Toomey (R-PA), all of whom complained that the only thing stopping a deal was a refusal by Democrats to extend the costly and regressive Bush tax cuts. For the second time in as many weeks, Hensarling argued that the Bush tax cuts were not one of the largest drivers of the debt, while Kyl claimed that not extending them would wreck the economy. Toomey went so far as to say that that the federal government does not have a revenue problem but only a spending problem.

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November 18, 2011 3:45 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Gohmert Invokes Lincoln's "Die By Suicide" Speech To Bolster Balanced Budget Amendment

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