Politics

Artist Jon McNaughton's latest piece, "Obama Foreign Policy." (Credit: jonmcnaughton.com)

Controversial Artist Creates New Obama Foreign Policy Critique

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Artist Jon McNaughton released a new painting Monday critiquing President Barack Obama on foreign policy. McNaughton is known for his controversial work, often mixing religion with politics. His latest work includes a […]

03/02/2015

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Some In GOP Say DHS Funding Lapse Not A Big Deal

Conservative House Republicans are saying it’s better to let the Homeland Security Department go unfunded for a few days if it means undoing President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

02/27/2015

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Watchdog Files Complaint Over Travel Spending By Rep. Aaron Schock

The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is urging Congress to investigate claims the Illinois Republican used taxpayer and campaign funds for private travel.

02/25/2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters in the Capitol. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Republicans Offer Vote On Stand-Alone Homeland Security Bill

Senate Republicans say the “clean bill” plan includes a vote on a separate measure to repeal President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

02/24/2015

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GOP Struggles For Way Out As Homeland Shutdown Looms

DHS budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress; Republicans have been trying to leverage funding to block Obama’s immigration reform executive actions.

02/24/2015

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Biden: 2016 Democratic Candidate Must Run On Obama’s Record

The Vice President was speaking to supporters at Drake University in Iowa.

02/12/2015

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Romney Courts Middle Class, Jabs Clinton In Mississippi

Speaking at Mississippi State University, Romney will focus on the poor and middle class as he tries to broaden his appeal and shed his image of an out-of-touch millionaire.

01/28/2015

Anti-abortion activists march past the Capitol Building to mark the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Pushes Abortion Bill Through House

By a near party-line 242-179, the House voted to permanently forbid federal funds for most abortion coverage.

01/22/2015

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House GOP Abruptly Drops Debate On Abortion Bill

House Republicans cut planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and Democrats left them short of votes.

01/22/2015

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Senate Agrees Climate Change Is Real, But Can’t Agree On Cause

In a series of votes, the Republican-run Senate passed measures acknowledging the planet’s climate is changing but refused to point the blame at human activity.

01/21/2015

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