Tag: Midterm Election

Ocasio-Cortez’s Attacks on Democrats Have Party Scrambling for Damage Control

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became an overnight sensation when she unseated longtime New York House Democrat Joe Crowley, but now she is causing tension in the establishment wing of the party and some are seeking ways to put a damper on her anti-establishment agenda. Ocasio-Cortez, 29 and a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, has been […]

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DACA Illegal Aliens Surged Hispanic Vote, Flipping GOP Counties Blue

Illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program helped surge the Hispanic vote in the midterm elections, which resulted in historically GOP counties turning blue for Democrats. A study by the Latino Policy & Politics Initiative reveals that the country’s Washington, D.C.-imposed policy of mass illegal and legal […]

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11 Incoming Democrats Who ‘Cannot Wait to Kick Some Trump Ass’

When the 116th Congress convenes on Thursday, many of the newly elected members are bringing an anti-Trump agenda and the goal of fundamentally transforming America even farther to the left than Barack Obama tried to accomplish in his eight years in office. Here are 11 Democrats who were elected in the 2018 midterm elections on […]

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Maine Governor Writes ‘Stolen Election’ on Note Certifying Democrat’s Election Win

Outgoing Maine Gov. Paul LePage decided to troll a Democratic candidate who won a House race on Friday by writing the words “stolen election” on an election certificate certifying the win. LePage, in one of his final acts as Maine’s governor before his term ends, confirmed Democrat Rep.-elect Jared Golden’s election win on Friday, but not […]

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Nancy Pelosi Endures Partial Government Shutdown at Luxury Resort in Hawaii

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House minority leader and, most likely, soon-to-be House speaker (D-CA), is enduring the partial federal government shutdown at a luxury resort in Hawaii. The Washington Free Beacon reported that Pelosi, who calls the impasse over $5 billion for a border wall the “Trump shutdown,” is at Fairmont Orchid resort, where prices range […]

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Rashida Tlaib Will Wear Palestinian Garb for Congressional Swearing-In

One of the two first Muslim women to be elected to Congress has announced she will be showcasing both her religion and her Palestinian roots when she is sworn in on January 3. Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian American who was unchallenged in her bid to represent Michigan’s 13th Congressional District, posted a photo on Instagram […]

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WashPost Columnist: 2018 Elections Mark ‘Beginning of the End’ of ‘Gun Lobby’

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. claims the guilty plea of suspected Russian spy Maria Butina and the outcome of the 2018 congressional elections mark the “beginning of the end” for the “gun lobby” in the U.S. Dionne believes Butina’s plea keeps Americans focused on the still-unproven claims of Russian collusion in the 2016 election, […]

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Zinke on Leaving Trump Cabinet: Much Accomplished Despite ‘False Allegations’

Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke posted a statement about his departure from the Trump administration at the end of the year, expressing pride of his agency’s accomplishments in his two-year tenure and cited “false allegations” as part of the reason he is leaving his post. “I love working for the President and am […]

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Report: Nancy Pelosi Barters Self Term Limit to Appease Critics, Retake Speakership

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) might be ready to exchange term limits on committee chairmanships and party leadership — including her own — to regain the Speaker’s gavel on January 3 when Democrats take back the majority in the House. The idea of terms limits first surfaced in October, as Breitbart News reported. Pelosi […]

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Poll: 6-in-7 GOP Voters Say Minorities Favored over White Americans

Midterm election polling analysis reveals deep divides between Democrat and Republican voters on the growing multicultural populations in the United States. Polling analysis from the Pew Research Center reveals that the overwhelming majority of Republican voters in the recent midterm elections, 85 percent, say the U.S. today favors minorities over white Americans. Only 11 percent […]

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Prosecutors Paint Michael Cohen as a Liar – But Rely on Him for Anti-Trump Charges

NEW YORK — The nearly 40-page sentencing memo from New York prosecutors claiming that President Trump directed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to make hush payments to two women that allegedly violated election law presents no actual evidence beyond Cohen’s own characterizations. The memo itself, however, paints Cohen as a deceiver who willingly repeatedly lied, […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Seeks Powerful Committee Seats to Advance Left’s Agenda

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has yet to be sworn in as New York 14th District’s Representative in the House, but she is already lobbying to be seated on some of the most powerful committees in that chamber. As Breitbart News reported, Ocasio-Cortez has already expressed her desire to be on two committees that are rarely […]

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Democrats Continue Legal Battle to Reverse Election Day Results in North Carolina

Democrats continue their full-court legal press to reverse the election day results in the 9th Congressional District of North Carolina where all eight of the counties in the district have certified Republican Mark Harris’s 905 vote victory. But the North Carolina State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement, which is the only governing body with […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Sarah Sanders a Liar

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called White House press secretary Sarah Sanders a liar in a tweet to Sanders’ father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, after he tweeted to chide the “Democratic Socialist” for comparing her election to Congress to the 1969 moon landing. “Ocasio-Cortez compares her election to moon landing. Huh?” Huckabee tweeted, referring to the remarks Ocasio-Cortez made […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Seat on Powerful House Finance Committee

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a Democratic Socialist who won election to Congress in the 2018 midterm election, said on Thursday that she would like a seat on the House Financial Services Committee — a powerful committee that oversees the country’s financial sector. “I think with our district, we can be ambitious, so we’re kind of swinging […]

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Poll: GOP Hyde-Smith Leads Democrat Mike Espy by 10 Points in Mississippi Senate Runoff Election

A poll of Tuesday’s Mississippi Senate runoff election released on Sunday shows incumbent Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) leading her Democrat challenger, former Clinton administration Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy, by ten points, 54 percent to 44 percent. The RRH Elections with Bold Blue Campaigns and JMC Analytics Poll, the only poll released on the runoff […]

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Former Obama Aide: Beto’s Senate Race More Inspiring than Barack’s

A former aide to President Barack Obama is singing the praises of Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), who lost his Senate bid to incumbent Republican Ted Cruz. Dan Pfeiffer, who was Obama’s communications director, wrote an essay on the Crooked website on Monday saying that O’Rourke has something that even the $70 million raised for his […]

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Fewer than 20 Miles of Border Have Been Reinforced with Razor Wire as Caravan Heads to U.S.

Less than 20 miles of the nearly 2,000-mile United States-Mexico border has been reinforced with razor wire as a caravan of 7,000 to 10,000 Central Americans heads to the U.S. As Breitbart News has reported, tensions have risen just over the southern border in Tijuana, Mexico where about 2,000 migrants with the caravan are staying […]

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Report: ‘Impeachment’ Billionaire Tom Steyer Prepares to Launch Presidential Bid

Left-wing billionaire Tom Steyer, who spent millions in the 2018 midterm elections pushing for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, is preparing to launch a campaign for president in 2020, according to Politico. Politico’s Alex Thompson wrote Monday evening: The former billionaire investor, climate activist and impeachment agitator Tom Steyer will take several steps toward […]

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Gun Control Lobby ‘Eclipsed’ NRA Spending in Midterm Elections

The gun control lobby nearly doubled the NRA in spending during the midterm elections. The New York Times reports that Gabby Giffords’ gun control group and Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety spent nearly $40 million “at the state and federal level in the midterms.” The NRA spent $20 million. Spending by the gun control […]

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