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John-Oceguera
Johnny O, known more formally as John Oceguera, told the Reno Gazette-Journal yesterday that he will likely run in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, courting both rural and urban voters with a message of “I’m just like you, right?” Like any average Joe, or in this case Johnny O, Oceguera shakes hands and slaps back as ...
In a totally uncool move yesterday, Collin Peterson, Tim Walz, and Rick Nolan all voted against repealing Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) in an Agriculture Committee markup, despite the damage failing to repeal the regulations could cause Minnesota’s economy. If Peterson, Walz, and Nolan had their way, a cool $533 million in goods from Minnesota ...
veruca salt
Steve Israel just doesn’t get it.  Fresh off House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer whining this morning that only rich Members of Congress can afford to live on the frugal $174,000 annual base salary of a Congressman, Steve Israel joined Hoyer in voting to give members of Congress a pay raise. That’s right — Steve Israel ...
Bera
Last week, Ami Bera came under fire after it was revealed that he had lifted talking points from the White House and other advocacy groups in a recent op-ed. Today, it came to light that Bera has other op-ed indiscretions in his past – this time in an op-ed on women’s issues from 2014. Full ...
Iran
“Ultra-liberal” Morgan Carroll is at it again, this time going out of her way to soften language condemning Iran for sponsoring terrorism. From The Colorado Statesman: As originally proposed, Senate Joint Memorial 15-002 called Iran a “theocratic dictatorship” dedicated to a “permanent war against Western democratic institutions and values.” It also included a reminder that ...
bundle-of-cash-wallet
In a recent interview with Politico Pro, Dave Calone said he was running for Congress because Lee Zeldin is “out of step” with the “moderate [NY-01] district.”  Calone should be the last person on Long Island talking about being “out of step” considering some of the campaign checks he’s written.  For example, he gave $2,600 ...
confusion
What’s the story with Republican-turned-unaffiliated-turned-Republican-turned-Democrat voter Mike Derrick?  According to the Glens Falls Post-Star, Derrick recently moved back to New York State from Colorado and is “looking very carefully at the possibility of running in the 21st District” against Elise Stefanik.  Down with Tyranny, a liberal Democratic website, highlights Derrick’s ever-changing party affiliation (in a ...
straight face
Today, Tim Walz will do his absolute best to keep a straight face while holding a press conference about Minnesota’s transportation needs, despite abdicating his spot on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure earlier this year in hopes of gaining more personal power. We have to ask, did Walz think this through? After Walz’s ...