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Only 18 Democrats Vote Yes on Resolution Supporting ICE

The House passed a resolution Wednesday in support of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the law enforcement agency that some Democrats now want to abolish. The post Only 18 Democrats Vote Yes on Resolution Supporting ICE appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 18, 2018

RNC Views SCOTUS Fight as Opportunity to Energize Base Ahead of Midterms

The Republican National Committee is seizing the opportunity presented by the upcoming Supreme Court confirmation battle to energize conservative voters ahead of the 2018 midterms. Only minutes after President Donald Trump announced his nomination of U.S. Appeals Court judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, the RNC unveiled how it planned to litigate the case ... The post RNC Views SCOTUS Fight as Opportunity to Energize Base Ahead of Midterms appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 16, 2018

U.S. Grand Jury Indicts 12 Russian Spies in 2016 Election Hacking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the Justice Department said. The post U.S. Grand Jury Indicts 12 Russian Spies in 2016 Election Hacking appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 13, 2018

DCCC Deletes Tweet Attacking GOP Rep for Pro-Marijuana Stance After LA Times Op-Ed Calls Dems Out

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee promptly deleted a tweet on Thursday attacking a Republican congressman's "cult-like fixation on marijuana" after a Los Angeles Times op-ed scolded the DCCC for launching its attack when Democrats "broadly support marijuana legalization." The post DCCC Deletes Tweet Attacking GOP Rep for Pro-Marijuana Stance After LA Times Op-Ed Calls Dems Out appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 12, 2018

Dems Divided as Sanders and Perez Push Plan to Weaken DNC Superdelegates

The Democratic National Committee’s rules committee is pushing a plan to greatly reduce the influence of unpledged superdelegates in the party’s presidential primary, but Rep. Gerry Connolly (Va.) is among the Democratic leaders openly criticizing the possible move. The post Dems Divided as Sanders and Perez Push Plan to Weaken DNC Superdelegates appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 12, 2018

New York Dem Rebukes Schumer, Pledges to Vote GOP Until Party Returns to ‘Sanity’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is facing rebuke from a fellow New York Democrat and longtime political ally, for distorting—for electoral gain—the record and policies of the Trump administration. The post New York Dem Rebukes Schumer, Pledges to Vote GOP Until Party Returns to ‘Sanity’ appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 7, 2018

Who Killed the Center-Left?

The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over longtime Democratic congressman Joe Crowley of New York inspired some hysterical punditry. We were told that the 28,000 people that voted in a district of more than 600,000 had decided the fate of the political universe. Ocasio-Cortez, in this telling, heralds the coming of Democratic Socialist, multiracial, female-dominated America. The 28-year-old bartender and community activist is the Democrat of the future—according to no less an authority than the chairman of the Democratic National Committee. And in a polarized media climate, with hyperbolic insinuations of "civil war" and calls for the harassment of political opponents, one is tempted to believe that romanticism and extremism grow ever stronger. The post Who Killed the Center-Left? appeared first on Washington... [...]

July 6, 2018

Al Sharpton, Donna Brazile and Other Black Leaders Send Letter Criticizing Schumer, Pelosi for Denouncements of Maxine Waters

Leaders in the African-American community sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) on Tuesday, criticizing their denouncements of Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.). The post Al Sharpton, Donna Brazile and Other Black Leaders Send Letter Criticizing Schumer, Pelosi for Denouncements of Maxine Waters appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 5, 2018

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