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Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Emanuel Cleaver'

Video: Rep. Cleaver on Reining in the Deficit

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com This is embarrassing watching Congressman Cleaver labor through his talking points while trying to explain that deficit spending has helped the economy. As the current Congressional Black Caucus chairman, we’d expect him to be out front explaining away the president’s failures, but he has absolutely no credibility when it […]

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Video: Rep Jo Ann Emerson Cites Cuts in FY12 Bill

December 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip: USRepJoAnnEmerson

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Bipartisan Support For Keystone XL; Politico: Some House Dems Open To Combining Pipeline & Payroll Tax Cut

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Although President Obama said during a press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper lasatweek, “any effort to try to tie Keystone [XL pipeline] to the payroll tax cut I will reject,” Politico reports today that “to some House Democrats, getting approval for the $7 billion, 1,700-mile pipeline from Alberta oil sands to Texas refineries […]

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Rep. Cleaver: “Being Poor When I Was a Boy Was Dramatically Different Than Being Poor Now”

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments

“As a person who grew up in public housing I knew what it was like to be poor but being poor when I was a boy was dramatically different than being poor now.” Rep. Cleaver made that statement last week while he and a few of his Democrat congressional colleagues were doing what Democrats do […]

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Video: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on Voter ID Laws

November 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Oliver Hamilton, our current East St. Louis Township Supervisor lives with 32 other people at his registered address in Precinct 2. He is also the precinct committeeman and 13 of these 33 registered voters (29 men & 4 women) actually voted in the general election.

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“My President is Black” & “Bush Is a Racist” Rappers Campaign for Cleaver

November 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Back in February, the Reverend Congressman called for a “watchdog group to regulate civility.”

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Guest Commentary: “Leave It To Cleaver”

September 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Blacks are 13% of the American population and gave Obama 96 % of their vote in 2008. They are the second largest voting block in the country (behind the white population, who is 74 % of the population). Obama has done everything in his power to ignore the Black community and finally, some of the Black community’s frustration is spilling over in public. What took you so long?

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Cleaver Supports Raising Medicare Eligibilty Age & Means Testing – Ten Years From Now

September 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Sounds reasonable, especially since the program is going bankrupt. But when you belong to a party that has conditioned the public to depend on the public teat, any reasonable suggestion is going to be met with strong resistance. Like this for example.

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Whatever Happened to “Shared Sacrifice?”

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

With this total disregard for the taxpayer, we’re supposed to believe that liberals like Clay really care about our $14 trillion deficit? We’ve chronicled here and here Clay’s lack of concern for other people’s money. “I need an automobile to get around my district,” said Congressman William “Lacy” Clay, arriving at a groundbreaking in Pagedale […]

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Quotes of the Day: Cleaver Expresses Frustration With Obama

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

“I’m frustrated with the president, but I’m frustrated with me. I’m frustrated with the tea party. Maybe I should have used my communications skills better to try to convince some of them to work with us. I’m frustrated with the Democratic leadership. The Republican leadership. The president. I think all of us bear some responsibility, […]

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