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  • AOC passed over by Democrats for spot on key House committee

    12/18/2020 1:24:56 PM PST · by conservative98 · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 18, 2020 | 4:02pm | Ebony Bowden
    WASHINGTON — Democrats on Friday shot down Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign for a prized seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee — instead appointing fellow New York Rep. Kathleen Rice. The New York congresswomen had been jockeying for the seat and lobbying colleagues behind the scenes, but Rice ultimately won in a vote of 46-13, Politico reported Friday.
  • House Dems ask DC, Virginia bar associations to investigate Barr

    05/03/2019 7:55:43 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 47 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 3, 2019 | Rachel Frazin
    Two House Democrats have sent a letter to bar associations in Washington, D.C., and Virginia asking them to open an ethics investigation into Attorney General William Barr. Democratic Reps. Ted Lieu (Calif.) and Kathleen Rice (N.Y.) wrote to the associations on Thursday, a day after Barr's contentious hearing on Capitol Hill during which he defended his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's report. "By deceiving Congress and the American people, who vested their trust in both the Office of the Attorney General and the Department of Justice at large, Attorney General Barr must be subject to a professional review for...
  • House Settled Lawsuit After Meeks Fired Staffer Who Reported Sexual Assault Related To Donor

    12/04/2017 9:16:39 PM PST · by bitt · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | dec.4, 2017 | luke rosiak
    The Office of House Employment Counsel brokered a settlement in 2006 over allegations that Rep. Gregory Meeks fired a staffer in retaliation for reporting that she was sexually assaulted at a business tied to a campaign contributor, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. Andrea Payne, then a congressional aide in the New York Democrat’s Queens office, filed a complaint with the Office of Compliance, and Meeks fired her weeks later. He admitted that Payne’s termination did not have to do with the quality of her work, according to her lawsuit.
  • Democrat: Pelosi ‘ceded the moral high ground’ on sexual harassment

    11/29/2017 5:28:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/29/17 | Josh Delk
    Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) tore into House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for her comments on NBC's "Meet the Press" earlier this week, saying Pelosi "ceded the moral high ground," by praising Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) amid sexual misconduct allegations. “I think that her comments on Sunday set women back and — quite frankly, our party back — decades,” Rice told reporters Wednesday, according to Politico. “I think that we ceded the moral high ground on Sunday when our leader said on ‘Meet the Press’ that John Conyers was an icon and we don’t even know who these women are,...
  • CNN Analyst: Unlike Roy Moore, Bill Clinton Had “Affair” that Might Have Been “Consensual”

    11/17/2017 4:09:41 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Juanita Broaddrick, hello? Or does the name Paula Jones perhaps ring a bell? CNN political analyst Karoun Demirjian tried this morning to downplay the seriousness of Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct compared to that alleged of Roy Moore. In Moore’s case, said Demirjian, “those were children.” [To her credit, host Alisyn Camerota jumped in and suggested “underage” instead of “children.”] As for Clinton, the only specific case Demirjian mentioned was that of Monica Lewinsky. Demirjian described it as an “affair” that “might have been consensual.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Liberal NY Times Columnist: “I Believe Juanita” Broaddrick

    11/14/2017 5:44:04 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 43 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    A liberal New York Times columnist has written that she believes Juanita Broaddrick’s allegation that Bill Clinton raped her. The headline of Michelle Goldberg’s current New York Times column is “I believe Juanita.” Goldberg explains: “Of the Clinton accusers, the one who haunts me is Broaddrick . . . Put simply, I believe her.” Adds Goldberg, “it’s fair to conclude that because of Broaddrick’s allegations, Bill Clinton no longer has a place in decent society.” Get the rest of the story here.
  • Kathleen Rice: Why Is Everyone in the Private Sector Held Accountable While DC Runs Wild?

    11/30/2017 9:50:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    Democrat Kathleen Rice is as fed up with Washington D.C. as the rest of the country. During an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper Wednesday night, Rice fumed about the double standard between the private sector and taxpayer funded politicians being protected on Capitol Hill. "It's that kind of response that leads everyday Americans to say, 'What is going on in Washington? Why is everyone in the private sector held accountable and yet when the same kind of behavior is exposed in Washington D.C., they circle the wagons and protect their own?'" Rice said. "I for one am not going to...
  • Second House Dem calls for Conyers to resign as sex misconduct outcry grows

    11/28/2017 3:32:12 PM PST · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 28, 2017 | Samuel Chamberlain
    A second Democratic lawmaker called on Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to step down Tuesday over sexual misconduct allegations hours after Conyers' former deputy chief of staff detailed three occasions when he made unwanted advances toward her. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., said in a statement that while she had looked up to Conyers for decades, "I believe these women, I see the pattern and there is only one conclusion – Mr. Conyers must resign." Jayapal joined Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., as the only two lawmakers who have said Conyers should resign from Congress. In a statement of her own last week,...
  • Losers abound in NY politics this year

    12/21/2009 8:20:09 PM PST · by neverdem · 2 replies · 360+ views
    NY Post ^ | December 21, 2009 | Fredric U. Dicker
    'Tis the season . . . to pick the winners and losers in state politics during a very turbulent 2009 -- and what a banner year for losers it has been. The people of New York are, again, the biggest losers -- burdened as they are with "leaders" who raised taxes and fees $8 billion during one of the worst recessions ever, a dysfunctional Legislature, and an unelected governor who plumbed record-low approval ratings in the polls. The annual list was put together with the help of public officials, government bureaucrats, lobbyists, union leaders and journalists, all of whom talked...
  • Congresswoman Walks Out of Dem Conference Meeting, Says Sexual Harassment Isn't Being Addressed

    11/29/2017 10:14:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2017 | Lauretta Brown
    Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) exhibited mounting frustration Wednesday with the inaction on Capitol Hill in light of the recent sexual allegations. She has called for the resignation of both Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and even walked out of the House Democrats’ morning conference meeting saying harassment wasn’t being addressed seriously. “I don’t have time for meetings that aren’t real,” she told reporters. Rep. Kathleen Rice leaves House Dem meeting early, saying harassment wasn’t being addressed seriously. “I don’t have time for meetings that aren’t real.” pic.twitter.com/hoB6lAmBqX— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) November 29, 2017 Rice asked House...
  • Nancy Pelosi says sexual harassment controversy giving Republicans 'cover' on tax reform

    11/26/2017 10:14:41 AM PST · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 26, 2017 | Josh Siegel
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Sunday chided NBC's Chuck Todd for not asking her about tax reform during his interview of her that focused mostly on sexual misconduct claims made against members of Congress. Todd was set to close the interview, airing on "Meet the Press," without asking about the Republican tax reform plan, when Pelosi cut him off. "You mean we're not even going to talk about taxes?" Pelosi said. "You see, you have fallen into the place, where they [Republicans] are doing something that is going to increase the debt enormously, it's going to be a job...
  • You Can't Beat Something With Nothing

    11/03/2017 11:55:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | November 3, 2017 | By Katie Packer Beeson, Contributing Editor for Opinion
    The Democrats seem to enjoy gloating about the hot mess that is the Republican Party these days. Former GOP presidents warning the president about the people he surrounds himself with; sitting Republican U.S. senators calling the president unstable and unqualified; and a former GOP speaker of the house saying "there is no Republican Party. The president isn't a Republican." And Democrats' friends in the mainstream media have kindly created an echo chamber that makes them think that they are always right and the Republicans are a bunch of sexist, racist, whack jobs. So why aren't they winning? They must be...
  • Conyers stepping aside as ranking Dem on House Judiciary Committee

    11/26/2017 9:57:39 AM PST · by jazusamo · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 26, 2017 | Rebecca Savransky & Olivia Beavers
    Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) announced he is stepping aside as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee pending an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment. “After careful consideration and in light of the attention drawn by recent allegations made against me, I have notified the Democratic Leader of my request to step aside as Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee during the investigation of these matters," he said in a statement on Sunday. “I deny these allegations, many of which were raised by documents reportedly paid for by a partisan alt-right blogger. I very much look forward...
  • Democrat Congresswoman Says NRA Membership A Domestic Security Threat

    08/16/2017 1:00:12 PM PDT · by PROCON · 36 replies
    americas1stfreedom.org ^ | Aug. 15, 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Late last week, U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., tweeted that the NRA is increasingly becoming a domestic security threat. Her exact words: I'm just going to say it. #NRA & @DLoesch are quickly becoming domestic security threats under President Trump. We can't ignore that. Rice’s proclamation does two things: First, it makes her but the latest in a long line of liberal politicians who have decided to attack the NRA instead of dealing with examples of leftist-inspired violence uncovered by the NRA. Secondly, it insults the whole of NRA's membership, as the NRA is not an abstraction but a...
  • Radical Homosexuals at War with God and Reality

    07/21/2011 5:51:39 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 35 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 07/21/2011 | Gina Miller
    As you likely know, in the world of the liberal mind, many things are completely backward and upside-down. To the liberal mind, truth is a lie, and lies are the truth; good is evil, and evil is good; those who speak the truth are speaking hate, and those who speak hatred are practicing “tolerance.” I often wonder if they see their blatant disconnect from reality, and I’m certain that at some level—however deeply it may be buried in their consciences—they do. So it is with the members of the radical homosexual movement. In all the things I write, doing what...
  • New woman in town (HRC swears in New Nassau County DA - both women "steely in pantsuits")

    01/10/2006 1:09:13 AM PST · by presidio9 · 19 replies · 685+ views
    Newsday ^ | January 10, 2006
    There was a lot of estrogen flying at the Cradle of Aviation Museum yesterday, as Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton administered the oath of office to Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice, the first woman to hold the top law enforcement job on Long Island. "The torch has been passed to a new generation," said Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi, pausing to allow the applause to crescendo before adding "of women," which brought down the house of more than a thousand supporters who had come to the inauguration of the region's newest star. As Rice repeated the oath after Clinton, the many...