Tag Archives: Congress

Darrell Issa apologizes to Elijah Cummins

7 Mar

After a day of criticism for the way he treated Rep. Cummings during a hearing from democrats and in which leadership at the National Black Caucus called for Rep. Issa to be removed from his Government Oversight chairmanship Issa apologized to Congressman Cummings. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2014/03/darrell-issa-apologizes-to-elijah.html#sthash.rkfeCViV.dpuf

Congressman Bobby Rush removed from House floor for wearing hoodie in protest

29 Mar

Congressman Bobby Rush removed from House floor for wearing hoodie in protest

Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois was removed from the House floor Wednesday after giving a speech about Trayvon Martin while wearing a hoodie.

Watch that speech here: Bobby Rush protest death of Trayvon Martin during House sesion

Listen to Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh explains why he will not attend President Obama’s adress to Congress

3 Sep

Listen to Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh explains why he will not attend President Obama’s adress to Congress: http://aareports.com/2011/09/gop-congressman-explains-why-he-wont.html

President Obama: How we can put Americans to work right now 08/15/11

16 Aug

President Obama: How we can put Americans to work right now 08/15/11

During the first day of his mid west bus tour President Obama on spoke on ways that congress can help put Americans back to work right now. Listen to that part of his speech here: http://aareports.com/2011/08/president-obama-how-we-can-put.html

Read the full Stndard & Poor report: : United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To ‘AA+’

6 Aug

Read the full report: Full Report: United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To ‘AA+’

After Standard & Poor lowered the US credit rating from AAA to AA+ there seems to be some debate about what the reports actually states. Let’s all stop guessing or taking selected excerpts from blogs and web sites and read the full Standard & Poor Report. Read the full report here:  http://aareports.com/2011/08/read-full-report-full-report-united.html

GOP 2012 budget motto: !@#$ the poor!

11 Apr

GOP 2012 budget motto: !@#$ the poor!

You can post this in the !@#$ that happens when people don’t come out and vote file. Many who will be affected by these cuts did not come out to vote in 2010. Now sadly in 2011 and headed into 2012 they will feel the consequences of that decision. There could be cuts to things like Head Start, Pell Grants, and public housing. Read more here: http://aareports.com/2011/04/gop-2012-budget-motto-poor.html

Video: Allen West keynote speech at CPAC conference

14 Feb

Video: Allen West keynote speech at CPAC conference

Check out this speech from freshman congressman Allen West of Florida. It’s the closing keynote speech at the 2011 CPAC ( Conservative Political Action Conference )conference and because of it some are wondering if Mr. West should connsider running for president in 2012.

Watch the speech here: http://aareports.com/2011/02/viideo-allen-west-keynote-speech-at.html

President Obama: The Comeback Kid

21 Dec

For a guy who took a “shellacking” in the midterm elections six weeks ago, President Obama is doing pretty well during this lame-duck political period. There’s the tax cut/unemployment deal. He got a trade deal with South Korea. Saturday he saw a huge win in the demise of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” ban on gays . Read more here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/president-obama-comeback-kid.html

Video: Charlie Rangel’s first interview since being censured

6 Dec

Video: Charlie Rangel’s first interview since being censured

In his first interview since being censured, Rep. Charlie Rangel talks about the circumstances around that vote on CNN”s State of the Union.

Watch the interview here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/video-charlie-rangels-first-interview.html

Video: Charlie Rangel walks out of ethics hearing

16 Nov

Rangel walks out of ethics hearing
Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, walked out of his House ethics subcommittee hearing Monday, complaining that he has not had sufficient time to hire a new legal team to respond to corruption allegations. Watch the video here: http://aareports.com/2010/11/video-rangel-walks-out-of-ethics.html

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