Statements about Bipartisanship
"Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican!"
Says the person who Florida U.S. Rep. Allen West first hired as chief of staff told people attending a Tea Party rally that, 'We will use bullets if ballots don't work.'
"In my 12 years in the House, I have watched my district go from a solidly Democratic district to a heavily solid Republican district."
In preparing a rules package for the 112th Congress, the GOP had no discussions with Democrats.
Says Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams has attended more than 150 tea party gatherings.
"The Republican leader of the Senate said his main goal after this election is simply to win the next one."
"Exit polls indicate that Democrats get over 70 percent of LGBT votes in federal elections."
Says the Austin chapter of the League of Women Voters has no Republicans among elected officers or on its debate committee.
Says Texas U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions said the GOP's goal is to "go back to the same exact policies that were in place before this president took office... policies that crashed the economy."
Lincoln Chafee "voted with President George W. Bush and the conservative leadership 76% of the time."
"We don't get a lot of calls from this White House… I have, frankly, never had a call from them."
Says state Rep. Jim Keffer, a GOP lieutenant to House Speaker Joe Straus, "did mail pieces for Democrat Mark Strama to help him defeat" a Republican.
Texas state Reps. Dan Branch and Jim Pitts, lieutenants to House Speaker Joe Straus, “are helping Democrat Ellen Cohen against her Republican challenger, doing events with her in her district.”
Says Republican lieutenants to House Speaker Joe Straus “aired radio ads supporting Democrat(ic state Rep.) Mark Homer... helping the Democrat to a narrow win.”
"Powerful Houston Democrats Sylvia Garcia (Democrat county commissioner in Harris County) and Elyse Lanie(r) (wife of the former liberal Democrat mayor Bob Lanier) sponsored a Democrat fundraiser for Speaker (Joe) Straus with numerous Democrat officials and high-ranking union officials."
Langevin votes “the party line about 98 percent of the time."
"Langevin has been the most reliable vote for Speaker Pelosi."
"Ninety-six percent of the last session, (U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar) voted with Nancy Pelosi."
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett is “the most liberal man in the United States Congress.”
“The Republican Party lost 1.1 million registered voters since 2008. The Democratic Party lost 1.2 million registered voters… (while) voter registration in the Libertarian Party rose 8 percent.”
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