Statements about Congress
"We haven’t passed a budget in more than three years and not a single appropriations bill has been brought to the floor this year."
Says that in the U.S. House of Representatives "we’ve had bipartisan support for the repeal of Obamacare … for getting rid of cap and trade … for building the Keystone Pipeline."
James Langevin "has received almost $20 million from taxpayers and special interests to use at his own discretion to supposedly champion Rhode Island’s needs."
"Paul Ryan got his start in politics, as a young staffer just out of college, working for then-Congressman John Kasich’s Budget Committee."
Sherrod Brown "sent billions of our tax dollars to foreign countries."
"Thousands of politicians from across Ohio – along with their relatives, employees and friends – are still eligible to serve" on the proposed redistricting commission.
"In her nearly decade and (a) half in Congress, Tammy Baldwin has sponsored 105 bills. Only three have been enacted into law."
"Diane Black voted to fund Obamacare."
Says U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy is among seven "Tea Party freshmen" who "spent an average of $15,000 on cars for themselves."
Says no city comparable in size to Austin or smaller was broken into as many congressional districts.
"Oregon schools receive millions of dollars per year in federal school lunch assistance and yet they are required to spend that money almost anywhere but Oregon."
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun has not authored any legislation that has been adopted by Congress.
Says U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher "breaks earmark pledge."
Says in U.S. Congress, members "don’t even have to be on the floor for debates or votes."
"We are coming up on our 40th anniversary of electing a Republican to the United States Senate. 1972 was the last time New Jersey sent a Republican to the United States Senate."
"Congress as a whole is less popular than it’s been since polling was invented."
"The average age of members of the House of Representatives is 57 years old."
"Having an entirely Democrat congressional delegation in 2009, when the [federal stimulus] bill passed, increases the per capita stimulus dollars that the state receives per person by $460."
Says Gloria Steinem once called Kay Bailey Hutchison a "female impersonator."
Says Ted Cruz slurred Republican senators including John Cornyn as "graybeards" and "spineless jellyfish."
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