Republican Rep. Steve King hasn’t heard of instances in which young victims of statutory rape or incest become pregnant

I’ve already covered the travails of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin of Missouri, who famously said victims of “legitimate rape” won’t become pregnant, and while Rep. Akin’s detractors have spanned the political spectrum, at least one Republican lawmaker is coming to Akin’s defense. According to a report by Sioux…

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Tea Party and Tax Dollars

“Tea Party” queen bee and Presidential candidate(seriously) Michele Bachman held a rally against Obamacare in 2009. To the surprise of no one really, she used taxpayer money to pay for it. WASHINGTON – Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann spent $3,407 of taxpayer funds allotted to her congressional office to help rent…

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Republicans will do “anything” to deny Democrats key resources

Steve King, a member of the national GOP’s executive committee from Wisconsin, explains that Gov. Walker’s proposal to eliminate collective bargaining, union dues collection, and union membership for public employees is really all about weakening the Democratic Party, not about balancing the state’d budget deficit: “For Republicans, conservatives, this was…

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