Tag: lauren boebert

NAACP To Trump’s Mouthpiece: ‘MLK DAY Is A Day Of Action. Your Action: Shut Up!’

NewsOne Featured Video The NAACP did not mince words when outgoing White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany tweeted about a hero who embodied love and faith in the pursuit of equality. Seeing McEnany tweet about honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the NAACP challenged her to take action on the civil […]

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Rep. Lauren Boebert Stumbling Through Her Amped Up House Impeachment Speech Has Some Calling Her Sarah Palin 2.0

Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert hasn’t been in Congress very long, and she’s already made a name for herself. The freshman representative burst onto the scene by vowing to carry her Glock every time she’s on the floor of Congress, which quickly put her on the radar of the Capitol police. She followed that up by […]

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The Call Is Coming From Inside the House (and Senate)

How in the world did we get here? I could cite no shortage of structural factors. The collapse of the legislative process means that most members now play a more performative role in Washington than a substantive one, which incentivizes outlandish or viral behavior over more durable accomplishments. A decade of extreme partisan gerrymandering created […]

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Republican Lawmakers Are Throwing Hissy Fits About The Capitol’s New Metal Detectors

Last week an army of whipped-up Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, armed with guns and even zip ties (and, on a lighter note, horns), hell-bent on overturning the 2020 election. It didn’t work, and six people died. But some lawmakers, all Republican, are not happy with the modest safety procedures put in place in the […]

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Yep, There’s a Second QAnon Supporter Heading to Congress

Lauren Boebert, the Republican candidate for the US House of Representatives seat in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, addresses supporters during a campaign rally in Colona, Colorado on October 10, 2020. (Photo by Jason Connolly / AFP)  What’s worse than having one QAnon supporter in Congress? Having two QAnon supporters in Congress. That’s right! As if […]

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