'They Deserve No One's Vote'01/23/15
A leader in the fight to preserve the definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman is warning Republicans not to abandon the cause after reports suggest the GOP hopes the Supreme Court will help them out of an awkward position later...
'All About that Base'
As Democrats try to figure out what went wrong in the 2014 midterm elections, the Capitol Steps eavesdrop on President Obama, Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi brainstorming for 2016. Our guest is Capitol Steps Co-Founder Elaina Newport.
Battling "the Abortion President"
One of the strongest pro-life voices in the House of Representatives says Republicans will soon pass a bill banning most abortions before 20 weeks of pregnancy and he says the legislation passed Thursday to ban taxpayer funding of abortion is also a...
'Next Roe v. Wade' Coming in June?
Forty-two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Americans have the constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy, a decision that launched one of the most intense political and social debates in our nation 19s history. As activists on both sides...
Obama's 'Blind Eye' on Terrorism
Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-North Carolina) says President Obama continued to project weakness in his State of the Union address Tuesday night and he asserts Obama's characterization of our fight against terrorism and a nuclear Iran is not backed up by...
'Do We have Any Privacy in Our Homes Now?'
Police around the country are using more and more technologies to monitor us in our homes, often without probable cause, and privacy advocates warn Americans are on the verge of losing all privacy from their local governments. The latest flash point...
'Huffing the Fumes of a Bygone Era'
The former executive director for the Greater Los Angeles chapter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Southern Christian Leadership Conference believes Dr. King would be greatly distressed at the ongoing racial division in the United States and says...
Obama's Amnesty Funding Strategy
Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) says President Obama's loyalty to liberal special interests could doom Republican efforts to fund the Department of Homeland Security while blocking funding for Obama's unilateral action to confer legal status on at least...
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) says building the Keystone XL Pipeline will create thousands of good jobs, greater energy independence and lower energy prices, but it will require President Obama to prioritize working families over liberal special...
'I Blame Jimmy Carter for What Happened in Paris'
Former President Jimmy Carter says terrorists like the ones in Paris last week are motivated in large part by Israel's treatment of the Palestinians, but Middle East expert Dr. Mike Evans not only says Carter is wrong but that Carter himself bears a...
'They've Basically Set up Their Own Little Country'
Radical Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram is taking its persecution of Christians and other Muslims to a new level with the recent slaughter of some 2,000 people, but Voice of the Martyrs says Christians are rock solid in their faith and even...
'The President Is Out of Excuses'
House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee) says President Obama is out of excuses for not supporting the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and predicts supporters of the project may find enough votes to...
Stuck in the Middle East Too
Barack Obama campaigned heavily on his opposition to the Iraq War and vowed to end it. But just two years after pulling out U.S. forces, Iraq is once again in turmoil due to the rise of ISIS. The Capitol Steps bring Obama and George W. Bush together...
Driving Towards a Gas Tax Hike?
Congress is desperately searching for money to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, but National Taxpayers Union President Pete Sepp is urging key Republicans to back away from a hike in the federal gas tax to provide the needed revenue. In an unusual...
'It's the Primaries, Stupid'
House Speaker John Boehner easily fended off an eleventh hour effort by conservatives to deny him another term, but longtime conservative activist Richard Viguerie says the Republican majorities in Congress need to take concrete steps to prove they...
'What We Saw Today is War'
Masked Islamic terrorists killed 12 people in Paris on Wednesday in a brazen attack that terrorist expert Dr. Walid Phares believes amounts to war, and he says those trying to distance the killers from any connection to Islam are doing the world a...
'The World Just Doesn't Get It'
As the western world stands in shock at the brutal murder of magazine employees and police officers by radical Muslims in Paris, the new World Watch List suggests Islamic violence throughout the world is spawning the most significant increase in the...
Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) will be Speaker of the House for the next two years, but one of the Republicans who challenged him for the post says it's only because a number of GOP members failed to come through in their promised opposition to Boehner....
King: I Can't Swear to Defend Constitution and Vote for Boehner
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is one of about a dozen House Republicans committing to oppose Speaker John Boehner's efforts to secure another term, saying he cannot in good conscience swear to defend the Constitution and then vote for Boehner. Boehner...
'This Is Going to Be An Interesting Two Years'
The 2014 midterm elections were largely a referendum on President Obama and Republicans should expect him to push more unilateral action over the next two years to avoid getting blocked by a GOP Congress, according to University of Virginia Political...
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