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Steve Scalise

House Majority Whip Scalise, Four Others Shot At Baseball Practice; Suspect Killed

Speaker Ryan noted that House Democrats “gathered in prayer” after they heard news of a gunman shooting Scalise and four others.

June 14, 2017
Putin Pays

GOP Majority Leader Told Colleagues In 2016: “Putin Pays” Trump

“There’s . . . there’s two people I think Putin pays: [California Republican Rep. Dana] Rohrabacher and Trump,” said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at a private meeting of Republican Congressional leaders last June. When his colleagues laughed, McCarthy added, “Swear to God.”

May 17, 2017

In Richmond’s Defense Of Fellow Lawmaker Scalise, A History Of Camaraderie

There’s a reason that progressive Rep. Cedric Richmond didn’t rush to bury Steve Scalise.

February 19, 2015

Congressional Black Caucus Sees Leverage In Steve Scalise Protests

Some members of Congress see opportunity in Steve Scalise’s race problem.

January 16, 2015

Endorse This: Bill O’Reilly vs. An Angry White Man

Watch Bill O’Reilly lecture down to *someone else* for complaining too much about saving their white heritage.

January 6, 2015

Duke: Racist Leader Was Scalise ‘Friend’ And Campaign Donor

David Duke’s top aide Kenneth Knight personally donated $1000 to Steve Scalise in 2008.

December 31, 2014

Louisiana Congressman Calls Speaking To White Supremacist Group A ‘Mistake’

Is anyone buying Steve Scalise’s mea culpa?

December 30, 2014
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)

Why Nobody Who Knows Louisiana Believes Steve Scalise

Neo-Nazi David Duke, sponsor of the conference where Scalise spoke in 2002, had been making headlines in Louisiana for a decade.

December 30, 2014

Today In GOP Outreach: House Majority Whip Admits Speaking At White-Power Event

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), the third highest-ranking member in the Republican caucus, admitted on Monday that he spoke at a white-power conference in 2002. Scalise’s presence as an “honored guest” at a 2002 European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO) conference was first reported on Sunday by Louisiana-based blogger Lamar White, Jr. EURO, which […]

December 29, 2014

‘Roll Call’s’ Ten ‘Poorest’ Members Of Congress For 2014

By Steven T. Dennis, CQ Roll Call WASHINGTON — Roll Call’s annual list of the 10 “poorest” members of Congress contains one majority whip, one party chairman, one formerly impeached judge and one senator. As usual, the quirks of the disclosure rules make it impossible to know exactly how poor any one lawmaker is, or […]

September 11, 2014

The GOP’s Impeachment Two-Step

WASHINGTON — If you attack the president repeatedly for lawbreaking, executive overreach and deceiving the public and Congress, do you have an obligation to impeach him? This is the logical question Republicans are now trying to duck. There is a reason why impeachment is a big deal in Washington this week. It’s not just because […]

July 31, 2014

House GOP Just Making Stuff Up To Hide Its Own Impotence

By Jay Bookman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In an interview on Fox News over the weekend, incoming House Majority Whip Steven Scalise of Lousiana was asked repeatedly by Chris Wallace about the prospect of impeaching President Barack Obama. The exchange was illuminating, both for the lack of illumination that Scalise was willing to offer, and for […]

July 30, 2014

A Year Of Living Negatively

WASHINGTON — Republicans feel good about this fall’s election even though their party is sharply divided and its brand is badly tainted. The House GOP last week elected a balanced ticket of leaders in a relatively harmonious process. Nonetheless, the party’s right still complained that its voices were not heard. And a party leadership that […]

June 23, 2014