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Rep. Louie Gohmert proposes bill to eliminate corporate taxes

Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert of Texas introduced legislation to the House of Representatives on Wednesday that would drop the corporate tax rate to all the way down to zero. The two-paged bill, called the American Jobs Act of 2011 — the same name President Barack Obama gave to his jobs…

Elizabeth Warren: Washington rigged for big corporations

Harvard professor and consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren announced Wednesday that she would challenge Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) as a Democrat in 2012. “I’m going to do this, I’m going to run for the United States Senate,” she said in an announcement uploaded to YouTube. “And the reason is straightforward.…

Judge rules against Rep. Joe Walsh in child support case

A Chicago judge has ordered the tea party congressman branded a “deadbeat dad” by his critics to explain why he has not paid more than $100,00 in child support to his ex-wife over the past five years. Cook County Circuit Judge Raul Vega on Wednesday issued a “rule to show…

Bernie Sanders on U.S. economy: It’s a horror show

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appeared Wednesday on MSNBC to discuss the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual report on poverty, where he described the report as a “horror show.” The report found that 46.2 million Americans were living in poverty, the highest amount since the Census began recording the statistic 52 years…

WATCH LIVE: Al Gore’s 24 hours of climate reality

Watch former Vice President Al Gore’s climate change project “24 Hours of Reality” below:…

Sen. Gillibrand calls for tougher sanctions on Syria

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand urged her colleagues on Wednesday to support tougher sanctions against Syria and hold President Bashar al-Assad’s regime accountable for its human rights abuses. “Syrian President Assad has killed over 2000 of his own people, in an alarming torrent of violence from one of the worlds most oppressive…

‘Let him die’ incident used for pro-health care ad campaign

A Democrat-affiliated group has turned the “let him die” incident during the CNN/Tea Party debate into an online ad campaign targeting eight Republican presidential candidates. During the debate on Monday night, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) if society should just let a man die if he was…

Rep. Jackie Speier calls on Congress to address military rapes

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) on the House floor Wednesday called on Congress to do something about the pervasive problem of sexual harassment and rape that in the U.S. military. “I rise today, as I have done virtually every week, to tell a story of a man or woman in the…

Head of free clinic group slams Ron Paul

Nicole Lamoureux, the executive director of the National Association of Free Clinics, said Tuesday it was “absolutely false” that free and charitable clinics could provide for uninsured Americans. During the CNN/Tea party debate on Monday, Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) suggested that uninsured Americans would be saved by churches or charities…

Mother sues police for shooting unarmed 14-year-old son to death

A mother has filed a federal lawsuit after her 14-year-old son got into a fight at a school bus stop and was later shot to death by a police officer while the her son was hiding in a shed. The lawsuit, filed by Denys Lopez Moreno against the Northside Independent…

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