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GOP lawmaker: I didn’t agree to marry Grover Norquist forever

Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) is one of 40 House Republicans who say that increased revenues must be part of the Super Committee deal to reduce the nation’s debt. Those Republicans joined 60 House Democrats in signing a letter calling on the Super Committee to “go big” and cut $4 trillion…

NC GOP lawmaker: Gays could ‘lose rights’ without marriage ban

Republican state Rep. Dale Folwell, who is co-sponsoring an effort to make marriage discrimination a part of North Carolina’s state constitution, asserted Monday that without the constitutional amendment, LGBT people would actually be at a risk of losing rights. To back up his argument, Folwell cited a decision by the…

New Jersey GOP lawmaker resigns after wife’s racist email

A New Jersey lawmaker has resigned from office after his wife delivered a racially charged e-mail to possible campaign opponent and former Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis. According to Politicker NJ, Republican Pat Delany decided to leave abruptly last month after his wife Jeanie sent an email to the Lewis…

GOP lawmaker gets drunk, steals truck, wrecks it, then takes nap

A Republican state Senator from Idaho was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning and charged with grand theft auto and driving under the influence, according to police reports. State Sen. John McGee, currently the majority caucus chair for the Idaho State Senate, had been drinking on a golf…

Revealed: GOP senator who railed against healthcare and earmarks got $960,000 healthcare earmark

A GOP senator who voted against the Democrats’ sweeping health care bill quietly got a healthcare stimulus of his own: $960,000 doled out to the University of Nevada for a Primary Care Residency Expansion program. What’s more, the senator, Republican John Ensign of Nevada, has also joined about a dozen…

California Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher tweets: Bush no ‘class act,’ ‘destroyed GOP’

A five-term Republican congressman from California tweeted to his followers that former President George W. Bush was no “class act” and he “destroyed [the] GOP” after a comment from a fellow conservative Wednesday. “Bush not class act, destroyed GOP, jailed Ramos & Compean, left us bailouts, gave more power to…

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