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‘Tar baby’ lawmaker bans protests at his office

The Republican U.S. Representative from Colorado who compared President Barack Obama to a “tar baby” has implemented a no-protesting rule at his Colorado Springs office. During a radio interview late last month, Rep. Doug Lamborn said that Republicans shouldn’t participate in debt ceiling negotiations with the president because they would…

Congressman Lamborn apologizes for calling Obama a ‘tar baby’

Republican Representative Doug Lamborn of Colorado apologized Monday for saying that being associated with President Barack Obama would be like touching a “tar baby.” “Even if some people say, ‘Well the Republicans should have done this or they should have done that,’ they will hold the president responsible,” he said…