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Dem. Congressman Bemoans Shutdown’s Effects: We Don’t Have Any Towels in the House Gym!

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government is starting to disrupt the lifestyles of members of Congress.<p>Take, for example, Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), who on Wednesday mocked a bill that would remove the “essential” status from employees at the members-only House gym.<p>“[The bill’s authors] must not …

Obamacare Has ‘Raped My Future,’ College Grad Says in Viral Letter

A 26-year-old university graduate penned an open letter this week expressing her deep displeasure with President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, saying it has “raped” her future — and now the letter is going viral.<p>Ashley Dionne, a recent college graduate, posted the letter detailing her …

Alan Grayson’s House Speech Cut Off After Citing Poll Comparing Congress to Dog Poop, Cockroaches

Congressman Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) was cut off on the House floor amid a blistering speech in which he compared Congress to dog poop on Wednesday.<p>Grayson, who noted a recent cover of the New York Daily News which branded the body as a “House of turds,” cited a poll revealing that Americans think …

The Major Media Personality Who’s Joining TheBlaze | TheBlaze

Self-described “conservatarian” Dana Loesch is joining TheBlaze as a host and contributor.<p>(Photo: Dana Loesch)<p>Loesch will continue to fill in as a guest host of “The Glenn Beck Program” and will be contributing across the network in a larger role, but you’ll have to stay tuned for more information …

Meet the Man Running Against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky

On Wednesday, Glenn Beck interviewed Matt Bevin, one of the individuals running against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the 2014 elections. Beck said he looked in to Bevin before the interview, consulting with groups like FreedomWorks and the Senate Conservatives Fund, and was …

Pentagon Operating Hundreds of Golf Courses During Shutdown While Saying They Need to Borrow Money to Pay Death Benefits to Families of Fallen Soldiers

The Pentagon is continuing to operate hundreds of golf courses around the world during the federal government shutdown, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed to TheBlaze on Wednesday.<p>The confirmation comes on the heels of news that the Pentagon has stopped paying out death …

Surprise Analysis: All 50 States Are Actually Shifting Toward Conservatism?

The American public is apparently as conservative today as it has been in 50 years, according to Cornell political scientist Peter Enns, citing both his own work and work done by Vanderbilt professor Larry M. Bartels.<p>In fact, based on the joint efforts of Enns and Julianna Koch, <b>all 50 states</b> have …

You May Be Stunned to Find Out Who Students at Liberal University Blame for Gov’t Shutdown

Students at the notoriously liberal University of Colorado — Boulder overwhelmingly blamed President Barack Obama and the Democrats for the shutdown of the federal government in a new video uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday.<p>The video features Caleb Bonham, a reporter for college news website Campus …