Party Politics: Abortion vs. SCOTUS | Houston Public Media

This artist sketch depicts Center for Reproductive Rights Litigation Director Julie Rikelman speaking to the Supreme Court, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in Washington. Seated to Rikelman’s right is Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar. Justices seated from left are Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice … Read more

Muslim Lawmakers Condemn Republicans’ Inaction After Boebert’s Islamophobic Remarks

Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) came together to condemn Republican lawmakers’ inaction after Rep. Lauren Boebert’s (R-Colo.) repeated Islamophobic remarks against Omar. “When a sitting member of Congress calls a colleague a member of the ‘jihad squad’ and falsifies a story to suggest I will blow up the Capitol, … Read more

Boebert Watch: Sorry You Feel That Way

At some point, everyone has offered someone they’ve wronged a bad apology. You know, the sort of apology in which you take no responsibility for the act itself, but still expect absolution from the person you’ve offended. For most people, it’s not their best moment. For Colorado’s Lauren Boebert, it’s just a continuation of her … Read more

Omar Seeks Action Over Far-Right Congresswoman’s Islamophobic Remarks

DENVER (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota called Friday for House leaders to take “appropriate action” against Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert for using anti-Muslim language in describing a recent encounter she had with Omar at the U.S. Capitol. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House Democratic leaders demanded Boebert retract her comments. According … Read more

Rep. Adam Kinzinger Slams Lauren Boebert As ‘Trash’ For Anti-Muslim Tale

“Lauren Boebert is TRASH,” Kinzinger said simply in a tweet. That led Boebert’s sole Republican challenger in next summer’s primary, Marina Zimmerman, to retweet the comment, adding: “Help me take out the trash.” Boebert claimed she had just stepped into an elevator with Omar at the U.S. Capitol recently when a concerned police officer rushed … Read more

Rep. Boebert apologizes after anti-Muslim comments about colleague surface

RIFLE, Colo. (KDVR) — Colorado is back in the national spotlight on Capitol Hill. Third district Congresswoman Lauren Boebert of Rifle made comments about Muslim Congresswoman IIhan Omar. The comments sparked outrage across the nation after this video was posted online. Over the Thanksgiving break, Lauren Boebert said she was recently in a Capitol elevator … Read more

Ilhan Omar Rips Lauren Boebert For Telling ‘Made Up’ Anti-Muslim Story For Clout

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Thursday called out Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) for sharing a “made up” exchange in which Boebert claimed to have made a vile, anti-Muslim joke while the two women shared an elevator at work. While campaigning in Colorado over the Thanksgiving break, Boebert boasted that she was recently in a Capitol … Read more