We will not know until June whether the Supreme Court will strike down the Affordable Care Act or decide instead to follow the Constitution. One thing that was completely clear from this week’s oral argument, however, is that one member of the Supreme Court is far more concerned with reciting political talking points than he is with actually upholding the law. Watch the following video compilation to see the many times Justice Scalia echoed anti-Obamacare rhetorical barbs by Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and other leading Republicans while he was supposedly being a neutral judge weighing the merits of the Affordable Care Act:
Rep. Bruce Braley Becomes First Male Cosponsor of Violence Against Women Act | Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) became the first male cosponsor of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization on Thursday. The bill has been an effort led by the women of the House of Representatives. Republicans have criticized the bill for its inclusion of the LGBT community, Native Americans, and undocumented immigrants. In a press release, Rep. Braley said he was moved to sign onto the bill after hearing Rep. Gwen Moore’s (D-WI) story of being raped as a girl.