Category Archives: Congress

Political Cartoons: Michael Ramirez……Besides Ossof, their was another Big Loser in Georgia’s 6th District this past Tuesday

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HOUSE GOP now 4-0 in contested specials since Trump won

KAREN HANDEL quite easily beat JON OSSOFF in Georgia. House Republicans are now 4-0 in contested special elections since PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP won the presidency. That means Democrats have failed — despite millions of dollars in spending — to win a single race with a president who has a record low approval rating. Democrats are […]

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Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, will resign at the end of June

    by Kellan Howell    CIRCA.COM   Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), chairman of the powerful House Oversight Committee, announced Thursday that he will resign from Congress before the end of his term. In a letter to his constituents, Chaffetz said he will leave on June 30. “After careful consideration and long discussion with my […]

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South Carolina U.S. Rep.Trey Gowdy seen with advantage to get key committee head post

By Emma Dumain    THE POST AND COURIER   WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy has the inside track to become the next chairman of the House Oversight Committee, succeeding Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who is retiring next month, according to a news report Thursday. Gowdy, who gained national attention for leading the investigation into […]

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Political Cartoons: Michael Ramirez……”Confirmation Hearings”

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House passes bill to overturn ‘midnight’ regulations en masse

BY LYDIA WHEELER Legislation to allow Congress to repeal in a single vote any rule finalized in the last 60 legislative days of the Obama administration sailed through the House Wednesday, the second time in less than two months.   The GOP-backed Midnight Rule Relief Act, which passed the previous Congress in November, was approved largely along party […]

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Chaffetz issues subpoena to FBI: ‘You are hereby served’

Millions of Americans have been waiting a long time to hear what the courageous Jason Chaffetz just said to a member of the FBI. Hopefully (fingers crossed) this is just the beginning of a long, hard process of reigning in a runaway Federal government that treats it’s citizens as knuckle-dragging serfs. John Cronin Watch the […]

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Paul Ryan easily wins his primary, but GOP’s populist storm still rages

  By: Robert Costa WASHINGTON POST JANESVILLE, Wis. — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) reveled in the aftermath of his commanding and expected primary victory Tuesday against Paul Nehlen, a Donald Trump-inspired opponent, by ordering cheese curds and beer for his supporters. But Ryan’s celebration will be brief, with the skirmish only the latest […]

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Obama Spies on His Enemies in Congress

If the information contained in this article is true, and I remember reading about Obama’s snub of Prime Minister Netanyahu at the White House and the report that the PM avoided using any of the White House phones for fear that they might be tapped, then this is just more evidence of the need for […]

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Obama executive action on guns to require background checks for more sales

  FOXNEWS.COM   President Obama on Tuesday will formally announce plans to expand background checks and make other changes to America’s gun rules via executive action‎, going around Congress and fueling allegations of executive overreach. At the centerpiece of Obama’s plan is a more sweeping definition of gun dealers that the administration hopes will expand […]

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