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House to Vote on Pain Capable 20-Week Abortion Ban

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) joined Reps. Diane Black (R-TN), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Vicki Hartzler (R-MO), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) to announce a vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), a measure that would ban abortion past the fifth month of pregnancy.

House GOP Leaders Discuss #BetterWay

During Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address, Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) discussed their #BetterWay platform. Transcript as Follows: RYAN: “Last fall,

Republican House Passes NCLB Rewrite With Support From Nancy Pelosi, Liberal Groups

During floor speeches, Republican lawmakers claimed the bill “reduces the federal role” in education – even though it extends federal oversight of education to formally include pre-school instead of only grades K-12. They also say the measure would stop the federal government from coercing states to implement the Common Core standards – a point that is hotly debated by conservative activists who say the bill actually cements the Common Core further.

Rush Limbaugh: GOP Implosion Feared by ‘Establishment of Both Parties’

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Friday the reason why the mainstream media is not visibly celebrating Kevin McCarthy’s decision to drop his bid for House Speaker and the ensuing Republican Party implosion is because the perception is that conservatives have won a victory over Washington insider establishment individuals like McCarthy.