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54 GOP Reps Demand Preemptive Strike on Executive Amnesty

Dozens of House conservatives are pushing for an upcoming “omnibus” spending bill to prohibit President Obama from implementing his planned executive amnesty. In a letter to the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), the lawmakers say

54 GOP Reps Demand Preemptive Strike on Executive Amnesty

Boehner: I Begged Obama For Another Shot At Amnesty

After a White House meeting last week, Republicans described Speaker John Boehner aggressively confronting President Obama over the president’s planned executive amnesty, prompting an extended period of a defensive Obama attempting to justify his actions. But a key moment of

Boehner: I Begged Obama For Another Shot At Amnesty

House GOP Reelects Boehner As Speaker

House Republicans have re-elected Speaker John Boehner to serve as speaker for the 114th Congress, Republicans announced.  House Republicans have elected @SpeakerBoehner to serve as Speaker of the House for the 114th Congress. — House Republicans (@HouseGOP) November 13, 2014

House GOP Reelects Boehner As Speaker

Priebus: Illegal Executive Amnesty Isn't 'Leverage'

Republican National Committee Chairman is warning Republicans against accepting President Obama’s threats of executive amnesty as a reason to move forward on immigration reform and says Congress should avoid addressing major issues until GOP reinforcements arrive in January. “I just

Priebus: Illegal Executive Amnesty Isn't 'Leverage'

At White House, Republicans Press Obama To Drop Executive Amnesty

Congressional GOP leaders urged President Obama to drop his plans to issue an executive amnesty at the White House, prompting an intense back-and-forth between the top leaders of both parties.  A senior GOP aide with knowledge of the meeting’s events

At White House, Republicans Press Obama To Drop Executive Amnesty

The Conservative Plan To Stop Obama's Executive Amnesty

The first battle over the direction of the GOP since Tuesday’s tidal wave election is quietly building as conservatives race to construct a plan to stop President Obama’s executive amnesty. Huddling in Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) office Wednesday, top conservative

The Conservative Plan To Stop Obama's Executive Amnesty

Joni Ernst: 'We Are Going to Make 'Em Squeal!'

DES MOINES, Iowa–State Sen. Joni Ernst defeated Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) here, likely becoming the Republican pickup that handed the GOP control of the Senate. Ernst emerged from relative obscurity in March with a television ad that made her

Joni Ernst: 'We Are Going to Make 'Em Squeal!'

Mystery: VA Facility Prepares To Take Ebola Patients

A Veterans Affairs hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico is conducting an “emergency installation” of air filters for Ebola patients, raising questions about what the government plans for the facility. “This emergency service is for the creation of a Ward

Mystery: VA Facility Prepares To Take Ebola Patients

Exclusive: Top Lawyer At ICE Resigns

The top lawyer at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has resigned weeks before President Obama is expected to issue a major executive amnesty. Peter S. Vincent, ICE’s principal legal advisor, resigned, telling colleagues in an email Tuesday afternoon “I

Exclusive: Top Lawyer At ICE Resigns

'Conservative Review' Targets Seamy Conservative Political Groups

A new watchdog group aiming to provide unvarnished scorekeeping on politicians who stray from right wing orthodoxy also has corrupt conservative political groups in its sites. The group, called Conservative Review and launched in late September, is issuing the first

'Conservative Review' Targets Seamy Conservative Political Groups

Ernst Says Open To Tax Increases, Wouldn't Repeal DACA

Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst declared two surprising stances in a Saturday debate with Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), saying separately that she would consider increasing taxes to shore up Social Security and that she does not support repealing

Ernst Says Open To Tax Increases, Wouldn't Repeal DACA

Braley Joined Far Left On Israel Letter In 2010

Iowa Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley, now running for Senate against GOP state senator Joni Ernst, joined some of the most liberal members of the House Democratic caucus in 2010 on a letter urging President Obama to work to force Israel

Braley Joined Far Left On Israel Letter In 2010

Cory Gardner Runs Left On Immigration

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) attacked his Democratic opponent for what he described as voting “to make undocumented individuals felons” in a debate Monday, underscoring how he has bucked the trend of GOP Senate candidates seizing on hawkish immigration positions amidst

Cory Gardner Runs Left On Immigration

GOP Races To Catch Obama 2012 Campaign Data Techniques

On August 21, Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign purchased an ad on the CBS reality show Big Brother for roughly $6,000. The ad, tracked by ad monitoring firm Kantar Media, ripped into Scott’s opponent, Republican-turned-Democratic nominee Charlie Crist over alleged

GOP Races To Catch Obama 2012 Campaign Data Techniques

Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote

With the vote coming tomorrow, House Democrats said they are increasingly anxious about a proposal to authorize President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels with the hope they will combat the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists consolidating power in the

Democrats Grow Antsy About Syria Vote

Obama's ISIS War: Liberals To The Rescue?

President Obama’s request for congressional authorization to arm Syrian rebels to help combat the burgeoning threat of the Islamic State would be in serious trouble in the House if not for the unlikely support of liberal Democrats who savaged George

Obama's ISIS War: Liberals To The Rescue?