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Tom McClintock’s Bill Fast-Tracks Dams & Reservoirs

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) is leading an effort to end environmentalists’ ability to delay the building of dams and reservoirs on federal land by fast-tracking control of the permitting process, placing power in the hands of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

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EXCLUSIVE– Donald J. Trump First Candidate to Reply to the ‘Sessions Test’

On February 5th, Breitbart News exclusively reported that Sen. Jeff Sessions issued a list of five questions that all candidates must answer if they wish to seek the Republican nomination. In recent years, Sessions has emerged as the intellectual thought leader of the nation-state conservative movement. Sessions has articulated how mass immigration combined with reckless trade deals is compressing wages and decimating America’s middle class.

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Phyllis Schlafly on 2016: America Won’t Get Another Chance

With just hours left to go before Iowa caucus goers cast their votes, living legend and conservative icon Phyllis Schlalfy warns Iowa voters: 2016 may be America’s last chance. “Our immigration policy has been anti-American, decade after decade, and the

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Jeff Sessions Challenges Obama, GOP Leaders: Hold Vote Now on Obamatrade

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) released a statement warning against the possibility that a lame-duck session could be used to pass President Obama’s “deeply unpopular 5,554 page Trans-Pacific Partnership.” Sessions wants to eliminate the fast-track authority granted to Obama by Congress earlier this year that is “being used to create this new, binding international union.”

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Blue State Blues: Obama Doesn’t Care About Free Trade

Obama goes through the motions when it comes to his fundamental responsibilities as the leader of the free world, so that he can focus his energy instead on the three “R’s”–redistribution, race, and recreation.

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks to the Catholic Hospital Association Conference at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Obama declared that his 5-year-old health care law is firmly established as the "reality" of health care in America, even as he awaits a Supreme …

ObamaTrade: Who’s Up for Relaxing Pakistani Visa Requirements?

The “ObamaTrade”– Trade in International Services Agreement– bill being debated in the Senate currently includes a proposal to relax visa requirements for Pakistani nationals, in addition to a number of other provisions that have conservatives up in arms.

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ObamaTrade Secrecy: Log of Which Members of Congress Actually Read Bill in Secret Room Also Private

A log inside the secret room is kept listing any members who go read the TPP text, but Breitbart News can confirm that the log listing the senators who have actually read what they’re about to vote on is also kept secret from the public. That means Americans have no way of knowing—outside of their members of Congress confirming publicly they’ve visited the room to read the TPP text—whether their members of Congress have any clue what it is they are voting on.

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Senate Advances ‘Fast-Track’ Authority For Obama

The trade push has made unusual bedfellows of Republicans and President Obama as well as provided some uncomfortable exchanges between Obama and the more progressive wing of his party, which opposes the trade effort.

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California Democrats Oppose Obama over Trade, ‘Fast-Track’ Powers

The 39 California Democrat members of the House of Representatives almost unanimously oppose Barack Obama’s request for fast-track trade promotion authority, which would expedite his desire to pass the 12-nation Asian trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Sacramento Bee reports.

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Huckabee: GOP Should ‘Slam The Brakes On ObamaTrade’

“Republicans in Congress need to slam the brakes on ObamaTrade because the last thing this Administration fast-tracked was ObamaCare, and they simply cannot be trusted to negotiate any international trade deal that puts American workers first,” Mike Huckabee says.

Robert Menendez, Bob Corker

Corker-Menendez Bill: Fast-Track Authority for Iran Deal

Defying threats of a presidential veto, critics of the Iran deal reached a bipartisan compromise on Tuesday that will allow the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act–the “Corker-Menendez bill”–to proceed to a vote with a veto-proof two-thirds majority. The White House has backed down, fearing the embarrassment of a veto override on a key foreign policy issue. Yet the conditions that critics of the Iran deal had to accept will, in fact, make the deal easier to pass in its current form.

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Hollywood Swinging Hard for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Hollywood moguls and the vast majority of leftist entertainers have joined forces in a last-ditch effort to bully wavering Democratic lawmakers into backing President Obama’s fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as the centerpiece of what he calls his “pro-trade agenda.”