Renee Ellmers

CENSOR: Renee Ellmers Locks Out Reporters

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), a liberal Republican congresswoman from North Carolina, censored the press in her district on Tuesday—refusing to allow credentialed members of the media to ask legitimate questions of the congresswoman about her alleged affair with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy or about the House Speakership race.

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Rep. Renee Ellmers Calls Pro-Lifers ‘Abhorrent’ and ‘Childish’

Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers (NC) seems to be digging herself in deeper with the pro-life base of the GOP. On Friday, Ellmers—who led a group of House Republicans in January in a maneuver that torpedoed a late-term abortion ban on the eve of the March for Life—took to her blog to defend herself as she also referred to pro-life groups as “abhorrent” and “childish.”

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Nancy Pelosi: I Have ‘Great Standing’ to Speak on Abortion as a ‘Catholic and a Mom of Five’

Responding to pro-abortion House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s statement last week that she had “great standing” to speak about the issue of abortion because she is a “Catholic and a mom of five,” San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said that “no Catholic can dissent in good conscience” from the Church’s teaching on the sanctity of human life.

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Republicans Abort Their Moral Authority

On Tuesday, Republican Senator Joni Ernst, a Tea Party favorite, used her State of the Union response to completely ignore President Obama’s executive amnesty. On Wednesday, Republican Renee Ellmers, a Tea Party favorite, undercut legislation that would have effectively banned late-term abortion after 20 weeks – five months.

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Ingraham Slams Ellmers for DACA Vote

On Thursday, talk radio host Laura Ingraham blasted Representative Renee Ellmers (R-NC) for voting against an amendment to strip funding from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA]. Ingraham began by criticizing Ellmers for saying she wasn’t for amnesty but

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Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Praises Renee Ellmers for Pro-Amnesty Vote

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s pro-amnesty lobbying group praised Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) on Wednesday for voting against Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s (R-TN) amendment to block President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action Program for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for certain DREAMers. FWD.us, Zuckerberg’s

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26 Republicans Vote Against Blackburn Amendment To Defund Obama’s Executive Amnesty For Illegal Aliens

A whopping 26 Republicans joined the Democrats in Congress to vote against an amendment to the DHS funding bill sponsored by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). That amendment aims to block funds for President Obama’s 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), largely believed to be the root cause of the border crisis last summer. Blackburn described her amendment as something that cuts off the magnet for future illegal immigration by Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC’s) to the United States.

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FWD.us Gloats After Buying Deceptive Amnesty Ads to Help Renee Ellmers Win Primary

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s pro-amnesty organization FWD.us bought deceptive advertisements to help Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) defeat underfunded primary challenger Frank Roche in Tuesday’s North Carolina primary. The group promptly celebrated Ellmers’ win.  FWD.us’s Joe Green said that Ellmers’ victory “makes clear” that

FWD.us Gloats After Buying Deceptive Amnesty Ads to Help Renee Ellmers Win Primary

Ellmers Stomps Underfunded Primary Challenger

Rep. Renee Ellmers coasted to victory in her primary election Tuesday despite a recent series of controversial outbursts on immigration, underscoring the difficulty underfunded, inexperienced primary candidates are having toppling vulnerable Republicans that are far more prepared for such challenges

Ellmers Stomps Underfunded Primary Challenger

Thad Cochran Dismisses Grassroots Immigration Pledge

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) already twice said he didn’t know very much about the Tea Party, now he’s using the same line on a new immigration pledge that’s quickly gaining signers since it was released earlier this week. “I haven’t

Thad Cochran Dismisses Grassroots Immigration Pledge