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Christian Buzzerd, a teacher at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School in Ellicott City, Maryland, helps a pupil write in cursive on Octber 15, 2013.

Rep. Thomas Massie Reintroduces Bill to Abolish Education Department

“The bill states, ‘The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2020,’” wrote the congressman. “Neither Congress nor the President, through his appointees, has the constitutional authority to dictate how and what our children must learn.”

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House Passes Resolution Rebuking Steve King, White Supremacy

The House passed a resolution on Tuesday which condemned Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and white supremacy after the Iowa congressman allegedly made comments questioning how white nationalism and western civilization became offensive.

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Exclusive–Rep. Thomas Massie Unveils Bipartisan ‘Audit the Fed’ Bill

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced a bipartisan bill on Thursday to audit the Federal Reserve, telling Breitbart News that Wall Street and investment banks might have undue influence on the nation’s central bank. President Donald Trump has supported auditing the Fed in the past.

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Democrat Ro Khanna: ‘Trump Was Right to Pull Out of Syria and Afghanistan’

Populist Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) wrote an op-ed on Saturday for the Washington Post charging that Democrats should applaud, not chastise, President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan. Khanna then urged to end America’s involvement in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.

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GOP Rep Demands McCarthy Apologize to Benghazi Victims’ Families, Gowdy

Thursday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” Rep. Thomas Massie (R–KY) criticized his colleague Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), a candidate to replace John Boehner as House Speaker, for his comments linking Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton‘s plummeting poll numbers to the House

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Opposition Swells: Tea Party Leaders Pen Anti-Boehner Letter to Congressmen

In a sign of the intensified opposition swelling against House Speaker John Boehner, the United Kentucky Tea Party penned an open letter to four Republican Kentucky Congressmen expressing their hope that the Congressmen join Rep. Mark Meadows in his effort to oust Boehner.

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Exclusive–John Boehner Embarrassed: His Whip Team Couldn’t Find Votes to Reelect Him Speaker Last Week

House Speaker John Boehner had been planning to call up on the House floor last week a measure from Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) that would have removed him as Speaker of the House if it succeeded—intending to embarrass Meadows—but abandoned the plan after his entire leadership structure learned that they did not have the votes to re-elect him as Speaker before the August recess.

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‘Breitbart News Sunday’ on SXM 125: Halting the Government Attack on Individual Rights

On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST, host Matthew Boyle will be discussing the most important news stories of the week. The show will focus on the latest developments in the 2016 presidential campaign, the Obamatrade deal and the attacks on American civil liberties and individual rights.

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Boehner Retaliation Haunts Republicans Who Defended, Voted for Him

House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to retaliate, or exact “revenge” as Politico put it, against at least two House Republicans who voted for a Republican alternative is haunting Republicans who supported him conference-wide and sparking a discussion in the party about the role Boehner should play as Speaker—and Republican members should play in challenging his authority.

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Congressman Poe on Speaker’s Race: ‘I Have Not Decided’

HOUSTON, Texas — Congressman Ted Poe (R-Houston) was on AM 1070 The Answer with radio host Sam Malone to discuss the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker’s race. He told Malone “I have not decided [on the Speaker’s race], if I had, I would tell you Sam.”

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FreedomWorks Directing Calls To Congress Urging Boehner Ouster

The grassroots conservative group FreedomWorks is directing calls to Congress among its 6.7 million supporters nationwide, urging Republicans to vote out House Speaker John Boehner and replace him with a viable alternative. Several members have already publicly indicated their intention to vote against Boehner for speaker on Tuesday. They include Reps. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Ted Yoho (R-FL). Yoho also offered himself up as a potential alternative candidate to Boehner for members who think they need an alternative.

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Rep. Ted Yoho Joins Movement Against Boehner, Offers Himself As Potential Alternative

A third Republican Congressman, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), has joined the public movement against House Speaker John Boehner’s re-election. Yoho joins Reps. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) in announcing he will not be voting for Boehner on Tuesday—and Yoho also now is the first GOP member of the House of Representatives to announce he is willing to stand up as an alternative candidate to Boehner if no other alternatives emerge.

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Rep. Thomas Massie: Not Voting For Boehner On Tuesday

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) issued a statement on Saturday detailing why he’s going to vote against House Speaker John Boehner’s re-election on Tuesday. Massie, who’s entering his second term as a member from Kentucky, now becomes the second Republican House member announcing the coming rebellion against Boehner.